April 14th, 2016
As one of the favorite destinations on the global calendar, the Italia Surf Expo is back again in 2016 with its festival event at Santa Severa Beach, held under the magnificent and unmistakable Medieval Castle that provides an unparalleled backdrop for this iconic European Cup stop.
With special appearances confirmed by Garrett Macnamara among many other big names from the world of Ocean Sports, the Italia Surf Expo will not only celebrate surf culture as Italy’s single biggest surf event, but also world class racing as an official stop of the 2016 European Cup.
The event will take place from the 22nd – 24th July at Santa Severa Beach and promises to be the biggest and best yet, so make sure to stay tuned as we build up to the European summer at www.watermanleague.com and for more information on the event go to www.italiasurfexpo.it
April 14th, 2016
We are proud to announce that Mercedes-Benz is to headline the 2016 SUP World Cup in Germany that will take place in an all new location for this year, just outside Hamburg from the 24th – 26th June.
Scharbeutz is the new home for the Mercedes-Benz Sup World Cup as the foundations are laid for an exciting future for the venue for years to come as one of N. Germany’s premier beach destinations just 1 hour from Hamburg.
With a full schedule of activities that includes the World Series Pro Racing, but also Pro-Am and Amateur divisions, mass demos, youth racing and a Celebrity showdown on the Opening Day featuring well known TV personalities in Germany, it will be an exciting moment for the sport and the World Series as Scharbeutz and Mercedes-Benz open their arms to the world of SUP.
Stay tuned for the build up to this flagship World Series event at www.watermanleague.com
April 14th, 2016
In just over a month’s time, the Waterman League and World’s best Stand Up Paddle racers will return to the beautiful Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan for the Opening event of the 2016 World Series, the Victoria Cup to be held at Zushi Beach, by Hayama Harbor.
Now in our 3rd year in Japan and as we witness exponential growth for the sport in the country, we are excited to return to Zushi Beach for what will be a groundbreaking event in 2016 and set the tone for a breakout season for the World Series as a whole.
Taking place from the 13th – 15th May, the Victoria Cup will host Pro division Long distance and Sprint Racing as part of the World Series circuit, but also Pro-Am and Amateur racing, with 6km, 3km and 1km courses, not to mention youth racing and the now famous, Na Kama Kai Clinic.
Entries are now open for all divisions, with all international entries to go to: http://watermanleague.com/events/2016-victoriacup-japan and click on the entry link embedded on the event home page while local entries should enter through the Japanese SUP Industry Association.
One thing is for sure, it will be a weekend to remember and a dramatic Opening event to the 2016 season. Stay tuned to www.watermanleague.com as we build up to the 2016 Victoria Cup Japan.
December 16th, 2015
Coming up this weekend is a unique look back at both the Stand Up World Surfing Tour and Racing Series this Sunday on NBC at 1:30pm EST / 10:30am PST / 8:30am HST, as we recap the journey to the World Title for both Men’s & Women’s Surfing and Racing Champions.
From Hawaii to Europe and California to Japan, the World Series and Tour challenges the World’s best SUP Surfers and Racers across all four corners of the World.
Join us for this look back on NBC and more programming to come on Fox Australia, Outside TV and many more global networks over the coming months as we build up to an all new and built out 2016 season that will take this professional platform to a whole new level.
Stay tuned for all the news and updates from the Stand Up World Surfing Tour & Racing Series at www.watermanleague.com
July 24th, 2015
Tahoe Nalu website
Plan for the 2015 Ta-hoe Nalu Paddle Festival presented by Nature’s Bakery. We expect the largest attendance ever this year and you need to make your lodging plans early.
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Come early and enjoy paddling one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Fun race events for all ages and skill levels.
ENJOY THE FUN, FAMILY, FRIENDS AND THE ALOHA SPIRIT on the North Shore Lake Tahoe Kings Beach, CA August 14-16, 2015
Tahoe Nalu contact:
July 16th, 2015
The US Open of Stand Up Paddling at Huntington Beach, California brings together the World’s very best athletes for the most comprehensive showcase of the sport at the highest level, while embracing Open and Youth SUP Racing, Prone paddling and other watersports divisions in a celebration of Ocean Culture just south of the Pier.
From the 26th September thru to the 1st October, the Stand Up World Tour Surfing will take center stage, with an Open Trials event for both Men and Women to kick things off on the opening weekend, with Champions crowned. The Main event for both Men & Women will then follow on directly after as Stop #4 of the World Championship Tour.
From the 2nd – 4th October, Surf City USA will host the prestigious stop of the Stand Up World Racing Series, as the World’s best battle towards World Title contention for 2015. In addition to the elite racing, there are open and youth divisions for SUP, but also a variety of other forms of ocean competition, as the US Open of Stand Up Paddling serves as a true celebration of Ocean Culture.
For more information go to
July 14th, 2015
Thurs, July 23th:
Race Registration and MANDATORY Check In
- Location: Duke’s Waikiki Restaurant (Duke Room)
- Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm (you may come anytime during this time frame)
MANDATORY RACE CHECK-IN on Oahu at Duke’s Waikiki Restaurant
- Racers & boat captains are required to attend.
- The process should take no more than 15-30 minutes.
- Race numbers, race packets and final instructions will be issued to racers at this time.
- Course rules, radio frequencies and docking instructions will be issued to all boat drivers.
- Race officials, safety personnel and organizers will be on hand to answer questions and assist in last minute logistics.
- Duke’s will provide lunch discounts (50% in 2014)
- Additional race t-shirts and posters can be purchased at registration
- Come meet, greet and eat and CHECK IN!
Saturday, July 25th: Pre-Race Meeting
- Pre-Race Meeting
- Location: Kaluakoi Beach Area
- Time: July 25th, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
- Description: Final event briefings, instructions and weather check. ALL racers are expected to attend. FINAL timing and GPS updates will be handled at that time.
- Dinner: Dinner will be offered to athletes, friends and boat captains for $10. Please prepare to pay in cash. Proceeds go to YOUTH IN MOTION in Molokai. There is no food service at Kaluakoi. Please plan accordingly.
Sunday, July 26th: Race Day
- 6:45am Pre-race Pule’ (Hawaiian Prayer)
- 7:30am Solo and Team Paddleboard Division Start
- 8:00am Solo and Team SUP Division Start
- 10:00am Event Expo Opens on Oahu at Maunalua Bay Beach Park
- 11:30am Top Finishers expected at finish line
- 12:00pm Lunch Service Begins
- 2:00pm Elite Winners Presentation (Media Event)
- 4:00pm Expo Closes/Lunch Service Closes
- 6:30pm – 9:00pm Awards Party at Outrigger Canoe Club* Awards
*The Awards Party is FREE for paddlers, guests are $30 each.
(dinner includes two Kona Brewing beers).
Tickets will be distributed at the door at the Outrigger Canoe club starting at 6:00pm.
Once you login to your account extra tickets can be purchased online at Active.com
limited quantity will be sold. Any questions please email email@example.com
June 11th, 2015
San Clemente Ocean Festival
Saturday & Sunday July 18 & 19, 2015
at the San Clemente Pier
One of the great events of the summer, the San Clemente Ocean Festival is open to everyone. If you paddle, surf, swim, run, SUP, dory, have kids or enjoy just being at the beach…
You will love the San Clemente Ocean Festival!!!