Blog #28 – racing post…

No doubt about it after last weekend, we're definitely into a different season – and now as the clocks have gone back, we're unarguably not in summertime anymore. Yet it certainly isn't game over for paddleboarding, far from it: pick your opportunities, wrap up warm enough and it's just a different approach is all...

Blog #27 – Indian summer

We've had some amazing weather this last couple of weeks which has produced awesome paddleboarding conditions for us to enjoy – we've lit ourselves up for another couple of dusky SUP Clubs, enjoyed some sublime training and recreational paddles, plus Dunc's 1-2-1 race coaching is proving ever-more-popular ahead of the first round of the inaugural EASI (East Anglian SUP Initiative) monthly series...

Blog #26 – SUPtober!!!

It's been a few weeks since our last regular blog, and autumn's begun to take hold in the meantime – yet now as SUP school beginner teaching season is done, our SUP year is very far from over as we're continuing to pack a lot into the ever-shorter days. We've had another couple of classic SUP Clubs,...

Dunc’s 11 City blog – day 5

Mission accomplished! I finished the 2018 SUP 11 City Tour – and today’s 27k time trial turned out to be the hardest paddle of the week, I think the hardest I've ever paddled, into a brutal headwind pretty much all the way back into Leeuwarden. But it really couldn't have gone better for me… The morning started a...

Dunc’s 11 City blog – day 3

Today was pretty brutal – first a 12k time trial, then a 30k non-stop: 20k into cross-headwind including some of the windiest stretches I've ever raced, then 10k downwind from Harlingen to Franeker, where I'm currently in the van in the pouring rain. But has to be said I'm still totally buzzing from today's racing...