The Coast With The Most Well Almost

The Coast With The Most Well Almost Winter, at least here in the UK, is the season that separates the wheat from the chaff when it comes to paddle surfing. For most the dark nights, freezing temperatures and often challenging conditions are enough to put their ride of choice into hibernation until the weather turns but for the faithful it becomes a calculated game of studying forecasts; cross-tabulating wind direction with swell direction and then trying to find a location...

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Christophe Verger waxes lyrical on SUP, France & Loco

Christophe Verger waxes lyrical on SUP, France & Loco After a couple of weeks of having a Loco under his feet, boss man Joey T wanted to catch up with new SUP Team member Christophe Verger to find out a bit more about him, the French SUP scene and to find out what he'll be up in the near future. So over to JT.... JT: So tell our fans a little bit more about yourself. Where you're originally from, how you...

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Become a Loco Test Centre or SUP Coach

Become a Loco Test Centre or SUP Coach Hey Locos! In response to customer feedback we'd like to increase the number of locations where Loco boards are available to demo. While some have no problem parting with hundreds of pounds over the internet, others definitely feel more confident spending after performing the usual weight and finish checks. With our standard constructions now being the lightest on the market and with a premium construction that can take the hardest of knocks we're...

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Louis Kirchell Joins The Loco SUP Race Team

Louis Kirchell Joins The Loco SUP Race Team Hi, I'm Louis and a huge water sports enthusiast. My love for the water began as a child on dinghies before moving into windsurfing where I managed to make the GB squad and competed in a vast number of national and international race competitions. After a number of years away from the water, where I played representative rugby and completed 3 Ironman triathlons I was looking to get back on the water....

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The Search 2016 – SUP Surf Kite & Windsurf Riders Wanted

  The Search 2016 - SUP Surf Kite & Windsurf Riders Wanted After another fantastic year Loco is now poised to monopolise on it's consistent programme of R&D. Our boards have never been better and with positive feedback from the magazines, existing team and a wide selection of objective testers we're undoubtedly one of the UK's most exciting water sports brands with an extensive range of SUP, surf and kite shapes. Constructions have also been given a complete overhaul for 2016 and...

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Loco Zombie Kite Board Action from Northumberland

Loco Zombie Kite Board Action from Northumberland Hey Locos! After a long wait for some usable wind we were keen to get our new 2016 Loco kite board models out on the water. With the promise of a solid F5 SE on the cards Joe grabbed one of his talented/objective strapless pals and they headed up to Northumberland to a secret spot which lent itself to the prevailing direction. The boys arrived about 1pm to catch the incoming tide and were...

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Top 5 SUP Nose Riding Tips

Top 5 SUP Nose Riding Tips As with all things that look stylish they never really go out of fashion and much is the same with nose riding. Some brands may purport to have invented nose riding for SUP in 2016 but lots of UK SUP Surfers have been ‘surfing with style’ pretty much from the word go. So what do you actually need to start your journey into cross stepping and nose riding? Some would immediately signpost specialist kit, consistent...

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Halloween SUP, Surf and Kite Board Sale

Halloween SUP, Surf and Kite Board Sale

Halloween SUP, Surf and Kite Board Sale Hey Locos!! With the first of our 2016 boards about to drop we're looking to sell the last of our 2015 boards to clear some space in our storage unit. With new all-round SUPs starting from just £599 including delivery, ex team performance short SUPs and Comp Pro Boards starting from just £450 and brand new Race Tourers with £400 off there is no better time to add a Loco SUP to your quiver...

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Finn Gamblin Makes U16 BSUPA National SUP Finals

Finn Gamblin Makes U16 BSUPA National SUP Finals  Anyone who's followed our blog over the last 18 months will know Finn is mainly an accomplished prone surfer who competes on the UK circuit as well as travelling to many of the primo surf spots around the world. At just 14yr old he's certainly one to watch and is constantly getting braver with the size waves he's prepared to take on which was just as well with a hurricane doing it's...

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Laura Truelove joins Loco SUP

Laura Truelove joins Loco SUP After  a pretty frustrating move by Tina just one month before the National Finals, we were stoked to hear Loco racer Phil May had discovered another lady prepared to push herself on the surf side of our beloved sport. After a telephone conversation it certainly seemed like Laura would be a suitable candidate to join the Loco Asylum and with no involvement in 'competitive surfing' it sounded like Laura would have the necessary time to...

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