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Pre-Season SUP Surfboard & Kiteboard Clearance Sale

Pre-Season Clearance Sale Hey Locos! It seems like the winter cold snap went as quickly as it arrived so we're even back to mild weather  in our native North East with Spring just round the corner too! With this in mind and with a large order of iSUPs on route we need to make some space at our storage facility so we're letting a few boards go at some very attractive prices across our SUPs, surfboards and kite boards. We're already...

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Smack on Aztec SUP

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,...

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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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Zombie kite board lay back top turn

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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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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