"The Doctor" is a ocean paddle race which will be held in WA. Racers will paddle from Rottnest Island to Sorrento Beach covering around 27km depending on the conditions. This Race will be held on the 25th of November 2017. The Doctor is a must do race for all keen paddlers around the world! There will be many other events throughout the week for all levels as listed below.
- Thursday 23rd November 2017 – Statewide Oil Sunset Surfski Series Race #1 (evening race 5pm start)
- Saturday 25th November 2017 – The Doctor
- Thursday 30th November 2017 – Statewide Oil Sunset Surfski Series Race #2 (evening race)
The Australian SUP titles 2017 will be incorporating the disciplines of SUP surfing, SUP and Prone Marathon Racing and SUP and Prone Technical Racing. This will be held at the beautiful Currumbin Beach on the Gold Coast, QLD. Event dates are 14th-18th, November 2017. Blue Planet will be attending this event cheering on 3 of our team riders, Nathan Cross who is competing in the Marthon and Technical race. Ty Judson who qualified for the Marathon, the surfing and Technical Race and Skyla Rayner who qualified for the Marathon.
A quick rundown on whats new in the 2017 Blue Planet lineup. We are excited about our new and updated board shapes with even better performance, great new colour ways and construction improvements made to our board lineup. For paddles, we now feature the high performance Kai Zen paddle shape on all of our paddles, including the entry level price point composite paddles. We also added and upgraded our line of accessories, so check it out.
A team of Blue Planet Australia riders were lucky enough to get over to the Mentawai Islands during September to demo the new 2016/17 Summer pro surf range. Check out the latest vid with more to come, the breaks were epic and the boards lived up to expectation and more!
Below you’ll find a couple of images and graphs that will help you with the complex process of finding the right board(s) for you. As a surfer of many years (bodysurf, bodyboard, shortboard, longboard, and Stand Up Paddleboarding), I personally consider over 100 different variables when I’m choosing my own boards. For a first time SUP buyer, it would be excessive to consider so many variables, so we wanted to simplify the process for our customers. The boys at the shop and I were able to narrow a potential paddler’s focus down to 12 basic points which we use at our shop in Hawaii every day to help our customers find the perfect s...