East Coast SUP Hustle with Loco Surfing

East Coast SUP Hustle

East Coast SUP Hustle After another 'decent size swell' famine for a few weeks and some uninspiring local beach break sessions, Loco boss Joe was desperate for this paddle surfing fix! Magic Seaweed suggested it might well happen at last weekend but as with all interesting forecasts they tend to run over into midweek when the daily grind necessitates doing some 'actual work' rather than swanning off to the coast all day. Praise be to Neptune, Joe's schedule was pretty clear...

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Laura Truelove Reports on the Wave Project Charity Paddle in Wales

Laura Truelove Reports on the Wave Project Charity Paddle in Wales Roving SUP surfer and big time S.A.S supporter Laura T gives us the low down on a recent paddle she took part in to raise money for charity.....NICE!! Over to Laura.. Wave Project Charity Paddle in Wales On the 25th of June I paddled my 7’9” Loco Surf SUP down Cardiff’s Taff River, but not for any old reason; this paddle had a purpose. I joined a few other ‘paddlers’ including...

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Become a Loco Test Centre or SUP Coach

Become a Loco Test Centre or SUP Coach Hey Locos! In response to customer feedback we'd like to increase the number of locations where Loco boards are available to demo. While some have no problem parting with hundreds of pounds over the internet, others definitely feel more confident spending after performing the usual weight and finish checks. With our standard constructions now being the lightest on the market and with a premium construction that can take the hardest of knocks we're...

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Halloween SUP, Surf and Kite Board Sale

Halloween SUP, Surf and Kite Board Sale

Halloween SUP, Surf and Kite Board Sale Hey Locos!! With the first of our 2016 boards about to drop we're looking to sell the last of our 2015 boards to clear some space in our storage unit. With new all-round SUPs starting from just £599 including delivery, ex team performance short SUPs and Comp Pro Boards starting from just £450 and brand new Race Tourers with £400 off there is no better time to add a Loco SUP to your quiver...

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Finn Gamblin Makes U16 BSUPA National SUP Finals

Finn Gamblin Makes U16 BSUPA National SUP Finals  Anyone who's followed our blog over the last 18 months will know Finn is mainly an accomplished prone surfer who competes on the UK circuit as well as travelling to many of the primo surf spots around the world. At just 14yr old he's certainly one to watch and is constantly getting braver with the size waves he's prepared to take on which was just as well with a hurricane doing it's...

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Laura Truelove with Loco Comp Pro SUP

Laura Truelove joins Loco SUP

Laura Truelove joins Loco SUP After  a pretty frustrating move by Tina just one month before the National Finals, we were stoked to hear Loco racer Phil May had discovered another lady prepared to push herself on the surf side of our beloved sport. After a telephone conversation it certainly seemed like Laura would be a suitable candidate to join the Loco Asylum and with no involvement in 'competitive surfing' it sounded like Laura would have the necessary time to...

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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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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 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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