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The Carbon Footprint

Planet earth has been given an opportunity to take a breather, some time out to recover from the human bruises to its life. We get so much from nature but do we give enough back? With COVID-19 shutting down our ability to produce products, travel long distances or use flight travel we were reducing CO2…

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Pump Foiling

March of 2020 – Airports are closed, beaches are closed, curfews and mandatory lockdown. The whole world had to stay at home to be safe during these crazy times. Unfortunately for many, this meant no surfing, no windsurfing, no surf foiling, SUP foiling nor wing foiling. Luckily for us, the Taco Crew, Taco Lake is…

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The Plastic Offset Program

50,000 KG of plastic trash has been collected from the beaches in Thailand by Starboard’s Plastic Offset Program team. Another Year. Another Record Broken for POP This huge goal has come from Starboard’s target to collect 1.4 kg per each board produced. Starboard taxes ourselves internally to allow us to pay our very own Plastic…

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Tiki SUP Challenge – Everyone Can SUP

Tiki SUP Challenge for Zero to Hero. You are all welcome! Kids, family, first-timers or athletes. Paddle to challenge your limit. SUP Clinic with World Champion Daniel Hasulyo A fantastic opportunity to train with Starboard world champions! Fun Race Team building games. Make friends, more fun. Different Locations, Diverse Challenges Challenge your paddle skills to…

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Get On Board With Your SUP Pup

Let’s be honest, doing sport is better with some company. So, what’s better than your four-legged-friend? Stand Up Paddleboarding is one of the fastest-growing water sports. This is because it is relatively easy to learn and requires minimal equipment. That’s why teaching your dog to ride with you won’t be too challenging. Our advice is,…

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Foil With Us to Paris and LA Olympic Games

Starboard’s windsurfing designs were just awarded with 2 Olympic disciplines towards the Paris and LA Olympic Games. Our next goal is to work with clubs and associations worldwide to strengthen Junior and Youth Windsurfing.   It’s a tremendous responsibility and the most exciting challenge yet for our Starboard group. We are here to help redefine…

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Starboard’s Hard Paddle Board R&D

Winning more stand up paddling race and surf constructors titles than any other brand over the last 10 years is a testament to Starboard’s immensely rigorous hard paddle board R&D program. For us, good enough is simply not enough. Together with our World Champion team riders, talented product developers and world-class shapers we aim to…

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Behind the Making of SUP Paddles

Ever wondered how paddle board paddles are made? Get a glimpse through this photo story of behind the making of SUP paddles. Starboard has over the years built hundreds of thousands of paddles, we see this as good training.     “Good enough is not enough”     We have learned that “good enough is…

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Psyched Paddleboarding becomes a SUPKids School

This summer Sian Sykes and her team at Psyched Paddleboarding in Wales will be teaching an environmental education program with a difference. They’ve just become a SUPKids school which means they’ll be teaching kids about the importance of protecting our planet, whilst playing outdoors. SUPKids is a program designed to teach kids (age 5-12) Stand…

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Sonni Hoënscheid Talks at Surf Festival Fehmarn

Starboard team rider Sonni Hoënscheid talks about her M2O experiences at the weekend’s Surf Festival Fehmarn, Germany.     “It was a great event with many people, I did two speeches of my M20 Experience followed by SUP clinics at the Mercedes Benz “Riders Academy”. A great concept for the riders to share their knowledge…

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After the Tragedy, Sri Lankan Waves Will Win

Stand Up Paddleboarder, adventurer, travel photographer and freelance journalist, Franz Orsi, recently headed to the warm waters of Sri Lanka for a chilled out surf and travel holiday where the mellow waves were the ideal ride for the new 2019 Starboard Longboard. Sadly, many holiday goers have since cancelled their vacations after the horrific terrorist…

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2019 Waterbourne Beach Festival [▷ Highlights Video]

Catch the 2019 Waterbourne Beach Festival video highlights reel that took place in Wellington, New Zealand last weekend. Starboard NZ and Starboard SUP International were the proud sponsors of the Ninja Games and Waterbourne Ocean Clash events. The 2019 Waterbourne Beach Festival is New Zealand’s biggest watersports festival attracting spectators and entrants from all over New Zealand and…

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10 Interesting Facts About The Vanuatu Expedition

Legendary ultra-distance SUP racer & Starboard Dream Team rider Bart de Zwart is at it again! The Dutch SUP explorer has just set off on his next exciting adventure ~ The Vanuatu Expedition. Exploring the unknown by paddleboard is nothing new for Bart, this expedition will be a little different in that he will be joined by teammate Trevor…

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