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Momavida!

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It’s that time of year to celebrate the Mothers, Moms and Mums of the world. We know she likes the beach so to honour our ladies of the lake, we’re making it easy for you help get into SUP with some package specials.

Thinking of getting Mom a board for Mother’s Day? – Get a FREE PADDLE with any new board purchase. Whether you are purchasing for a Mom, or a Mom looking to pick one up for yourself instead, it’s an open invitation to pick up a board & paddle package and get on the water now.

Mother’s Day Specials at Kalavida
Free Paddle with Purchase of Most New Paddleboards * Details In-store Valid until Sunday, May 8
Get a 6-Pack Punch Card
->Includes extra rental card!
$99 Regular price $155
Free Rentals for Mom All Day Sunday First come, first serve
Learn to SUP Class
– Gift Certificate –
$60 Regular rate $80

Fine Print:
* Paddle upgrades welcome – call or drop by for details
* These sweet specials shouldn’t be combined with any other specials – Just for Mom
* Call or drop by to see what’s in store.

The Games of the 2nd SUP Olympiad

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Calling all Nations!
We’ve all watched the Olympics and wished we could compete for our country. Well, here’s your chance to compete for your hometown at the 2016 SUP Olympics at Kalamalka Beach. Your Hometown is considered a Nation of it’s own and all you need is a team captain and 3 friends.  SUP experience helpful but not essential. Register a team of 4 now and get in on the action.

Date: Saturday, May 28
Location:  Olympic Beach (Kalamalka Lake Beach)
Times: TBA (approx 11am to 2pm)

How do the Games work? 
We took some classic Olympic events and twisted them into SUP-able events.  For some of the events, one or two of your team members will compete, while others will require your full team participation.  There will be sign up sheets on the day of the event for Team Captains to sign up their team members for specific events.

How to enter a Team? 
Register your team on our registration page (hosted by Webscorer).  You’ll need a team name, Hometown and your team members.  If you don’t know your full team yet, just enter some text until you know your full team.  Your HOMETOWN will serve as your Nation so be sure to represent accordingly.  We will supply Nation jerseys to each team.
** Limited to 16 teams **

$80 per team / Must register with a team.
Click here to register

What’s included?  Team Jerseys, Awards and good times guaranteed.

THE EVENTS
Some events are for individuals while others are 2 and 4 person efforts. We’re still tweaking some of them but they may include these and more:

• 100m Sprint – Individual
• Paddle Javelin- Individual
• Freestyle SUP- Individual
• Paddle Pong- Pairs
• iShot Put – Individual
• Cross Country Frisbee (new event) – Individual Relay (Mixed Gender)
• 4 x 100 Team Relay (new event) – Team of 4 (your whole team)
• SUP Polo – Team of 4 (your whole team) **Tentative**)
• 4 x 100 Team Relay (new event)

Scenes from the 2012 SUP Olympiad

Got Kids? Give em’ to us!

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Get ready for a great season of Standup Paddleboarding on Kalamalka Lake.  Under the direction of Lina Augaitis (Former World SUP Champion), we are excited to announce our Kids and Youth SUP programs.  Got Kids?  Give em’ to us!

JUNIOR SUP CLUB:
Our Junior SUP Club is offered on Monday and/or Tuesday evenings and open to all levels of paddlers. The Tuesday session is best suited for experienced paddlers or anyone looking for more emphasis on fitness.

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A great way to get give your kids a fun morning at the beach – 3 days in a row! The daily menu of events will be subject to weather and water conditions. Each day is focused on teaching a new fun skill and application of those skills in a variety of fun activities.

Visit our youth & KIDS Page for more info here
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Inflatable Revolution

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Want the ultimate portable SUP solution?  Maybe an inflatable paddleboard package is the best solution for your life.  If you are space-challenged or have a vehicle without a roof rack, an inflatable board kit can be stored in the trunk or backseat with ease.

With new developments in construction, Red Paddle’s MSL Construction is lighter and stronger than ever. Inflatable boards are light to carry, easy to store, and the perfect solution for adventurous travelers and those who live in condos / apartments / VW Vans but still want a good performing board.

Just add in a 3-Piece Travel Paddle and you are all set – >

What about the thickness of a board?

  • 4″ thick boards are best for lightweight paddlers and perform better in the surf
  • 4.75″ to 6″ thick boards offer more flotation, stiffness and the ability handle more weight (think gear, kids, dogs, etc.)

We have a wide range of inflatables to demo and for sale

  • Red Paddle – 9’6, 10’6, 11′, 12’6  (up to 25psi)
  • Starboard Astros – 9′, 10′, 10’5, 11’2, 11’6, 12’6, 14′ (up to 18psi)
  • Twin Fish – 10’7, 11′, 12’6 (up to 18psi)
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Red Paddle’s 11′ Sport is possibly the lightest inflatable – a mere 20 lbs

See them all here-

Open Tuesday thru Sunday

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We’re opening up 6 days a week for the month of April.  Our newly renovated Retail Beach Shop is open along with the Okanagan  Demo and Rental Centre.  Lots of new boards and gear in stock already. Board Rentals now available at pre-season rates.

April Hours of Operation:

 
DATE HOURS
Mondays Closed

Tuesday-Friday
11-5:30pm
Saturdays 10-5pm
Sundays
11-5pm

Safe and Secure

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Whether you are planning to start paddling in early spring or later in the fall, we have a few things you may need.  Here’s the top 5 products to keep you and your board safe and secure.

Locking Straps & Locks: Kanulock straps can be used on the top of your vehicle racks or other places where you can lock up your board.  They include two sets of keys and come in a variety of lengths.  Simple and easy to use.  Or use a Dockslock to lock up your board with a cable.

  • Kanulock Locking Straps – Available in variety of lengths for 1,2, or more boards
  • DocksLock – Connects to the leash plug on your board with a long cable.

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Booties and Gloves:
 
Keep your feet warm while paddling on those cooler days in the fall, winter and spring.  5mm thick booties are good for early Fall paddling but the 7mm thick boots would keep you warm through late Fall and Winter.  A warm pair of gloves are flexible enough to get good grip on your paddle.  Use them for windier or wetter days on the water. Choose from a variety of sizes from Xcel.

  • Xcel ‘Infinity’ Series – Warmest, driest and most flexible
  • Xcel ‘Xplorer Series’ – Basic level to keep you dry and warm

SUP Board Bags: Storing and traveling with your board inside a Board Bag will keep it away from the elements (wind, rain, heat, flying rocks).  Great for traveling and storage.
– > Available in a variety of styles and prices:

  • Kalavida 10’8 (fits most all-rounders and 10’6 compact touring boards)
  • Kalavida 11’2 (fits most all-rounders under 11’4 and some 11’6 compact touring boards)
  • FCS 12’6 and 14′ Bags – (Best fit for most performance and touring boards)
  • Various brand board bags – For the perfect fit.

Storage Racks: Store your board in the garage, house or wherever you have space.  Keeps it way from getting bumped, scratched, etc.

– > Available in three styles from Calfin:

  • Ceiling (U-shape)
  • Elbow (Angle Wall)
  • Rack style (L-shape)

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Paddling Clothing: Starboard has just released a range of paddling tops and suits for anyone looking to keep paddling through the Fall and Winter.  They include the new ‘All-Star’ Suit pictured below.

Cold Water Paddling with the All Star Suit

Starboard Astros in stock

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The inflatable SUP revolution continues with Starboard’s new carbon composite rail for even greater stiffness (Available in the Deluxe version of their Astro Inflatable line). That means better overall performance in all conditions. Starboard Astros inflate to 18psi and include travel bags with wheels, dual-action pumps, US fin boxes and more.  Check out their full 2016 lineup and get pumped up!

You are now free to move about the world… with your paddleboard in hand.

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See what’s in stock – (see them all here)

Read more about the two types of construction:

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Exploring with the Naish One

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The ONE 12’6” is one of the most versatile inflatable boards around – Take it with you on our travels for all-around cruising, long-distance touring and even a race or two. It features a sleek race outline, 30 inches of width and 6 inches of thickness for incredible rigidity, stability and speed. It also has an integrated number guide on the deck pad for referencing proper stance position.

The 12’6 length is ideal for longer trips and the width and volume make it stable, fun, and fast for paddlers of any size, age and paddling ability. An ideal solution for travel. Just pack it up and check it in as a piece of regular luggage.

FEATURES

  • Hassle free storage and transport
  • Lightweight (23 lbs.) and can be carried with ease – on your back, on a bike, in your car
  • Easy to handle & travel with – stores in a backpack, can be checked on a plane, no excess baggage, no roof racks needed
  • Fast and highly competitive for paddlers of any weight or size
  • Nearly indestructible and ding proof
  • Soft touch surface is safer in terms of cuts, scrapes, and bruises

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NAISH ONE PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 12’6 One Inflatable
  • 3-pc Adjustable Makani Carbon Paddle (with travel bag)
  • Canvas Travel Pack – Take it on the plane!
  • High Pressure Pump
  • Repair Kit
  • Removable Fin

See all of our inflatables here

Lock up your board!

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Keep your board safe on the roof of your vehicle – The Kanulock lockable tiedowns are extremely simple – they work exactly the same way as a regular set of tie-downs with the added bonus of a key-lock and Stainless Steel cables.

Available in four lengths:

  • 2.5M / 8 ft
  • 3.3M / 11 ft
  • 4M / 13 ft
  • 5.4M / 18 ft

IN STOCK NOW!

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You are so Rogue…

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Rogue returns to the forefront of SUP Design with their brand new 2015 quiver. Building on the success of their popular All-Water line, a new Blue and Pink series is now available alongside their classics line. Their performance boards (racing and touring) feature a quiver of updated shapes, new graphics and tons of useful features.  New for 2015, Rogue is now offering select models in their new R9 construction making them even more affordable.

WHAT’S GOOD (LOOKING) FOR FLATWATER (LAKES, RIVERS, ETC)

All-Waters -Rogue has cornered that part of the market with their impressive line of graphic-drenched All-Water boards.  Notably the first SUP company to veer away from centered logos and traditional longboard lines, Rogue has been the innovator and one look at their boards will tell the story.  The best part is they back it up with industry-leading construction all at a reasonable price.  Available in 102′, 10’8′ and 11’2′ lengths.
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Touring Series (11’4″ & 12’6) – Built to suit paddlers who want the speed and glide of a displacement style hull (think smooth and fast) yet portable enough for anyone to load without a struggle. It includes built-in tie-downs for packing gear on the front and back.

Touring 11'6 and 12'6 in R9 Construction

Touring 11’6 and 12’6 in R9 Construction

Utility SeriesLooking for a stable board for both flatwater and surf? The Tesoro line offers up both and although they’ve kept the look on the conservative side, the extra width makes them attractive to newbies and intermediate paddlers.

R1 Race (12’6) and Vandal (14′) – Coming off yet another successful test at the 2014 Battle of the Paddle, they have finally put their race boards into production and they rank among the flashiest on the market.  At around 26lbs, the 12’6 stock-class racer is a dialed production board with carbon inlay and it’s bigger brother, the 14′ R1 Race version is a stealth flatwater flyer.

One stop SUP Shop

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You might be looking to get into the sport but wondering how to transport a board (0r two), or at the very least get it from the shop to your place. A permanent rack on your roof is the long term solution but to keep costs down, check out the FCS SUP Soft Rack system. It attaches easily to most car roof-tops and is easy to use.

We stock just about everything you’ll need including soft racks, locking straps, board bags, SUP wheels, glow lights, leashes and more. Plus, we can ship across the country. Just call the shop to find out more. Here’s a peek at what we have available –

Accessories for SUP:

  • SUP Board Bags: FCS Board Bags, Dakine, Surftech, Riviera Paddlesurf
  • Dakine Water Packs (Hip and Shoulder)
  • FCS, Dakine SUP and Surf Leashes (Standard, Coil and new Straight/Coil)
  • Traction Pads (Dakine, FCS,

    NSI, Surftech)

  • Paddle blade covers and paddle bags (FCS, Dakine)
  • EZ-Plugs and Lash-it Kits
  • Drybags / Travel bags
  • Rail Tape (Clear tape for rails of your board)
  • FCS Soft Rack Pads (in case you don’t have a roof rack)
  • FCS Tail Gate Pads
  • Dakine Rack Pads
  • Ceiling Racks for boards
  • Locking Straps and other connectables

Surfwear

  • Clothing from Rip Curl, Quiksilver, Sitka and Kalavida
  • Flip-Flops: Sanuk, Reef, Quiksilver & Rip Curl
  • Sunscreen: Zinka, Sex Wax
  • Eyewear and waterproof accessories
  • Towels
  • Bamboo BBQ Sets
  • Frisbees
  • Hacky Sacks
  • Dashboard Hulas

Rental Punch Cards Available

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Think you might have a case of chronic RENTonitis? We can help ease the pain. If you are planning to come out and rent often, here’s a great opportunity to save money and time with a Kalavida SUP Punch Pass. We now have 4 and 6 pack RENTAL PUNCH PASSES available. We keep your card in the shop so all you have to do is show up, check in and you’re ready to go.

Click the 6-pack for more details>
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