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SUP Mag UK aims to bring you as much information about stand up paddle boarding equipment, gear and SUP accessories as possible. Each issue we publish an extensive array of kit reviews in our Gear Shed section. This will arm readers with necessary knowledge to get that next stand up paddle boarding buy spot on. Check out our past write ups for what’s been covered so far.

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O’Shea GTR HPx 12’6 x 28” x 6” review


The O'Shea GTR HPx 12’6 inflatable SUP offers high performance for SUP racing and touring. Its top-tier construction ensures lightweight rigidity and efficiency, appealing to riders wanting a multipurpose, competitively priced paddleboard. [...]

Mustang Survival Women’s Callan waterproof jacket 


Mustang Survival, known for creating marine apparel for military and public safety, has released the Callan Waterproof Jacket. With lightweight, flexible, and weather-resistant design, this high-quality jacket is suitable for everyone, offering excellent mobility and attention to detail. [...]

Jobe Sena 11′ x 30″ x 240L review


The Jobe Sena 11' is a compact, high-end inflatable paddle board ideal for manoeuvre-orientated riders. It balances glide and nimbleness, offers onboard storage, and performs well even in less-than-ideal conditions. [...]

Zhik Superthin Bootie review


Living on the Jurassic coast with uncomfortable pebbly terrain, Sancha Myall describes how the lightweight, comfortable, and quick-drying Zhik booties have revolutionized her walking and paddling experiences. [...]

Flymount Aero-130 wing mount review


Words & photos: Tez Plavenieks Flymount’s Aero 130 wing mount is a unique GoPro/action cam mount in that it attaches directly to your windsurfing wing. This gives some [...]

Aqua Marina Hyper 12’6” x 32” x 6” iSUP 2023


The Aqua Marina Hyper iSUP is a high-quality inflatable paddleboard with a double chamber system for safety and an excellent build. It offers good speed, balance, and easy handling suitable for all levels of paddlers. Despite not being the cheapest, it delivers value through performance, versatility, and accessories. It is easily portable, fitting into a sponsored backpack with storage for other necessities. [...]