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 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.
Standing and paddling - nothin' new under the Swedish sun.
SUP culture and lifestyle - does it exist?
SUP paddle technique: non needed (is there?).
#freedomunlocked - SUP now needed more than ever!
Pic: David Hughes/Brighton Pictures If you're currently not paddling, because of COVID restrictions or the fact it's brass monkeys, chances are daydreams of warmer, less stressful SUP days will be…
Quietly achieving - ignoring social media 'noise' and doing your own SUP thing...
SUP in 2021 - a few stand up paddle boarding predictions for the New Year ahead.
Frustrations with SUP deckpads - what are they?
Winter stand up paddle boarding can be a tricky aspect. There're obviously the usual elements that put people off such as rain and wind, but with winter you have also…
For most people, with whatever they do, path of least resistance is usually preferred. When talking physical activity 'feeling' like you've 'done something' is certainly desired. After all, if there's…
Pics: Steve Nelson It's not always easy for disabled people wanting to get involved with stand up paddle boarding. There are lots of logistics and safety points to tick off…
McConks & Sporting NRG: delivering SUP opportunities to schools/colleges, underprivileged and disabled kids 2021.
Making SUP your lifestyle - progression for life.
Rock and Water Adventures - doggy and winter shenanigans aboard McConks iSUPs.
Wild Carrot One Wheel SUP travel - the only way to get to your put in!
Winter's for white water! - McConks river SUP toys to make the most of it.
McConks new SUP paddle blade graphics - which one's your fave?
Lockdown 2.0 - where does that leave us as far as SUP goes?
2020: vulnerability, SUP and rediscovering your own backyard.
Stand up paddle boarding in the snow - yes you can!
SUP towboating - another way to ride your stand up paddle board.
Situational changes and SUP's healing hand...
More McConks prototyping ahead of 2021' SUP season.
Winter SUP travel - if you could where would you go?
McConks' Go Anywhere 10'6 iSUP to feature in Men's Health UK magazine!
Get some SUP ahead of October half term - (some) McConks boards still in stock...
New product alert! 9'8 Go Free wingsurf/surf/SUP crossover board now available.
SUPs for surfing - how it's never been easier to learn how to surf with a stand up paddle board.
Fenwick Ridley: SUP (and swim) river missions for charity - Kielder to Quayside mission complete!
Efficient SUP progression - learn to use the stand up paddle gear you have, well.
Is that it? Is 2020's summer of SUP done? Don't be daft! Autumn can be a great time of year for paddling.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) recently awarded the ISA (International Surfing Association ) the right to lead SUP at Olympic level - but does anyone care?
Chilly season - preparing for a winter of SUP.
Swim for it! - when SUP goes Pete...can you?
Top tips for quickie SUP sessions.
SUP weather trend week July 14, 2020.
Does SUP really give you a workout?
It's not just general mental well-being that stand up paddle boarding can help with, there are plenty of other well being areas that SUP can benefit. For instance, we have…
What the weather holds in store for paddlers week commencing July 7, 2020.
Inflating your iSUP correctly is important for both performance and enjoyment.
What to do now you own a stand up paddle board?
Can you burn out with stand up paddle boarding?
How SUP can potentially help mental health.
We're pleased to see the National Trust's locations are going to be opening again very soon - albeit gradually and safely. Already the NT have opened over 100 gardens and…
SUP movies that'll get your paddling juices flowing.
A little spot of rain shouldn't put you off stand up paddle boarding.
Choosing the right McConks stand up paddle board for the type of adventure SUP you have in mind.
At time of writing the weather's currently on the cooler side with much in the way of rain showers and the occasional thunderstorm. For the time of year this isn't…
Stand up paddle boards in stock!
Hydration tips for SUPers of all types - not just performance paddlers.
Stand up paddle surfing, SUP racing, touring SUP, white water stand up paddle boarding, recreational paddling and so on…You’ve heard all the terms, no doubt read all the pigeon-holed descriptions…
Is 2020 likely to be the year of the English SUP staycation?
McConks SUP fundamental skills - the SUP pivot turn.
Many people are itching to get back on the water, and it seems that some regions of the UK might be starting to slowly release their lockdown. So what's the…
Gear check advice for post-lockdown SUP paddling.
Anxiety, along with other mental health problems, are different for everyone. This one story.
Using McConks' SUP and paddle selection wizards to choose your perfect board and paddle partner.
McConks family SUP stop motion lockdown BREAKOUT!
SUP tips and tricks to make stand up paddling during self-isolation safer and more fun.
5 SUP mistakes anyone can make
Coronavirus McConks SUP| Business continuity Changing plans We were meant to be publishing a post right now about how we were going to be helping dozens, if not hundreds, of…
Check out the McConks SUP stand up paddle board Selection Wizard that'll help when making your iSUP board choice.
Every brand has a ‘face’ behind the scenes. In the case of McConks SUP that’d be Andy and wife Jen. To get more of an insight into the inner workings…
Stand up paddle boarding’s easy right? Simply jump aboard, begin stroking, and after a few initial stumbles you’ll be propelled forwards with smiles all round. Fast forward a few sessions…
If there’s a sport that captures this year’s zeitgeist, it’s standup paddle boarding or SUP. Standup paddleboarding has been around for a decade or see, but it is the evolution…
About 6 weeks ago, we got an intriguing email from someone we didn't know that just said: "Are you a UK SUP company? Where are you based? Where are your…