Why do we SUP in winter?

Posted by Joanna on May 7th, 2019

. As the cooler months approach, people often begin to ask – “when does it get too cold to SUP?” The answer is…IT’S NEVER TOO COLD TO SUP – especially when living in the watery surrounds of Sydney Australia where the lowest average temperature during the winter is still a mild 17 degrees!! Ok so […]

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A few pointers to keep you SUPin straight!

Posted by Joanna on April 18th, 2019

Great, so you’ve got your board moving and you’re gliding through the water- you’ve got this!!! But why is it taking so long to get where you’re going? Chances are you are snaking all over the place! Travelling in a straight line is one of the trickiest things to master when SUPing – So here […]

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3 tips on how to get the most out of your paddle stroke

Posted by Watssup Staff on April 3rd, 2019

Now you know how to stand up on your board, what next? You need to know how to paddle!!! Here are 3 tips on how to get the most out of your paddle stroke… 1. Bury your paddle deep! Get your blade fully submerged in the water with each stroke to achieve the most amount […]

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3 Tips on Standing Up On Your Board For The First Time

Posted by Watssup Staff on March 20th, 2019

Flatten Your Feet – We often see beginners trying to stand with their weight on their toes; this is only going to result in a splash! So to avoid getting wet, flatten your feet out when standing up. Lift your vision – Keep your eyes up! Looking forward and outwards will assist your balance and […]

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Help Keep Australia Clean and Beautiful!

Posted by Watssup Staff on March 8th, 2019

Clean Up Australia Day 2019!! Clean Up Australia Day begun 30 years ago as a single clean up of Sydney Harbour, organised by Ian Kiernan, an Aussie guy with a vision, who wanted to make a difference! Ian sadly passed away in October last year, so here at WATSSUP we felt it was especially important […]

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Every Man and His Dog – Australia Day 2019 – The Results are in!

Posted by Watssup Staff on February 22nd, 2019

Every Man and His Dog 2019 could not have gone better! We had the most beautiful day, the sun was shining and the weather conditions were perfect for a day of SUPing! We were absolutely STOKED by the amount of support we received from everybody who turned up to celebrate Australia Day with us, so […]

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Race Finishes | Every Man & His Dog SUP Event

Posted by Joanna on January 11th, 2019

Some races will finish in deep water across a finish shoot or gate (usually passing in between 2 buoys); other races will require you to finish on the beach! Beach Finish Tips: It’s always a good idea to have a few practice goes at finishing on the beach prior to the actual race – this […]

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Race Turns Tips | Every Man & His Dog SUP Event

Posted by Joanna on January 11th, 2019

Most courses will traverse you around a perimeter of some design, requiring you to make an effective right or left turn. Race & Pivot Turn Tips: Always practice your turns when you train! Effective turns have a HUGE advantage in quicker times and catching and passing people! Consider and even visualise your turn well before […]

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Race Starts | Every Man & His Dog SUP Event

Posted by Joanna on January 11th, 2019

There’s deep water and land starts but for EMHD your 6km and 2km races will be deep water starts. Race Start Tips: Place yourself a little further forward than normal just to tip the nose of your board closer to the water line and lessen the air space at the front of your board at […]

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Reasons why you should bring SUP into your life

Posted by Joanna on January 3rd, 2019

There are so many reasons as to why you should bring stand up paddle boarding into your life! Whether you are looking to mix up your fitness regime, seeking some outdoor adventure or simply want to add some more awesomeness into your life – SUP is the answer! Here are some of our top reasons […]

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