Stay dope, stay safe: SUP community update

Following an encouraging response and leadership from the global SUP scene and industry, we are trying to do our best to navigate these challenging times. We want to stay connected with YOU and the SUP community through our digital channels (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter). Our vision from day one was to share the SUP [...]

Stay dope, stay safe: SUP community update2020-04-18T13:21:00+00:00

Riding the tech & innovation wave: Welcome to SUP Tank

SUPer Whale is based at the heart of a vibrant entrepreneurial tech community and we’ve always been fascinated by all things SUP and start-up. With a new wave of innovations reshaping the worlds of SUP, surf and sustainability we want to dedicate this space to exciting, innovative & disruptive ventures with a potential to improve [...]

Riding the tech & innovation wave: Welcome to SUP Tank2020-04-18T15:04:11+00:00

Finding Balance: Daddyboards Founder Talks Side Hustle, SUP Surfing and Craftsmanship

We met Scott McGlashan, Founder of Daddyboards, during the International Surfing Association SUP Instructor Training Course ran by Andy Joyce of Surf Steps in Bournemouth, UK. We’ve been following his SUP surfing adventures and amazing milestones including epic collaboration with the super innovative Sunova brand and the launch of his premium quality eco-friendly balance boards. We [...]

Finding Balance: Daddyboards Founder Talks Side Hustle, SUP Surfing and Craftsmanship2019-07-31T00:49:48+00:00

Sewn Again: Flying high in the circular economy circuit

Welcome to SUP Tank Talks: A platform designed to start a conversation about the future of SUP, surf and sustainability with epic people and badass entrepreneurs turning their passion into cool products, solutions and generally creating amazing experiences for their users. We caught up with Louise Hadlow, the Founder of Sewn Again Recycled [...]

Sewn Again: Flying high in the circular economy circuit2020-04-18T14:58:03+00:00

Stow and go: Paddle Logger founder talks UX and challenges of building a successful start-up around a mobile app

We caught up with David Walker, the founder of Paddle Logger, a mobile app enhancing your experience on the water by providing a simple and easy tracking solution. What is your brand story and vision? At Paddle Logger we are all about enhancing people’s experience on the water. With the services we provide we [...]

Stow and go: Paddle Logger founder talks UX and challenges of building a successful start-up around a mobile app2018-12-06T14:22:19+00:00

Nordic, playful, fierce: Per Vallbo talks Yster SUP paddle boards

We caught up with Per Vallbo, the founder of Yster SUP, a Swedish SUP brand designing premium coastal paddle boards. What is your brand story and vision? In 2014 we started designing our own boards since we realized that most paddle boards on the market were not designed for Northern waters. We realized that [...]

Nordic, playful, fierce: Per Vallbo talks Yster SUP paddle boards2018-12-06T14:23:43+00:00

My Summer of Yster SUP

By Anna Nadolna, SUPer Whale Founder When does a paddle board become your best companion? When it opens up new riding opportunities and takes you safe through the smoothest and the roughest waters, turning you into an explorer, an adventurer, a nomad, a free spirit, a happy human. I have named a couple [...]

My Summer of Yster SUP2020-04-18T15:03:18+00:00

Winter outside, but SUPers sunny on the inside!

SE/ISA Flat Water SUP course, 3-4 April 2018, Bournemouth, England Surf Steps' Surfing England and ISA (International Surfing Association) presenter Andy Joyce held 2018's first ISA Flat Water SUP course in England, at Surf Steps Surf and SUP academy of excellence in Bournemouth, Dorset. The courses enable students, once qualified, to coach Flat [...]

Winter outside, but SUPers sunny on the inside!2018-04-06T10:33:13+00:00

Tadziu the Dude takes the UK SUP scene

By Anna Nadolna, SUPer Whale Founder You know that line from the indie movie ‘Igby goes down’: ‘She’s a dancer who doesn’t dance and her friend is a painter who doesn’t paint”? Yeah, Tadziu is just like that. He’s a SUP pup who hates water and supposedly “the nicest” rescue dog at the centre, [...]

Tadziu the Dude takes the UK SUP scene2020-04-18T15:06:52+00:00