Kite & SUP Youth Tour Launched Yesterday!

The Armada Trust, the BKSA and BSUPA are delighted to launch the first ever Kite & SUP Youth Tour. The Tour will run throughout April and May, visiting eight tour stops around the country and aiming to engage over 1,000 young people who have never tried power kiting or SUP boarding before.

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Team GB in Fiji

After two weeks of sun, sea and island hopping Team GB return home with a solid 12th place, equalling previous year’s final position. Improving upon previous results let alone breaking into the world’s top ten seemed a challenging task to say the least; without previous team captain and talisman Ollie Shilston combined with the complete withdrawal of the prone team 12th was a fair effort. With a team of fresh faces, although some less fresh than others (the team had one of the highest average ages in the competition), ambitions were nonetheless high with seasoned campaigner Marie Buchanan remaining as the single constant among them and the greatest hope of breaking into the top ten.

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Legend of the Bay, 2017

Date: Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd April 2017
Location: Watergate Bay, Cornwall

Britishkitesports & British Stand Up Paddleboard Association are proud announce that Legend of the Bay will be returning to the Extreme Academy Watergate Bay over the weekend of April 1st and 2nd 2017.

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Thames River SUP Relay

The Thames River Relay is a challenge to bring focus to plastic pollution in the Thames that is threatening the sport of SUP in affected areas. The relay started on the 1st of September and will end on the 25th of September and involves carrying a bottle of Thames water from source to sea with many groups of paddle boarders taking part.

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