Kiteboarding is best learned through instruction rather than trial-and-error. That said, there are many kiting schools located throughout the Caribbean.  ...

Warm winds and seas plus flat bays and lagoons are the perfect conditions for stand-up paddle-boarding (SUP). What’s more, unlike SCUBA that requires training and certification or the skill and agility needed to kite-board, SUP’ing has an almost flat learning ...

Antigua and Barbuda Kite Surf Week, set for June 24 to 30, the best freestyle riders from across the world will be joining the islands for a week of fun ...

Stand up paddle boarding is currently surging forwards in popularity, mostly down to the cost-effectiveness and logistical ease of transporting inflatable versions. Air boards (or iSUPs) have proven to be extremely popular. It’s therefore no surprise that SUPs windy siblings ...

ingFoiling (flying above the water whilst balanced precariously on a carbon/alloy upright with Spitfire-esque wings below generating lift) isn’t exactly a new concept. All manner of waterborne craft have had the foil treatment; windsurf foiling having been around for years. ...

  What’s the next best thing to paddleboarding? A paddleboard with a sail! Sharie Seibert says this popped up in her mind a few years ago like the proverbial cartoon light bulb. “I was paddling in Magen’s Bay when off ...

Prophets of doom in the last few years have predicted the demise of windsurfing but after a recent overseas trip – and conversations with wind nuts aplenty – it’s pretty apparent there’s as much thirst for the sport as ever. ...

Trade shows and boat shows are always good venues to see what is new and exciting in the world of water sports and boating. Surf Expo, the watersports and beach lifestyle tradeshow held in Orlando, is no exception. Manufacturers from ...

Stand up paddle surfing. You know, that thing people who can’t surf do. Catching waves with a stick in their hand – looks lame … The amount of times I’ve heard similar comments is more than I’ve woken from a ...

The tiny French Caribbean island of St Barth is making quite a name for itself in the nautical world. And one of the events to keep an eye on is the annual Saint Barth Fun Cup, a windsurfing competition that ...

At the start of the fourth annual Painkiller Cup, boats filled with spectators followed the action along Tortola’s north shore cheering loudly as Bruno Mars’ hit song “Uptown Funk” blared through the air. For some paddlers, the cheering and music ...

Norm Morris was so stuck in a time warp when it came to his kite-surfing skills that he thought of giving up the sport. Then Morris, from Toronto, Canada, decided to travel overseas to attend a clinic coached by some ...

  Some people have hobbies; other people have obsessions. My obsession for over 20 years has been windsurfing. At the center of my obsession is the hunger for hard, steady wind, the kind that speckles the waters so beautifully around Bonaire. ...

It was far from a paddle in the park. Yet Mike Simpson’s 278-mile circumnavigation of Puerto Rico by stand-up paddleboard (SUP) achieved not only an incredible feat but also endeared the SUP expedition pioneer and BIC Ambassador to the island ...

Slip the board into the water and step on, paddling upstream from the launch. Within a few minutes you’re “in another world,” on a quiet creek with wooded shorelines. From your standing position you can see down into the water ...

If you’re looking for a watersports wonderland, then sail straight to the Blue Haven Marina, in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). That’s just what a team of six kiteboarders did in December when they completed the first-ever non-stop kiteboard ...

There’s a mix of local riders and people traveling to Puerto Rico to enjoy its excellent kitesurfing conditions. ...

Surf Expo in Orlando is a trade show that occurs twice a year allowing stand-up paddle boarding vendors to show off products and introduce their newest offerings. The Expo this past September was an opportunity to find some interesting and ...

Six international kiteboarders attempt the first ever non-stop 6,000km Atlantic Ocean Crossing departing from the Canary Islands in late November 2013 Christopher Columbus was alleged to have made first landfall in the Western world in 1492 on the shores of ...

The third and final Sarasota SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Series race takes place Saturday, October 12th in Sarasota Bay, launching from the Sarasota Sailing Squadron on City Island. The 6 mile Elite race starts at 9:45 AM, 3 mile Open race at 10:00 AM and ½ Mile ...