Category Archives: Reviews

A Stand Up Paddler’s Sun Bum Sunscreen Picks

Sun Bum Sunscreen Quiver

A Stand Up Paddler’s Sun Bum Sunscreen Picks My sunscreen “arsenal” “quiver” “picks” whatever you want to call it – this is what I use as someone who loves and lives in the SUN: If you truly love to stand up paddle, then you spend lots of time outside and in, on, or around the […]

Starboard Hyper Nut Review

Starboard Hyper Nut Surf SUP

If you have been on the hunt for a shorter board that can still provide you with the volume that you need and the stability that you crave on mushy surf days, then look no further than the hyper nut range from Starboard Stand Up Paddle Surfing. New for 2016, we are super excited to […]

Starboard Pocket Rocket Review

Starboard Pocket Rocket Customer

Many thanks to Jeff Venn, who shared with us his review of the 2015 Starboard brushed carbon Pocket Rocket: I’ve been stand up paddle boarding for a few years now after surfing for the last 30. Finding the right balance of performance and stability in a stand up surf sup is the hardest part. After hunting down a […]

NAISH JAVELIN MC-12’6″ REVIEW 1

NAISH JAVELIN REVIEW

EVENT: 2013 Orange Bowl Paddleboard Championships, Miami FL RIDER: Todd, age 43, 5’9”, 180lbs CONDITIONS: 75 deg., overcast, East wind at 20-30mph, Super nasty 1-3’ chop from all directions due to rebound off seawalls. COURSE: 7-mile Elite course. Leave Bayside Marketplace, head direct south in Biscayne Bay to Rickenbacker Causeway, then direct North to downtown […]

NAISH JAVELIN MC-12’6″ REVIEW

Naish Javelin Review race results

Stand-Up Paddleboard Race Report – A Beginner’s Perspective and Review What: Race #1 of the Tampa Bay Winter SUP Series Where: Whiskey Joe’s Restaurant and Bar When: December 8th, 2012 Who: Jennifer Meacham plus 35 other racers Perhaps you should know a little bit about me before launching into this race report. I have a […]

Rogue Kelpie Touring and Stocker Race Review

Rogue Kelpie reivew epic boardsports

Rogue has a line of touring SUPs that are very similar to their racing line. They are 31″ wide though, as opposed to the 27″-28″ on the racing boards, and, they also give the option of getting the touring board in a 11’4″ length. Each board comes in different graphics. In the pic above, on […]

Boardworks Paddle Surf Hawaii 8’11 Hull Ripper Review – Updated

Epic Boardsports Paddle Surf Hawaii

Latest Review: 7/21/12. SUP surfed this board when we finally got some good surf on Mon. 7/16. I recently put some Pro Core Quad Fins in with a 2″ Nubster in the center. The session started with clean shoulder to head high set waves, then eventually chopped up with on shore winds, but wave size […]

12’6″ Rogue Stocker Review – A Women’s Point of View

Rogue Stocker review Epic boardsports

Just over a month ago I stepped onto my new Rogue Stocker (12’6”). This race and touring board replaced the wooden standup paddle board that my talented husband designed and constructed for me so that I could race something other than our Surftech Laird 10’ surf SUP. The wooden SUP allowed me to sample the […]