Steve sending it Loco SUP style

Are SUP Party Waves Acceptable?

Hey Locos! After sharing numerous waves with various folk on a variety of crafts this summer it got us thinking. Are SUP party waves acceptable?         I dare say the purist prone surfer would start banging on about rights of way, who's closest to the shoulder or who was up and riding first but does all this actually matter if you're surfing with mates away from the maddening crowd? Sure there are genuine safety concerns of 8-11'...

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North East Loco SUP Surfing

North East Loco SUP Surfing After a couple of days heavy soul searching as to whether to drive 400 miles to attend the National Water Sports Festival or stay local and score some all time wave sailing and SUP heart overcame head and a plan was hatched to make the most of the 8-9' at 10 second forecast. Saturday was a windsurfing day with Steve Laddiman meeting up with Thorpy down in East Yorkshire and Joe hitting Amble for some...

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Loco 2016 Team Rider and Ambassador Programme

Loco 2016 Team Rider and Ambassador Programme After another fantastic year we're starting to to see some real interest in our extensive range of products both domestically and overseas. With our new boards set to land next month we're looking to bolster our team with some motivated riders and ambassadors across our SUP, surf and kite production boards. We'll also be working with an established UK factory to offer custom windsurf boards which should interest those looking for a bespoke...

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2015 Loco Close Out Sale

2015 Loco Close Out Sale

2015 Loco Close Out Sale Hey Locos! After another fantastic season we're down to our last few boards which we're looking to pass on at some great discounts ahead of the new boards landing next month. With prices starting from as little as £499 on new, carbon short SUPs for under £900 and some great ex demo and ex team offers there is no better time to get a Loco SUP under your feet. Please click here for our full range of...

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Tina walking SUP over Cornish Rocks

Paddle Surfing for Girls

Paddle Surfing for Girls This article is the result of speaking to a variety of female paddlers over the summer. After getting the basics on flat water it seems girls are increasingly interested in getting into paddle surfing and why wouldn't they with similar thrills to traditional surfing but it being much easier to master. Although it is definitely possible to catch a wave on an iSUP or large wide style board (32-34'') these options are more compromise rather than...

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Loco at BoardMasters

Loco at Board Masters 2015

After much deliberation about the forecast Joe decided to pop down for the second half of the Board Masters with a view to supporting Loco team riders Tina, Luke and Finn and maybe catching a few Atlantic bumps himself. After a thankless 8hr mission he arrived early doors to be met with 2-3' clean waves at Fistral so it was SUP time. After a power hour the waves were dropping and water had become really busy with tourists so Joe...

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Loco SUP Demo

Try SUP for FREE in the North of England with Loco

Why not try SUP for free in the North of England with Loco? With the onset of the summer holidays we've decided to get amongst it at our local beaches and will be running a series of demo days in Yorkshire, Teesside, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. The first event is planned for this Saturday the 25th July and will take place at Tynemouth Longsands kicking off at 9am. We'll be bringing along demo boards from our extensive SUP range as...

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Loco Unveils 2016 Surfing Range

Hey Locos!! After dipping a toe in the surf market this season we've received some great feedback on the two surf shapes we ran with. Having got them under the feet of some top groms, local rippers and South African competition surfers it's safe to say that we're confident in our surfboard shaper's ability. Rightly so as his Cornwall-based factory makes boards for brands like Forth and many others you'll find on MSW, Anne's Cottage and Surf Dome. The only...

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Loco 2016 SUP Range

Loco Unveils 2016 SUP Range

Hey Locos! As many of you might have already seen in some of the SUP magazines, R&D continues to be relentless at the Asylum so we're very proud to unveil our latest creations for 2016 which are now available to pre-order for September/October delivery for individuals, shops, schools and hire centres. With enhanced courier services we can now delivery boards anywhere in the world relatively inexpensively. That said, we'll pass you over to boss man Joey T for the low down...

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Late Smack on Loco 7'4'' SUP

Loco SUP Inmates Blow Up at Saltburn

After what seems to have been an endless swell famine on the East Coast the swell Gods finally relented to the masses and sent a long overdue pulse of salty loveliness yesterday. The original plan was to head down to Scarborough to check out some of our beloved coastline's hidden slabs but the swell height didn't really justify the mission so it was decided boss man Joe would meet up with Welsh ripper Steve Laddiman and son Ollie down...

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