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Paddle to Protect

Here’s my article featuring the guys from Conservation Kayak and their efforts to raise environmental awareness in the Caribbean by paddling the circumference of Grenada. Check it out in the latest issue of The Paddler – out now.

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SUP Mag UK incoming – preview pics

In just a few short weeks the first issue of SUP Mag UK will be touching down. The team and I have been beavering away, working to create the best mag we can, for your viewing pleasure  – SUP goodness guaranteed. … Continue reading

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Stick it to ’em – SickStick SUP paddles review

SickStick are a recent brand addition to the burgeoning UK stand up paddle boarding scene. It’s encouraging to note that home grown SUP companies are steadily springing up, adding to an industry that’s thriving – even in the face of … Continue reading

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SUP paddles review – SickStick

You can check out the imminent review of UK SUP company SickStick and their Joystick, Chopstick and Firestick SUP paddles in the next issue of The Paddler. In the meantime here’s the vid that will accompany the write up – … Continue reading

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Jimmy Lewis Stun Gun 8.7ft SUP review

Jimmy Lewis is a legend in the board shaping world and his stand up paddle boards are held in high regard right across the globe. The distinctive minimalist livery and shark logo are instantly recognisable. I tried out a Jimmy … Continue reading

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SUP fins

Fins for your stand up paddle board are an often overlooked but vitally important part of your set up – particularly if you’re looking for ultimate performance in waves. One of my latest features for The Paddler magazine focuses on … Continue reading

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Cornish SUP

At the end of summer, the missus and I loaded up the wagon and headed southwest to the land of pasties (Cornwall), cream teas and Rattler (cider). A spot of saltwater SUP action was needed and the forecast was looking good … Continue reading

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SUP reviews – Jimmy Lewis Stun Gun 8.7ft/SickStick paddles

It’s been a busy old day here at TP HQ with no less than two drop offs of stand up paddle boarding equipment in preparation for reviews that’ll be appearing in upcoming issues of The Paddler. This morning saw the … Continue reading

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Loco 7.10ft surf SUP review

Wave season is coming and it would be a shame not to have a shiny new stick in your stand up paddle board quiver fit for lumping seven bells out of those multiple fat lips. Loco’s 7.10ft could be just the … Continue reading

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Loco SUP interview

August’s issue of The Paddler is now out and features my interview with Loco stand up paddle board company head honcho Joe Thwaites. I sat down with the NE (UK) based ripper to find out the colourful company head’s opinions … Continue reading

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