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paddling in fall, today's blog -

Summer is over.  Now is the time to start thinking about your Fall paddle season.  It's getting cooler, the waves are getting bigger and the water is getting colder and rougher. Take this time to check all your equipment.  Are all your summer dings fixed?  Is your leash in good condition?  Is your PFD in proper working order?  Is your wetsuit clean and smelling fresh? You don't want to go out on the first good winter swell and have your equipment fail.  Make sure you replace your leash strings and even think about getting a new leash. If anything is...

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revolt summer surf series, sunday races -

Summer is upon us.  Warm water. Warmer Sunshine.  It's time to get on the water and paddle with a purpose.  It's time to race.

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Hey, what’s up people? Manny V here. We’ve all done it at least once. The waves are bigger than usual and its obvious you should slap on a leash. You run down to the water line and that’s when realized you loaned out your leash and it was returned sans leash string. Dammit. Here’s a couple quick tips on how to keep a couple back up strings with you at all time. You can pick up a roll of good string at Home Depot for fairly cheap. It’ll last you a while. Now, check the pics and don’t be left...

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Mark your calendars! On May 9th, you’ll have the opportunity to demo and try out some of the best boards on the market. SIC will be hauling down boards for you to try… for FREE! That’ll go down from 7:30-10am at De Anza Cove in Mission Bay. You definitely don’t want to miss it. From 9am-3pm, West Coast Paddle Sports will host the much-anticipated Swap Meet out in the parking lot. This event is mostly private owners selling off their boards, paddles and gear. So bring out your best bargaining skills. I’ve seen some insane deals here. Try to bring...

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id="twocolumns">    by Manny Vargas This post is going out to the newbies, paddlers looking to get more out of your paddle time or those of you that are paddling alone but would like some company. My friend Yvonne has been telling me about a Thursday morning workout paddle out on Carlsbad lagoon. The first thing that came to mind were a couple excuses… “oh man, there’s no way I can keep up with them.” “they are probably all pro racers and I won’t be able to chat with them on their level.” I think we all have this bad...

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