NZSUP Nationals Schedule

We are all go for the nzsup Nationals starting this Friday!! Who’s excited? Get your entries in online before midnight Thursday, as we will have to limit the event to 100 people. We can safely run the event in level 2, and all measures will be in place as per the Covid guidelines. We're super [...]

By |2021-03-09T08:20:22+00:00March 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Notice of Race 2021

Race Notice 2021 Here are all of the deets for the upcoming Nationals folks. Something for everyone - sprints, 2km All-comers (non-raceboard), 4km, 8km, 16km and technical races. All at Takapuna beach (Sprints will probably be at Lake Pupuke),. get your entries in!!!! 💪🏼💪🏼😎 enter here - https://www.waterbourne.co.nz/event/new-zealand-stand-up-paddle-boarding-nationals-f0e13

By |2021-03-03T22:11:47+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SUP SAFE!

Every year the coastguard carries out many thousands of rescues around New Zealand, at a cost of literally hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours. Thousands of people are rescued - but sadly not everyone gets home safe.   Don’t be one of those people. Over the last 5 days we’ve worked through the five essential safety [...]

By |2020-10-23T20:13:29+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IMPORTANT: NZSUP National Distance race Oct 31st – Time Change and possible course Change!

  New start time 10am to coincide with High Tide At the moment the wind is looking northerly, so the course will change accordingly: paddlers will paddle up the coast, completing an upwind/downwind course. However we all know how hard it is to predict this far in advance in Auckland. We’ll know more a few [...]

By |2020-10-23T20:15:37+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Carry Communications!

What will you do if you are out on your paddleboard and you get into difficulties - or you find someone else in difficulties? Can you communicate? It’s an essential part of SUP safety. Last summer there were several high profile rescues of paddlecraft (including paddleboards) where the paddlers had been caught out by a [...]

By |2020-10-21T19:53:43+00:00October 21st, 2020|SUP Safety|0 Comments

Know the conditions, before you go out!

There’s absolutely no excuse for not knowing the weather/water condition before you go paddleboarding - it’s all right there on your phone.  KNOW what strength and direction the wind is going to be. If it’s blowing offshore and strengthening, maybe consider paddling somewhere else (or not at all!). KNOW if there's any significant change in [...]

By |2020-10-20T19:47:23+00:00October 20th, 2020|SUP Safety|0 Comments
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