Thursday, December 2, 2010
Whoa! Can't believe we haven't updated the blog since August. Our Bad! Our New Years Resolution, starting right now is to do a better job keeping the blog updated with all the cool stuff going on in the shop, and all the cool things everyone at the shop has been up to!
Random Shops from the November Hatteras Trip.
Friday, August 13, 2010
Just announced, East of Maui has a special locals only sale until the end of the month. Save $
We've been busy with our SUP Clinics and Races. We've had a great turn out and made lots of new friends, and it had been fun going to the Boat Yard Bar & Grill afterward for food and Drink. We will keep paddling on Tuesday nights until the end of the month, and if there is enough interest on into September.
East of Maui is now an Authorized WORLD SAILS Dealer. World Sails offer great performance and an affordable price. Whether you are moving up from your first sail or looking to fill a hole in your quiver, you need to check these out.
The new 2011 gear is arriving daily. The new boards look sick. We can't believe how light the new Rome Anthem feels. Whether you ride rocker or camber, we have boards for everyone.
We are pleased to announce that OSPREY KITES Pro shop is now located within our shop.
When Bill isn't out on the water teaching, you will probably find him hanging out at East of Maui ready to take care of all your kite boarding needs.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
No storms, turned into a beautiful no wind evening. Only Mark M and Mark S showed up. The two of them paddled from Eastport up the Severn River to the Rt. 50 Bridge and back. Nice two hour paddle.
Hopefully weather forecast will be better next week. Meet after the race at the Boatyard Bar & Grill for food, drinks, and surf videos.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
We had nine people register , and we were treated to light winds and for the most part calm seas. The was a little bit of boat traffic left over from the Blue Angel Air Show earlier in the afternoon, but for the most part conditions were great.
We started the race off of a small public park in the Eastport section of Annapolis called Horn Point.The course took to us around the Horn Point Shoal marker and then around the Annapolis Harbor waterfront, back to a buoy near the starting area, back to the shoal post and then back to the beach for a total distance of 2.3 Miles. Our winner finished in about 35 minutes, most of us in about 45 minutes and we had everyone off the water in under an hour. Next week depending on the weather, we will probably and another leg to increase the distance to closer to 3 miles.
Afterward most of headed over to the Boat Yard Bar and Grill for food and drinks. Good time had by all.
1. Mark Mc Culloh
2. Mike Dant
3. Geoff Ewenson
4. Mark Bandy
5. Patrick Donaldson
6. Bill Malachowski
7. Rob Knickerbocker
8 HarryLegum- DNF
1. Mary Ewenson
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
EAST OF MAUI
2010 Naish Stand Up Paddle Championship
Series & Fun Paddle.
Races/Paddle will take place every Tuesday Night (weather permitting) beginning May 18th, 2010.
Registration 6-6:30 with Race/ Paddle starting at 6:45
The course will be between 45 minutes and an hour long.
Race/Paddle #1 will start at Horn Point Park at the end of Chesapeake Ave, in the Eastport section of Annapolis.
Possible alternative sites/locations TBA.
Fees: The events are free; however there may be a launch fee or donation required for use of the possible alternative sites.
Classes: The series will include both a men’s and women’s 12’6” and under class.
Scoring: Scoring for races will be restricted to boards 12’6” and under. Top male and
female finishers will receive an invitation to the Championship Final in Tahoe Ca in September. A cumulative points system will be used to determine qualifiers for the Championship. A minimum of six (6) races required to qualify.
PFD’s: All participants must have an approved PFD. They may either be worn or affixed to the boards.
Charter Boards Available: $10 per night. Reservations and payments must be made in advance.
After Paddle Party: Join us at the Boatyard Bar & Grill for food, drinks and surf video’s
For more info call East of Maui 410-573-9463
Friday, March 5, 2010
SPRING SWAP (New date)
SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2010
We have changed the date of the SWAP to prevent a conflict with the BABA Race Calendar. Please help spread the word. (Originally scheduled for April 25th)
FYI: You may have heard rumors that we were moving or closing the store.
The truth is that we have been in lease renewal negations for over a year, and there was a real possibility that we going to have to move the store. At the time of this newsletter, we have finally worked out a lease and it looks like East of Maui will being staying in our current location in the Riva Festival Shopping Center in Annapolis.
EAST OF MAUI/NAISH SUP RACE SERIES
In addition to our Tuesday night SUP Clinics we will be hosting a SUP race series in conjunction with the clinic. At this time we are still working out details, but in addition to the Tuesday night races there will be a couple of events on the weekends too. There will be a minimum of 6 races with points awarded in the 12’6” Class. Top points winners in both men’s and women’s classes will be invited to the Naish Championships later in the summer.
East of Maui has added even more to its SUP product lines this year and will have everything you need to get into this fast growing and exciting sport. To find out more stop by the shop or give us a call.
We are working with Annapolis Sailing Fitness to develop a Boardsports Fitness program based around SUP boards. In addition to many Olympic and Americas Cup sailors, Annapolis Saling Fitness has also worked with BABA member (and windsurfing rock star)Farah Hall. Stay tuned for more details, and be sure to check out www.annapolissailingfitness.com.
We guarantee being in better shape will make a difference in your windsurfing! We hope to post some windsurfing fitness tips on this site soon!
NEW WINDSURFING GEAR ARRIVING SOON!
We should be seeing our first shipments of windsurfing gear towards the end of the month We will primarily be focusing on Ezzy, Naish, and Sailworks sails, and Bic, Exocet, Naish, Starboards for boards. Please remember, that just because you don’t see it on our sales floor doesn’t mean we can’t get it for you.
NEW CHINOOK BOOMS will be available towards the end of March or the 1st part of April. The Pro 1 Alloy booms have exceptional torsional rigidity and fit both standard and reduced diameter masts perfectly. The booms will sell for $225.
We still have a few of the Aluminum Triple Clamp booms available for $179. Once they are gone, they are gone.
Mark & Mark
East of Maui