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What to Bring Paddleboarding

Thinking about what to bring with you on your paddle board adventure?  We have all been there, whether you are just starting up or about to try a different sort of trip on your paddle board. Trying to make sure you have the right kit with you is very important because the last thing youContinue reading “What to Bring Paddleboarding”

How To Store Your Paddle Board In Winter

Here’s a few tips I found useful while storing my paddle board during winter. Whether you have a garage or shed or even a room you can keep the board safe, it’s always good to ensure the board is kept stored correctly, ready for the warmer months for your next adventures. If like me youContinue reading “How To Store Your Paddle Board In Winter”

Paddleboard Lady Bird Lake (The Ultimate Guide)

The majority of the time, Lady Bird Lake’s skyline is visible, making paddling there enjoyable with a view. Lake pathways that are intended for paddling may be explored, or you can choose your own path. Additionally, you have access to the year-round spring-fed Austin pools Barton Springs Pool and Deep Eddy Pool. If you areContinue reading “Paddleboard Lady Bird Lake (The Ultimate Guide)”

How Do You Get Back on Your Paddle Board If You Fall Off?

Falling off your paddle board is inevitable while paddle boarding. But that’s not a bad thing and, if you’re a beginner, it’s nothing to be afraid of. The thought of falling off a SUP can deter some people from ever wanting to get on a board. You might be one of those people. Maybe youContinue reading “How Do You Get Back on Your Paddle Board If You Fall Off?”

Paddling With Kids: What Age Can You Start Paddle Boarding?

While it might seem a little scary at first – and especially if you’ve never done it before – you can absolutely take a child on a paddle board. There is no set age, but of course common sense should prevail (it’s not a good idea to take a newborn onboard with you). It allContinue reading “Paddling With Kids: What Age Can You Start Paddle Boarding?”

8 Best Outdoor Activities In Murfreesboro, TN

Murfreesboro is Tennessee’s fastest growing city, a vibrant college town, and a location where history and the future are equally essential. The Stones River flows through the city, and the Greenway, which primarily runs next to the river, connects the city’s green areas, parks, and hiking trails. Historic Cannons burgh Village is the greatest spotContinue reading “8 Best Outdoor Activities In Murfreesboro, TN”

Bluefin Partners with Ecologi. A step forward in our sustainability goal.

The global climate crisis continues to be at the forefront of people’s minds, whether it’s through the media reporting on extreme weather events, or governments being urged to ‘do their bit’ in the wake of the COP26 summit. We know that as contributors to human-induced global warming, businesses should be doing more to tackle theContinue reading “Bluefin Partners with Ecologi. A step forward in our sustainability goal.”

Do I Need A Lifejacket Or A PFD When Paddling?

Credit: @atingslife Do I need a lifejacket or a PFD? Wetsuit…check. Leash…check. Lifejacket…? Hmmm. If you’ve ever wondered whether you should wear one, then you’re not alone. With so many different options out there, which do you choose? Essentially, it all comes down to the type of activity you’re doing and your personal preference. TheContinue reading “Do I Need A Lifejacket Or A PFD When Paddling?”

United Utilities bans paddleboarding on 165 of its reservoirs

Back in January, United Utilities, the company that manages water supply in the northwest of England, announced that it was prohibiting paddleboarding activities on all but five of its reservoirs.  As to be expected, there was an outcry, not only among SUP enthusiasts but paddlesport governing and training bodies including British Canoeing, the Royal YachtingContinue reading “United Utilities bans paddleboarding on 165 of its reservoirs”

Bluefin Celebrates World Wetlands Day

Credit: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/world-wetlands-day-2022-know-the-date-history-significance-and-theme-for-this-year-2744243 What is World Wetlands Day? February 2 is World Wetlands Day. Since the 1970s, it has been a day dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness about the value of wetlands to both humans and wildlife. This year it is especially significant as the day has just received recognition from the United Nations (UN)Continue reading “Bluefin Celebrates World Wetlands Day”

BlufinSUP Blog – Brave Enough – A Journey Home to Joy

Have you ever dreamed of going on a SUP adventure with your BluefinSUP paddleboard? The chance to spend a few days on the water when your ‘to do list’ simply reads – Eat, Sleep, Paddle, Pick up Litter and Repeat? This is exactly what one of our Ambassadors, Jo Moseley, host of The Joy ofContinue reading “BlufinSUP Blog – Brave Enough – A Journey Home to Joy”

Paddle Boarding For Adults With Learning Disabilities

My name is Andrea, I live in Italy and I’m almost 37 years old. I’m a teacher and have been working for 10 years with people who have learning disabilities. I strongly believe that nature has a positive effect on people, it helps to relax the mind and release the stress of busy life! InContinue reading “Paddle Boarding For Adults With Learning Disabilities”

SUP Mental Health Awareness Week

Credit: The Mental Health Foundation Did you know that May 9-15th this year is Mental Health Awareness Week? At Bluefin SUPs, we’re marking this week by teaming up with Andy’s Man Club to talk about this year’s theme of loneliness. In particular, we’ll be looking at ways to combat feelings of isolation and loneliness toContinue reading “SUP Mental Health Awareness Week”

Introducing the Heatwave: our first eco-friendly SUP changing robe

If you’re into SUP or any kind of outdoor water sports, you’ll know how important it is to: a) have somewhere appropriate to change in and out of your gear and b) a way to keep warm and dry while on land. We’ve all gone through the rigmarole of having someone shield you with aContinue reading “Introducing the Heatwave: our first eco-friendly SUP changing robe”

How to SUP with your Pup

Credit: @the.wee.scottish.explorer Paddleboarding with your pet can be a rewarding experience, as both parties benefit from spending some quality time together on the water. There’s no greater bond between a paddler and their pup! But how do you train your canine companion to stay on board? And more importantly, how do you keep them safe?Continue reading “How to SUP with your Pup”

SUPing and Seal Spotting in the UK

Credit: https://www.kingmanyachtcenter.com/5-tips-for-winter-seal-watching-on-buzzards-bay/ There are so many great things about Stand Up Paddleboarding, there’s really nothing like exploring new places from a totally different perspective. Firstly, you have a clear vantage point to find access to places you can’t even see from the shore. Secondly, as a ‘silent’ and relatively calm watersport, paddleboarding is an idealContinue reading “SUPing and Seal Spotting in the UK”

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