Evanston, IL - LaserPerformance Chicago is pleased to announce a new partnershipwith Hulakai, a Hawaii-based board making company, to bring Hulakai Stand-Up Paddleboardsto the Chicago area.
“Interest in stand up paddle surfing is exploding all across the Midwest,” said Chuck Nevel,LaserPerformance Chicago store manager. “We wanted to find a stand up paddleboard makerthat produced a quality board for the serious paddler without diminishing the fun, easy-to-useaspect, and Hulakai seemed like the perfect fit.”
Nevel continued, “Our customers are passionate about being on the water in any way possible,and we believe that stand up paddleboards provide an exciting alternative experience onLake Michigan. We pride ourselves on being a one-stop shop for small-boat sailors in theChicagoland area, and we hope to bring that same level of commitment to paddlers.”
“It’s a ton of fun,” added Scott Diamond, Midwest Sales Executive and a proud owner ofa twelve-foot Hulakai Stand Up Paddleboard. “Like the sailing community, the paddlingcommunity is full of friendly people who are more than happy to help out with advice andencouragement. We at LaserPerformance Chicago are looking forward to the opportunity to getto know Chicagoland paddlers better.”
Each Hulakai Stand-Up Paddleboard comes complete with a paddle, fins, leash, pads, and an insulated carrying bag, and is currently available in 10’, 11’, and 12’ in a range of colors. LaserPerformance Chicago is happy to arrange an on-the-water demo for interested customers.
LaserPerformance is the steward of some of sailing’s most recognizable brands, such as the Laser, the Sunfish, and the 420. In addition to stand up paddleboards, LaserPerformance Chicago sells Gill marine gear for all sorts of weather, Kaenon sunglasses, PFDs, Ocean Kayaking kayaks, and boat parts. The store is conveniently located in Evanston, just over the northern Chicago boarder. For more information, please call Chuck Nevel at 847.866.7765 or visit our website at www.laserperformance.com .