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New Zealand sailing offers a wide range of standup paddle boarding (Sup) equipment including: Boards, Paddles, Leashes, Rail tape, Fins and Water Wear.

Our staff at our store in Silverdale can give you the advice you need when selecting a paddle board and paddle that suits your needs and style of padding.

You can find this equipment here

 

Gearing up

Discover your gear : SUP, Paddle, leash. The best advice before going on the water .

 

Choose the right Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)

 

 

We tell you how to choose the right SUP for your skill level, and for the type of paddling that you do.

 

Select the right paddle

 

 

 

We tell you how to choose the right SUP paddle for your skill level, and for the type of paddling that you do.

 

How to carry a SUP

 

 

 

We show you the easiest ways to carry a SUP.

 

Getting started !

 

 

 

How to get started with stand up paddling.

 

What to Do when you fall off

 

 

 

We look at what to do when you fall off your SUP.

 

Stand Up Paddling safety

 

 

 
Stand Up Paddling is a very safe activity, but when things go wrong, there's the potential for things to go VERY wrong. In this episode we look at how to stay safe on the water.
 

The Golden Rules of Stand Up Paddling

 

A set of rules that let you paddle the most effectively, comfortably, and safely.

The ideal forward stroke

 

 

With proper forward paddling technique, you'll be able to paddle your stand up paddle board more efficiently and powerfully, while reducing the stress on your body. Look at the ideal forward stroke technique.

Sweep strokes

 

Sweep strokes are the most effective means of turning your SUP. We look at how to take proper sweep strokes.

 

Draw Strokes

 

 

 

Draw strokes move your board laterally in the water, and they provide the foundation for key strokes that let you paddle in a straight line without changing sides.

 

Paddle straight !

 

 

A few different techniques to keep your board running in a straight line.

 

Moving around your board

 

 

To get the most out of your stand up paddle board, it's important that you can competently and confidently move around on it.

 

Pivot turns

 

 

How to make quick and balanced pivot turns on your SUP.

 

Taking Your SUP To The Surf

 

 

 

Board designer Peter Pan explains some important rules to know before taking your SUP to the surf.

 

 

How to launch in surf

 

 

 

How to launch a stand up paddle board in a surf zone.

 

Surf !

 

 

Look at the basics of SUP surfing.

 

 

Jimmy Terrell Dry Land Paddle Clinic

 

 

Jimmy Terrell in Madison Wisconsin at Paddle Board Specialist SUP Festival. Put on a great dry land paddle clinic.

 

 

Downwind Surfing Basic Exercises

 

 

Basic exercises that can be practiced in flat water on a stand up paddle board. This video covers bracing and steering with the paddle. Both of these skills will come in handy on a downwind run.

 

Advanced downwind technique

 

 

Open ocean surfing from Maliko Gulch to Kahului Harbor. Maui, Hawaii.

 

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