Another fabulous NZ SUP Championships, well done to everyone who took part! And a huge thanks too to the sponsors and organisers who made it all happen. Results NZ SUP Nationals 11-12.03.2017 (2) Download the spreadsheet and check your results - reorder the results to see how you did by age, board class, etc.
One of the more challenging missions for the NZSUP team of late has been the formulation of a Policy for the participation and official placing of Transgenders at the NZSUP Nationals. The policy has involved extensive consultation with the Cisgender and Transgender SUP community, and particular thanks must go to committee member Jonathan Wood who has devoted a great [...]
Upcoming ISA/SNZ SUP INSTRUCTOR COURSES! Fancy becoming a paddleboard instructor? The next ISA/SNZ Level 1 instructor courses are scheduled for 23-24 March, and 25-26 March in Auckland. There are only a few places on each course, so if you’re keen, get your application in as soon as possible! […]
we're counting down to the biggest event on the NZ SUP calendar - Nationals. It's great to see the registrations coming in, and paddlers everywhere of all different levels out training. I encourage you to take advantage of group training sessions with your local club or Facebook paddling group. Also if you loved (or missed) [...]
Under NZ Maritime Law, all stand up paddleboarders are required to carry a buoyancy aid. The only exemptions to this are if the stand up paddleboarder is actively involved in surfing(negotiated by NZSUP), or in a designated competitive event where the event rules allow PFDs not to be worn (because of safety boat backup etc). [...]
Do you wear a leash when paddleboarding? Hopefully the answer is yet – your leash is your primary item of safety equipment. But did you know that the wrong type of leash for the conditions can be lethal? […]