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Paddles Ready for the Great British SUP Off

SUP surfing

This weekend sees the cream of the country's top stand up paddle boarders in action at Watergate Bay for the British Championships. Solid waves are forecast for the British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) National Surf SUP Championships, which is now in its seventh year. Held at the North Cornwall beach since 2009, the event is well-established as the

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Categories: Blog , Surfing

Join Big Wave Surfer Andrew Cotton on Surfing Adventure

Sharps Andrew Cotton Photo Credit Vitor Estrelinha

People across the country have an awesome chance to join one of the UK’s leading big wave surfers and his crew, to witness some of the world’s most gigantic XXL waves in either Portugal or Ireland, thanks to Cornwall’s Sharp’s Brewery. Devon-based Andrew Cotton has just returned from an intensive five day training trip to a high performance surf academy in

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Categories: Blog , Surfing , Prize Competitions

RAF Beach Training Returns to Watergate Bay

RAF Beach Fitness at Watergate Bay

Fitness trainers from RAF St Mawgan return to Watergate Bay on Saturday 18 July to run a free beach workout session. Civilians will be put through their paces with a series of gruelling military themed exercises. Now in its fifth year, the event is free to attend with voluntary donations being collected for RAF St Mawgan's nominated charities. Starting at

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Categories: Blog , Adventure Sports

Cornish Surfers Shine at UK Schools Contest

Surfer UK School Surf Contest

The best up-and-coming young surfers, representing schools from all over the UK, competed in pumping 3-4 foot waves at Fistral Beach for titles in the UK Schools’ Surf Pro-Am championships. The event, now its second year and a key stop on the UKPSA Pro Tour, is organised by Newquay's Treviglas Surf Academy, with under 18, 16 and 14 girls and boys divisions, as well

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Categories: Blog , Surfing

Kayak Coaching from Legendary Adventurer Pete Bray

pete bray kayaker

World record-breaking adventurer Pete Bray is to share his knowledge about sea kayaking through a series of coaching courses in Cornwall. Through his Truro based new company - Kernow Coaching - Pete is providing one-to-one and small group kayaking coaching for beginners through to advanced paddlers. Pete, who was born in Plymouth to a Cornish family, is one the

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The Saltwater Kitchen is here!

Hungry adventurers have received the Holy Grail of fab food dining in Cornwall.  The Saltwater Kitchen Cookbook is a brand new book filled with the hidden Cornish foodie gems.  We're all used to hearing about the big name chefs in the South West but this book names all the heroes of cuisine that many of you don't know about. Tucked away in beaches, towns, woods

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Categories: Blog , Product Reviews

World Champion Wakeboarder Heads to Cornwall

Nick Davies wakeboarder

Three-time wakeboarding World Champion Nick Davies will be showcasing his skills this weekend at the new Wake Park at Retallack Resort and Spa near Padstow. Nick is due to suit-up at 7pm this Saturday, June 13th. Extreme sports fans are invited to come down to the Retallack Beach bar and enjoy a rare opportunity to see a World Champion performing live. Nick, from

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Categories: Blog , Adventure Sports

Russell Winter Reigns Supreme at Nightsurf 2015

Russell Winter - winner of the Night Surf 2015 by Jason Feast

Britain's "best ever surfer" Russell Winter proved he's still got what it takes to compete at the top level, with a convincing win at the Nightsurf contest at Fistral Beach in Newquay at the end of May. The 39-year-old former world tour surfer from Newquay took his third Nightsurf title in foggy and very challenging conditions, watched and supported crowds of surf fans

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Categories: Blog , Surfing

Extreme Endurance Adventurer Conquers the Ultimate British Triathlon

Sean Conway arriving at Land's End after completing The Ultimate British Triathlon. Land's End , Cornwall

Extreme endurance adventurer Sean Conway today became the first person in history to complete the Ultimate British Triathlon, after finishing his extraordinary attempt to run the entire length of Great Britain – from John O’Groats to Land’s End – totally unsupported, carrying all his own kit, including a tent, and sourcing food and water along the way. The

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UK Pro Surf Tour Brews Up a Sharp New Sponsor

Sharp's surfing shot

The UK Pro Surf Tour (UKPST) received a boost this week when it announced Sharp’s Brewery as the key sponsor of its nationwide series of surfing competitions. Sharp’s Atlantic Pale Ale will be the official beer for the main 2015 UKPST programme and the announcement has been made ahead of the biggest surfing contest in Europe - the English National Surfing

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Categories: Blog , Surfing

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