Perception 5-0 sit on surf kayak review

This wasn’t the first time I’ve used Perception’s long standing 5-0 surf sit on top, but it’s the first time I’d been able to throw a fully tricked out hull – compete with thigh straps, performance wave fin and specific surf paddle – at a few frothy waves. It’s also not a new kayak in any sense. There’s always merit in testing kit perceived as established though – especially if it’s a design that’s still misunderstood. Head over to Sitons.com to read the full review – www.sitons.com/articles/i-got-five-it-perception-kayaks-5-0-second-pass-review/

Tez Plavenieks Perception 5-0 review

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All wave – Pendleboard 9.6ft review

Source: All wave – Pendleboard 9.6ft review

One of the most interesting tests I’ve done recently. The Pendleboard 9.6ft is half inflatable/half rigid stand up paddle board and is designed specifically with surfing in mind. Check out the write up over on SUP Mag UK.

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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 flat water SUP in the mornings. If you’re looking for somewhere different for your stand up shenanigans then have a read for some Hellenic inspiration.

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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 I wrote for SUP Mag UK.

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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 gives way to winter you’ll be needing suitable water attire to continue your sweeping shenanigans. Check out my review of SUPskin’s Magic Allround drysuit by skipping over to SUP Mag UK via the link above – a product designed to keep those stoke fire burning for sure…

 

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