Become a Loco SUP Surf or Kite Board Test Centre or School

Become a Loco SUP Surf or Kite Board Test Centre or School

Hey Locos!!

With possibly the mildest winter we’ve seen for a long time it’s been an incredibly busy December for Loco and January looks set to be the same which is very encouraging as we move into 2017. As many of you already know we don’t sell through the shops preferring to offer premium constructions at great prices. That said we’re receiving more enquiries from people in the UK, Europe, USA and the rest of the world asking where they can demo our boards with a view to buying one. Subsequently it would make a lot of sense for Loco to have some motivated hire centres and schools onboard to make this happen in 2017.

Loco Amigo on test at Fistral Beach in Cornwall

We have an extensive range of stand up paddle boards so whether you’re a coastal hire centre with a SUP-friendly wave on your doorstep looking for a fleet of performance surf SUPs or all-rounders to rent out or an inland SUP school looking for no stress, ever-durable iSUP options we have shapes and constructions for all shapes, sizes and abilities, alongside some excellent accessories.

In terms of our lightweight epoxy surfboard range we don’t see a lot of potential for schools as most err towards foamies but for rental to intermediate to advanced surfers in key locations we can definitely see potential for our bulletproof boards. The prices will be very attractive and you’ll be able to turn them over end of season for what you paid for them so it theory it’s a no-brainer. We’ve already had some great feedback on the shapes from current and previous pro riders so we’re confident your customers will love them as much as we do.

Loco Zombie kite board throwing spray

Similarly with our directional strapless kite boards, we’re getting fantastic feedback from a variety of riders both amateur and pro so if you’re looking for a well-priced alternative to North that performs just as well then it might be worthwhile getting a few in to add to your fleet. Again, we’re confident that centres will easily recoup their investment if they turn round the boards end of season.

Alongside being able to point paying customers directly your way in terms of either newbies looking for somewhere to learn the basics or more experienced riders looking for a performance hire/demo option we’ll also collaborate on content featuring blogs, photos and videos about your business on your social media channels and will look to offer additional benefits like providing you with promotional items like flags that can double up well for marking out your teaching zone etc. We’ll also provide each school or hire centres instructors the option to join our ambassador/rider programme so they’ll benefit from a similar discount to the owners.

Loco grom El Diablo 72 SUP

In terms of pricing we don’t have a trade price per say but we’re confident we can beat what you’re paying your current suppliers so why not give us a call to see what’s possible. We can send all of the boards direct from the factory pretty much anywhere in the world so whether you’re in Cornwall, Croatia or Cairns we’re confident we can get our premium kit to you without breaking the bank!

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please call us directly on 44 (0) 191 4206921 / 44 7779 127230 or email The season will be here soon enough so depending when you want your kit we suggest getting in touch as a matter of urgency.