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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Top 10 Tips For SUP Surfing in Morocco

Hey Locos! Loco's boss man has recently returned from visiting Morocco for the first time so we wanted to catch up with him to get the low down on the place, the people and of course the surf. Over to Joe for his top 10 tips for SUP surfing in Morocco... After a slightly frustrating start to our trip due to inclement weather and a five hour delay at Manchester Airport we landed in Agadir slightly jaded before powering on to...

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2015 Loco Grom Search

Hey Locos!! Welcome to 2015 Loco Grom Search. As our fans already know Loco are always keen to hear from motivated ambassadors and future rock stars to form part of their ever expanding team. We've seen some strong competitive performances from our current SUP grom 13yr old Finn Gamblin over the last couple of seasons but we're looking for more young talent coming through across SUP, surf and kite. We're ideally looking for riders 11-16yrs old who are actively competing in...

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Loco January Paddleboard, Surfboard and Kiteboard Sale

Hey Locos!! After another fantastic year we don't have much in the way of 2014 stock left so if you want a bargain now is the time! We've also included a small selection of 2015 equipment to keep everyone happy. The Loco January Paddleboard, Surfboard and Kiteboard Sale finishes Tuesday 13th so be quick!! 2014 Paddle Boards 12'6'' x 29'' Race Tourers - ex demo (wood with red, silver) - Was £1099 Now £699 12'6'' x 29'' Race Tourer wood deck lime...

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Just Another Weekend of Loco SUP Surfing in Scotland

Hey Locos!! Wee Dougie from Scotland has been putting in the miles again. Check out his report from a recent paddle surfing trip up North 'Just another weekend of Loco SUP Surfing in Scotland' Having not been on the SUP for a few weeks it was time to hit the road for a spot of surf. A 3-5ft 12sec swell on Sat and Sun was the forecast with easterly offshore wind on Saturday and nothing on Sunday. The swell direction was...

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5’8” Loco Surfboard Demo in South Shields

Hey Locos!! Boss man Joey T's plans of killer SUP session yesterday were cut short when his brother lost his paddle 10mins into their session and the wind swung onshore. Thankfully donning the wetsuit in some decidedly chilly conditions wasn't a complete waste of time as Adam Henderson from Hartlepool Marina had been on asking to demo one of the new Loco Vanguard-inspired surfboards hoping it would fill a gap on his quiver. After the initial excitement of opening a...

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Loco End of Season Paddleboard Sale

Hey Locos! It's been another fantastic season for the brand with almost double the sales we did last year, topped off with two National Final placings for young Finn Gamblin and recent SUP convert Tina Beresford. Once again solid proof that you don't need to be a large multi-national windsurfing brand to make championship-worthy paddle boards. It was interesting that both Finn and Tina decided to use their more buoyant Short SUPs in last weekend's onshore dump fest, underlining...

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