Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dream Paddling Locations featured in ThePaddler.co.uk

The sitons.com Dream Paddling Locations three part article and infographic really has picked up a great deal of interest. So much so in fact that ThePaddler magazine have printed it as one of their features in the May issue. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Becoming a watersports instructor

When I set off on my seasonaire journey I never would have guessed how the years spent working overseas, teaching the sports I love, would have molded me. Working as a coach/instructor gave me so many different skills – and … Continue reading

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Whitewater stand up paddle boarding

Could the river prove to be the ultimate challenge for stand up paddlers? My latest article for Loco stand up paddle boarding explores the concept of whitewater SUP and paddling in moving rivers. Time to go ‘huck’ some… pic courtesy Stand Up Journal  

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10 high wind windsurfing spots

It’s been a long hard slog through winter here in the UK – particularly the latter half. With air temperatures barely hitting double figures and a distinct lack of breeze, anyone with a penchant for windy activities would have felt severely let down by … Continue reading

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5 UK SUP spots that kick ass

Stand up paddle boarding is a diverse beast and the UK offers a huge choice of locations depending on what part of the sport you fancy having a bash at. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a staunchly committed wave head or a … Continue reading

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GoSea Extreme trolley review

If you live close to the sea, or water, (and I mean within walking distance) and have a watersports bent then one of these beauties could be worth a punt. Whether you own a kayak, SUP, surfboard, or windsurfing gear, a trolley … Continue reading

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After 2am play RMA (Portsmouth)

This is a little different to what I normally post but as I was stoked with our performance I thought I’d share. My band (After 2am) headlined a gig last Thursday night which was streamed live on YouTube. It was … Continue reading

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Surf zone etiquette

Summer seems to be finally here (in the southern part of the UK at least). With winter’s hardcore surfing crew left trailing in the ‘off season’ wake, (spring) and summer will see masses of watercraft, and their pilots, descend on coastal wave … Continue reading

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Loco 8.11ft and 8.4ft comparison review

I was recently asked by Loco SUP to write a comparison review of their 8.11ft and 8.4ft surf SUP shapes. These two sticks are the brand’s ‘go to’ models for advanced riders who want to rip and shred. The two … Continue reading

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