touring SUPs

Wild about SUP

SUP has many disciplines; race, touring, surf, whitewater, but if we stop to take in our surroundings for a moment, there’s another one – wildlife watching. Whether you’re an inland waterways explorer or strictly marine-based, the UK offers some exciting wildlife opportunities that can quite literally turn up on your board. Here are my top tips for wildlife watching from a SUP, and some great sightings shared via the ‘SUP Sisterhood’ Facebook page [...]

Expedition SUP – The Gower Peninsula

Stuart Gammon has organised numerous SUP tours around the Gower Peninsula including the ‘Three Cliffs River Paddle’ and ‘Rhossili Sunset Paddle’. Both paddles are amazing and provide a memorable experience. [...]

Eco-tripping on the River Shannon

Words & pics: William BossmanEco-tripping: accessible environmental adventure The eco-tripping team of: Liam Harrison, Oli Back and Will Bossman took on an environmental [...]

Scandinavian SUP adventures

Words and photos: Lucinda Norris As a technicolour sunset descended over Svinesundsbroen Bridge, the sky above me looked aflame with orange and red sunbeams. The light danced [...]

Minimise the risk

Sea conditions can change in an instant and when they do, it’s important to be prepared. Nobody ever intends to end up in trouble – and when it happens, it happens fast [...]

Five minutes with the women of SUP

Such is the explosion of SUP in this country and the rest of the world. However, what does this mean to women in particular, as it is blatantly clear that we are different, no matter how anyone tries to make us the same? [...]

Remote SUP

Norwegian fjords expedition Words: Robert CarrollPhotos: Robert Carroll unless stated(First published in the Paddler magazine – December 2017)Remote, ruggedly beautiful [...]