The British Stand Up Paddle Association (BSUPA) National Championships will be held at Watergate Bay over two days.
Stand up paddle surfers from all over the country will compete for the winner-takes-all title across four divisions: Open Men, Open Women, U16 Boys and U16 Girls.
Stand up paddle surfing is one of the fastest-growing watersports in the UK and is often described as a cross between surfing and canoeing. Riders stand on a large surfboard and use a single-bladed paddle to manoeuvre themselves through the waves.
Competitors are judged on their style and how they ride the waves much like a surfing competition, but with the scores taking into account the use of the paddle.
Interested in stand up paddle boarding (SUP)? Why not visit our friend Rich at Westcountry Watersports based in Mylor Harbour. He’s real SUP enthusiast and has all the kit and knowledge to get you out on the water. Visit their website>