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 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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7’4” Loco SUP Paddle Board Reviewed by Steve Laddiman

Hey Locos! With all the hype surrounding the Vanguard-style SUPs at the moment we thought it was worth getting an average weight rider on our smallest Short SUP to see how our version of the same concept stacks up? Here's what Steve Laddiman thought of the 7'4'' Loco SUP 7'4'' Loco SUP Review A bad back, resulting from an over exuberant windsurf session, had seen me demoted for a couple of weeks to driver and photographer for the rest of...

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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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Loco SUP Carbon Raceboard Pre-Order Promotion

Hey Locos!! Welcome to the Loco SUP Carbon Raceboard Pre-Order Promotion. After some fantastic rider feedback on our lightweight 12'6'' and 14' full carbon/pvc sandwich race boards we're keen to get some boards on the water in 2015. Consequently we're offering a one off introductory pre-order price (based on volume) which means customers can save a whopping £600 on our already competitive £1599 and £1799 price points. To access this deal we require 50% up front and the rest of the balance...

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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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Hannah Ramsay Gets into SUP and Frostbite Racing

Hey Locos! Boss man Joey T catches up with new Loco Hannah Ramsay on how she got into the sport and her first experiences of racing in the Frostbite Race Series down in Bournemouth. Over to Hannah anyway... I first got into paddleboarding through a friend of mine who had set up a small group of people who were willing to get up on a Sunday morning to go out and enjoy some time on the water. I instantly fell in...

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2014 Battle of The Thames SUP Race Round Up

On Saturday 17th May I made a 6am start for the hour and a half journey to the Thames Sailing Club in Kingston Upon Thames for Battle of the Thames 2014. This race holds special significance for me as it was here last year (in the presence of the great Jamie Mitchell) that I had my first ever proper race. I arrived at around 8am and the car park was already beginning to fill up. This was due to...

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Loco Collaborators Wanted

The Loco Asylum is looking for some new inmates to really help drive the brand forward both in the UK and Internationally. Alongside our growing team of brand ambassadors and team riders firing ‘the stoke’ on beaches across Europe, we’re looking for a variety of people with a host of skills. Just to be totally transparent these roles are unpaid so may best suit students or recent graduates looking for that all important experience. Great work will be rewarded with a glowing...

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Loco SUP ambassador Doug Paton reports on his recent trip to Islay, Scotland

Islay – April 2014 The first island adventure of the year kicked off with a trip to Islay. I loaded up the new 8’11 (which hadn’t seen the water yet) my surfboard and my windsurf kit then drove from Glasgow to Kennacraig to catch the first ferry in the morning. The forecast looked big for the first few days. 9ft @ 15sec was the long distance outlook but closer to the time this ended up being 7ft @ 14 sec with some...

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