Taking your canine companion on paddleboarding adventures throughout the UK can provide memories for both you and your dog. Before taking your dog on a paddle boarding adventure there are a few things to consider. Read the list below to find out more. View our full range of SUPs HERE! Training First, you will need…

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When it comes to inspiration for paddling, one of the best places to look is Instagram. Paddlers from all across the world share jaw-dropping pictures of their adventures that makes you want to get one of our SUP boards, kayaks or canoes for sale and head out onto the water for a fun experience. Chris…

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Weights and trainer ready for a workout

When winter arrives with shorter daylight hours, cold temperatures and near-constant rain, we can understand the lack of enthusiasm for getting out kayaking. However, not kayaking can mean when the warm weather is back, you’re a little out of shape, and the aches and pains of using paddling muscles are back after just one session.…

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Man going into water with Riber iSUP board

SUP might have first been called “surfing for the lazy” but it is now one of the most popular water sports to do in the summer, and it is possible we will one day see it in the Olympics. If you are a fan of paddleboarding, and even want to invest in the best inflatable…

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isle of mull SUP spot

Within the last ten years or so, stand up paddleboarding, or SUP has become one of the UK’s fastest growing water sports, with clubs, classes and guided tours happening all over the country. If you have moved passed the beginners stage and want to set off in search of some fantastic SUP locations, we have…

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Man kayaking with Riber product

Fear is something that can affect paddlers of all skills; it can be unpredictable, rational or irrational. Knowing how to deal with your fear is important, whether you are a seasoned paddler or a first-timer, and overcoming the fear is often what gets people addicted to kayaking and canoeing. However, if fear takes over, you…

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Britain’s extensive waterways of rivers and canals provide great opportunities for canoeing. The activity is not just a way to hone your fitness, but also a great way to see places you might have otherwise never reached, and you can combine this with other outdoor activities such as climbing, cycling, hiking or camping. But you…

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We are told almost daily that technology is ruining our lives, but what the media neglects to let us know is how technology has made the outdoors more accessible. You no longer need to know how to use a map and compass for a quick hike, and there are even safety apps that sound an…

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Canoeing is a great way to exercise if you like training outdoors, aren’t a fan of the gym and want to try something completely different at the same time as getting fit. The sport appeals to all ages and fitness levels, can be done solo or with family and friends and has something for everyone.…

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Stand-up paddleboarding, or SUP, is one of the fastest growing water sports worldwide. A combination of kayaking and surfing, the sport is essentially standing on a surfboard and using a paddle to propel yourself along. SUP boards are longer, wider and more buoyant than your traditional surfboards, which allows you to balance comfortably on them.…

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British scientists have fitted a number of kayaks with sensors which can pick up environmental data and turn it into music for the paddler to enjoy. Known as the Sonic Kayak, it records GPS locations, temperature and underwater noise, which it then turns into a soundtrack for the ride.   The kayaks began life as…

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There is a lot to enjoy about canoeing in summer; floating down a calm river with sunlight coming through leafy green trees, dancing off the water. Compared to that lovely scenario, winter canoeing seems rather uninviting. The days can be bitter, are a lot shorter and the water very cold. But get a perfect, crisp…

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