Autumn to winter 2015 – windsurf and stand up paddle

Here’s a little edit cobbled together with smaller clips showing what it’s been like in my ‘hood from a windsurfing and stand up paddle boarding perspective. And the best bit? It ain’t over yet! We’re still getting awesome conditions – sweet!

 

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Back to the future – Jimmy Lewis Black&Blue Machine 9.6ft review

Source: Back to the future – Jimmy Lewis Black&Blue Machine 9.6ft review

I’m not a traditional nose riding aficionado by any means. Having said that, testing the Jimmy Lewis Black&Blue Machine 9.6ft forces you into this way of paddle surfing – no bad thing. Read the full Black&Blue Machine 9.6ft review over on SUP Mag UK.

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Terminal velocity – Velocitek Makai SUP specific GPS review

Source: Terminal velocity – Velocitek Makai SUP specific GPS review

Velocitek’s Makai SUP specific GPS is a nifty bit of kit for stand up paddle boarders. Check out my review on SUP Mag UK.

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Perception 5-0 sit on surf kayak review

This wasn’t the first time I’ve used Perception’s long standing 5-0 surf sit on top, but it’s the first time I’d been able to throw a fully tricked out hull – compete with thigh straps, performance wave fin and specific surf paddle – at a few frothy waves. It’s also not a new kayak in any sense. There’s always merit in testing kit perceived as established though – especially if it’s a design that’s still misunderstood. Head over to Sitons.com to read the full review – www.sitons.com/articles/i-got-five-it-perception-kayaks-5-0-second-pass-review/

Tez Plavenieks Perception 5-0 review

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All wave – Pendleboard 9.6ft review

Source: All wave – Pendleboard 9.6ft review

One of the most interesting tests I’ve done recently. The Pendleboard 9.6ft is half inflatable/half rigid stand up paddle board and is designed specifically with surfing in mind. Check out the write up over on SUP Mag UK.

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Can I learn to stand up paddle board in winter?

Source: Can I learn to stand up paddle board in winter?

Can you learn to SUP in winter? Of course you can – with a bit of prior planning and preparation. Pick your days and it’s green lights…

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Should I switch to a touring/race SUP for all round paddling?

Source: Should I switch to a touring/race SUP for all round paddling?

A bit of insinuation for anyone looking to switch things up during their SUP sessions.

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