The last race of the season on the UK SUP Club calendar was in Weymouth on the 22nd October. Another early start and 3 and a half hour drive through some pretty thick fog saw me arrive on the Jurassic Coast. I’d never been to Weymouth until the Naish National race earlier this year but I’d love to spend some more time there, it’s beautiful! … Continue reading Jurassic SUP Race, Weymouth
The beginning of September saw my next SUP race, this time on a lake in Tamworth. Another place on the map that I hadn’t visited, I set off early in the morning, armed with coffee and a wake up playlist, and arrived in Tamworth on a slightly grey morning. After registering, there was time for a quick look at the lake and wander round the … Continue reading Central SUP- Tamworth Race
Saturday 9th July saw 2016’s Naish One UK Championships. Hosted at The Boat That Rocks in Weymouth, this year over 100 competitors signed up to race- the largest fleet so far. I drove down on Friday night with my husband and managed to get a good night’s sleep at one of the Premier Inns in Weymouth. We had to book quite late and unfortunately didn’t … Continue reading Naish One UK Championships 2016
With the Battle of the Thames and Inland Championship races under my belt, it was time for the next challenge. My first sea SUP race… Continue reading BaySUP 2016: Into the Deep
For my second ever SUP race, I entered in to the UK Naish Nisco Inland Championship on Sunday 12th June. The race was again down in Kingston and hosted by BlueChip although we would not paddle on as much of the river as we did during the Battle of the Thames (BOTT) race. Paddlers who entered the race all had to be on Naish One … Continue reading UK Naish Nisco Inland Championship 2016
On Saturday I lined up for my first ever SUP race. Hosted by Blue Chip at Thames Sailing club, I was entered in to the 6 mile N1sco race class. The N1sco race was 6 miles however there were also 10 and 2 mile races happening on the day. I confess to feeling more than a little nervous before the race, I hardly slept the … Continue reading First SUP race- Battle of the Thames 2016.
I am very pleased and excited to announce that I will taking part in at least 6 SUP races this season as a Naish N1sco Paddler. I sent off an email of interest after spotting an article on SUPBoarderMag.com about the chance to race for Naish in the UK as part of the N1sco race series. I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect to get a … Continue reading Naish N1sco Paddler