Ride the Wave Regatta,9.7.19

Last Saturday’s "Ride the Wave Regatta" could have been more appropriately named “Side the Wave Regatta” this year; we had plenty of wave action, with wave heights running about 3' - 4', but they all seemed to be coming from the side.  Such wave action made for plenty of entertaining balance work, and even resulted … Continue reading Ride the Wave Regatta,9.7.19

Bridge to Bridge Race 8.24.19

Clear comfortable weather, a light breeze, a start that resembled herding cats, and race course confusion - at least for the noon races.  Such was the character of the just revived Bridge-to-Bridge race.  And it was a lot of fun! Two couples faced off for the morning C2 races, with the Gilman gang edging out … Continue reading Bridge to Bridge Race 8.24.19

New Stellar Pro Wing Paddle!

This is really an awesome wing paddle: very well built, very light, very ergonomic, and with a great catch and feel in the water (I first tried it at the USCA Nationals this year).  It's the first and only paddle I've come across that made me willing to change from my current paddle.  I just … Continue reading New Stellar Pro Wing Paddle!

Stellar in the Heartland!

My wife Julie created this fun video of River Bear Racing's beginnings and the Stellar line of kayaks and surf skis. https://youtu.be/p0sAkPzEzSQ

When Cool and Excellence Collide…

Stellar continues to break new ground when it comes to colors and trim schemes for their surf skis and kayaks!  Witness this new SR Excel we just got in at River Bear Racing: one of the coolest looking surf ski trims I've ever seen coupled with one of the sweetest paddling surf skis on the … Continue reading When Cool and Excellence Collide…