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.



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

2016 World Championship Series Opener

SUP-openerIn just over a month’s time, the Waterman League and World’s best Stand Up Paddle racers will return to the beautiful Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan for the Opening event of the 2016 World Series, the Victoria Cup to be held at Zushi Beach, by Hayama Harbor.

Waterman Invitational

8th – 20th February: this unique Invitational will bring together legends of the past with stars of the present for a unique Watersports challenge, featuring Shortboard, longboard & Stand Up Paddling in the dramatic amphitheater that Sunset Beach provides. Watch as the world’s best mutli sports athletes battle it out for this prestigious Title here on Oahu’s fabled North Shore Press here for more information.

Sunset Beach Pro

8th – 20th February: the World’s best male Stand Up Paddlers will then take the spotlight, as one of Hawaii’s most iconic waves, Sunset Beach, will play host to this dramatic World Tour Opener Press here for more information.

Turtle Bay Pro

4th – 10th February: the World’s best female Stand Up Paddlers will take center stage at Stop #1 of the 2016 World Championship Tour, as an all new year starts in Hawaii. Press here for more information.

US Open to kick off this weekend in Huntington Beach


This year’s US Open will be broadcast LIVE throughout at and feature the following principal components:

Open Surfing Trials (Opening Weekend)
Waterman Invitational featuring Shortboard, Longboard & SUP Surfing (Opening Weekend)
Stand Up World Tour Main Event for both Men & Women (holding period 26th Sept – 1st Oct
Zane Schweitzer SUP Surfing Clinic (Friday 2nd October)
Waterman League Ocean Safety Seminar (Friday 2nd October)
Stand Up World Series Event for both Men & Women (featuring Long distance & Sprints): 3rd – 4th October
Open Age group Racing for both Long distance (6km) and sprints: 3rd – 4th October
Na Kama Kai U14 & U16 Youth Championships for both Racing and Surfing: 3rd – 4th October
So there is something for everyone at the US Open of Stand Up Paddling!

For more information, go to this link.

World Series Finals

TurtleTurtle Bay on Oahu’s Fabled North Shore has established itself as the ultimate arena for World Class racing action, with 3 years worth of dramatic finishes for the World Series now logged.

The infamous Turtle Bay Pool Bar Surf break turns into an unmistakable race track that hosts the most exhilarating racing of the year and a fitting finale to the World Championship Series.

This year’s World Series Finals will take place from the 16th – 18th October and will once again pit the World’s best racers against the World’s ultimate race course.