Davey Miller




Back in the saddle again…lots going on lately…we’ll chat you up later… When you are done visiting the shop, be sure to check out “WATER”, a Surfrider Foundation Art Exhibition Benefit… Davey Miller was on hand with some of his latest art pieces and a jazz trio…Davey has performed with many Jazz masters including: Mitch Forman (Stan Gets, Wayne Shorter), …




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High Sierra SUP Adventure PartIII




The backpacker resupply station where we based from is in close proximity to the 211 mile John Muir Trail (JMT) and brought us in contact with backpackers who spend a couple of weeks hiking the Sierras from Yosemite to Mt. Whitney… The JMT is part of the longer 2650 mile Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) which runs from Mexico to Canada…these …




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High Sierra SUP Adventure PartII




Our Chocolate Labs, Anna Mae and Molly Claire, love the water…but, having them swim and standup paddle with us the 8 miles up to the headwaters and back seemed like it could be a Sysyphean task, because when they would get close to each other while on our SUP’s, they liked to jump off and swim together…can’t blame them as …




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High Sierra SUP Adventure




With another successful Summer turning into a blur…our phenomenal staff stepped up to the plate to allow us an opportunity to get away from the daily grind of our mom and pop, one stop SUP shop, and recharge our batteries…we were looking for a little bit of Indian Summer since we run on “solar power”, that meant getting away from …




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Hobie Colin McPhillips




We padded up one of the new Hobie Colin McPhillips SUP models today for a client going to Hawaii…




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Starboard’s Fisherman




The 11’2″ x 37″ Starboard Fisherman has arrived…the best execution of a standup paddleboard platform for fishing by far…MSRP $1749… This one is heading to San Luis Obispo county… Lots of lash points for dry bags and gear… Rod holders… NICE!!!… The Tiki-man dude abides…;-)… Specs… Starboard Fisherman GALLERY…




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Summer SUP Daze




Dozens of boards and paddles flying out of the door these last few daze…in addition to folks driving from near and far to pick up new standup paddleboards at our paddleboard warehouse and showroom here in beautiful Santa Barbara, we’re also doing SUP deliveries down at the harbor for folks just pulling in to provision their boats for further SUP …




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Washington DC Summer SUP




The consumer confidence index is up in Washington, DC…and, all across this country…at least, in regards to SUP and staycations… We had a family visit our shop recently to pick out a quiver of SUP’s to ship back to their home in Washington, DC for use on the Potomac River… This is nothing new to us…as we’ve been shipping standup …




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New SUP Converts




Dozens of never-evers became standuppers on Sunday…the fog and low clouds kept the water conditions flat and glassy…success was had by all… GALLERY…




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