Tag Archives: Surf

Conditions all change – SUP and surf kayaking, Jan 2018

The weather can change in a heartbeat – pretty obvious for anyone living in this very same neck of the woods. Having had weeks of full power windsurfing the last seven days have seen a raft of pulsing swells – … Continue reading

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Stand up paddle surfing tips part two

Here’s the second installment of my paddle surfing tips piece I penned for Fatstick (see paddle surfing tips part one here). Hopefully this’ll get you frothing for when swell finally shows up again…Let’s hope we don’t have to wait too much … Continue reading

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Technical guide to boardshorts – content marketing example

Content marketing is still misunderstood by many. Publishers and site owners hear the jargon and then implement changes on their web pages which they believe to be correct. It’s an easy mistake to just start posting random content, with no … Continue reading

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The dawn patrol

Waking at first light, or sometimes before, to score a session before work or school is a right of passage for anyone into shredding waves. The UK’s surf breaks are dictated to by tides, as much as swell and wind, … 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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Learning to surf – and never looking back

After my introduction to our Mother Ocean as a toddler, which mostly involved clinging round my dad’s neck as he swam and dived in the foam, I was eventually given a crappy fluorescent green bodyboard – complete with string wrist … Continue reading

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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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