2019 Loco Rider Ambassador & SUP School Scheme

2019 Loco Rider Ambassador & SUP School Scheme

2019 Loco Rider Ambassador & SUP School Scheme Hey Locos!After another fantastic season of SUP sales and product development we're now casting our minds forward to 2019. For those who keep up with our facebook page or instagram you'll have already seen that we've made some fantastic steps forward with our new hard race board, the Motion as well as upping our game across iSUPs with the introduction of the new 17' Motion Air Tandem and 10'5'' Amigo Air alongside producing some...

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Become A Loco 2018 SUP Ambassador or Rider

Become A Loco 2018 SUP Ambassador or Rider

Become A Loco 2018 SUP Ambassador or Rider Hey Locos!It's that time of year again when we're on the hunt for some motivated SUP Ambassadors and talented team riders to help promote our beautiful performance-driven products for 2018.AmbassadorsWe're particularly interested in SUP instructors for our inflatable range (aka iSUPs) but will also consider active types who love taking photos of their adventures and posting it all over social media. It helps if you live in a beautiful location or travel...

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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 SchoolHey 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 WantedAfter 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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What’s the perfect SUP Paddle Length?

The importance of Length – and other SUP Paddle Points Having the correct paddle length is key to efficient SUPing, avoiding injury and performing at your optimum across all areas of stand up. A plethora of information exists about the best length of a SUP spoon, but it’s not always as clear cut as some would have you believe. There are many different elements that come into play; technique, rider style and board type – to name a few. Tez Plavenieks puts SUP...

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SUP wars – SUP surfing vs River SUP

SUP wars – SUP surfing vs River SUP As more people discover the versatility and diversity of stand up paddle boarding a plethora of new locations and environments are springing up. No longer confined to just open sea, SUP can be practiced anywhere there’s a puddle – literally. Those choosing to specialise are also thinking outside the box and over the last few years wave heads, who don’t live anywhere near a surf break, have been ‘putting in’ at rivers.Toes on the nose,...

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Rapidly Taking Hold – Whitewater SUP

Paddlesports,  in particular kayaking, come from the river; hucking waterfalls, weirs, charging big volume rapids and chucking moves while ‘surfing’ standing waves is what this sport has long been associated with. Dan Gavere hucking a rather large waterfall! - pic courtesy SUP Racer Stand up paddle boarding meanwhile, although coming from the same family (SUPers use paddles for propulsion remember!), started life in the oceans of the world. Things though are starting to come full circle. Kayakers looking for new challenges are...

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