Rail Tape your Board

Learn from Jimmy Lewis the best way to rail tape your SUP paddleboard. Check out this post by 101 Surf Sports.

Traveling with your paddleboard?

Check out this post by Distressed Mullet with tips about how to travel with your paddleboard.

Red Bull Heavy Water

Following right on from this World Class downwind race in Oregon, the holding period for the Red Bull Heavy Water in San Francisco will kick off on the 1st September for this groundbreaking Invitational event that will pit the World’s Best against each other in one of the most challenging arena’s imaginable – for more on this event, go to watermanleague.com/red-bull-heavy-water

New Distributor – Palm Beach Boat Club


The Palm Beach Boat Club has recently become a Puka Patch distributor. So if you’re visiting Southeast Florida, stop by!

Legendary downwinder in the Columbia River Gorge

The legendary Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge will form part of the 2016 Stand Up World Series as one of its official long distance races to provide the World’s Best with one of the World’s best downwind runs.

After epic races in both Japan and Germany that have provided exceptional flat water conditions that were brought to life by the introduction of the Super Lap format, the desire to compliment these kind of races with a World Class downwind race has been a priority for the World Series.

The Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge will take place on the weekend of the 20th – 21st August, with the World Series downwind component scheduled to take place on Saturday 20th.

Lazy Dog

Lazy-DogLazy Dog in Key West, Florida has got you covered!

Italia Surf Expo

surf-expoItalia Surf Expo is back again in 2016 with its festival event at Santa Severa Beach, held under the magnificent and unmistakable Medieval Castle that provides an unparalleled backdrop for this iconic European Cup stop. The event will take place from the 22nd – 24th July at Santa Severa Beach and promises to be the biggest and best yet.



Surfari SUP and Surf

Surfari-SUP-SurfSurfari SUP and Surf is where to go in Maine to restock your Puka Patches.

Mercedes-Benz to headline stop 2 of the 2016 Stand Up World Series

mbMercedes-Benz is to headline the 2016 SUP World Cup in Germany that will take place in an all new location for this year, just outside Hamburg from the 24th – 26th June.

Scharbeutz is the new home for the Mercedes-Benz Sup World Cup as the foundations are laid for an exciting future for the venue for years to come as one of N. Germany’s premier beach destinations just 1 hour from Hamburg.

The Victoria Cup

The Victoria Cup, the 2016 Stand Up World Series season kick’s off this morning in Japan with the exciting new inclusion of the ‘Super Lap’ in the Distance Course on Day 1 of the Victoria Cup. The Super lap will provide an increased element of strategy for this flat water distance course, that will see athletes round 3 regular laps right in front of the spectators turning up to watch the action, with the super lap serving as a shorter lap that athletes can choose to run at any point during the race. Get your Puka Patches ready!marina_map_600m