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SUP Surfing on Downwind Race boards is FUN!

Surfing on raceboards is a lot of fun and a great skill to practice if you want to get faster on downwind runs, it's all about surfing the bumps.  Surfing these big long boards also allows you to catch and surf waves that others can't, which opens up all kinds of uncrowded spots and smaller waves that are barely breaking that you can catch from way outside,surf and ENJOY.

 These two videos are from our weekly SUP training group, in the first one we go over some tips on how to surf waves on longer raceboards (sorry, the sound is not the best as the microphone was picking up the wind noise).  The second video has action on the water with a voiceover going over some of the tips.  We hope you enjoy the footage.  If you like our videos, please subscribe to the blueplanetsurf youtube channel!

 

Part 1: On land coaching:

 

 

Part 2: On the Water- Surfing SUP race boards:

 

 

Testing Standup boards is the fun part- video of the 8'6 and 8'0 models in action

Here is a short video of a session with these two 2014 Blue Planet models (click for details):

8'0" x 30" Ghetto Blaster

and 

8'6" x 32" Potato Chip

 

Kickstarter Project Update

Aloha!

We are currently packing all the smaller rewards that we are able to ship now.  These items will go out this week. 

We've also had quite a few people write in and ask if they can still order these inflatables. We've added them to our website and can be pre-ordered until January 31st. These pre-orders through the website WILL NOT INCLUDE FREE SHIPPING. There will be a $70 flat rate shipping. 

You can find those pre-order inflatable SUP's here

Mahalos again to all of our backers. Hope to see you on the water.

Aloha

Blue Planet Inflatable SUP Kickstarter Campaign has launched!

Blue Planet Inflatable SUP Kickstarter Campaign has launched!

 

We are excited to say that our kickstarter campaign for our newly designed Inflatable SUP line has successfully launched. Within just 24 hours we have made 20% of our goal so far! We spent more than 2 years developing our new inflatable SUP designs and after extensively testing them on a variety of conditions we decided to try and bring them to market at a much more affordable price than other High Quality Inflatable SUP's on the market right now. Our real goal is to get more people on the water, for less.

You can view our kickstarter project here:

Blue Planet Kickstarter

 

We would love for you to become a backer and help us make this project a reality, but you can also help without donating by helping us spread the word.

Find us on Facebook and help spread the word.

Blue Planet Facebook

 

Mahalo for any support and hope to see you on the water.

Aloha

2014 Blue Planet and 2014 Starboard models in stock now

We just received our first shipments of 120 new 2014 Blue Planet SUP's and 40 new 2014 Starboard SUP models.  Our shop is chock full of great boards at great prices and they are going fast.  Now is the time to shop with the best selection of boards available.

Check out the links for the most up to date stock lists below.  We update these lists about once a week, so some of the boards showing as in stock may have sold over the last few days.

We are now also offering FREE air cargo shipping to any major airport in the US with any 2014 Blue Planet board ordered (along with a free board bag) and we can ship boards to any major international airport in the world.  

We also have a great in-store only deal, so please come to our shop for details if you live on Oahu.

2014 Blue Planet and Starboard models in stock now!  Click here to see our new models.

For a list of Blue Planet boards in stock, click here for Blue Planet stock list.

 

For a list of Starboard boards in stock, click here for Starboard stock list.

 

For more information and specs of the Starboard models, click here for the Starboards SUP website.

 

2014 Blue Planet Soft Top SUP- construction video

Our new 2014 Blue Planet Soft Top SUP's are available now at our Honolulu Store and at select Blue Planet dealers.

This video was shot at the Blue Planet factory in November 2013 showing the construction process of the 2014 Blue Planet Softtop boards. The softtop boards are designed to be easy to use, lightweight and durable. The PC bottom sheet make the bottom very scratch and ding resistant, much like the bottom sheet on a snowboard. The deck and rails are wrapped with high density EVA foam which makes it safe and resilient.  The bamboo veneer sandwich construction makes these boards strong yet light, the 10'6 weighs in at only 24 lbs.  The boards come with tie down deck plugs, gopro mount on nose, self venting gore vent plug, and the new SUP Grip handle which makes lifting, carrying and locking the board easier than ever.  The first part of the construction process is very similar to our veneer boards, check out the veneer board construction video on the construction page to see how the inside of the board is made:

http://blueplanetsurf.com/pages/board-construction

 

 

 

Our first shipment of these soft tops has arrived!  The models and pricing are as follows:

2014 Soft Tops: Complete package: Price includes adjustable paddle, leash, fins
model: retail:
9'6" x 32" x 4.75" BP Soft Top $799
10'6" x 33.5" x 4.5" BP Soft Top $849
11'4" x 34" x 4.5" BP Soft Top $899

 

 

Available colors are yellow/black and blue/ black as in pictures below:

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Blue Planet Surf seeks SUP Distribution.

Blue Planet Surf is looking for distribution partners to bring the line of 2014 SUP boards and equipment to an international market. We are looking for partners that ideally already have distribution experience in the surf/SUP market and existing distribution infrastructure, including a warehouse. Merchandise will be supplied by container from the factory directly to the distributor. Exclusive distribution agreements are currently available for these markets: US West, Europe, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti, Guam.

Serious inquiries only please, for details, please contact Robert Stehlik:
http://blueplanetsurf.com/pages/contact-us

 

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