Tag Archives: stand up paddle boarding

Ganges SUP Team to Paddle Entire Indian River

Starboard reports the Ganges SUP team, consisting of Shilpika Gautam, Pascal Dubois and Spike Reid, have set out to paddle the entire length of the Ganges River in India. This is the first time anyone has attempted to paddle the full length of the river. The team’s motivation comes from the river’s high pollution that led […]

Corinth Canal Paddle Crossing 2016 Recap Video

The Corinth Canal Paddle Crossing 2016 took place at the end of October hosting more than 300 participants. The Greek canal is 6343-meters long and during the race vessel traffic through the canal was shut off for two hours. The event was put on by organizers in cooperation with Hellenic Canoe-Kayak and SUP federation. The race included paddlers […]

Naish Hokua LE Takes Australia

Naish windsurfing team member, Bernd Roediger, took a break from his sails, taking to Australia’s coast with a Naish Hokua LE and paddle in hand. Roediger shares that on this particular day exploring the South Coast of Australia, he and his fellow adventurers (including Kai Bates) trekked through the middle of the jungle to reach […]

2017 Naish World Dealer Meeting

California Kiteboarding's Jason Lee visited Maui recently for the 2017 Naish World Dealer Meeting. Dealers got to hear about Naish's new 2017 products and try them out for themselves. It wouldn't be a true SUP and kiteboarding event without actually partaking in the sports, so Jason got to both kiteboard and SUP in his time [...]

The New 2017 Naish Series: All Around, Touring, & Race

We’ve been teasing sneak peeks at the 2017 Starboard SUP board collection recently, but today it’s all about Naish. The 2017 Naish series is full of new styles, new boards, and new constructions! Take a look: 2017 Naish All Around   The 2017 Naish All Around series consists of the brand new Quest series and old […]

2017 Starboard Sneak Peek: Pro and Innovation

Outside of Starboard’s standard surf SUP category are the Pro series and the Innovative series which includes last year’s brand new Hyper Nut. Let’s see how the 2017 Starboard Pro and Innovation boards have been changed for a new season. 2017 Starboard Pro Performance Starboard’s Pro boards consist primarily of short boards given they’re designed […]

2017 Starboard Sneak Peek: All Around and Surf

Over the next few weeks we’ll be releasing sneak peeks of the new 2017 Starboard SUP collection! Our first look is at their All Around and Surf boards and they do not disappoint! 2017 All Around The new 2017 Starboard All Around collection includes the 12’0″ x 36″ Atlas Extra, the 12’0″ x 33″ Atlas, […]

"Chasing Gold" SUP Movie Premieres

The World Premiere of SUP movie, “Chasing Gold” occurred last Friday at the Lido Theater in Newport Beach. The film is up for movie of the year at the 2016 SUP Awards. Directed by Brent Deal, the movie follows the American team of the International Surfing Association’s World SUP and Paddleboard Championships in 2015. The American team […]

Starboard Rider Wins Five Consecutive Eurotour Events

Kai Lenny isn’t the only professional paddle board racer making news this month with Starboard rider Leonard Nika winning five events in a row in the Eurotour. Nika’s latest achievement was taking first place in the São Jorge 2 Pico Challenge in Portugal. The race takes place between two of the region’s islands, Pico and São […]

Kai Lenny Sets Record at M2O Paddle Race

Naish rider, Kai Lenny has a lot to celebrate this week after not only coming in first place at the Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O) Paddleboard Championship, but also setting a new world record in the race. Lenny finished the race in four hours and seven minutes. The previous record was held by Starboard’s Connor Baxter […]

How to Get Started with SUP Yoga

Yoga is already a great exercise for your core and gaining balance, but adding a SUP board and taking it out on the water makes for an even greater challenge with a far better view. If you've been interested in SUP yoga, but unsure how to start, these tips are for you! Find the Perfect [...]

Manatee Surprises Florida Paddleboarders

In this adorable video, making the internet rounds on Buzzfeed and Youtube, two paddleboarders are surprised by a manatee in Jupiter, Florida. The little (if you can call him that) guy not only swims up to one of the girls, but rests his flippers on her board for a bit. Lots of squealing ensues, but we […]