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July 18, 2024
Compact Convenience: Why Inflatable SUPs are a Traveler's Dream

When it comes to enjoying water sports while on the go, inflatable stand-up paddle boards (SUPs) are a game-changer. These lightweight and portable boards offer the perfect blend of convenience...

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No Car, No Problem: Urban Paddleboarding Made Possible by Inflatable Boards

Are you craving the freedom and excitement of paddleboarding but live in a bustling city with limited transportation options? Don't worry, because inflatable boards have come to the rescue, revolutionizing...

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Ultimate Guide to Stand-Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) for Beginners

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, commonly known as SUP, is an exhilarating water sport that combines balance, strength, and serenity. This guide will take beginners through the essentials of SUP, offering detailed...

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Starboard Wins SUP Connect’s 2023 Brand of the Year

Starboard is honored to be awarded SUP Connect’s 2023 Brand of the Year. This marks the 4th consecutive year we’ve received this prestigious award, solidifying our position as the leading...

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Fiona Wylde Wins 7th Gorge Paddle Challenge Title

This past weekend, the Gorge Paddle Challenge celebrated its 12th year. Since the beginning, the Gorge Paddle Challenge has always been about competitive racing, community engagement, youth progression, and having...

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Connor Wins 2023 Gorge Paddle Challenge

The 2023 Gorge Paddle Challenge was an absolute blast and such a classic grassroots event. The weekend kicked off with the famous Viento Road. It’s an 8-mile downwind up-river race...

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Sathish Kumar Sets World Record on All Star Airline

Indian paddle boarder & conservationist, Sathish Kumar, set a new world record by completing an open ocean SUP crossing from India to Sri Lanka, and back again!     “India...

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Bruce Kirkby’s Hecate Crossing Expedition by SUP

CHAPTER 1: QU’EST-CE QUE HECATE? Lying off the northern coast of British Columbia, Hecate Strait is the notorious body of water separating the islands of Haida Gwaii from the mainland....

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10 Questions Every First-time SUP Buyer Should Answer

A definitive guide to choosing your first Starboard Stand Up Paddle Board. by Starboard NZ Teamrider, SUPWell PaddleFit Pro Coach and ISA / Surfing NZ Qualified SUP Instructor, Victoria Stuart....

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