Legends will be made at the Watergate Bay stand up paddle & kitesurfing ‘Legends of the Bay’ competition and now is the time to enter if you haven’t already. If you paddle board and kitesurf this event is a must attend fixture.
Long range wind forecast suggest westerly airflow attributed to a low pressure system which in turn should bring wind for kitesurfing and waves for stand up paddle boarding.
So who’s the favourite for 2017?
So who’s going to be crowned Legend of the Bay 2017? You can affect that outcome by making sure your name is on the entry list. The unique competition format makes it both exciting and nail biting untill the final hooter of the final round of competition and there is everything to play for.
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.
As of two weeks ago (Jan 28th) the European Surfing Federation announced that the European version of ‘Super tubes’ Peniche, Portugal will be the venue for the 2017 European SUP championships, officially known as EuroSUP 2017.
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.
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.
Firstly BSUPA would like to thank all the competitors for their support in the National SUP Surf Series 2016. What sticks out in my mind is the commitment from the rider’s at all three events. Even though the forecasts were not looking as good as everyone would have liked there was a great turnout and positive atmosphere. Read More