Tag Archive: Stand up paddle surfing



 Dean’s STARBOARD BLEND lost out to a shore break dump.







#surfboard repairs Bournemouth Bmth

Bournemouth Sup n surfboard repair



2 x Zre carbon paddles repaired, enjoy Marco

Notice both trailing edges required repair work – these top flight paddles are amazingly light and require only minimal maintenance from time to time, (as with all water sports equipment). Consider the abuse a paddle gives the side of a SUP its amazes my there’s not more damage to both – a testament to today’s quality materials and construction methods.

Quality SUP / SURFBOARD repairs by Jeff The DING MAN

SUP surfboard repair Bournemouth UK

Matt’s Rogue SUP

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This small hole had a temporary “sun cured resin repair”

which I simply peeled off!

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The completed repair.

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Sup supplied by Nick at


Quality SUP surfboard repairwork in Dorset

by Jeff The Ding Man (SMITH SURFBOARDS)

A rescue style paddleboard for Andy H



Both top rails were delaminated with soft spots

all along both sides.

Know fully rebuilt and glassed with 9.6oz glass (heavy duty glass)

This photo was taken before I added the knee/deck pads and handles.

Ready for racing / training.

Surfboard SUP repairs Bournemouth jeff the ding man

Health Benefits




Health and fitness experts all over the world are quickly catching up with the outstanding cross-training benefits of SUPS, with several personal trainers in France, England, Australia and the US incorporating the sport into their sessions.
Says Nate Burgoyne, editor of Stand Up Paddle Surfing Magazine: “SUPS is a superior core workout on both flat water and amongst the waves. It is an ideal sport for cross-training as it brings together legs, back, feet, arms, neck and stomach muscles in a graceful display of core strength and balance.
Says SUPS founder and instructor Chris de Aboitiz: “In Noosa Heads where I’m based, people who know nothing about surfing are booking in for a river workout and are enjoying themselves so much they stay on and learn to ride a wave. On the other hand, I’ve got surfers working with me who see the benefits of the paddling and use the flat water routines as a workout when there’s no surf.”