Unifying the voice of SUP safety. P.L.O.T your paddle.
Basic SUP safety checklist.
SUP safety - how do we make things better? Have your say.
SUP weather update and paddle boarding safety considerations.
SUP safety and 'Simon's legacy' take a major step forwards.
The effects of wind and tide on stand up paddle boarding (a simple guide).
On 8 March 2022, McConks Chief Exec Andy McConkey attended Westminster to take part in a stand up paddle board (SUP) safety event. MP for Cheltenham, Alex Chalk, QC hosted the…
When it’s gone… Forcibly benched through SUP injury.
SUP weather: how to interpret forecasts.
SUP hazards and things to look out for before paddling.
SUP safety considerations for beginners - a reminder as the weather improves.
We're passionate about your safety on the water. As a sign of this commitment, we are only shipping boards with our connect leash (which doesn't have an ankle strap), and…
Wind can be the bane of many a stand up paddle boarders life. Especially if it's blowing hard onshore, causing all manner of flotsam, waves and chop to form. Likewise,…
SUP hack #9078: stand up paddling on tidal water and scoring the least amount of current.
McConks SUP user guide #4: how to fit a stand up paddle board leash.
Are you a SUP noob? If so, these are the absolute basics you need to know Standup paddle boarding (SUP) is a fun relaxing and rewarding way to play on…
SUP safety spring water chills (be prepared!).
SUP safety beginning and progressing with SUP (get a lesson).
National lockdowns aside the current UK weather (as of Jan 5, 2020) is on the cooler side to say the least. During the last few days many parts of the…
SUP 2021: the year of stand up paddle boarding safety awareness (we can't afford not to).
Rapid Skills SUP safety course with Canoe & Kayak store review.
SUP safety quick release belts discussion - join the debate on McConks' Facebook page.
With so many new paddlers taking to the water this year, there have been a few near misses. And things can go wrong for relatively experienced paddlers as the recent…
With SUP's reinvigorated popularity there's lots of drum banging about stand up paddle boarding and safety. It can certainly be cause for concern when you see a total newbie, who's…
Another child's play video. Thanks to our Mini McConks for recording this. It might not be as helpful as you'd like, being recorded by an 8 year old. If you…
Gear check advice for post-lockdown SUP paddling.
SUP safety rescues.