What constitutes a STRONG paddler?

Posted by Joanna on January 24th, 2020

Wondering if you have what it takes to join us for our Social SUP sessions? You can always get in touch and tell us your SUP story… then we will be only too happy to offer you our best recommendations Peeps often opt for a Private (or sometimes Group lessons) with us prior to signing […]



Posted by Joanna on January 24th, 2020

We regret to announce our beloved Every Man And His Dog SUP Event will not be held on Australia Day this year. We hope to offer this event at a later date so please stay tuned for further updates! Meanwhile, we will be marking this date by hosting a Mystery Paddle from 8am and more […]


Turn UP the SUP PT 1 – C-Turn

Posted by Joanna on January 14th, 2020

So you’ve mastered the basic paddle stroke and hopefully you’re now capable of traveling in a straight line! (If you still need some help going in a straight line then check out our last technique blog here). The next focus of your SUP technique journey is purposely turning your SUP board as and when you […]


Best time of day to SUP at Watto Bay?

Posted by Joanna on December 18th, 2019

One of the most common questions we get asked here at WATSSUP HQ is ‘What is the best time to paddle at Watsons Bay?’ and the answer is ‘the earlier the better!’ Weather & water conditions at Watsons Bay tend to be best between 7.00am and 12.00pm making it the prime time to paddle. Discover: […]


4 activities that will help UP your SUP!

Posted by Joanna on December 5th, 2019

As much as we all love to SUP, sometimes paddling everyday isn’t practical for various reasons; running out of time, too windy, too hard basket to get your board on and off the water (where do you store it?), paddlers keep standing you up blah blah blah! So, if you are feeling that your progression […]


Workout the WATSSUP way!

Posted by Joanna on November 20th, 2019

Stand Up Paddling is indeed a sport. It’s a sport in which one practices strength, endurance and balance all whilst utilising nearly every muscle in your body. If you are implementing correct technique whilst you SUP, you will be using all of the following muscles during your performance and thus providing you with the ultimate […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]