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Why Am I Stand Up Paddle Boarding the Wild Atlantic Way?

a BIC earth stand up paddle board floating in glassy water loaded with large dry bags

Some of my fondest memories from my childhood are of my father reading bedtime stories to me and my brother. These weren’t just any old stories though. These were adventure stories! Our favorites were His Dark materials by Philip Pulman, The Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter, though the full list was much more…

Overcoming a Fear of Water with Stand Up Paddle Boarding

a jelly fish underwater with feet dangling near by

Water is powerful. Its consistent pounding breaks down mountains. As it winds its way along it cuts out deep ravines. All manner of creatures live amongst its depths. Water is nothing to fear. It provides life, it’s where all life came from. But I can almost see how one would be scared of it. It’s…

Exploring the Dingle Peninsula on a Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Board

west kerry beach with a sea stack in the background

On the odd occasion here in Ireland, you’ll get three magical things happening all at once. One, the wind dies off to nothing but the lightest breeze. Two, The swell drops to the smallest of rises. Three, The sun comes out. When this happens there is only one place to be, on a stand up…

Who Knew There Was So Much DIY in the Business of Stand Up Paddle Boarding

a man measuring wooden boards in front of a shed

a man angle grinding rust off a metal trailer Back when we were developing the ideas that would become the physical reality of Wild SUP Tours, we thought being mobile would be a great idea! So, we bought…