Olympic Class Starboard IQ Foils

The Olympic Class Starboard IQ Foils are here! The new 95 cm carbon mast has a higher grade of carbon so it is going to be stiffer than the regular 95 cm carbon mast. This helps with more stability in reaching and going upwind and downwind, allowing you to go faster with more control. InContinue reading “Olympic Class Starboard IQ Foils”

Tips for Receiving your Board

Windsurfing, wing, and SUP boards (along with big size masts, booms, and sails) are too big for us to ship via UPS, FedEx or the US Mail. These items have to be sent via truck, and we generally use Pilot Freight.  Freight shipping is a little different than Fedex or UPS. It can take aContinue reading “Tips for Receiving your Board”

SUP Buyer’s Guide – All Around or Touring Shape?

When you are researching to purchase a paddle board, it can be confusing to figure out if you want an all-around board or a touring board.  All Around SUP Most of the paddle boards that you see on the beach fall in to the all around board category.  They look like big surfboards that areContinue reading “SUP Buyer’s Guide – All Around or Touring Shape?”

Chinook: Windsurfing Hardware Made in the USA

When you pull up in front of the Chinook factory-warehouse in Cascade Locks, Oregon it is hard to believe that this is the source of the rock-solid windsurfing components we have all been using for decades. An unassuming building in an industrial park near the banks of the Columbia River, most passerby’s would never guessContinue reading “Chinook: Windsurfing Hardware Made in the USA”

Windsurf Foiling in St. Petersburg

By now you’ve seen the pictures and videos, maybe there is even someone at your local sailing spot who has one. Foils are the trendy new thing on the windsurfing scene…but is it going to last, or is it just a fad? We believe that foils are the future of windsurfing (and other water sportsContinue reading “Windsurf Foiling in St. Petersburg”

Starboard Foils E-Type & S-Type

When wing foiling choosing the proper wing makes all the difference. When choosing between the E and S-type wing sets here are a few key things about each of them. The E-type: the E is for efficient, it is fast, has maximum glide speed and is efficient with pumping and flying. The S-type: S isContinue reading “Starboard Foils E-Type & S-Type”

Review: Severne 2021 Foil Glide 2

This sail is meant for a small sail in a lighter wind and it is the junior IQ foil sail. It is not a race sail, however it is a foil sail meant to get you moving. This sail has five batons and three cambers which enables more low-end grunt. It can also have aContinue reading “Review: Severne 2021 Foil Glide 2”

How To: Attach My Uphaul to My Boom

It sounds as easy as it is! Watch Britt as he goes into detail about how to properly attach an uphaul to a boom. He even goes through how to attach an uphaul without a line already attached. Just a simple loop or a couple knots and you will be on your merry way! DoContinue reading “How To: Attach My Uphaul to My Boom”