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Top 5 Wavecation spots for SUP – stand up paddle

Top 5 Wavecation spots for SUP

Five Great SUP Trips for Your Next Vacation

If you’ve been getting into the Stand Up Paddle scene over the last few years you’ve probably realized it’s a really great way to explore previously unsurfed areas as well as your local waterways. Now you may be ready to take your skills on the road and explore someplace new.  Are you yearning to embark on your own paddleboard travel adventure but don’t know where to start?  Here’s a list of five exceptional and unique SUP getaway destinations and accommodations.  So just sit back, relax and day dream about your next SUP trip.


Gerry Lopez taking off on a clean wall somewhere near Punta Mita, Mexico.

Punta Mita, Mexico

The Waikiki of Mexico, this laid back and tourist-friendly area is only 20 minutes from the airport in Puerto Vallarta and SUP is taking off in a big way down there. From the point break in funky Sayulita, to the rolling waves of Anclote, or the downwinders along the sparkling coast, this gorgeous peninsula is set up perfectly for stand up paddle fun.  When you go, check out the beachfront Cinco Hotel. This upscale hotel is doing a fabulous job of catering to the SUP community.  The owner has teamed up with the Pipe Master himself, Gerry Lopez, to offer SUP and yoga camps (next one is May 24-26). Not only does the hotel have SUP boards on site for guest use, but the rooms also look directly onto the Anclote surf break – known as one of the best beginner waves in Mexico.

Dana Point, California

Dana Point is a picturesque beachside community and a SUP hotspot. In the heart of Dana Point you’ll find Doheny Beach, home to the annual Battle of the Paddle and other SUP races throughout the year. Around the corner is Baby Beach, a wide sandy beach that serves as a meeting place and entry point for flat water paddling in the harbor.  For a perfectly located place to stay in Dana Point try the Dana Shores condo.


View from the Dana Shores Condo. The Strand surf break down below and the Ritz-Carlton on the next point.

Perched atop a bluff with commanding views of the dazzling coastline and passing whales, this 2 bed/2 bath condo unit is an ideal home base for paddlers. The owner – a gracious host and avid SUP enthusiast himself – is happy to share his local paddle knowledge with guests. If you’re up for a real workout you can take the stairs from the condo directly down to the beach and paddle along the cliffs or do some surfing at the beach break.
 PRAIA DA PIPA RN BRASIL 

Do you know a great way to combine surfing and exploring different beaches, towns, villages and the ever changing landscape? Booking a Surfing Safari with surf camp Pipa Brazil !
A team of experienced surfguides takes you to the best waves in this region, fitting your surfing skills. You will surf in secrets spots, where you will not have problems of overcrowding, 28/30 different types of waves that break during the year (about 14 in the summer and 16 in the winter) within 40km of coastline around Pipa.
The Surfari is ideal for those who travel alone or in small groups. Your fellow travelers are with you for three or five days, so you get a good chance to make some friends and learn from each other in the water and on the land. Our groups in general age from 18 to 35 years of age with a 50/50 mix of sexes, from all various walks of life and countries. Groups sizes of maximum 8 people plus two guides.
Surf Pipa School stands for a high level of water safety. People with zero or little surf experience will follow some classes before we will let you go free surfing. It does not matter if the waves are big, because we keep all beginners very close to the beach where the waves have less power.
Experienced Surfers paddle straight past the beginners into the line-up. Local knowledge and the use of surf forecasts will determine at which places we surf during the surf trip. Usually we will surf at three or four different places along the coastline.

Slickrock Resort, Belize

This small island on the Glover’s Reef Atoll is a true paddle paradise with endless miles of turquoise water dotted with tiny cays and islands to explore. The private island hosts only about 2 dozen guests at a time who enjoy almost every water sport imaginable including diving, fishing, SUP, kayak, kite boarding and surfing. During your week-long stay all meals are included. You’ll be delighted with the menu prepared from freshly caught fish, hand picked coconuts and other ingredients fresh from the land and sea. After dinner the ocean will lull you to sleep in your rustic beachfront cabana.

SUP surfing at Glover's Reef in Belize
Sup surfing a green wave at Glover’s Reef, Slick Rock resort in Belize

Sauble Lake, Lake Huron, Ontario

This popular Canadian summer retreat boasts warm weather, sandy beaches and miles of paddling. Lake Huron, which appears just as endless as the ocean, dominates the landscape. You could paddle for days up or down the coastline and even surf small waves most of the summer. Grab a friend and paddle from the beach up the river to Sauble Falls Park and enjoy the natural waterfalls. Cottage rentals are the lodging of choice in Sauble Beach. Try the Sandpiper and Seagull cottages built in 1937. These simple and rustic beachfront cabins offer rates starting at $145 per night.

Front Porch of the Seagull cottage on Sauble lake Ontario
Enjoy a rustic cabin in the woods across the path from miles of SUP opportunities


Yes, there is good SUP and sometimes waves and “warm” water in the Great Lakes.

North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii

Hawaii’s North Shore has one of the most concentrated stretches of surf breaks in the world. Summer visitors will enjoy clear waters and calm conditions while each winter the North Shore comes alive with huge swells. Many of the surf breaks here are best suited for expert surfers but there are some wonderful spots for stand up paddling, even if you’re a beginner. Try the scenic paddle up Haleiwa River or the beaches surroundingTurtle Bay which have played host to many SUP events. Located on a picturesque point, the Turtle Bay Resort offers SUP lessons and rentals and has plenty of turtle filled lagoons to explore as well as world class waves. The hotel offers incredible ocean views or choose one of the Ocean Villas and stay just steps from the waters edge.

girl paddling out at Turtle Bay Surf Resort
Turlte Bay Resort offers an incredible surf front location perfect for surfers, paddleboarders and families

More Exciting SUP Destinations

  1. Playa Guiones, Costa Rica – Where jungle meets the sea. Sunrise paddle in the waves with howlers monkey’s calling in the distance.
  2. Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii –  SUP paddlers playground. Gentle waves and calm waters are ideal for first time wave riders.
  3. Surfer’s Point, Barbados – Blue water and a forgiving point break make this a popular spot for SUP.
  4. Tofino, Canada – Breathtaking, and not because of the cold water. Temperate rainforest meets an unspoiled coastline with unlimited paddling choices.
  5. Treasure Cay, Bahamas –  All girls SUP camps with clear water, white sand, unexplored islands and small waves.

Article written by Wavecation and originally posted at SUP Connect

CURSO ISA SUP INTERNACIONAL PARA INSTRUTORES ( International Surfing Association )

CURSO DE STAND UP PADDLE PARA INSTRUTORES  DA ISA ( International Surfing Association )

A International Surfing Association (ISA) é reconhecida pelo Comitê Olímpico Internacional como a autoridade governante Mundial para o surf o stand up paddle e todos os outros esportes de onda a nível Nacional è reconhecida pela CBS e a CBSUP .

A Association ISA  è feliz de apresentar os novos Cursos para Certificar os Instrutores na Modalidade SUP Wave , agua planas e agua abertas no Brasil .

O objectivo dos Programas de Desenvolvimento do ISA é melhorar o esporte do SUP e definir o padrão de Certificação internacional para a segurança e a qualidade .

O Apresentador dos Cursos Roberto Moretto que ja fiz 2 Finais no Circuito Nordestino de Stand up Paddle wave e no 2014 participou do Mundial ISA SUP com a seleção Italiana ,  gostaria de colaborar com as Federações e as entidades que querem apresentar os cursos no Pais , para fazer crescer o stand up paddle de maneira mais  profissional e segura .

Os Programas de Treinamentos e instruções da ISA são projetado para desenvolver o conhecimentos e as habilidades dos indivíduos que desejam obter uma abordagem científica para ser um  treinador e instrutor de SUP. Teoria e pratica específica e global do stand up paddle , discutindo em alto nível, com atividades de praia, e de simulação dos cenários encontrados para o ensino e suas soluções , também serão tratados argumentos de marketing para as Escolas com o Apresentador Roberto Moretto que è dono Surf Camp Pipa Hostel um dos melhores surf e sup camp no Pais .

Os objetivos do Programa ISA SUP Treinamento e instruções :

– Para estabelecer um sistema internacional de Treinadores e Cursos para melhorar a segurança e eficácia da instrução do SUP ao redor do mundo.

– Para desenvolver ainda mais, através de programas educativos, um de conhecimento em que treinadores e instrutores podem atingir .

– Para fornecer a os Treinadores e Instrutores oportunidades de emprego, incentivo e apoio.

– Para o avançar dos Treinadores e instruindo como uma atividade global padronizada e altamente profissional com rigorosos requisitos.

Ao longo do tempo este programa vai se expandir para outras áreas da educação para o desenvolvimento profissional para o nosso grande esporte do SUP .

Todos os Treinadores e Instrutores ISA deve respeitar as leis e regulamentos da área em que trabalham locais. Todos os instrutores ISA deve ter no mínimo 16 anos de idade para se tornar um instrutor credenciado ISA, mas deve trabalhar sob a supervisão de um instrutor ISA com mais de 18 anos de idade. Um instrutor ISA deve ser de no mínimo 18 anos de idade para instruir sem supervisão.

international surfing association sup
international surfing association sup

Desenvolvimento SUP Para 2015, a ISA estará oferecendo os seguintes Cursos de SUP :

– Curso  SUP aguas planas (

– Curso SUP aguas abertas

– Curso SUP Surf

A afiliação ISA cresce para 91 Unidas

Desenvolvimento global é um elemento-chave da estratégia da ISA e do crescimento consistente e chegar entre os jovens ,

é a força motriz por trás das ambições da ISA de fazer do Stand up paddle um esporte Olímpico .

site da ISA : http://www.isasurf.org

Aloha !

Roberto Moretto

ISA SUP Presenters Brasil

Coach ISA SUP

Coach ISA Surf Nivel 2

Judge ISA Nivel 2

Salvavida ILS

http://www.isasurf.org

telefone : 84 – 9222 3956

para contatos email aqui :

surfpipa@gmail.com

http://www.surfpipa.com

mundial ISA SUP 2015 Mexico stand up paddle

Mundial ISA SUP 2015 Mexico stand up paddle 

mundial isa 2015 sup stand up paddle
mundial isa 2015 sup stand up padddle

First Ever ISA World Championship To Be Held In Mexico

La Jolla, California, November 12, 2014 – The International Surfing Association (ISA) is proud to announce that the 2015 ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship(WSUPPC) will be held in Sayulita, Mexico from May 10th to the 17th. This event will mark the first ever ISA World Championship to take place in the country.

The ISA WSUPPC has witnessed explosive growth since the inaugural event in 2012. It has nearly tripled in athlete participation from 105 to 277 and grown from 17 to 27 countries in its first three editions in all divisions.

Mexico offers a rich coastline with many incredible destinations for StandUp Paddle (SUP) Racing and Surfing, and Sayulita is a perfect location to host the ISA WSUPPC. Sayulita is considered the epicenter of Mexico’s SUP community.

“We are delighted that Mexico will host the 2015 ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship in Sayulita, which is the first ISA World Championship ever in Mexico,” said ISA President Fernando Aguerre. “Sayulita will be an ideal venue for the best SUP Surfers, SUP Racers, and Paddleboarders in the world to gather and compete for Gold. We are grateful for the dedication and hard work of the President of the Mexican Surfing Federation, Luis Skeen and his Director of SUP, Alfredo Salafranca, for making this event possible. We look forward to a long term relationship between Mexico and the ISA.”

EL ISA WORLD STANDUP PADDLE AND PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 SE LLEVARÁ A CABO EN SUYULITA, MÉXICO DEL 10 AL 17 DE MAYO

México ofrece una hermosa línea costera con muchos sitios increíbles para practicar el Surfing y Carreras de StandUp Paddle y Sayulita es el lugar perfecto para recibir el ISA WSUPPC. Sayulita es considerado el centro de la comunidad SUP de México. Foto: Ed Dorsett/Wicked Fotos
Primer Campeonato Mundial De La ISA Que Acogerá México

La Jolla, California, 12 de Noviembre de 2014 – La International Surfing Association (ISA) se enorgullece de anunciar que el ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) 2015 se llevará a cabo en Sayulita, México, del 10 al 17 de Mayo. Este evento será el primer Campeonato Mundial de la ISA en este país.

El ISA WSUPPC ha sido testigo de un crecimiento explosivo desde el evento inagural en 2012. La participación de atletas se ha casi triplicado, de 105 a 277 y crecido de 17 a 27 países en todas las divisiones, durante las tres primeras ediciones.

México ofrece una hermosa línea costera con diversos destinos increíbles para el Surfing y Carreras de StandUp Paddle, y Sayulita es el lugar perfecto para acoger el ISA WSUPPC, al ser considerado el centro de la comunidad de SUP de México.

“Estamos encantados con que México acoja el World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship 2015 en Sayulita, el cual será el primer Campeonato Mundial de la ISA en México”  dijo el Presidente de la ISA Fernando Aguerre. “Sayulita será el lugar ideal para los mejores Surfistas SUP, Corredores de SUP y Paddleboarders del mundo, donde se reunirán para competir por el Oro. Estamos agradecidos por la dedicación y los esfuerzos del presidente de la Federación Mexicana de Surfing, Luis Skeen y su director de SUP, Alfredo Salamanca, por hacer posible este evento. Deseamos que se convierta en una relación de largo plazo entre la ISA y México”.

www.isasurf.org

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