2 Races. 1 Weekend. Florida. ROAD TRIP!!

In a few weeks, we have 2 races coming up on the same weekend. When winter lifts it's heel off your throat, run to your car and drive or fly south. If you want to jump on a plane, there are boards to rent....

Travis Grant discusses Koa Nui

With multiple Koa Nui crowns under his belt, Travis still anticipates the toughest competition in the unique Koa Nui racing format. Register, train, and be there. From PA'A Hawaii Facebook.

The 24 – Trailer 1 from Fin Film Company

This is a group of paddlers who have taken on the charge of paddling for 24 hours to help families battling cancer.

2020 Key West Classic: Destination Racing When You’re Completely Done with the Cold Weather

key west paddle classic
April 30 - May 3, 2020, Key West Florida The Key West Classic is a race that's close to our hearts at Paddle Monster. I believe I've been to the last 5 and it never disappoints. Run by the Lazy Dog Key West, it's one...

Gorge Downwind Champs registration goes live Saturday November 30th 2019 at 5pm PST

Gorge Downwind Championships
The Champs will be July 13th thru 18th 2020. It will sell out at 750 spots. It is first come first serve for all boat types.   SUP, OC and SKI. We highly suggest setting an alarm on your calendar. This will sell out fast. Register here:...

Chattajack Season is Upon Us!

October is Chattajack Season Forget pumpkin spice...now is the time for neoprene, or maybe not, for Tailwind, CarboPro or Roctane, and for stressing over weather forcasts and CFS projections!! Chatta-time! We are less than two weeks out from the Inland Molokai to Oahu!! And what...

Chattajack Mile 22 Bend Weeds Aerial View

Some Mile 27ish beta for 2019 racers compliments of Rock Creek Aviation! Probably a little easier to see from the air vs. water but may pay dividends :) If the last guy on your draft train miraculously disappears as you're nearing the finish, he...

It’s A Gorge-ous Time of Year! Summer Downwinding!!

Summer Downwinding Season
Summer Downwinding Season in Hood River This week, the SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge kicks off in the iconic Columbia River Gorge. It’s the culmination of the racing part of the summer downwinding season in the Oregon water sports Mecca of Hood River. I would be...

This Weekend: 12th Annual Paddle For A Cause in Atlantic City!

Paddle For A Cause Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation
The marquee event is the 22.5-mile race around Absecon Island, which draws paddleboarding and rowing competitors from around the world and offers prizes for men’s and women’s prone and stand-up paddleboarding divisions. New this year are categories and prizes specifically for racers in the...


USA SUP & Paddleboard Team
From Steve Shlens, posted on Facebook: The USA SUP & Paddleboard Team Prone Team Qualifying Race has been amended this year! We're very pleased to announce that Oceans Prone will be hosting our new team qualifying race on: SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2019 8:00 a.m. check in, 9:00...

2019 Paddle for a Cause: Dean Randazzo will try his first shot at the 22.5-mile around the island paddle

Legend. So much good has come from this 22.5-mile race around Absecon Island. I've raced it once and it was amazing. It's basically a 22 mile Graveyard with casinos. The setting, as incredible as it may, pales in comparison to the stoke and generosity...

Key West Classic Race Course, Time and Events and some tips

Key West Paddleboard Classic
By the time the Key West Classic comes around each year (usually the first weekend in May) I'm ready. LIKE REALLY READY. Not necessarily to race, but to get in the warm water, walk Duval Street and eat good food, see Lazy Dogs and...

After pre-qualifying, 12 spots of the 50 available open up in Cape to Cape Challenge

Cape to Cape
The Cape the Cape Challenge, a 16-mile odyssey across the Delaware Bay from Lewes, DE to Cape May, New Jersey just announced the available slots for this year's event. The race, capped at 50 competitors (SUP, Prone, OC and Surfski) is limited to a...

Sold Out 2019 Chattajack: 650 entries in 6.5 hours and a waiting list is growing

How does a race that opens registration at midnight CST, (1am here in EST) sell out all 650 entries in 6.5 hours? It's all about the moonpies. Or the belt buckles. Or the chocolate milk. Or the cow bells. Or suck creek. Or Ben...

Latest Drone Footage for the Carolina Cup Graveyard Race

Latest Drone Footage for the Carolina Cup Graveyard Race
This is drone footage of Mason Inlet at the North end of Wrightsville Beach from Wednesday, April 24. The transient nature of these inlets and barrier islands in general make the conditions/depth change from week to week. Special thanks to Dave Baker for the drone...

2019 Carolina Cup: Graveyard Race Preview, Tips, Course Map

Graveyard Course OC and Surfski
Location: Blockade Runner Beach Resort, 275 Waynick Blvd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 SUP/Prone Saturday, April 27 Time and Events 8:00am – Graveyard Surfski & Outrigger Racers Meeting Sound Side 8:25am – Graveyard Surfski & Outrigger Race-13.1-mile race 8:30am – Harbor Island Racers Meeting Sound Side 8:40am – Harbor Island Recreational...

2019 Carolina Cup: Harbor Island Race Preview

Location: Blockade Runner Beach Resort, 275 Waynick Blvd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 Saturday, April 27 Time and Events 8:30am – Harbor Island Racers Meeting Sound Side 8:40am – Harbor Island Recreational race: 5K flatwater race 8:45am-Money Island Racers Meeting Sound Side 9:10am-Money Island race start General Conditions: Low tide: 08:57 AM Sunrise: 6:25...

Sea Paddle NYC Registration Opens: Date set for Saturday, August 3, 2019

SEA Paddle NYC Surfers’ Environmental Alliance
Registration for SEA Paddle NYC 2019 is now open.  The event, to be held Saturday, August 3, is a 25-mile competitive and charity paddle around Manhattan which is considered one of the premier SUP and prone paddle events in the world. Celebrating its 13th year,...

Seychelle and Travis Grant Paddle Clinics at the Carolina Cup

Travis Grant Seychelle Clinics at the Carolina Cup
Seychelle Clinic at the Carolina Cup Available to:   Everyone Category:   Clinic Starts:  Apr 26, 2019 11:00 am Ends:  Apr 26, 2019 1:00 pm Timezone:   Eastern Standard Time Location:  Wrightsville Beach, NC Description:  This is an all-levels clinic geared toward SUP racers looking to improve their efficiency, performance, speed, and longevity in...

2019 Carolina Cup: Money Island Course Race Preview

Money Island
Money Island Course Description: This course is entirely in the intracoastal waterways surrounding "Money Island (or Goat Island)" in Wrightsville Beach, NC. It does not have any open ocean sections. That said, there are tidal currents and areas are subject to wind and chop depending...

Canadian Downwind Championships 2018 – Highlights

There a few places for an event that look like this. Wow. Canadian Downwind Champs is a point to point downwind race. Last year’s event saw 200 competitors and we are entering our 6th year. Set in spectacular Howe Sound British Columbia. The 20...

Carolina Cup Tides for Saturday April 27

Carolina Cup Tides 2019
Basically, we're racing at low tide Race Schedule (as of Mar 26, 2019 via http://wrightsvillebeachpaddleclub.com/carolina-cup/ accessed at 6:37am) 8:00am-Longboard Graveyard Racers Meeting Sound Side 8:25am-Longboat Graveyard race: 13.2-mile race exclusively for Elite OC-1, OC-2, Surfski and Double-Ski 8:30am-Harbor Island Racers Meeting Sound Side 8:40am-Harbor Island Recreational...

Florida Cup wants to see your paddle rig!

This is one of the coolest things we've seen: Artist Renick Woods has been doing these portraits of paddler's vehicles and watercrafts. Bruce Denson, paddler, organizer of the Florida Cup brought Renick in to create these portraits in conjunction with the event. "I always try...

Check out Rincon Beachboy SUP Race X

Check out the event on Facebook here

2019 Carolina Pro-Am:Returning to Wrightsville Beach, NC April 20-21

Carolina Pro-Am SUP Surf
South End Surf Shop proudly announces the Salt Life Carolina Pro-Am to be held on April 20-21, 2019 at Wrightsville Beach, NC. The fifth annual SUP Surf event brings together the top amateurs and the world's best sup surfers to North Carolina. This contest...

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