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Teaching Local kids to paddleboard

We so enjoy sharing our knowledge with the local schools and seeing kids progress and have fun. Most years we work with all the local schools and h...

Supshed Spring Series

Yes get in shape for summer and get on board with the Supshed Spring Series, proudly presented by Starboard and sponsored by Starboard, Naish, NSP...

Help to raise money for our athletes for ISA

NZSUP is fundraising to support SUP, PRONE (from Surf Lifesaving) and SUP SURF athletes competing in the ISA World Championships in September 2017 ...

Powered Foil Riding

Gotta love these new inventions and cannot wait to try one myself!! These are the latest to hit the market (and not cheap neither). Its a foil boar...

Testing the Vaikobi VCOLD Paddle Vest

Well, the sun was up and what a glorious day for paddle, bearing in mind we are now in our winter months (at time of testing and writing), I thou...

Learning to SUP Foil

Checkout this great video discussing in detail how to learn to SUP foil, a great watch and really helps spell out the basics before taking to the w...

Testing NEW 2017 Starboard Race Boards

Well on Saturday 15th October, we headed out to Orewa beach with the Starboard team for some fun testing and racing. When unloading the new boards,...

Orewa Beach Series - Starting Soon

SUPSHED is very proud to announce, it will be a major sponsor of the Orewa Beach Series starting this upcoming season in December 2016. It will ...

Board Shapes and Sizes, They all seem so different

Why so many different board shapes? When looking at boards they all seem so different in shape and size?Being a Paddle Board Specialist, we can tai...

What equipment is needed to paddle board

The basics needed... For now, the key items you need to operate safely are as follows: Paddle board Paddle (adjustable is a great option) PFD (Per...

What to buy and what to avoid

Here are our 'Tips' to get you going Choosing your 1st board can be a nightmare?Most people start out on their quest to buy a board purely based on...

How to dry your wetsuit

the quickest way..... Wetsuit Drying Tips: How to: Dry your wetsuit the fastest wayNo one likes putting on a cold, wet, wetsuit. It's an uncomfor...