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 SUP Surfing in Scarborough with Steve Laddiman

Loco SUP surfing report fresh in from team rider Steve Laddiman who ventured across to Scarborough on the East Coast this week. Forecast looked a bit iffy but looks like Steve scored some great SUP surfing with the helps of some local knowledge. Over to Steve anyway... When you live 15 minutes from the beach it seems a bit daft to drive the width of the country for a days SUP surfing. However, after the summer we have had and...

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Tina on her Loco 7'10'' SUP

Cornish Loco Tina Beresford reviews Loco SUPs 7’10”

So after agreeing to join Loco SUP's paddle surf team a few months back, Joe was kind enough to send me a 7'10'' short SUP to use until my competition board landed in a couple of months. Being relatively new to SUP I'd only really borrowed or rented boards before and they were usually 9'-11' long so I was initially quite wary about such a short SUP. When I opened the box I was certainly impressed with the wood...

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Tina in wetsuit about to leash up Loco 7'10'' SUP

Tina Beresford joins the Loco SUP Asylum

Tina Beresford joins the Loco SUP Asylum Boss man Joey T caught up with new inmate Tina Beresford to find out a little bit more about her achievements to date and what we can expect to see from her in the next 12 months. Name:  Tina Beresford Age: 28 Tell us a little about yourself? I started surfing around 10 years ago when I was at University in Sheffield and became obsessed! From then on all my spare time was spent surfing, planning surf...

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Loco SUP on location in Wales

Recent addition to Team Loco UK & all round waterman Steve Laddiman gives us an insight into paddle surfing in North Wales. After studying the forecast at length it looked like all the elements were set to come together for that rare occasion when a proper ground swell pushes up the Irish Sea (past the Llyn Penninsular) to Broad Beach, Rhosneigr to produce a special wave! Myself and the boy wonder (son Ollie) were up at the crack of dawn...

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Loco SUP on Location at Loch Ard in the Scottish Highlands

Loch Ard Paddle No Swell to get excited about… No wind… what on earth do you do? Lorna and I decided to head north of Glasgow in search of some inland paddle spots. We loaded up the trusted 9’5 Loco and the new 7’10 Loco boards into the bus and headed off. We arrived at Loch Ard near Aberfoyle and unloaded the boards. Wetsuits on and set off across the Loch. Im 80kgs and jumped on the 7’10 for the first time and paddled it across...

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