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Mirage Eclipse® Accessory Bags Now Available

Mirage Eclipse® Accessory Bags Now Available

by Preston Ong January 25, 2017

The Hobie Mirage Eclipse experience has just got even better! The Eclipse Accessory bag allows you to carry small items with you on the water in a convenient, easy to use bag. The bag attaches to the steering handle of your Eclipse. 

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Our list of Southern California Kayak Launch Areas

Our list of Southern California Kayak Launch Areas

by Eli Rolffh October 15, 2016

Looking for a place to launch your kayak in Southern California? We got you covered! Visit our growing list of launch areas for Southern California.

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Southwind Customer Paddles 127 Miles from LA to Tijuana

Southwind Customer Paddles 127 Miles from LA to Tijuana

by Preston Ong September 16, 2016

After 10 hard paddled days, our customer Andrew managed to paddle his touring kayak from Los Angeles down to Tijuana! His kayak of choice? A Current Designs Storm GT that he purchased from our used and closeout kayaks section!

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Now shipping Orange County orders using Postmates!

Now shipping Orange County orders using Postmates!

by Preston Ong August 20, 2016

Need your items the same day? Southwind Kayak Center is now offering 2 hour local delivery with Postmates! All customers in the Orange County area can select Postmates as a local delivery option for accessories.

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Southwind Kayak Center Ships Orders with Recycled Packaging

Southwind Kayak Center Ships Orders with Recycled Packaging

by Preston Ong July 31, 2016 1 Comment

We save all of the packaging from our vendors so that we can reuse them when we ship orders out to our customers. Cardboard boxes and plastic bubble wrap that is clean and in good condition is used for about 70% of all our orders. 

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Hobie Introduces a New Lowrance TotalScan Ready Transducer Plate

Hobie Introduces a New Lowrance TotalScan Ready Transducer Plate

by Eli Rolffh July 28, 2016

Hobie is introducing a new transducer plate that will accept the Lowrance TotalScan skimmer transducer! The Totalscan would normally be too big to fit in the standard Hobie transducer well, but is now mountable with this option.

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