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Your SUP Travel Guide to Costa Rica with Ciretta Wanderlust

Italian Travel Blogger Ciretta Wanderlust, equipped with her Starboard Tikhine iSUP, explores the exquisite coastline of Costa Rica and shares with us the amazing places she discovers along the road less travelled... and we all know the road less travelled is the most fun!

  • Published in Journeys

Checking In: Bart de Zwart

While on a trip to Thailand renowned distance and expedition paddler Bart de Zwart stopped by the Starboard Headquarters and went for a leisurely paddle on Taco Lake. While paddling the team checks in with Bart and chats about tips and tricks for long distance paddling adventures, who inspired him to do these adventures, and more! Check out the interview above.

  • Published in Profiles

Seychelle and Michael Booth Take Out Battle Of The Bay

San Francisco Bay welcomed paddlers for the 8th Annual Battle of the Bay over the weekend. The conditions were relatively calm, yet still made for a fun and competitive race for the international athletes. In the end, SIC Maui’s Seychelle and Starboard’s Michael Booth were too good, once again asserting their dominance in the distance.

  • Published in News

What To Avoid On A SUP Expedition

Adventure is one of the perks of SUP and it’s what keeps us all coming back for more. But, it’s not always as easy and fun as it looks. Things can and likely will go wrong at some point and no-one knows this better than some of SUP’s most experienced adventure paddlers Bart de Zwart and Gabriel Gray. In order to avoid these same unfortunate experiences, we caught up with these two to get some tips on what to avoid when on a SUP expedition of your own. Check it out:

  • Published in Tips

New York SUP Open Closes With Explosive Action in the Surf

It was a day of dramatic action, performance strategy and excellent surfing in Long Beach as the APP World Tour pushed through the Final Rounds of the APP World Surfing Tour's 1st stop for the 2018 Season in New York. To sum it up in three words: Long Beach delivered.

  • Published in News

NY SUP Open Sees Major Upsets on Day 2 of Surfing

Day 2 of the APP World Surfing Tour's competition in Long Beach, New York held some surprising moments and outstanding performances as athletes began to shine at Stop #1 on the 2018 World Tour. Round 2 and 3 of the competition saw several top competitors knocked out and young hopefuls begin to rise to the challenge in the surf in Long Beach. We are headed toward a grand finale this weekend!

  • Published in News

Fiery Performances Kick Off SUP Surfing at NY SUP Open

The first day of the APP World Surfing Tour's competition in Long Beach, New York brought together a vast pool of talent, the likes of which a SUP Surf contest has never seen before, much less in such close proximity to the island of Manhattan.

  • Published in News

Stormy Sprints in Long Beach showcase Athletes' Grit & Determination

What a show! Tuesday’s Sprints in Long Beach, NY are a perfect showcase to the power of the World Title athletes' sheer talent, focus and determination. Stormy conditions with thunder rumbling in the distance, created Tuesday’s race course with ample rain, whitewater conditions and wind.

  • Published in News

6 Amazing Places To Paddle Board In Japan

Although small in size, Japan is one place that has no shortage of places to stand up paddle board (SUP). As a nation completely surrounded by water there are endless opportunities to grab your SUP and find the perfect place to get on the water.

  • Published in Travel

World SUP Surfing Tour Readies for Season Opener

All eyes are now focused on the USA's most iconic City, New York, as the APP World Tour prepares to descend on its shores for the second stop of the racing season to kick off in Manhattan and season opener for the surf season in Long Beach.

  • Published in News

SUP Basics: What’s Your Swim Score?

Simplicity is one of the attractive features of standup paddle boarding. When you feel that first glide and realize “Hey, I can do this,” it’s easy to believe that all you need is a board and a paddle, but when you’re standing alone on a platform floating two inches above the water, a few more things are required, because a paddling excursion on any water body can quickly turn into an in-water experience.

  • Published in Opinion
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