It’s here! And you’ll see it at the Outdoor Retailer Show Demo Day tomorrow, Wed., Aug. 1st and thru the week at the OR Show in SLC: It’s the SUPsail from Starboard… the easy way to windsurf your sup board.
Clay with the all-in-one 6.5 meter sail/boom/mast quiver kit.
Though we at Standup Journal do not do gear reviews, it was hard to pass up trying out Starboard’s new “throwback” to our windsurfing roots that allows you to sail your sup board!
First of all, the rig comes in custom fit bag and it has rigging instructions.
The sail is a soft-style sail so it’s extra easy to rig and has fantastic power in light winds. It’s also made in durable Dacron material.
The cool thing is that the 6.5 or the 5.5 sail system is a small investment to make to add another angle to your sup experience.
It’s a cool to learn the stoke of solo sailing, to teach your kids to sail, or for those of us millions of “former windsurfers” to remember the Call of the Wind.
For me, the thrills of my past 30 years of windsurfing came rushing back; I hadn’t windsurfed for two years… and now I’m back in the good old days… which are here again today!
For info on Starboard’s complete sail and windsup board line click: