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Water Borne: Dan Rubinstein to turn his 1900km SUP expedition into a new book

6 Nov 2023

Water Borne: Dan Rubinstein to turn his 1900km SUP expedition into a new book

There’s something gripping about those lone riders of our sport, paddling impossible distances under the media radar.  They bring back something intrinsic to our collective SUP experience –  elements of curiosity, self-challenge and deep care for ‘blue space’. Discovering what drives them to just set off one day and embark on SUP adventures that may […]

Blackfish Team Rider Karl Krüger to become the first human to paddle the Northwest Passage on a stand-up paddleboard

26 May 2020

Blackfish Team Rider Karl Krüger to become the first human to paddle the Northwest Passage on a stand-up paddleboard

“Go small, go simple, go now” mantra, coined by the Pardeys*, has been inspiring sailors and travellers pursuing the idea of a nomadic way of living for generations. It embodies a dream of a simple, self-sufficient life and an inherently human, insatiable longing for adventure and deep experiences that reconnect us with nature. With the […]

American Veteran Tackles the Race to Alaska!

25 May 2018

American Veteran Tackles the Race to Alaska!

The Race to Alaska (R2AK) is a monumental 750 KM race starting in the USA, following the Canadian coastline and arriving in Alaska, USA. The aim is to complete it by self powered vessel and self supported. This year American Veteran Josh Collins will attempt this heroic distance on a custom board by Stu Sharpe and […]

Interview with Karl Kruger, First Paddler to Finish the Race to Alaska!

11 Jul 2017

Interview with Karl Kruger, First Paddler to Finish the Race to Alaska!

The Race to Alaska is North America’s longest human and wind powered race. Last year, Karl Kruger, a 45-year-old American living in the San Juan Islands, Washington State, took part but was obliged to withdraw when his board broke. This year, Karl would became the first paddler to finish the race. He crossed the finish […]