Monthly Archives: June 2013

Loco 8.4ft and 9.5ft surf SUP review

If you’re at the larger end of the weight spectrum and searching for a stand up paddle board that offers performance but retains a good level of stability, then Loco SUP produce two models that could be worthy of consideration. … Continue reading

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Hybrid sit on kayak designs

The general perception among the paddling fraternity is that sit on kayaks are just lowly beach toys, suitable only for goofing around at your local puddle of water. And yet, some brands have decided to think a little outside the … Continue reading

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(Hayling) Island style!

Of late I’ve had to write a number of stories spotlighting my own ‘hood and a recent piece of scribble, featuring in ThePaddler.co.uk on behalf of sitons.com, continues this trend. Hayling Island, for those who aren’t aware, is ideal for practicing … Continue reading

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BIC Wing 12.6ft Ace – Tec SUP review

A few days ago I posted a preview of my BIC Wing 12.6ft Ace -Tec stand up paddle board review. The full piece is now live in the latest issue of ThePaddler.co.uk. A great SUP for distance, exploring or fitness paddling … Continue reading

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SUP wars part two: SUP vs windsurfing

In part two of my regular tongue in cheek SUP wars feature I was asked to write it exclusively for Boards windsurfing magazine on behalf of Loco SUP. So here it is – SUP vs windsurfing, now live on Boards. … Continue reading

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HandiRack HR20 review

If you’re looking for a quick and easily implemented solution for transporting watersports equipment to the beach (or lake/river) then the HandiRack HR20 inflatable racking system could fit the bill nicely. Here’s what I had to say about how the … Continue reading

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BIC Wing Ace-Tec 12.6ft review (preview)

Here’s a little teaser of the BIC Wing 12.6ft Ace-Tec touring SUP review I’ve been working on. The finished article will appear in the June issue of ThePaddler.co.uk which is due out June 12th. In the meantime here’s a preview … Continue reading

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