Surftech Bark D2 Review: First Impressions

My first thought when I stepped on the board was comfort. I felt very comfortable. That could be because I paddled Matt Becker's custom Bark after the 2012 Carolina Cup for a year. The D2 is a modified version of that board. Who would like...

Lahui Kai Annabel Anderson High-Performance Fitness Board for 2016

This is a sneak peak at the Annabel Anderson high-performance yoga and fitness board for 2016. This triple-carbon yoga board is as good for yoga and fitness as it is for general touring and paddling. It comes with the LiftSUP handle and ConnexSUP components. That's all...

Surftech 2016 Preview Bark Commander Light, Bark Contender Light and Bark Vapor

Mike Pilgrim with Surftech Product Development walks us through some highlights of the Surftech Bark Line for 2016. Specifically, we walk through the Bark Contender Light, Bark Commander Light, and the Bark Vapor. Bark Contender Light Race SUP Specs: Finally a Contender smaller paddlers can call their...

New BIC World Series Race Board: Seeing 2015

A few of us got to test out the BIC World Series 12'6" at the Outdoor Retailers outdoor demo day in Utah a few weeks ago. I loved the design. It immediately stood out on the water. No matter who was paddling it on...

L2Fish Stand Up Fishing Paddle Board from Live Watersports

The L2 from Live Watersports looks like the mac daddy of all fishing paddle board crafts. I think you could take a family of 4 on this. It may have the most deck space of any of the fishing SUPs. It is substantial and...

Meet Travis Grant’s M2O-winning board from NSP

DC (Dale Chapman) and Chris Chamberlain walk us through Travis Grant's Molokai 2 Oahu-winning stand up paddle board, the first unlimited production board to win the M2O. DC is the shaper and was also on Travis' support boat for the 5+ hours across the M2O's Channel of...

First look at the 2015 BIC SUP Tracer paddleboard series

BIC SUP’s new TRACER series (“Touring-Racer”) excels as both a performance race board and an all-purpose touring board. Designed for riders who want speed and glide as well as comfort and stability, these new shapes are heavily influenced by the RACE-PRO series of high...

How to Prone Paddleboard: Part 1 The Basics

Jack Bark from Bark Paddleboards and Surftech walks us through prone (traditional) paddleboards Part 1. Shot by Chris Aguilar. Sponsors: Bark Paddleboards, Surftech and Distressed Mullet. Please like and share! Check out Surftech http://www.surftech.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Surftech-SUP/108453439180132?fref=ts Check out Bark Paddleboards: http://www.joebark.com

Hobie Outdoor Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard Series

San Juan Capistrano, California, July 15, 2014 – Hobie Stand Paddleboards announces the release of its Outdoor Inflatable Series of stand up paddleboards.  The series features two new innovative designs that cater to the stand up paddling needs of the all-around outdoor enthusiast. The 10’9”...

2015 Infinity Blackfish ST Stand Up Paddle Raceboard

From the Infinity 2015 Catalogue: Blackfish series of boards is the latest evolution in design by Dave Boehne. Taking the concept of hydrodynamic surf design in an all-new collection of boards that have taken the race paddle scene by storm. The concept was simple as...

Naish releases specs on 2017 Malolo SUP Foilboard and Malolo Hydrofoil

Naish has just released the specs on the 2017 Malolo SUP Foilboard and Malolo Hydrofoil. It looks like the race continues between Kai and Connor. The official launch date is early Fall 2016, but they hope to have more images and video to share in the next...

NSP turns to Coconuts for new line of paddle boards

This video is about the 2016 line of NSP Paddle Boards with Cocomat Construction. These boards are made with coconut mulch, a renewable material that is normally thrown away, but results in a paddle board that is 30% lighter and 50% stronger than standard...

SUPTHINKTANK: Makers of LiftSUP handles and ConnexSUP plugs

We got to meet up with Matt with SUPTHINKTANK at the 2015 Surf Expo in Orlando and walked through LiftSUP handles and ConnexSUP plug system. LiftSUP is the first reinforced, injection molded handle designed specifically for Stand Up Paddleboards. hey sit flush with the deck...

SIC X PRO LITE 12.6 Review: First impressions

I was shocked. Honestly. My first experience on SICs 2 years ago was that they nailed the downwind. BUT, the boards were big, sometimes heavy. This next generation laughs in the face of their elder predecessors. I took the SIC X PRO LITE 12.6 for a...

NAISH 2015 Standup Paddleboard Collection

Here's a quick look at the 2015 line from Naish. Learn more at: naishsurfing.com

Review: Yolo Yak Stand Up Paddleboard

The Yolo Yak could quite possibly be the toughest SUP on Earth. It's heavy duty, made of roto-molded polyethelene. It's a beast. It is hard to paddle in strong currents and wind, but super stable. You can fit 5 kids on this thing as a...

Gear Review: NSP 9’8″ Elements SUP Surf Board

NSP Element
Looking for a board to up my skills I bought the NSP Elements 9’8” as a vacation board. I’m a very casual surfer. Big waves make me nervous, but I was hoping to change that. The only thing I’ve had for the surf so far...

Walk through of the Annabel Anderson’s 11’6″ Touring Board with Brian Szymanski

Brian Szymanski walks us through the Annabel Anderson's 11'6" Touring Board from Lahui Kai. Brian, Annabel and John Becker collaborated on the design of this all-around touring board that features "excellent stability, speed, tracking, control, carrying capacity and comfort in all conditions." Annabel Anderson's 11'6"...

Ron House toe-hold

By the end of next week, there'll be at least 5 Ron House race boards here in NC. I have a 14' coming. It should ship today. There's a 12'6" carbon race board on its way and possibly a second 12'6"This is just another...

Preview: 2015 The Starboard Nut

"For the SUP long-board enthusiast, there’s no doubt this is a massive leap forward.” A variation of a theme from the 11’2”x30” Blend for those willing to look outside the box. Maintaining the excellent glide charcteristics of the blend, the unique outline shape greatly enhances...

Starboard SUP Fishing Boards

Starboard has launched their 2016 line of Fishing SUPs. With 3 models to choose, you can find the Sportsman in composite technology, ideal for open ocean or choppier conditions with it's ultra wide tail, the Stealth, which is super quiet with great glide to...

Custom Board Candy: Jeremy Rigg’s Custom SIC

Jeremy Riggs custom SIC stand up paddle board
From Jeremy: I've been paddling canoe and surf ski lately and really like the way they glide and connect bumps. I thought that adding length and softening the rails would help a SU achieve those kind of glides. The skis and canoes don't slow down...

Sponsor Spotlight: Riviera

There would be no Mullet, Distressed or otherwise, without our advertisers. Riviera Paddlesurf has been an incredible supporter of Distressed Mullet, so we want to make sure you know a little bit more about them. We should start with the fact that they are so...

NCP heating up the Prone paddleboard molds and continues killer customs tradition

If you are following Brian Szymanski on Instagram (@brianszymanski8560), you've been watching some seriously cool boards coming out of North County Paddleboards (NCP) (Instagram @ncp_paddleboards). If you are unfamiliar with NCP, you should look into them. They've been around for a LONG time and...

Focus SUP’s Mo Freitas signature line of High Performance SUP Surf boards

For 2016, Focus SUP is excited for the Mo Freitas Signature model paddle surf board. It’s small for what we’re used to seeing. Mo Is also far more extreme than what we’re used to seeing and has developed a style, along with many of...

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