How to Buy a Board

Katie Gear, How To

First let’s start with how NOT to buy a board: One: If you want to take up standup paddleboarding, do not go into a surf shop, or even a paddleboard shop, and buy the prettiest board there. Oh, you will want to. Believe me. And when you spend a whole lot of time paddling, you spend a lot of time…

PUMA/LAIRD BOARD SELECTED FOR GEAR OF SHOW AWARD BY OUTSIDE MAGAZINE

dogzilla23 Gear, News

BOSTON, MA (August 8, 2011) –Outside editors named their favorite 10 outdoor gear products from Outdoor Retailer, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the PUMA/Laird Board was the lone watercraft to make this year’s list. Laird Hamilton stands in front of the PUMA/Laird Board at the Outdoor Retailer Demo Day. The board was selected by Outside Magazine for a…

Check out this race board from Australia

dogzilla23 Boards, Gear

This board is called the Penetrator and it’s made by Balmoral Boards. Check out the drainage and how forward the fin is… I emailed them for more information. I’m curious to see how the longer boards fit into the slot here on the east coast. In Hawaii, they are used to 6-second windswell periods. Here, I imagine it would be…