Insider Scoop: The Zeal Surf Rocket

 Zeal Surf recently released their Rocket SUP Surf, here is the low down of that board:

The Rocket is basically a cut off rectangular “slate” or slab, this kind of SUP is a Mini-Sims inspired concept BUT…. with modern improvements. It is their most dynamic small wave performance board. The 2017 Rocket design has been updated. This includes a thinner nose, further reducing the pendulum action, flatter deck for more standing comfort, and better volume distribution, for improved flotation and stability. Continue reading “Insider Scoop: The Zeal Surf Rocket”

Who is Jon Cole?

Cape Town SUP caught up with Jon Cole, the shaper behind Zeal Surf who innovates and creates some of the best SUP & surfboards on the market…

Here is how that went down…

1. Ok… so tell us about who you are and what do you do?
I work in the timber construction industry , but have also worked with yachts, in wood and fibreglass. I am a believer in the Messiah, and the path guided by the Holy Spirit. I have two awesome young sons, who are also learning to surf. Continue reading “Who is Jon Cole?”

SUP Review: Why the Zeal Surf Easy Gliders are Sexy

Board: Zeal Surf Easy Glider
Dimensions: 9.6′ X 30 X 3.9
Volume: 131L
Shaper: Jon Cole

When Ian from Zeal Surf dropped this board off, as always the 1st thing I did was to pick up the board and test the weight – I liked it – it was somewhere between being light to medium weight for a board this size. It was sturdy yet elegant, you could sense this is a well rounded board designed for fun…….. Continue reading “SUP Review: Why the Zeal Surf Easy Gliders are Sexy”

Insider Interviews: Zeal Surf

 

Cape Town SUP caught up with Ian Wolmerans, the founder and developer behind the unique brand of Stand Up Paddle boards — Zeal Surf.

Here is how that went down…

CTS:Thanks for your time — Tell us about who you are and what do you do?

IW: My name is Ian Wolmarans, I have been married to my wife, Lezandre for 2 years and 4 months. I grew up in Cape Town and make most of the outdoors that Cape Town have to offer.

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