Part of what I do involves testing gear, equipment and accessories within stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing and kayaking. Over the last few years I’ve had the privilege of trying out a whole raft of different kit. Here are links to gear reviews I’ve had published to date – stay tuned for more…
Checking out Starboard’s Black Box 87L
Goya Eclipse 5.3m – AHD Summerboard – Patrik Trailer Wave 85 – K4 Fins Rockets 16.6cm fins – K4 Fins Stubby 14cm fins – K4 Fins Bubble 18cm fin – K4 Fins Bubble 20cm fin – Patrik Slalom 122 – Starboard Black Box 87 – Point 7 ACX 3G 7m – Hot Sails Maui Superfreak 5.8m – AHD Sealion 8.3ft – Genie GT-31 GPS
Stand up paddle boarding
Fi testing Red Paddle Co’s 9.6ft AllWater in Grenada
Fanatic Air 2013 12ft – Fanatic Fly 10.6ft and Fanatic AllWave 9.2ft 2013 comparison – Red Paddle Co AllWater 9.6ft – SickStick SUP paddles – Jimmy Lewis Stun Gun 8.7ft – K4 Fins Trailer Wave (Shark) thruster fins – Loco 12.6ft comparison – Loco 7.10ft surf SUP (first generation) – K3 Designs paddles – Nah Skwell Nahskool 10.5ft – BIC Wing 12.6ft Ace-Tec – Exocet Marlin 12.6ft – Fanatic Falcon 14ft HRS 2015 – Fatstick 12ft Bamboo Tourer – Fatstick Red Rocket 12.6ft – Fatstick Red Ripper 10.6ft – Loco 7.4ft surf SUP – Loco 12.6ft tourer – Nah Skwell Fit 11ft – Nah Skwell Maxi G 7.3ft and 10ft Longboard comparison – Nah Skwell Surf Series 9.2ft – RRD iWave 8ft – RRD 12ft tourer and Vario paddle – SickStick 9.6ft – Starboard Waterman Package – BIC 10ft Air – Corran Thunder 12.6ft – Exocet 9.8ft Discovery – O’Shea 10.2ft – Red Paddle Co Explorer 12.6ft – Ainsworth carbon/glass paddle – Ainsworth carbon paddle – Kialoa Pupu adjustable paddle – SickStick Joystick paddle
Tez putting FatYak’s Kaafu through its paces
Ainsworth SEA paddle – Perception Scooter Gemini tandem kayak – Perception Scooter – Perception Five-0 surf ski – GoSea Extreme KTB-80 cradle trolley – FatYak Kaafu sit on top kayak –
How well do these sunnies work? Thumbs up Tez says!
SJ4000 action cam – Butta eco surf wax – Hey Dude Shoes Farty – Hey Dude Shoes Vigo Easy Life rigger boots – Neff Swayze beanie – O’Shea Stealth 5/4/3 winter suit – Mormaii Flexxxa 2.2mm summer suit – Mormaii 5/4/3 winter suit – Submariner iPhone waterproof case – Dang sunnies – Dirty Dog Eyewear – Flymount GoPro mount – Leashlok Hawaii coiled leash – Leashlok waist leash – Nectar sunnies – Palm Equipment Kaituna rash vest – Palm Equipment Vantage jacket – Passenger Clothing – Planet Ocean accessories – Procella Clothing – RailSaver Pro tape – Restube flotation device – VestPac hydration pack – Palm Equipment Cascade and Spark drysuit comparison – Ianovated winter wetsuit – Oxygen Drop Clothing – Sunwise sunnies – GoPro HERO 3
Fi investigating Hot Sails Maui torque
If anyone has any related products they would like me to try out then please get in contact. They will then be published in one of the many publications I either write for edit.
great writing love it i have a fanatic sirca 82 i use in the winter nearly no wind but i wish i had my old crit d2 back or an exocet rsd2 my favorite board was an alfa phantom i think it was a 1980 model but it broke in half the fanatic is bullet proof but i wish i had more volume in the low winds, hope soon to get one maybe the 12.6 windsup starboard storage space is an issue too. anyway thank you best wishes keep sailing the bic , uri