Stoke




My new carbon Stoke got baptized yesterday in perfect, reeling, head high point break waves…this latest iteration of the Stoke design is everything a bread & butter waveriding SUP should be…stable, fast, responsive…glides nicely…really fast down the line…rode it in quad fin mode with my bamboo sidebiter fin designs…and, it was cutting back and redirecting like it was on autopilot…just …




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Coreban Nitro Video




Ready to add some power to your wave riding? Tired of your wave riding board denting and delaminating? Check out the Coreban Nitro ripper stick…8’5” x 28” x 4.5″ @112.3 Liters By surfers for surfers. Perfect rocker line with added V for tight turns and quick release – Pinched rails in the nose area for quick water release and Nose …




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Carbon Stoke Pinlines




My new carbon “Stoke” SUP model is done…STOKED! The double pinlines came out great…Bob’s Stoke is coming out of the oven…he’ll be STOKED next week! CORRECTION!!! Bob is stoked right now…so, check this out…we had a shop full of folks today, including several watermen that I have surfed, windsurfed, & traveled with for over 3 decades…when I get this email …




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Spring Forward




Alrighty then…it’s now official…Winter is over and Spring has sprung… We’ve been going strong all Winter long and are now roaring into Spring with the 2011 Starboard SUP lineup (37 board models)… We’re stocked to the roof and ready to get you STOKED FOR LIFE!!! There is not a more DIVERSE SUP range on the planet…PERIOD. 37 boards…6 finishes…3 constructions… …




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Carbon Stoke




More pics of another couple of carbon SUP creations in the oven…these are stealthy carbon mid-9’ers called the “Stoke”…quad plus one…9’7″ x 30.5” x 4.4″…~ 150 liters… We can tweak the dims up or down for our client’s custom SUP personal taste… This fresh one is going to a long time surf traveler from Texas… The Stoke goes from a …




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Starboard Pro Wave SUP’s




Starboard’s head SUP designer, Scotty McKercher, discusses the design premise behind Starboard’s 2011 SUP Pro range…




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Looooooonnngg Waves




Finally getting swells that are making it down in the channel…it cleaned up today as the tide dropped…after 4 hours in the water, I got out to hydrate and snapped a sequence of a longboarder getting a one minute and 18 second ride…most of it on the nose…the swell dropped with the tide…this is one of the small to medium …




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Coreban Nitro




Just received a new shipment of Coreban SUP’s in the Pure range…and, a little licorice anomaly called the “Black Nitro”…8’5” x 28” x 4.5” @112.3 Liters A few more pics here…




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Starboard Wave Rippers




For better value and performance…check out our WD SUP line of wave rippers… Our latest WD builds…a couple of vacuum bagged wood veneers…two are custom 8’10” WDs…and, the other two are custom 9’2″ WD Stokes…an 8’10” and a 9’2″ for clients on both the East & West Coasts…Josh, Graham, Arturo, & Joe are stoked… We recently built this custom all …




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Bamboo Fins Carbon Boards




We are really stoked on our new bamboo core fins…they have been working much better than all of the other fins that we had been using on our SUP’s… We’ve employed some Feng Shui properties by installing them on our carbon SUP’s…Deb is raving about how much better the 9.25″ feels on her carbon 11’2″ Blend than the carbon SUP …




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