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9'0"x33" Hero

by Starboard SUP

Stable and reactive, save energy for surfing with easier turning on the wave for riders up to 95 kg. Optimum stability at 33” width for cruising and surf. 9’0” length offering greater maneuverability for easy turning in waves. Stable and reactive for riders up to 95kg. Pulled in nose and tail outline for maximum speed. Easy entry into smaller waves. Available in Blue Carbon, Pine Tek, Starlite and ASAP Technologies. Bottom Shape: “Mono-concave to V” Heavy midsection V makes effortless rail-to-rail transitions down the line for generating speed and V tail increases rail-to-rail turning. Starboard uses inverted EVA deck pads to avoid waste, thus every second board will have a reverse color combination from what is featured

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The Hero rips. Being extra wide (9ftx33in), the Hero provides extra stability…

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The Hero rips. Being extra wide (9ftx33in), the Hero provides extra stability and nose riding, whist not loosing wave catching nd ride ability. Also perfect for those flat water paddles. Double thumbs up. Pros extra width, stability, manoeuvrability and nose riding Cons tracking and speed Usage surf, exercise and yoga

Fun board for a bigger guy in the surf, but super weak…

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Fun board for a bigger guy in the surf, but super weak as it snapped after less than 10 go outs in mellow surf. Maybe mine was just poorly built, regardless starboard wouldn't help. Pros Fun in the surf, turns progressively. Cons Lack of durability Usage Surf

This is my first adventure into the world of SUPing from beginner…

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This is my first adventure into the world of SUPing from beginner windsurfing. I chose the crossover board as it suits my needs for windsurfing and I can experiment with SUPing. First impressions - I like the whole deck eva foam, and the weight - its much easier to carry than a starboard start. First time on the water it was very easy to get started and very stable. I expected to fall off but almost couldn't - I tried silly stuff like jumping and standing as far back as I could to lift the nose and spin. I found it very easy to go in a straight line and easy to turn. In my opinion a perfect board for me to begin with. I have also tested it with a windsurf rig - I had a 5.5m wave sail and went out in fairly calm conditions. Perfect for messing around with and perfecting my gybes. Overall I thing this board will suit my needs both windsurfing and SUPing and is suitable for me to introduce my younger siblings to these great sports. I also feel the board would suit my development and last for years to come. Pros Stability, Ability to take rig, Great on flat water and waves, Fits in my tiny car! Cons Might not be as stable with a larger person (I'm 5ft 5" and weigh 60kg). Also didn't like my core aching after an afternoon on the water! (Suppose that's due to my fitness or lack of!) Usage My main aim is to have a go and try to teach myself. I love to explore the coast where I live and figured this would be an ideal way. With the stability I intend to take it to a surf beach next time we have waves.

the Hero is a board that's carves, stable ,paddles, it's strong, and…

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the Hero is a board that's carves, stable ,paddles, it's strong, and it's fast. Great board. Pros what i like about the Hero is that it is easy to turn. on a dime , so they say. Cons The cons , is, i can not put my crab pot on it, like on my Whopper.. not a bad con .. Usage I mainly surf with my Hero