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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.

GreatBear Touring Boards

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New Boardworks Greatbear touring boards along with the Raven and Sirena now in stock.The ‘Greatbear’ is a collaboration with Canadian team ambassador, Norm Hann, and is designed to be the ultimate tour and expedition board. Read more here –

Inspired by Norm’s conservation efforts, Boardworks has pledged

$20 of the sale of each Great Bear board to be donated to StandUp4GreatBear

, a non-profit organization that promotes awareness and encourages the protection of Great Bear Rainforest through “expeditions, partnerships and action.” THE ISSUE: Enbridge Inc, a Calgary-based oil and gas company has proposed the construction of a 1,170 km pipeline running from Alberta’s tar sands to Kitimat on British Columbia’s west coast. From here, crude oil would be loaded into super tankers bound for Asia.Stand-Header Before reaching the open ocean, these tankers would first need to pass through some of the most dangerous navigable waters in the world,―the narrow inlets of the Great Bear Rainforest. If this happens, a devastating oil spill is inevitable that would wipe out one of the most pristine marine environments on the planet.

You can now watch the documentary film STAND on Netflix and see the trailer by
clicking here

Learn more about Norm’s expeditions into the GreatBear Rainforest (and other equally stunning locations) by visiting his website – Click the graphic below:

Tahoe Introduces Sport Editions

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Tahoe SUP has established itself as the leader in the touring SUP market and have mastered the design of boards that truly come alive in touring conditions – a perfect choice for inland lakes and mild ocean choppy conditions. Their boards are nicely complimented by a function-driven line of custom accessories that includes paddles, fins, packs, apparel and the Buddy Pad, an attachable non-skid pad for your dog.

For 2014, they have introduced a new Sport Edition for both the Zephyr and Bliss models – They include refined shapes, more volume and a new graphic touch.

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New Tahoe ‘Sport’ Editions

New Boards will be arriving in early March.

In Stock Now:

  • 12’6 Bliss Classic
  • 12’6 Zephyr Classic
  • Grom – 9’6 Kids touring board

Click their sign below to check out their website (it’s a pretty cool)
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Traveling with & Storing your board

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If you travel often and plan on taking your board with you on longer trips, you may consider a travel bag and locking straps to keep it clean and out of harms way. For all higher-end boards including race boards, touring boards and anything made with carbon, a Board Bag is an essential part of your equipment. Same goes for all-rounders when it comes to traveling long distances. During the summer, heat can play a big factor and in the fall and spring, rocks and debris on the road can cause the damage (much in the way they crack windshields).

Look for bags with quality zippers, straps and clips. Most bags come with a shoulder strap. Bags that offer 3/4 or full zippers are the easiest to load-in and load-out your bags so you may consider that a handy feature as well. We carry a variety of board bags to protect all types of boards – each with their own set of features. We carry the following:

  • FCS 12’6 and 14′ Race/Touring Bags
  • FCS DayRunners – Various sizes
  • Riviera 12’6 and 14′ Race/Touring Bags
  • XM Board Bags – Various Lengths
  • Pro-Lite Bags

LOCKING YOUR BOARD:
We stock Kanulock locking straps in three sizes. Easy to use and available in 3 lengths’ 2.5m, 4m, and 5.4m.

STORING YOUR BOARD:
If you are looking for a way to store your board safely, consider using a racking system to keep it away from busy areas. We stock the Calfin ceiling racks that easily mount to your ceiling or wall. All hardware included. $65.00 / set of 2. In stock now.

Custom Gift Certificates Now Available

Know someone who wants to try Standup? Or maybe you’re not sure what kind of accessory would be best? We now offer several types of Gift Certificates. Pick from ‘Intro to SUP’ courses, Board rentals, 6-pack Punch passes, and general certificates for the shop.

Need a customized GIFT CERT? – We can do that to – Email us at info@kalavidasurfshop.com for details.

Introductory Specials:

INTRO TO SUP PACKAGE #1
– $60.00
Includes INTRO TO SUP COURSE + Kalavida T-shirt

INTRO TO SUP PACKAGE #2 – $99.95
Includes INTRO TO SUP COURSE + (2) 1-hour Rentals + Kalavida T-shirt

6-PACK RENTAL CARD – $149
Includes (7) 1-hour rentals + Kalavida T-shirt

Transporting your SUP with a bike!

Meet the SUP MULE. An easy way to transport your paddleboard or surfboard behind your bike. MULE Transport Products has engineered a method, using cloth, which attaches wheels to any size surfboard and SUP. Your shortboard, longboard, and SUP, becomes a trailer which allows you to walk or pull it behind your bicycle. The MULE is a new and unique way to transport your board(s) and ALL your gear to the break or waters edge in one effortless trip.

Details/Description:

  • Two piece durable fabric
  • Universal tail piece fits all boards
  • STS nose piece has a handle strap and a pocket for wax, leash, and personal items
  • Tube tires with plastic mag wheels and quick release pins
  • Breaks down and sets up within seconds
  • Packs in a 12″x 28″x 3″ travel bag for easy storage

Now available at Kalavida: $149


Goes with you ANYWHERE and EVERYWHERE. *No permanently attached bicycle rack. No hardware. No tools needed. NO MORE HASSLES!!! * Hands free controlled ride with little or no wind resistance.

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