SUP Connect Awards Announced, The Mullet is up for Blog of the Year: Vote

Thank you for your support. Here are some stats on the Mullet Free Classifieds for paddlers. We have 5-10 people sign up to list or buy used paddleboards, OCs, Surfskis and accessories on the Mullet Classifieds every day.  With your help, we're looking to make some...

South Shore Paddleboards: Rising Like A Phoenix

South Shore Sup Shack Open for Business! We are happy to learn from Facebook that after a devastating fire in a paint store adjacent to her shop, Karen Martin and Store of the Year South Shore Paddleboards has set up shop for the summer! Here's...

Yoga in Thailand with Kelly Huck, Starboard Ambassador

Editor’s Note:Seems like yoga has enraptured, rejuvenated and inspirated many paddlers lately, and rightly so.  Here’s the experience Starboard SUP Yoga Ambassador Kelly Huck of SoCal Paddle Yoga in Mission Viejo, CA had on a recent trip to Chumphon, Thailand, where she took a break from her...

Retail Discussion with Michael from UrbanKai: 2018 Surf Expo

Perspectives from  Florida's Urban Kai Michael and Aimee Conlee own Urban Kai, a Standup Paddleboard retailer with 2 locations in the Tampa Bay Area and one more opening this spring. They've had some growing pains but have found a few things that have helped them...

News Release: Gomez to Infinity

Infinity Makes Izzi Gomez Signing Official From Infinity: Infinity SUP Co. (a division of Shred & Speed MFG) is proud to announce that Women’s SUP Surf World Champ Izzi Gomez has joined the #infinityspeedfreaks. Izzi holds 5 World SUP Surfing Titles and is the current APP...

New Starboard Line Features Art by Sonni Honscheid

There are a lot of cool boards out there, and a lot of cool designs and colorways out there, but how many of them are actually created by one of the top pros in the biz? Starboard has just release a line of colorful new...

SURFTECH Names Jeramie Vaine as Team Manager

SURFTECH Names Jeramie Vaine Team Manager
Editor's Note:  Congrats to Jeramie and Surtech and NSP! The following news release details Jeramie's new role with the company: SURFTECH Names Jeramie Vaine Team Manager Carlsbad, California. May. 5, 2017. Surftech the manufacturer of Surf/ Stand Up paddle boards has hired Jeramie Vaine to manage...

Sonni Hönscheid Joins Starboard and the Tiki Family

Sonni Hönscheid
New Release Sonni Hönscheid, the three-time (2014-2016) SUP World champion, is joining the Starboard team. “We are stoked to see Sonni Hönscheid joining our Starboard team. The mix of her exciting artistic work and amazing paddling makes her a very valuable partner looking into the future...

ISA collaborates to make the 2016 Fiji World Championship Deep Blue

Deep Blue Event
Editor's Note: A Deep Blue Event is kind of like LEED certification for buildings- but instead of applying to new construction that is rated based on environmental friendliness, it's a surf event that is held with the least impact on the earth.  According to...


Dragon World Championships
Editor's Note: We just received this news release about the Dragon World Championships from the folks at Red Paddle Co. and we have to say, this race looks like a blast!! News Release Red Paddle Co Racing has set its sights on the Caribbean as the...

SupRacer’s Top 16 Pro Paddlers of 2016

The good folks over at SupRacer have put together their lists of the top 16 professional paddlers of last year...the top slots in both the women and men's categories include the usual suspects but there are some shout outs to some well-deserving up and...

Canadian Press Profiles PaddleMonster’s Larry Cain

If you know anything about Larry Cain, none of this will surprise you.  The big take away, though, is this: he is learning all the time.  Never stop learning. From The Canadian Press Larry Cain never put his paddle down, even after a successful Olympic career. The...

Restube turns to Kickstarter campaign to raise money for US Coast Guard-certification process and production ramp up

Restube is working its way through the U.S. Coast Guard certification process. If approved, Restube will be the smallest approved life jacket on the market, at about 270 grams and the size of a dollar bill.   RESTUBE IS NOT A CURRENTLY APPROVED PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE...

Florida Teen and Sup Rental Company Owner Honored with Young Entrepreneur Award

Here's another awesome story about a grom  who is making her mark on the paddle world, but as an entrepreneur, not as a racer. When she was 11, Sage Offutt asked her folks for a loan to start a mobile paddleboard rental business in Navarre, Florida....

Want New Gear? SUPIA Has a New Contest!

The 2nd annual SUPIA ULTIMATE GIVEAWAY is underway!!  What is SUPIA?  The Stand Up Paddle Industry Association is the trade organization of all stand up paddle businesses: Manufacturers, Retailers, Service Providers (Instructors, Guides, Race Directors, Event Planners, Certifiers), Media, Sales Reps, Distributors, Suppliers, and so...

100/100 Challenge Gear is back for one week only

If you're paddling in the 100/100 challenge on Facebook, your gear is here. It's a 1-week sale and proceeds will help launch Version 2.0 in 2017. Anyone who has participated in the Challenge this year, not just completed, can get gear. Long Sleeve and...

Fire Destroys MHL Facility in Puerto Rico

MHL Fire
Sad news today out of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico - Greg Jaudon of MHL Custom posted on Facebook news of a fire in the company's shop last night that has apparently destroyed most everything in the facility:   Here's a link to a local news account, in...


San Clemente, CA – Surfing America’s Board of Directors announced today a new, comprehensive plan for the growth of SUP and Paddleboarding in the United States. The new program includes the following:  Development of the first ever SUP and Paddleboard National Championships, creation of...

La Prueba Paddleboard Race in Virginia Beach cancelled for this weekend

La Prueba cancelled
According to race organizers on their facebook events page "CITY OF VA BEACH WOULD NOT ISSUE A PERMIT. We will be refunding you(r) fees or if you want they can transfer to the CAPE STORY Race. Any questions contact Bill House 757-615-0968 or Freedom...


Ian Cairns
After 7 years of serving in a variety of coaching positions for Surfing America, the current head coach of the USA SUP/PADDLEBOARD team, Ian Cairns, has decided to step down.   Cairns has led Surfing America teams to 7 ISA World Games around the world...

Ian Balding Paddle and Surf is hiring in Wrightsville Beach, NC!

Ian Balding Paddle and Surf is hiring!: We're looking for the right person to help build our surfboards and paddleboards, near Wrightsville Beach, NC. Need to be motivated, hard working, career minded, and open minded. Experience in laminating, hot coating, sanding, finning, etc. is...

Big Sized Family Fun from Fanatic

Fanatic Flay Air L
Now doesn't this look like fun for the whole family?! Fanatic has just announced the latest addition to its Fly Air inflatable line - the new Fly Air L.  It's the smaller brother of the Fly Air XL  and it's designed to take up...

BIC Sport Partners with REI Outessa Summit

REI Outessa Summit
PRESS RELEASE  West Wareham, MA and Boise, ID – May 2nd, 2016 - BIC Sport today announced its sponsorship of the REI Outessa Summit, outdoor weekend getaways for women which offers authentic outdoor adventures led by professional athletes and guides. In its inaugural year, the...

Industry Veteran John Vance To Join Surftech As New CEO

John Vance new CEO of Surftech. Photo Vance
Press Release: Surftech announced today that industry veteran John Vance will be joining the company as CEO starting May 9th. “It's a time of change in the surf hardgoods business. It’s a highly competitive market place and we are deeply committed to investing in Surftech. ...

Mike Doyle Surfboards and SUP hires Trevor Wessman-Lavelle as the new sales and marketing director

Trevor Wessman-Lavelle
Lake Forest, CA, April 12, 2016 - Mike Doyle Surfboards and SUP announced today the hire of industry veteran Trevor Wessman-Lavelle as the new sales and marketing director, and will be joining the team immediately at their Lake Forest, CA headquarters. Wessman-Lavelle comes with nearly...
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