Dog Days of Summer

This Summer was a blur…except for the time that slowed down while we were on our standup paddleboards…we sincerely hope that the hundreds and hundreds of standup paddleboards that we helped you guys adopt into your quivers this Summer, have allowed you guys to slow things down a bit as well…;-) A paddling trip that went down a 2 lane …



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This & that…that & this…odds & ends…bits & pieces…

Here at Standup Paddle Sports, we almost need a blog inside a blog…so much goes on inside a day here at the shop, that daily blogging can’t keep up with it…so sometimes what you get are bits and pieces of trickle down SUP shizzle…;-) As promised, here are a couple of shots of the new Werner SUP paddles…these are 1 …



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Paying it forward…

Every year the Santa Barbara Triathlon partners with event participants, volunteers and sponsors to raise awareness and money for a local non-profit organization. This year, the presenting sponsor Village Properties, continued to show their dedication to improving community education by creating a fund raising opportunity to support two remarkable local organizations working to ensure that children have the supplies and …



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Werner Paddle SUP 2009 Catalog

Werner Paddles has added a few new standup paddles for 2009…we’ll have them in a few days and we’ll post up a gallery of new paddle images… You can see our images of the Werner Adjustable Spanker and images of fixed length Werner Spanker SUP paddles… Press Release: Werner Expands Stand Up Paddle Offerings Werner Paddles has announced the introduction …



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New Naish 11'4" SUP

As you’ve seen previously on this blog, Naish has really stepped up their SUP program going into 2009…view 2009 Naish SUP brochure here… We’ve already highlighted the slashy new 9’6″ quadfin… Now, we’ll give you a L@@K at the new Naish 11’4″ x 30″…Thinned out tail and nose…progressive pin tail…very lightweight…this board will cover a broad spectrum of conditions…definitely hitting …



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Utah Paddle Festival

John & Elizabeth Becker sent a few pics (gallery here) and a note regarding the 2nd Annual Ogden Paddle Festival last Saturday… Standup paddling is going off in Utah!!! Hey Deb & Warren, Attached are a few pics of yesterday’s event – it was a HUGE success! We gave lessons to about 140 people plus about 20-25 that weren’t on …



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Hobie SUP Catalog

Hey now,We have another shipment of the killer new Hobie line of SUP’s arriving in a couple of weeks…the last shipment sold through in just a couple of days…and this one coming up (mid-September) is going fast…there are still a few 10’6″ and 12’ers unspoken for…we also have a custom 9’9″ CP stinger…here’s Chuck Patterson putting it through the paces …



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Paddling and Surfing to Raise Autism Awareness

We’re stoked to see so many events lately that paddlers and surfers are participating in to raise autism awareness…our V.P. of sales, Deb, has been involved in this field for over 20 years, and holds a Masters Degree in Education…along with forty eleven credentials…so she raises our awareness daily around the shop…;-) Here are a couple of events that we …



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Standup Paddling at Ogden, Utah Paddle Festival

Our Utah standup paddling representative, John Becker, will be demoing Naish and Jimmy Lewis standup paddle boards at the Ogden Paddle Festival this Saturday, Aug. 23. Visitors over the age of 6 can learn to paddle a SUP, kayak, row a scull, or cast a fly rod, and can visit vendor booths while listening to live music. The event also …



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Mistral Pacifico Wave

In our relentless quest to bring you the best standup paddling gear in the world, we test new gear delivered to our shop doors in Santa Barbara almost daily…we’re now ready to offer you guys a board that we’ve been riding and sharing amongst the local standup paddling community that has gotten double shakas by everyone that’s ridden it…introducing, the …



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