Blog #43 – British SUP Club (vice-)Champs!

We've had an amazing end to our summertime SUP season, with a massive second place at the biggest British SUP Club Championships ever versus 19 other clubs at Bray Lake three weeks ago, plus a few more fantastic SUP Clubs. But our paddleboarding year's still far from over – we've got one last Wednesday evening SUP...

Blog #42 – autumnal

As autumn begins to take hold, we're looking back on what's undoubtedly been our busiest summer in seven years of running the club and school; it's been brilliant but non-stop with Wednesday night SUP Club, weekly Race Club, fully booked learn to SUP lessons every weekend, plus our legendary late August Bank Holiday SUPstock weekender, and...

Blog #41 – midsummer magic

Storming SUP Clubs, fully-booked paddleboard lessons, fantastic free-paddling, racing glory, the start of Race Club – there's been a lot of magic midsummer paddleboarding going on around the longest day, hence we've not found much time to blog about it. But here goes...

Blog #40 – June buggy

Summer already seems to be flying by – and we're having a lot of fun this year! SUP Club is proving more popular than ever with a few more meets up on the River Chelmer, we enjoyed a fantastic SUPfari camping trip on the River Arun in West Sussex over the late May bank holiday weekend,...

Dunc’s 2019 Norfolk Ultra blog

With huge thanks to Jo Hamilton-Vale – plus of course Ali, Mark, Pete and all of the amazing volunteers – a few of us are still buzzing from two weekends ago at this year's 70km Norfolk Ultra race; part of the UK Paddle Endurance Series (formerly UK SUP). We're very proud to say that SUPsect's three...

Blog #38 – springwatch…

We've had a busy few weeks kicking off our summer season – SUP Club is in full swing and SUP School is well and truly open with our first lessons fully booked last Friday. The weekend previous we took a 20-strong group on a SUPfari to Devon alongside the Head of the Dart race, and we've...

Blog #37 – it’s summertime!

So we've paddled right through another winter – and actually, that one really wasn't so bad, eh? Ahead of the clocks going forward, this last couple of weeks have been beautifully springlike, allowing of us plenty of opportunity to get out onto the water – we've had a big down-tide / downwinder Saturday SUPplement, a Sunday...

Blog #36 – Winter Bites Back…

There was no way that 'false spring' was ever going to last, so it's no surprise that winter's come back to remind us how lucky we struck it in February! Yet even Sunday's gales didn't phase Bray Lake, who ably and safely ran the last race of their Frostbite winter series. Storms aside, the first signs...