Big Winds reviews Starboard 2017 SUP Inflatables: Zen vs. Deluxe

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Big Winds does it again.  In their professional team spirit, they break it down for us in terms of what are the specifications and differences in this year’s 2017 Starboard inflatable stand up paddle board line.  Take a moment, do your research and spend three minutes getting a quality review.

Starboard Zen vs. Deluxe:  What is the bang for your buck?

An inflatable without any glue?  Check out what Big Winds‘ manager TJ Gulizia has to say about the construction, overall weight and quality of the 2017 Starboard Sup inflatables line.  You won’t be disappointed!  Hear about the additional value to get for your cost in upgrading from the Starboard Zen to the Deluxe edition.  It’s pretty incredible and, as always, TJ’s review gets right to the heart of the value so YOU know what it is you’re paying for.

Aloha, Big Winds!  Keep the stellar reviews coming.

Who is Big Winds?

Big Winds is one of the largest kiteboarding, windsurfing and stand up paddle boarding product and accessory shops in the United States today.  Established in 1987 in the Columbia River Gorge in Hood River, Oregon, Big Winds is hosts a staff of experienced players who are supremely passionate about watersports and equipment and who are qualified to offer expert advice on the products within their store any day.  In addition to offering an enormous rental/demo fleet for all levels of riders, the Big Winds windsurf and stand up paddling school is one of the best in the Pacific North West.  Stop by and say ‘hi’ to TJ and the gang to get the information and quality equipment you need for your next great adventure.

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About the author

Evelyn O'Doherty is a standup paddle racer, surfer and yoga teacher from the East End of Long Island in New York. Her passion for watersports drew her to leave a teaching career to pursue her athletic endeavors as a sup instructor, racing coach, sup racer, and now, as online editor for Standup Journal. Evelyn lives in East Hampton NY in the Springs area where she has daily access to the water to train and teach. When the swell is working, you can find her in Montauk rattling around in her Ford Ranger surfboards hanging out the back headed for points East.

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