Tag Archives: Waves

Loco 7.10ft surf SUP review

Wave season is coming and it would be a shame not to have a shiny new stick in your stand up paddle board quiver fit for lumping seven bells out of those multiple fat lips. Loco’s 7.10ft could be just the … Continue reading

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SUP surfing

Riding a few waves on the Hayling Island sand bar at West Beachlands – testing Loco’s 9.5ft surf SUP.

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Perception 5-0 kayak review

Sit on kayaks are perceived as being just beach toys, in some circles, with no performance attributes whatsoever. There are designs out there, though, that buck this trend and Perception’s 5-0 is one such boat. Bridging the gap between sit … Continue reading

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Stand up paddle surfing – top 5 ‘off the lip’ moves

If you’re already up and riding and thinking of where to take your stand up paddle surfing next then check out my latest Loco article – top 5 ‘off the lip’ stand up paddle surfing moves. Knocking one off the … Continue reading

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Starboard Black Box – first impressions

I recently got hold of one of the most interesting boards of the moment from the ever innovative Starboard – the Black Box. During a pretty breezy evening I got the chance to have a ‘first look’ at this revolutionary new shape. … Continue reading

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10 high wind windsurfing spots

It’s been a long hard slog through winter here in the UK – particularly the latter half. With air temperatures barely hitting double figures and a distinct lack of breeze, anyone with a penchant for windy activities would have felt severely let down by … Continue reading

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Surf zone etiquette

Summer seems to be finally here (in the southern part of the UK at least). With winter’s hardcore surfing crew left trailing in the ‘off season’ wake, (spring) and summer will see masses of watercraft, and their pilots, descend on coastal wave … Continue reading

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When it all comes together in your own backyard…(testing the Loco 9.5ft Surf SUP) –

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Grenada (W.I.) – Surf/SUP Surf Spots

The beauty of Grenada – and yes, the island does get waves! When surfers mention the waves and surfing beaches of the Caribbean chatter generally favours the more well known islands of Barbados, Puerto Rico and the BVI’s. And yet … Continue reading

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(No) Bank Holiday blues

Bank Holiday windsurfing action August Bank Holiday in the UK is usually one of the busiest periods of summer for tourists – this can sometimes be the last chance of escaping for a few days before the weather changes and … Continue reading

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