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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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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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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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Late Smack on Loco 7'4'' SUP

Loco SUP Inmates Blow Up at Saltburn

After what seems to have been an endless swell famine on the East Coast the swell Gods finally relented to the masses and sent a long overdue pulse of salty loveliness yesterday. The original plan was to head down to Scarborough to check out some of our beloved coastline's hidden slabs but the swell height didn't really justify the mission so it was decided boss man Joe would meet up with Welsh ripper Steve Laddiman and son Ollie down...

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Northern Winter SUP League – Race 2

Hey Locos!! Despite Stand Up Paddleboard Racing being a regular fixture down on the South Coast for the last couple of seasons, it had failed to really take off up in the North of England with paddlers largely preferring to paddle surf or simply paddle recreationally or for fitness. Boss man Joe decided that something needed to be done about this so discussions were started with Central SUP and SUP North to see if an informal series of fun races...

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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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Tina Beresford tests our new 2015 7’9” Loco SUP

Hey Locos! It's been a busy week at The Asylum with the first of the 2015 surf sticks going out to our Loco SUP inmates. Meds consumed & gear packed Tina Beresford was up with the larks over the weekend to test drive her new 7'9'' x 27.5'' @ 91L Loco SUP. The location was Godrevy Beach where she met up with Sarah Clark from Checkered Photography. Boss man Joey T caught up with Tina to her initial thoughts...

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National Watersports Festival Goes Nuts For Loco SUP

Boss man Joey T takes a few minutes off from double dropping throat lozenges, post party kidney dialysis and nursing an infected human bite (an event first) to report back on The Loco SUP Asylum's annual 750 mile round trip down to The National Watersports Festival. So after last year's mixed response to the arrival of the 'new kids on the block' we were a little reluctant to drive all that way and spend money on a 66% more...

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Steve Laddiman scored at Thurso on his 7’10” Loco SUP

Hey Locos! We catch up with Loco SUP team rider Steve Laddiman to find out about his recent mission to Thurso in search of perfect SUP waves. Some of the snaps are definitely Loco suggesting he scored big time on his trusty 7'10'' Loco SUP! Anyway over to Steve... After a whole month without getting on a wave, a tenuous forecast mixed with a midweek opportunity saw us heading to the ends of the earth in search of a wave...

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