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We asked Starboard’s team rider and World Champ Connor Baxter if we could sit in on his stroke clinic at the 2017 West Marine Carolina Cup yesterday.  As ever, the champ welcomed us. In the few short minutes we were there, he dropped a few gems on technique I’d never heard spoken before. Here’s the...
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Come explore what a “Deep Blue” day looks like on the island of Maui… as seen through the eyes of (Starboard team rider / Sustainable Surf ambassador) Zane Schweitzer – and through the language, knowledge and cultural wisdom of ancient Hawaii. Follow Zane’s footsteps from “dawn to dusk” as he roams his modern home ground...
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Fiona Wylde Starboard Sunset Beach Pro banner
Some final words about the Sunset Beach Pro need to come from the kick ass women who stole the show.  Starboard’s team line up for this historic event, Izzi Gomez, Fiona Wylde and Shakira Westdorp, taking home 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively turned the event on it’s ear as the women’s performances rivaled, if not...
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Zane Schweitzer Starboard Go Foil banner
The Ultimate Waterman, Zane Schweitzer, is true to his title in this pic as he heroically  finds lift in his Go-Foil in the shallows at Lahaina, at Toilet Bowls / Guard Rails! “We have such a good flow out there together.  Lol, so many close calls but that is what makes the shot!”  – Abraham...
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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...
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Izzy Gomez Starboard APP World Tour
Izzy Gomez (Starboard) and Kai Lenny (Naish) take the top spots yesterday at the first stop on the APP World Tour for the Sunset Beach Pro.  WHAT A DAY!!! Sunset Pro delivers In a rush on the podium, Starboard women swept the top spots at the Sunset Beach Pro yesterday on Oahu.  The day began...
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Sonni Honscheid starboard standup paddle surfing
The 3-time ‘Queen of Molokai’ and currently ranked No. 3 in the world of women’s standup paddle racing, Sonni Hönscheid announces her new sponsorship riding for Team Starboard in 2017. In a move that is surely a blow to SIC, Sonni announced this week that she is eager to join the Tiki Team at Starboard...
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Sean Poynter Starboard Air foil tips banner
Starboard team rider’s Sean Poynter finds a sweet spot on his 6’10 Starboard Hypernut foil prototype on a sunny afternoon on Amelia Island in Florida. “It combines flying with riding waves, it’s pretty insane to say the least.”  – Sean Poynter When we asked Sean how he felt about the new sup foil popularity taking...
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Dan Gavere of Starboard Sup is an innovative kind of guy. Put him together with wife Harmony and you’ve got a team of paddlers who will do ANYTHING to keep the stoke going long after most people have hung up their equipment for the season. Check out this video for new ideas on how YOU...
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ISA Sets New Standard Focusing On Becoming Carbon Neutral
ISA sets a new standard at the 2016 ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championships by focusing on becoming carbon neutral. The International Surfing Association (ISA) and the Local Organising Committee, Tourism Fiji, will in coordination with the Thor Heyerdahl Climate Park in Myanmar and Starboard plant 4000 mangroves absorbing up to 4000 tons...
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Here’s your insiders look at the 2017 Starboard Lineup in action from all over the world Starboard is one of the leading manufacturers of stand up paddleboard equipment and accessorries and they pride themselves on innovative design and quality craftsmanship. They are also makeing a huge push for the entire sup industry to go green...
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Abraham Shouse shooting some nice drone footage of his wife and 2-time Stanup Journal Cover Woman Donica at their home in HI. No crowds and an empty parking lot made for stress free and beautiful morning. They had to call the KOA Airport Control to get clearance for the drone and within 30 minutes, they...
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Fiona Wylde secures her first World Title with wins in the long distance, sprints and overall on Maui at the World Series Finals After an impressive performance in the long distance race on Saturday, Fiona (Starboard & Werner Paddles) didn’t want to miss out on the opportunity to compete alongside the men in the Open...
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Zane Schweitzer wins the Open Stand Up Paddlesurfing Exhibition at Ho'okipa with a mind bending display of performance surfing
Spectacular conditions see Maui’s own Kai Lenny take the overall win at the World Series Finals after a weekend of world class racing This past weekend of racing proved to be nothing short of spectacular, as ideal downwind conditions on Day 1 for the World famous Maliko run came together with pumping surf at what...
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In June, California Kiteboarding teamed up with Starboard, Dana McGregor, and his famous surfing goats, for a Starboard SUP Demo and Dana’s kid’s camp. The event took place at Shell Beach, just north of Pismo Beach in San Luis Obispo County and hosted about 20 curious SUP boarders.
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Starboard President Calls On Sup Industry To Go Green Now
When was the last time you went to a meeting and the presenters held your total attention for 6 hours straight? Not a problem here on a warm sunny Fall day in San Diego California. After a fun evening of Sup Polo and fun demos, bright and early this fine morning Starboard’s founder & president...
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The 2016 Quiksilver JM Survivor Race recap 1
The 2016 Quiksilver Survivor Race was a huge success – with very tough competition. It was a one day event and had the survivor format – which is the hardest race format for short sprints. The first heat started with 44 men and the bottom 10 were eliminated. This was the worst round for me...
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Extremely Fun Sup Polo Nights in August at WND&WVS
The folks at Starboard SUP who dreamed this up say, “This may just be the funnest / whackiest / craziest thing to happen to the world of stand up paddling since race boards met waves.” Here’s the deal: Games will take place every Tuesday night from 5PM-Sunset at the Barge Canal Beach, just south of Perkins...
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Shakira Westdorp Sweet Secret Sup Sessions In Australia
Shakira Westdorp is now one of the best female sup surfers and, for the matter,  is one of the top all around stand up paddlers in the world. Hailing from Northern NSW Australia, home of some amazing waves, it also comes with a huge crowd problem which we all know completely sucks when you just want to...
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Connor Baxter secures Victory at Stop 2 of the 2016 World Series 2
The 2016 SUP World Cup in Scharbeutz Germany was a huge event. There was a huge crowd on the beach and a stacked field of competitors. After five weekends of racing in Europe, it was finally coming to an end. This was my Sixth and Final Event in Europe for the summer. This was also...
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Leading SUP and windsurf brand ‘Starboard’ – joins Sustainable Surf’s ECOBOARD Project on World Ocean Day
In celebration of the United Nations designated World Oceans Day, nonprofit environmental organization Sustainable Surf is proud to announce that leading Stand Up Paddleboard & Windsurf brand, Starboard, has joined their ECOBOARD Project program as their newest partner. This dramatically expands the reach of the ECOBOARD Project program into new markets, and to a wider...
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This World Oceans Day sees the official launch of SUPKids, an educational program for 5-12 year olds designed to teach kids SUP, water safety & environmental education.
This World Oceans Day sees the official launch of SUPKids, an educational program for 5-12 year olds designed to teach kids SUP, water safety & environmental education. The SUPKids story starts in 2014, in Far North Queensland, Australia where the team ran their very first program. They worked alongside the Royal Flying Doctor Service to...
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Starboard's Conor Baxter Earns "Fastest Paddler on Earth" Title
Connor Baxter earns the Fastest Paddler on Earth in the Lost Mills Euro Tour event after sprinting 200 meters in 53:12 seconds. The title was previously held by Teammate Trevor Tunnington. Connor was using a Carbon paddle with a Bolt Blade and riding a 14’0 x 23″ 2017 Sprint.  
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Sick Canary Islands Sup Session With Iballa Moreno and Vilayta Drs
With well over 100 known rocky point breaks, fairly cheap accommodations at popular resorts and one of the best climates in the world…the Canary Islands could be “sup paradise!” Starboard Sup Athletes Iballa Moreno and Vilayta Drs took full advantage and captured it on this sweet edit:  
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Fiona Wylde's New Video Diary: Entry #1 – Japan
Werner Paddles/Starboard athlete Fiona Wylde will be letting us tag along with her adventures as she is on Tour in Asia and Europe in her video blog series. Episode 1 from Japan is live now, have a watch
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