California Downwind Race Series :: Race 1 Pics

Here are some more images from the California Downwind Race Series :: Race 1…The 9 mile Santa Barbara Cold current SUP & paddleboard race event was held Saturday 24, 2010… EJ sand sprint…1st place men’s stock SUP…4th place SUP overall… Dialy Ndiaye 2nd place SUP overall…finished a few minutes behind Tom Gallagher in men’s SUP unlimited… Daniel Fawcett 3rd place …



WARDOGCalifornia Downwind Race Series :: Race 1 Pics

California Downwind Race Series :: Race 1

The first SUP and paddleboard race of the California Downwind Race Series, the 9 mile Santa Barbara Cold Current, went off with a nice following seabreeze yesterday… Here’s a few quick snapshots until I have time to go through all of the images and put up a proper post… Pre-race board lineup… Robert Gilcrest conducting the “skipper’s meeting” at the …



WARDOGCalifornia Downwind Race Series :: Race 1

New Hobie Race SUP's

Just in time for tomorrow’s Cold Current SUP & Paddleboard Race…a flotilla of the new Hobie race SUP’s arrived at our shop… Big Rob strapping up his new 14’er…ready to baptize… Adam getting a nice runner… Deb loves the stability…and, glide… Mission accomplished… Big Rob STOKED! Race with aloha or stay home…;-) Hobie Race SUP GALLERY… surfingsports.com: Stoked For Life …



WARDOGNew Hobie Race SUP's

STACY PERALTA :: SUP

Adding to the list of legendary surf culture photographer/film makers…Greg Huglin and Craig Peterson…now, Stacy Peralta steps out to say “Stand Up Paddling has changed my life”… If you’ve ever stepped on a skateboard and carved down a hill, you’ll prolly have to thank Stacy…matter of fact, the “WARDOG” nickname came about indirectly through Stacy to Z-Boy Jay Adams who …



WARDOGSTACY PERALTA :: SUP

California's Green

With above average rain this Winter…along with well above average surf…the Central Coast region of California did it’s best imitation of heaven on earth… Santa Barbara’s Greg and Andrea Huglin sharing a few waves of California green…Greg sports the 8’5″ Pocket Rocket…while Andrea stylishly drops in on her 9′ Stinger Starboard SUP… Photos courtesy Craig Peterson… surfingsports.com: Stoked For Life …



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California SUP Green Room

Santa Barbara SUP standout, Chris (CW) Wilkinson, getting slotted in the California green room on his 7’11” Starboard SUP… Photos courtesy Greg Huglin… surfingsports.com: Stoked For Life ™ is the world’s leading stoke provider for standup paddle surfing, windsurfing, & other surfing sports.



WARDOGCalifornia SUP Green Room

Win This Board! :: Cold Current SUP & Paddleboard Race

This brand spanking new Starboard 12’6″ Pin SUP is being raffled off at the Santa Barbara Cold Current SUP & Paddleboard Race this Saturday April 24, 2010…raffle tickets are $5ea. and proceeds will go the benefit the Friendship Paddle…a not for profit organization dedicated to open ocean paddle events which will provide emotional and financial support to Santa Barbara County …



WARDOGWin This Board! :: Cold Current SUP & Paddleboard Race

Starboard's SUP Fishing Board

The best execution of a standup paddleboard platform for fishing… surfingsports.com: Stoked For Life ™ is the world’s leading stoke provider for standup paddle surfing, windsurfing, & other surfing sports.



WARDOGStarboard's SUP Fishing Board

North Pacific Custom SUP's

More North Pacific custom SUP’s coming down the pipe…big guy short board rippers…9′ x 32″ and a 9’7″ x 31.5’… surfingsports.com: Stoked For Life ™ is the world’s leading stoke provider for standup paddle surfing, windsurfing, & other surfing sports.



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Bull in a China Shop

You’ve heard the expression…”Bull in a China Shop”…seems kinda funny these days as it relates to China made SUP’s…;-) One of our clients brought his Chocolate lab, “Alex”, (which comes from the same breeder as our “Molly Claire”) into the shop as we were just getting back from our Kauai SUP R&D trip…thank god that our boards are the best …



WARDOGBull in a China Shop