Monthly Archives: July 2013

Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) in Zante

The latest issue of ThePaddler is now out and features my article about stand up paddle boarding in Zakynthos (Zante). If you’ve only thought this Ionian island was about booze ‘n’ bangin’ choons then think again… Check it out by … Continue reading

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The beach survey is a project I’m currently working on and I thought I’d pop this up for anyone who feels inclined to get involved and tell the team about their beach visiting habits. Did I also mention you … Continue reading

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SUP surfing tips

If you’re progressing with your SUP surfing and happily catching waves, but looking at the next challenge, then check out my advanced SUP surfing techniques post over on the National Watersports Festival site. This should hopefully put you on the … Continue reading

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Aberdeen – city by the sea

Aberdeen is truly a city by the sea. With 208 km of golden sandy beaches to choose from you’re guaranteed to find your perfect paddling and watersports spot. If coastal shenanigans aren’t your thing then whitewater river paddling is only … Continue reading

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Surfers – surfing stereotypes

Sitting out in the lineup at the weekend I was staring around at a packed beach and couldn’t help but notice a few similarities between certain groups. This got me thinking… Is this a surfing stereotype? – pic Tez Following … Continue reading

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SUP wars – SUP vs pole dancing

In part three of the SUP wars series I write for Loco stand up paddle boarding SUP faces off against pole dancing? Don’t ask…Head over to Loco to check it out. SUP vs pole dancing? – pic courtesy  

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Perception 5-0 kayak review

Sit on kayaks are perceived as being just beach toys, in some circles, with no performance attributes whatsoever. There are designs out there, though, that buck this trend and Perception’s 5-0 is one such boat. Bridging the gap between sit … Continue reading

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