Category Archives: Water sports

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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Vass class…

Source: Vass class… Earlier in the year the family and I hit up the hallowed shores of Vassiliki, Lefkas, Greece. Not traditionally associated with stand up paddling, it’s more of a windsurf spot. It is, however, perfect for a bit of … Continue reading

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The need for speed – Nah Skwell Beach Comp 12.6ft 25” and 27” comparison

Source: The need for speed – Nah Skwell Beach Comp 12.6ft 25” and 27” comparison If you’re into race SUPs or thinking about getting into stand up paddle board racing then check out my Nah Skwell Beach Comp 12.6ft comparison article … Continue reading

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Skin up – SUPskin Magic Allround drysuit review

Source: Skin up – SUPskin Magic Allround drysuit review And let’s not forget: it isn’t just about boards, paddles and fins at SUP Mag UK. We also review accessories and products that enhance your whole stand up life. As summer slowly … Continue reading

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Riding zebras – ZMD (Zebra Man Designs) cruiser and carver land paddle boards review

Source: Riding zebras – ZMD (Zebra Man Designs) cruiser and carver land paddle boards review As many will know my passion for stand up isn’t limited to simply being on the water – I’m also extremely fond of land paddling as … Continue reading

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Web exclusive: Fathoms deep – Blu Wave Fathom 12.6ft tourer review

Source: Web exclusive: Fathoms deep – Blu Wave Fathom 12.6ft tourer review Here’s a recent review I penned for SUP Mag UK based on Blu Wave SUP’s new Fathom 12.6ft touring board. Check it out by clicking the link.

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Family ties

Originally posted on SUP Mag UK:
Words and pics: Tez Plavenieks 2002 was the last time I set foot on the volcanic island of Lanzarote. As the plane hurtled towards the Arrecife airport runway I remember gazing down through a…

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Sprint finish – Starboard Sprint Unlimited 17.5ft review

Originally posted on SUP Mag UK:
http://www.star-board-sup.com Starboard describe the Sprint 17.5ft x 23” as: ‘the fastest stand up paddle board in the world ever’ – some statement! While we had no scientific way to verify this we certainly agree…

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Web exclusive: Fathoms deep – Blu Wave Fathom 12.6ft tourer review

Originally posted on SUP Mag UK:
Blu Wave SUP UK recently took delivery of their new 12.6ft Fathom touring board. Pitched as a lively all rounder we were keen to hop on for a spin and got the opportunity during…

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