Sup surfing in Brandon Bay

Sup surfing at Kilcummin Brandon Bay

Every surfer has a bucket list of trips and as more of us stand up paddlers take to the surf you’ll find yourself being drawn to road trips and adventures. For just 1 week our own adventure involved a 16 hour drive and ferry crossing to Brandon Bay on the south west coast of Ireland […]

Downwinder from Portsmouth to Hayling Bridge over Langstone Harbour

A downwind run on the Jimmy Lewis Rail in Langstone Harbour

Downwind paddling in Langstone Harbour from the end of Ferry Road to Hayling Bridge is great fun when conditions are right and can produce consistent glides most of the way. The map shows the main things to consider on this downwind run.  Tide, wind direction, IN and OUT and emergency landing points. Tide is critical […]

Hayling Island Downwind SUP run in a northerly

Chichester harbour downwind sup run map with Jimmy Lewis UK

Hayling Island and the surrounding Chichester Harbour can be paddled downwind in a northerly but it requires some very specific conditions and timing. Let’s start by talking about the hazards on this run.     First and foremost you’re heading out to sea in a northerly.   Secondly you are probably going to encounter some outbound tide due […]