Tag Archives: Slipstream Surf

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Playing with boats on Fathers Day: Stellar SR surfski, Stellar S18S cross-over surfski, Slipstream X-cite spec ski

It’s Fathers Day here in Sydney, and a group of men have gathered at the crack of dawn on Australia’s famous Manly Beach. Laid out on the beach are a…

Balmoral Beach, south end, just past the playground and opposite the oval

Stellar Surf Ski Trial Day – Balmoral Beach, Sydney

As you can probably tell I’m having a blast on my Stellar surf ski, even after just 2 months in it. There’s no doubt these are great boats whether you’re…

Stellar skis still come in white, but also come in a great range of colours as well

Boat Review: Stellar SR Ocean Ski, A Beginners Perspective on a Beginner to Intermediate Surf Ski

Background For the past three years I’ve been paddling a range of boats including sea kayaks, white water kayaks and canoes. My paddling has usually been general touring, kayak surfing…

FP hanging out with the Stellar and Slipstream Surf crew at the Summer Series

First Race after Four Weeks on a Surf Ski

The start of 2012 has been surreal. I’ve gone from tentatively sitting on a surf ski for the first time, barely able to stay on in completely glassy waters, to…

Eleven kms on Botany Bay and it looks like FP might make it high and dry

Video Post: Summer Series Race 3, Australia Day

On a wet, cloudy summer’s day (!!) Team Fat Paddler and a bunch of other paddlers arrived at Sydney’s Botany Bay for the third race of the Summer Series. For…

The Stellar SR surfski - a mighty vehicle even for a fat man

Beginning Surf Ski Training on the Stellar SR

With next year’s challenge looming in the background, it’s been time to switch my paddling from playing in the rocks to surfski training. This flavour of paddling is almost completely…