Tandem SUP foiling with Kite foiler

Alex Aguera, Professional Kiter, Windsurfer, Designer, Founder, Partner of GoFoil (gofoil.com) on a kite foil, towed Kalia Aguera in a tandem kite/SUP foil session in very light winds on Memorial Day. Alex Aguera lives in Haiku, Hawaii and is the founder of Go Foil. (gofoil.com) The crazy part...

Aluminum Fins on Kickstarter: Finautic

Finautic needs help to make a "faster, stronger and lighter fin made from aircraft grade aluminum. No more chipping and breaking your SUP fin." Check them out on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1946119412/faster-stronger-paddle-board-sup-fin-made-from-alu

View from the Back: Our Boards, Our Cars, Ourselves

If my car ended up parked overnight at the mall, it would probably be towed because someone would think a homeless person lived in it. What's in my car? Screwdriver Locking straps Board lock Non locking straps Long straps Dog life jacket People life jackets (2) Adjustable paddle Regular paddle Rash guards Beach towels Duct tape Vinegar Surf...

SIC X PRO LITE 12.6 Review: First impressions

I was shocked. Honestly. My first experience on SICs 2 years ago was that they nailed the downwind. BUT, the boards were big, sometimes heavy. This next generation laughs in the face of their elder predecessors. I took the SIC X PRO LITE 12.6 for a...

The Borneo Headhunter SUP Trip

A stand up paddle trip through the deep jungle of Borneo using the latest survival equipment, such as COREBAN Bear Grylls inflatable SUP boards, QUICKBLADE Paddles, VIRUS sportswear and NTC sport Salomon hydration packs.

Werner Rip Stick Surf Specific SUP Paddle footage from Santa Cruz

This is a cool quick video of Jeramie Vaine and Fiona Wilde in Santa Cruz. That wave looks amazing! wernerpaddles.com/paddles/stand-up/sup-surfing The Rip Stick is the answer to what surfers want. More power from a smaller blade. Smaller blade size means a higher cadence for bursts of...

2016 Imagine Angler Polyethylene SUP Fishing Board

Any video where they start by cast-netting mullet gets our attention. Something I LOVE about this board and videos: Snap in fins, fish hold, fold up seat. They mention how important it is to wear a life vest and wear a leash because you never know when...

Save A Session Kit: Items to Always Have on Hand Just in Case

Save-A-Session Kits If you’ve ever arrived at your paddle destination all excited for a workout or a surf with you buddies, only to realize someone doesn’t have a fin screw, then this is for you. It happens - we forget things. Things break. But keeping...

Hobie 12’6″ Apex Review

It’s light. Sexy. Looks like it's wearing fishnets, although that's more race strength than fetish. What's this thing made of? Hobie CLK construction utilizes ESF Technology® powered by Technora®.  A proprietary off angle engineered fabric produced with Technora® aramid fiber, similar to Kevlar®.  The combination produces...

Gear Review: Optrix by Body Glove Waterproof iPhone Case

Optrix iPhone Case
Before I start, let me be perfectly clear. There is no such thing as a foolproof waterproof phone case. Operator error makes that impossible. Natural degradation of materials - in particular rubber seals and gaskets - makes that impossible. That's not necessarily the fault...

Photos from Outdoor Retailer Day 1

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ChattaTravel: Creature Comforts to Help Make it to Race Day

Editor’s Note: This is part of a Distressed Mullet series on on Chattajack Prep.  I've had the good fortune to attend a lot of races this year and I have had some hits and misses when it comes to mastering the Art of Travel getting to...

Starboard launches 2019 Range of Boards, Paddles and Gear

Starboard just released the full catalogue of their lineup for 2019. See the whole Starboard 2019 lineup and download the Catalogue here

June the Machine Gear Review: Stay Healthy Using a Heart Rate Monitor

Start your 2020 season with Heart Rate monitor using Paddle Monster’s how to setup the heart rate zone! Whether you are causal or serious paddler Heart Monitor can easily identify your fatigue. Know your body and be smart and be healthy. Heart rate zone calculation page...

Diapers and Paddles: Kialoa Paddles uses recycled materials

Shane from Kialoa Paddles talks about recycled materials used in paddles. The post-comsumer, post-industrial materials that Kialoa Paddles uses to make their standup paddles comes from a diaper company.

Check out the C4 Waterman Opae Inflatable SUP at the USNWC

This video is by Trey Knight at the US National Whitewater Center (USNWC) in Charlotte, NC. It looks like a lot of fun. I can't wait to go back. Waiting on my helmet and PFD. Any day now. The new C4 Waterman Opae is the board for...

Outdoor Retailer Expo– The inside pulse of what we’re really going to see in 2015

Above photo from Village of Stokehttps://www.facebook.com/villageofstoke Like flies to a honey pot, the usual outdoor crowd descended upon the mountains of Utah this week for the annual OR Summer Fair (that’s Outdoor Retailer for the uninitiated). Once the domain of Teva sandal clad PCT trail walkers,...

Gear Review: Expedition/Touring Dry Backpacks

Dry bags
If you've never gone camping via your paddleboard, you're missing a real treat. If you like camping, that is. And maybe even if you don't. But touring and camping a la sup requires a little bit of a twist in thinking when it comes...

Holiday Books We Love

There's a lot of random down time amongst the frenetic holiday traveling, shopping, family and friends. Here are some books we are currently reading and love. Fearless: One Woman, One Kayak, One Continent by Joe Glickman Fearless is about Freya Hoffmeister, a forty-six-year-old former sky diver, gymnast, marksman, and...

The Mullet is Now a Starboard Dealer!!!

The Big Announcement! Today, The Mullet announces the next step in our expansion to serve our paddle community. We're very excited to announce that we're now An Official Starboard  Dealer. The entire Mullet team is so excited about adding Starboard equipment to the list of products...

Distressed Mullet Technical Paddle Hoodie

Distressed Mullet Bamboo Hooidie
Natural UV protection, anti-bacterial, anti-smell, light and comfortable. Mullet logo on sleeve, opposite of hidden key pocket! The Women's Pacific Blue Bamboo Mullet Hoodie The new Bamboo Midweight Hoody is finally here! Featuring all the same performance benefits as our Men's Midweight Hoody, but with a decidedly...

Introducing BlkBox

We are excited to welcome a new advertiser to Distressed Mullet. You've seen their boards around, and several of the 100/100 paddlers have them, including Deb K. up in frigid Wisconsin. They're going to be at Surf Expo and the Neptunalia Challenge (as are...

Gear Review: NSP 9’8″ Elements SUP Surf Board

NSP Element
Looking for a board to up my skills I bought the NSP Elements 9’8” as a vacation board. I’m a very casual surfer. Big waves make me nervous, but I was hoping to change that. The only thing I’ve had for the surf so far...

Joe Tip (because I ain’t a pro): Pelican Case Snack and Keys Box

Pelican Case
If you own an OC and are sick of reaching behind you for your gels or a snack, try affixing some female velcro to the bottom of a Pelican Case and sticking it below your knees. The knee bend when you paddle provides plenty...

Phoozy Product Review

Phoozy Product Review The Smartphone, and many other electronic devices, only like to operate in certain temperature ranges. Phoozy can protect your phone from those cold/hot weather swings, Phoozy also delivers drop protection, it is also a floating pouch just in case you drop it...
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