THE BLOG

24
Oct

2015 COLLECTION LAUNCH

Starboard and Airush to Launch 2015 Collections for South Africa in November!

Solar Station design is proud to present the official launch of the 2015 collections for international watersports brands Starboard Surf, Starboard Apparel and Airush Kiteboarding in South Africa at the beginning of November.

The launch party will be an open event scheduled for 7pm till late on Thursday 6 November at ‘Yours Truly’ which is located at 175 Kloof Street, Cape Town.

All water sports personalities who surf, stand-up-paddle, windsurf and kiteboard (or do all of them!) will be welcome at this unique social gathering of waterman where Starboard and Airush’s commitment to watersports fanatics around the world will be showcased.

Alongside the exciting new collections on display, two-time ISA World Longboard Champion, Matthew Moir, and three-time SA Champ and current World Kiteboarding Slalom Vice World Champion, Oswald Smith, will be on-hand to provide insight into their involvement with the different brands.

Space is limited so be sure to get there early to enjoy the complimentary drinks and snacks, great giveaways and share the stoke with fellow watermen from different disciplines while soaking up the video visuals on what the two original brands represent.

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About Starboard:

Wind, paddle or wave power: Starboard is the World-leading natural watersports brand covering Windsurfing, SUP, Surf, Water and Lifestyle Wear. Across these sports, Starboard sets the trend with innovative board shapes and technology, and a reputation for performance backed by the most successful team of professional watermen, known as the Starboard Dream Team.

About Airush Kiteboarding:

Airush Kiteboarding delivers the best performing products in the industry. Created with World Champions and expert designers for innovation and quality.  Airush strives to build the most enjoyable experience behind a kite.

For Further information:

Website:                     http://solarstationdesign.com

Facebook Page:         https://www.facebook.com/solarstationdesign

Contact:                      info@solarstationdesign.com

Or Josh Salie: apparel.starboard@gmail.com

 

03
Oct

WE’RE HIRING!

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Stock and Sales Assistant

Remuneration: R7000 – R9000 per month negotiable Basic salary
Location: Cape Town, Muizenberg
Education level: Matric
Job level: Junior/Mid
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Permanent
Reference: #ARAF_WM_2014_1

 

Job description

You will be working closely with our Brand Managers in monitoring and selling of their products.

–   Complete stock control for our distribution and R&D team.

o   Receiving and invoicing out stock.

o   Distribution of stock to retailers.

o   Sourcing best cost and time option for import and export.

o   Monthly stock take.

o   Keeping warehouse clean and organised.

o   Stock preparation for team riders or staff travel.

–        Assisting team with warranty claims.

–        Assisting team with travel and accommodation.

–        Assisting team with costings.

–        Assisting team with sales locally and internationally.

o   Finding new business.

o   Following up on leads.

–        Assisting with preparations of launches and close out sales.

–        General office administrator.

Company Description

The Airush and Starboard Brands are global leaders in kiteboarding, surf and water sports products.

Requirements

–        Degree or diploma in sales or marketing or equivalent will be advantageous.

–        An active interest in action sport industry such as surf, kite-boarding or skate.

–        Strong retail or warehousing background

–        Knowledge of back office sales systems and strong Microsoft Excel skills.

–        Needs to work well independently as well as with a team, have excellent follow up skills and self-initiative.

–        Works well under pressure

–        Good multitasker

–        Happy to give a helping hand where ever needed

–         Drivers Licence

Applications must be sent to Reza De Nicker on reza@airush.com

If you have not heard back from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Advantageous

– Retail or distribution background.

Contact details
Airush Starboard Distribution
reza@airush.com

03
Oct

MUIZENBERG FESTIVAL

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To showcase how a community makes waves of a different kind – Muizenberg will be celebrating from 5 to 12 Oct, showing that there is much more to Muizenberg than meets the eye. We invite you to come join us for a magical week this October!

The street festivals in Palmer Road, in 2008 and 2010, lead to a vastly up-scaled Muizenberg Festival 2014. The festival incorporates several venues, with the Muizenberg Pavilion being the focus on the weekend of the 11th Muizenberg Festival 2014 is an official World Design Capital project (#WDC244). The project has been recognized by its consistent work and won the 6th successfully crowd-funded, on Thundafund.

The week long event consists of music concerts, workshops, expos, and exhibitions. These items represent the celebration and co-creation of community creativity and local resources. Many of these projects are expressive of the World Design Capital’s transformative approach to design.

Ensuring sustainability of this celebratory model to local economic development, the Muizenberg Festival is set to become an annual event. The initiative will grow in partnerships and participation, spearheading community-led development in the area.

The program includes attractions for all, no matter the age or inclination. Some highlights include a two day free music concert, an arts & design expo, community sports tournaments, and creative arts workshops. See our attached program for more information and 12th WDC pitching session in June. The festival was also

 

Find out more:

Festival offices: at 36 Palmer Road, Muizeneberg

Website: www.muizenbergfestival.co.za

Contact us: muizenbergfestival2014@gmail.com

Keep updated: www.facebook.com/muizenbergfestival2014