McConks international bitesize paddle board guides: Antigua, Caribbean, West Indies.
Inflatable paddle board product recall (Aug '22) - McConks no quibble 5 year warranty.
SUP backyards: Indonesia paddle board destinations to check out.
Choose (an outdoor) SUP life.
Paddle boarding playlist suggestions.
McConks awesomeness SUP pics – early summer holidays '22 edition.
McConks awesome SUP partner salute #8 Ant & Lianne Ing (Stand Up Paddle Board UK).
SUP for winter - paddling styles for the off season.
Summer's not done! Long range SUP weather update (August 2, 2022).
Why should you plan a SUP river clean?
Summer holiday fun with the kids.
Reluctant to SUP. One rider's discovery of paddle boarding.
SUP safety - wind, weather and how this can affect your paddle boarding.
City SUP - staying connected to the 'surfing' lifestyle even inland.
Unifying the voice of SUP safety. P.L.O.T your paddle.
Cold water SUP surfing rewards.
Basic SUP safety checklist.
It's no secret the UK's weather has been sizzling hot of late. And we've been bang on keeping you up to date with heads up pots regarding conditions and how…
McConks awesome SUP partner salute #7 Jim Wight (SUP 2 Summit).
Reasons to SUP surf.
Stuck in a SUP rut? Tips to get out.
SUP safety - how do we make things better? Have your say.
Owning a paddle board gives you chance to literally go anywhere and do a whole heap of things on the water. With UK summer in full effect getting afloat is…
Team Rapid Skills is made up of Joshua Telling, Tom Botterill and Holly Marshall. They've been an awesome McConks SUP partner for a while. Specialising in multiple paddle sports the…
Stay SUP cool during the summer heat with McConks.
A love letter to coastal living & SUP at the seaside.
McConks summer SUP accessory essentials.
8 of the most extreme paddle boarding locations in the world.
SUP weather update and paddle boarding safety considerations.
McConks awesome SUP partner salute #5 Gemma Kemp & Ian Last (The Big Scuba Podcast).
McConks summer paddle boarding awesomeness (video).
Common newbie paddle boarding mistakes - and how to avoid them.
One of our favourite wild swimming, paddle boarding and outdoor adventure chaps Fenwick Ridley is next up in our McConks awesome SUP partner series. Not only is Fenwick an avid…
Just how warm? - SUP weather update Jul 5, 2022.
McConks awesome SUP partner salute #4 Chris Jones.
Mostly settled weather - long range SUP weather update (Jun 28, 2022).
Misunderstood SUP - a few things that sometimes get missed about paddle boarding.
Yep, we're back again with another long range SUP weather update to see how it's potentially looking over the coming weeks for a spot of fair weather paddling. Obviously, you…
What to avoid when buying a paddle board.
Stuff to do with your McConks SUP...
SUP backyards: Pembrokeshire, West Wales.
Location: Marloes Sands, Pembrokeshire, Wales Spot type: Open water, tidal, rocky and remote west facing beach break that almost disappears at high tide leaving only reef. Conditions: Being open to…
Hot, hot, hot! SUP weather update June 16, 2022.
McConks awesomeness SUP pics - Jubilee half term week 2022 edition.
SUP safety and 'Simon's legacy' take a major step forwards.
McConks awesome SUP partner salute #3 SUP4 Coach (Rachel Bambrough).
The warming of the weather - SUP conditions update for we June 17, 2022.
Paddle better - why quality matters.
SUP weather for Jubile half term week looking pretty good!
McConks awesome SUP partner salute #2 SUP Lass Paddle Adventures (Caroline, Caz, Dawson).
Who's it for - McConks SUP board performance overviews.
McConks’ stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides: Pagham, Hampshire.
McConks’ stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides: Milford on Sea, Lymington, Hampshire.
McConks’ stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides Widemouth Bay, Cornwall.
McConks awesome SUP partner salute #1 - Beyond Boundaries East Lothian (Steve Nelson).
SUP weather heatwave inbound - May 13 (ish), 2022, onwards.
SUP, the Venturi effect and what this means for wind (and water) flow.
The effects of wind and tide on stand up paddle boarding (a simple guide).
With May being a much warmer month (traditionally) it's a time that sees a whole host of paddlers hit the water. Easter's been and gone and with it those sometimes…
McConks awesomeness SUP pics - post Easter (ish) 2022 editon.
Common wind scenarios and how they can affect stand up paddle boarding.
McConks SUP adventure essentials - we can kit you out for summer outdoor paddling fun.
McConks recent YouTube video round up.
McConks awesomeness SUP pics – Easter ’22 (week 2) video.
McConks summer SUP vibes (video).
McConks awesomeness SUP pics - Easter '22 (week 1).
SUP backyards: Hayling Island, Hampshire.
Long range SUP weather update (April 12, 2022).
SUP and travel – what are the options?
SUP hack #4768 - fin screws and tightening them.
McConks SUP awesomeness pics - Andy McConkey Hurley Classic edition.
Easter Holidays 2022 SUP weather long range predictions.
McConks social media Stories (Instagram/Facebook) - what you may have missed.
McConks's refined social media Stories feed - follow us on Instagram and Facebook to see more.
SUP foiling’s reconnection with prone surfing.
First time SUP racing tips.
SUP boards, being the oversize shapes they are, make great workhorses. Able to load up and carry all sorts of gear adventure paddlers will be very aware of how easy…
What SUP can teach us.
SUP surfing isn’t an easy sport. As with prone surfing there’s much to learn and gain experience with. Yet it’s definitely one of the most fulfilling areas of stand up…
One wheel SUP injury recovery with the McConks Skatewheel.
McConks' awesomeness SUP pics - Instagram fam spring edition.
SUP spring is now sprung! Long range weather update.
The mundane vs the excitement of SUP.
SUP in later life - older generation paddling benefits.
We've been working hard behind the scenes over the autumn and winter in our desire to always be improving and innovating. And, of course, when it's quiet is the best…
McConks SUP awesomeness pics - early spring 2022 edition.
SUP Spring 2022 – how’s it looking weather wise (update)?
SUP playlist suggestions for all your paddling shenanigans.
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…
McConks watersports guides.
When it’s gone… Forcibly benched through SUP injury.
Analysis paralysis and stand-up paddle boarding.
McConks’ bitesize international SUP travel guides: Korcula, Southern Dalmatia, Croatia.
McConks’ bitesize international SUP travel guides: Barbados, Caribbean, West Indies.
Classic SUP beginner mistakes.
SUP hacks three SUP performance changes to experiment with via fin tweaks. #1
Surfing wave types and their suitability for progressing SUPers.
SUP Spring 2022 – how’s it looking weather wise
Adventure SUP pitfalls (and how to avoid them).
McConks Go Free 9'8 review from Windsurfing UK.
Paddle love? Other complimentary SUP disciplines to try.
SUP is hard! I still can't do it...
SUP and spring go together like strawberries and cream (for many). After a winter SUP hiatus, where kit's been left hanging to dry, the new spring season sounds the hooter…
McConks’ bitesize international SUP travel guides Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain.
SUP backyards takes in the Ionian region of Greece for this instalment. Sitting west of the Greek mainland the whole Ionian Sea area is vast. It’s been a yachting haven…
The best SUP spot in the world.
From the title of this post you’d be forgiven for thinking we’re going to be promoting the fact you should be learning new SUP skills and ways of being with…
Location: Ammoudia, Acheron Delta, Epirus, Greece. Spot type: Partially sheltered (in the bay), open water Mediterranean location occupying part of the Northern Ionian Sea. Conditions: Within Ammoudia’s Bay you have…
Getting (unnecessarily) hung up on the SUP details.
Location: Airone, Sibari, Calabria, Italy. Spot type: Open water, Mediterranean locations exposed to the Mistral wind when it blows. Some chop later in the day (summer) but often flat and…
McConks’ bitesize international SUP travel guides: Budoni, Sardinia (Baia dei Mori), Italy.
McConks’ bitesize international SUP travel guides: Il de Re & Il d’Oleron, France
SUP adventures with the McConks Go Explore 11'4 compact touring board.
UK river SUP fun. Time to get involved?
SUP & more vids - McConks' new (ish) ones.
SUP surfing the underdog wave.
SUP's recent boom time has seen a resurgence of interest in stand up paddle boarding as a viable business opportunity. More specifically starting a SUP brand. And even more granular:…
SUP paddles and paddling define what stand up paddle boarding is. Yet the amount of new recruits that miss this is significant. It’s not hard to understand why. Of all…
SUP backyards: St. Ives, Cornwall.
SUP hacks essential tools for your kit box.
Usually, we pool the McConks awesomeness SUP pics from our fab McConks SUP paddlers who post in the McConks SUP community Facebook group. This time we plundering the McConks Instagram…
SUP and the weather (especially in the UK) go hand in hand like cheese and pickle. (We appreciate some might not like pickle!). If you don't know what's going on…
SUP frost: sunrise and early morning paddles are now go!
SUP weather predictions - January into February 2022.
SUP in 2022 is going to be exciting. With huge numbers of stand up paddlers entering the sport in the last few years the coming 12 months will see progression…
Swedish winter SUP looks amazing. How do we know this? Well, take a look at Chris Jones' images (which you can see more of in the McConks SUP community Facebook…
Cold SUP, wild swimming and Swedish sunshine with Chris Jones
Adrenaline SUP, euphoric moments and the post-session comedown.
McConks' white water river SUP connections.
SUP & watersports to the max. 'Toys' for every situation.
SUP spots for beginners – 5 great locations in the north.
SUP can take paddler anywhere, at any time of year. The weather also plays its part. At times when it should be a bit grotty you may get lucky and…
SUP weather predictions January 2022.
Forcing the issue with SUP can often be the case when 'it's' not right. And by 'it' we're talking about things like Mother Nature chucking her toys out the pram;…
SUP spots for beginners - 5 of the best UK locations.
Stand up paddle more in 2022.
McConks awesomeness SUP pics New Year 2022 edition.
SUP tips for quick paddles when you're short on time.
SUP awesomeness video reel. Featuring the McConks SUP family (you lot) here's a look back at the last 12 months or so. Did you get featured?
SUP hacks are extensive. Everyone has their own little ways of doing things to get stand up paddle boarding kit back in workable order. For this SUP hack, we look…
McConks awesomeness SUP pics - Christmas edition.
SUP goals in 2022.
Swedish winter stand up paddle boarding with Chris Jones.
Festive SUP - as in getting out for a paddle this Christmas period - is very much dependant on weather. For many people, Christmas means time off work and school.…
SUP weather updates are something we've done in the past. And with the festive period bringing time off work for a good many it can be a good opportunity to…
Pro SUP competitions in 2022 - does anyone care?
SUP detoxing post-festive season.
Christmas SUP gifts can be anything applicable to the stand up paddler in your life. And there's a lot of Christmas gift ideas (and lists) knocking about the internet at…
Location: Bude Canal, Bude, Cornwall. Spot type: Manmade, inland waterway sheltered from all weathers and non-tidal. Conditions: Bude canal is very sheltered. Whilst not what you think of when visiting…
SUP backyards: The Witterings, West Sussex area.
McConks SUP community awesomeness pics Frostbite edition.
Black Friday SUP 2021 ads missing in action?
SUP weather: how to interpret forecasts.
Stand up paddle boarding and the five Ps to improve.
McConks’ stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides: Instow (Crow Point) to Northam Burrows.
SUP hazards and things to look out for before paddling.
McConks' stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides: Abbotsham Cliffs to Buck's Mill, North Devon.
McConks’ stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides: Caledonian Canal (The Great Glen).
McConks SUP community awesomeness pics – late autumn 2020 edition.
Sewage in the sea. Sewage in rivers. STOP! NOW! We need to work together to get the dumping of sewage in seas and rivers stopped.
Christmas gifts for SUPers. Too early to talk about?
Windsurfing, windSUP, wingsurf? Go Free!
SUP backyards: Chris Jones' Swedish paddling paradise.
SUP socials: paddling catch ups with mates.
SUP dark - paddling at night season is upon us.
SUP hacks stand up paddle surfing progression tips (video).
McConks SUP community awesomeness pics - early autumn 2020 edition.
SUP styles for winter - more off season fun!
SUP McConks wants you! To star in our next #freedomunlocked movie.
Sunny September (Freedom) SUP sessions: daddy/daughter edition.
McConks awesomeness summer SUP highlights video reel.
McConks’ stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides: Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
McConks’ stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides: Freshwater West, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Paddle, board and camera, check: autumn can be the best time of year for SUP sunrise and sunset shots.
McConks’ stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides: Amroth Beach (Telpyn), Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Pics: Chris Jones. At time of writing the UK is experiencing some late summer heat. With sunshine levels abound, wind levels low and waters still warm it's certainly an enticing…
McConks SUP community awesomeness pics #7
McConks SUP community awesomeness pics #6
McConks’ bitesize international SUP travel guides: Grand Anse Bay, Grenada (Spice Isle), Caribbean, West Indies.
McConks SUP mental health & well being posts.
McConks SUP community awesomeness pics #5
Fitting the Air7 v3 internal fin box to your McConks inflatable stand up paddle board.
I am me. I am someone who lives by the sea and enjoys their toes in the sand, the gently lapping waters of the ocean tickling my skin. I am…
McConks SUP user guide: packing down your iSUP and folding it away.
Dawn calls - sunrise SUP sessions for personal well being.
Bungee SUP riding #2 - newbie glides with Oli Lane-Peirce.
Appreciate the vista - SUP: the best viewing platform in the world!
SUP scorchio! But will the warm spell last beyond the weekend (July 24, 2021)?
McConks SUP user guide: responsible and safe stand up paddle boarding.
Get wet! - flat water SUP freestyle progression and fun.
Friend of McConks - Tom Botterill: Cotswold Water Park manager Q&A.
McConks SUP community awesomeness pics!
What’s wingin’ got to do with stand up paddle boarding?
Launching and landing your SUP in shorebreak.
Fab feedback some recent comments about McConks SUP kit.
Land paddling for all round SUP progression.
Interpreting weather forecasts for your local stand up paddle board spot.
What's at the end of your road? Making the best of it with a SUP.
McConks’ stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides: Studland Bay, Dorset.
(Do) feed your SUP addiction – choose a stand up paddle boarding life.
McConks’ stand up paddle boarding bitesize travel guides: Harlyn Bay, North Cornwall.
The ruddy weather! Are we (at last) going to see summer SUPing conditions?
Stand up paddle surfing: we know our onions...(or should that be waves?).
Why is stand up paddle boarding so popular at the moment?
Change your stand up paddle board tack – keeping things fresh to not lose your SUP mojo.
Sticking to our guns, spreading the SUP message and keeping on topic.
McConks: a more progressive and innovative watersports company than you'd imagine.
Dewy starts, cool mornings and the fulfilment of sunrise SUPing.
McConks SUP user guide #4: how to fit a stand up paddle board leash.
McConks SUP user guide #6: how to launch your McConks inflatable stand up paddle board.
McConks SUP user guide #8: how to paddle kneeling.
McConks SUP user guide #10: basic stand up paddle board stroke.
McConks SUP user guide #12: stand up paddle boarding in wind.
McConks SUP user guide #13: what to wear when you stand up paddle board.
McConks and The Kepplewray Project: working to get young people and hard to reach communities on the water.
Searching - another essential stand up paddle boarding (and life) skill.
Elevated glide is one of SUP's most engaging aspects.
Off ya (SUP) rocker! - why some stand up paddle board noses sweep up more than others.
Recreational SUP - it's OK to simply dabble with a paddle...
Ride everything – enjoy SUP and all watersports to the fullest!
Combo SUP: using your stand up paddle board as a wild swimming platform.
In a nutshell: a brief description of stand up paddle boarding history.
Summer SUP freedom unlocked family style this coming high season.
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…
SUP4 featured in AXA Healthcare's mental health campaign - Lee's stand up paddle boarding story.