Tag Archives: Surfing

Winter SUP destinations

It’s getting chillier in the UK and although the swell is pulsing most folks don’t care for the drop in temperatures that accompany the off (best) season. If you’re looking to get your SUP or surfing fix then now’s the time … Continue reading

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Defining moments in stand up paddle boarding

Stand up paddle boarding is still the (relatively) new kid on the block in the world of water, ocean and paddle sports. While enthusiasts sweep around stretches of water as per the norm, onlookers, ignorant to SUP, still stop and … Continue reading

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Artificial surfing waves

Scoring a decent surf session is tricky dicky – especially if you don’t live at the coast. Swells can be fickle and windows of opportunity limited as our hectic lives and responsibilities get in the way. Artificial waves provide a means … 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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Where have all the surfers gone?

When I were a lad I used to be an absolute sponge for anything related to sliding sideways on a board. Magazines, videos (the cassette type!) and any other way of gorging myself on surfing, snowboarding and windsurfing were things … Continue reading

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Thurso watersports mini guide

Thurso holds a special place in the hearts of surfers as, on its day, the fabled reef breaks of the area can be world class. However, this part of Scotland isn’t the sole domain of the rip, shred and tear … Continue reading

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