We appreciate everyone’s been busy paddling, hanging out with the family and making the most of summer. So much so it’s easy to miss some of the stuff we publish to the McConks blog. Have no fear, however, as we’ve conveniently rounded things up for you.
McConks bitesize travel guides
The beady eyed out there may have noticed we’ve featured heavily on the travel area of stand up paddle boarding. There’re a plethora of locations across the UK to paddle – inland and coastal. We’ve started compiling a bunch of bitesize guides to help when choosing where to SUP next. Stay tuned as we’ll be adding to these regularly. Below are the spots we’ve published to date.
- Croyde Bay, North Devon
- Esso Beach, Hayling Island
- Whitesands Bay, Pembrokeshire
- Thames Sailing Club, Surbiton
- Crantock, Cornwall
- Gwithian, St. Ives, Cornwall
- Langstone. Chichester Harbour
- Llangneith, Gower Peninsula, Wales
- Chasewater, Staffordshire
- Chichester shipping canal, West Sussex
- Westward Ho!, Devon
- Carbis Bay, St. Ives, Cornwall
- West Beachlands, Hayling Island
- West Wittering, West Sussex
- Chichester Harbour (south), Hayling Island
5 of the best UK SUP spots
Sticking with the domestic SUP travel theme for a moment; we put out an article talking about 5 of the best palces to stand up paddle board in the UK. Obviously there are others, but this 5 will start you off. Feel free to drop us a line with your personal faves.
We need YOU, watersports clubs
Many will already be aware that McConks does more than just stand up paddle boards. We cover the whole spectrum, from SUP itself to windSUP, windsurfing, wing and we’re currently looking hard at hydrofoil and hard shell SUPs. There’s plenty to come! With this in mind we’d love to make contact with any watersports clubs that offer mutiple activities. For more info hit this link then hit us up.
Honesty is always the best policy, so we think
If you want an insight top how 2020 has been for McConks then this is the article you need to read. Not least to give an idea of what we have to do to keep this ticking smoothly over, but also so you’re in the full picture as customers.
There’re no two ways about it: winter is definitely heading our way. But that doesn’t mean you have stop paddling – far from it. Here’re a few things you can do to prepare for the off season and make it as fun as possible.
ISA awarded SUP ‘ownership’
Recently the International Surfing Association was awarded ‘ownership’ of stand up paddle boarding to take it through (potentially) to its Olympic Games debut. But does the recreational paddler actually care about stuff like this? Read the article and let us know what you think.
5 SUP adventures that await the progressing stand up paddler
If you’re one of the many new paddlers this summer then here’re 5 SUP adventures that await you as you move forwards on your paddling journey.
There’s loads more on the McConks SUP blog and the McConks Knowledge Hub pages. If you’re looking for something specific, then as always hit us up and we’ll do our best to accommadate.