Category Archive: Product Reviews

Feb 01

Supercharge your STARBOARD BLACK BOX 107 with Black Project Fins

The Black Box from Starboard is a very interesting board which created a new breed of board in the market. As our underlying parameters change we need to consider carefully how we adjust our approach to ensure that we are optimizing performance correctly. There are three possible options with this board however it is suggested …

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Jan 12

Big Winds’ TJ gives his initial feedback on the TIGER & compares to MALIKO

For those of you who know TJ of Big Winds (who is in charge of the SUP/KIte Department) you’ll know he loves great gear and demands nothing but the best from the products he rides and sells in the store. During the past few years he has been riding our SUP race fins and is …

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Jan 05

Maliko Race fin & Epic Pro Premium Carbon paddle – a racer’s review

Ever wondered what a new fin and paddle can do for your racing? UK SUP racer and all-round paddler Paul Riste thought that he had no need to upgrade until he was convinced by UK Champion and Black Project team rider Joanne Hamilton-Vale to try something new. He sent us his review of our MALIKO fin and EPIC …

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Dec 30

EPIC Pro 95 Premium Carbon paddle – Marco’s first impressions

Back in late October Black Project was on location at the 1st Annual Tofino Invitational SUP contest, hosted by Tofino Paddle Surf, Tofino, Canada. Black Project’s Chris Freeman was asked to be the Head Judge and it was a great opportunity get Black Project paddles on demo too. There was a great buzz around both …

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Dec 29

Karl shares his Maliko feedback from the rivers of Belgium

It is alway motivating to get feedback on our products, more importantly this feedback helps others to work out what is the best choice for them. Karl recently received his new Maliko race fin and sent us some great shots and his feedback from the rivers of Belgium.  “I had three flat water training sessions …

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Nov 24

Fanatic Tri-Wave 88 initial impressions with MiniEPIC 16.5/12.5 Thruster Fins

As much as we try different boards with our fins there is only so much we can do and hence it is always great to hear feedback from around the world, different boards, different sails, different riders and in different locations. We all face a unique set of variables and while we have become skilled …

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Oct 03

“Speed and Control” – MiniEPIC Customer Feedback with Goya 84 Custom Quad

Traveling with the American Windsurfing Tour (AWT) enables me to meet many riders who we would otherwise only know via emails and names. It was great to meet Jad in Peru during the Pacasmayo Classic and he wanted to try some fins on his GOYA 84 Custom Quad board. All went very well and he …

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Mar 18

Fanatic Freewave 106TE & Black Project Thruster Fins Review

This review looks at the thruster fin options for the Fanatic Freewave 106 ltr. We are always very keen to hear customer feedback about their experiences with different fin set ups on particular boards, conditions, sails etc. This interaction really helps us further build our understanding of what our customers need so that when asked …

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