SUP (Stand-Up-Paddleboarding)

What is SUP? Well put simply it is a big fat surfboard that you stand on and use a long handled paddle to propel yourself along.

SUP has been around for many years now and was historically part of the Hawaiian surf scene for most of the last century. It only became universally popular about 10 years ago and has since gone from strength to strength, increasing year by year in popularity as an alternative to normal surfing, kayaking and the like. It is a sport that can be practised both inland, on the sea and river SUP – now very popular both as a sport and a means of keeping fit for those who do not live local to the coastline.

SUP is definitely a sport that can be a relaxing pastime on a nice sunny warm day, but equally lots of customers who start that way then progress onto the more serious side of the sport including waves and/or long distance coastal cruising.

Worthing Watersports are the area’s main dealer for SUP boards and accessories from STARBOARD, FANATIC and THE RED PADDLEBOARD COMPANY , in the past we have generally held good stocks of the most popular rigid boards but over the past few years inflatable SUP’s have become more and more popular, so we now only order rigids in as required/ordered.

The Red Paddle Company was founded in 2008 and introduced the world to the ‘inflatable paddle board’ …. at first seen maybe as a gimmick but very quickly all the major players in the SUP market saw this was the way to go, lots of development and innovation has happened over this 10 year period and inflatables are generally now the most popular option. Worthing Watersports always have good stocks of the most popular boards from Red Paddle, Ride 9’8″, 10’6″ & 10’8″ and also some of the Touring Boards , from Fanatic we always have the Pure boards in stock. All the boards generally come in package form complete with rucksack, pump, paddle and safety leash – very popular for customers who want to take a paddle board abroad on holiday and/or have limited storage space.

Worthing Watersports also carries good stocks of SUP accessories …. paddles, leashes, pumps, wetsuits, footwear, buoyancy aids, waterproof cases and more ……..

  • Worthing Watersports
  • St. Johns Parade
  • Alinora Crescent,
  • Goring-By-Sea, Worthing,
  • West Sussex, BN12 4HJ

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9.30am - 5.30pm

Sundays and Bank Holidays
9.30am - 3.30pm (summer)
9.30am - 1.30pm (winter)

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