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Starboard 9′8″ x 29″ Pro SUP Stand Up Paddle Board

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Here’s another board from Starboard’s 2011 Pro Wave lineup, the 9′8″ x 29″ Pro SUP stand up paddle board. This board has a bit more nose rocker than the 10′3″ x 29″ Pro.
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C4 Waterman, Inc. Releases SUBNine SUPs, Surfboards, and Paddles

C4 Waterman, Inc. Launches
SUBNine Series
at 2011 Outdoor Retailer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

C4 Waterman, Inc. Launches SUBNine Series at Outdoor Retailer

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Honolulu, HI – (August 4, 2011) C4 Waterman, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of its SUBNine Series line at the Outdoor Retailer Trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah, August 4th-7th.
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Go Faster- SUP race workshop on Sunday Aug 21st, North Shore

This was sent to us via email by Robert Stehlik.

Blue Planet Surf

Dear Fellow Paddler,

Blue Planet Surf is pleased to present our first SUP race workshop on Sunday, Aug. 21st on the North Shore, 8am to 12pm, followed by a pot luck lunch.
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C4 Waterman, Inc.’s SUPZILLA sets Guinness World Record

C4 Waterman, Inc. Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Stand-up Paddle Board at 2011 Outdoor Retailer Show

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah––August 4, 2011––C4 Waterman, Inc. accomplished yet another milestone this past Wednesday by setting a Guinness World Record (GWR) for the largest stand-up paddle board. SUPZILLA, measures 32 feet 5 inches long, 6 feet 10 inches wide and 7 5/8 inches thick. The paddling feat was the last step required from C4 Waterman, Inc. in order to have the record acknowledged by the GWR committee.
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The 2011 Molokai race video and interviews by Robert Stehlik

This article was originally published at Robert Stehlik’s Zen Waterman blog.

I put together this 15 minute video about my experience and a recap of the 2011 Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard race. There are some short excerpts of the three interviews I taped the evening before the race, to watch the full interviews, click on the links. Featuring: Brian Szymanski, Jeff Denholm, and Gerry Lopez.

 


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Robert Stehlik reporting live from the Molokai to Oahu race 2011.
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2011 Molokai-2-Oahu World Championships – Recap by Connor Baxter

“Surprise” Weekend!! By Connor Baxter

The Molokai-2-Oahu Race as Jamie Mitchell states, “If you love paddling, this is the race of all races – it’s our Superbowl. I love the feeling of apprehension, the nerves and waiting to see what the ocean’s going to deliver. The depth of talent in this year’s race is unsurpassed.”

Well – the event for me started on Thursday. My dad, mom and I were to take our boat from Maui to Molokai on Friday, relax on Saturday, Race on Sunday. So preparations started on Thursday getting the boat provisioned and equipped.
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Blair 2011 Quad for Big Guys SUP Surfing Boards – Video interview

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I met up with Joe Blair (once again at Legoland San Diego) and he showed me a couple of his new “quad for big guys” stand up paddle surfing boards. Sorry about the wind noise but it was a windy day in San Diego. As you’ll hear in the video, Joe’s got a lot of experience and knowledge when it comes to surfboards.
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Flatwater speed test- unlimited SUP’s by Robert Stehlik

This article was originally published at Robert Stehlik’s Zen Waterman blog.

Last week Evan Leong and I had a chance to test Mark Raaphorst’s S-16 Standamaran prototype that he was shipping to New York for a race with a stopover on Oahu. I have been wanting to organize a speed test for SUP race boards for a while, so this was a good opportunity to comparison test unlimited boards in flatwater conditions. Continue reading ‘Flatwater speed test- unlimited SUP’s by Robert Stehlik’

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2011 Naish Paddle Championships – Recap by Connor Baxter

Recap of Sunday’s Event by Connor – and Winning the 12′6″ SUP Division:

The 2011 Naish Paddle Championships Maui Event was held on Sunday July 24th. The race is from Maliko Gulch to Kahului Harbor – a 9.54 mile downwinder.

There were 238 competitors from Europe, Japan, Tahiti, the US Mainland, Australia, Brazil, and Hawaii participating in the 6th Annual Event.
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Starboard 10′3″ x 29″ Pro SUP Stand Up Paddle Board

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Here’s a preview of Starboard’s 10′3″ x 29″ Pro SUP stand up paddle board from their 2011 Pro Wave lineup. This board was shaped by Scott McKercher and Svein Rasmussen.
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Maui to Molokai Crossing Triple Crown Video by Connor Baxter

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Connor put together a great Youtube Video of the Mormaii World Cup Maui to Molokai Crossing – The last event of the Maui Jim Triple Crown.

Although my settings on my camcorder must have been a bit off for clarity – it is a great video of Connor & Dave Kalama together from start to finish.
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Interview with C4 Waterman Ambassador Raimana Van Bastolear

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I had the chance to interview C4 Ambassador and surfing legend Raimana Van Bastolear during the C4 Waterman’s “secret traning day“. In the video, Raimana talks about surfing Teahupo’o, how he got started in stand up paddle surfing, and surfing with Laird Hamilton. Check it out.
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Triple Crown Event #3 – Recap by Connor Baxter

Connor’s Re-Cap from The 3rd Event of the Triple Crown – and WINNING 1st Place!! And the OVERALL TITLE OF THE TRIPLE CROWN!!

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The Mormaii World CUP … 3rd Event of the Maui Jim Triple Crown of SUP

All I can say about the last leg of the 2011 Triple Crown is WOW!!! This race could not have been better. The conditions were epic; East North East winds blowing 30+ knots with some swells breaking over my head in the channel.
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C4 Waterman Appoints Global Sales Manager

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C4 Waterman, Inc. hired Ty Zulim as its global sales manager. Zulim was formerly the national sales manager for SurfTech.
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2011 Battle of the Paddle Hawaii Elite Race

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This is a little late but here is a video and some pictures that I took during the elite race at the 2011 Battle of the Paddle Hawaii.
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