Our Mission Statement
Provide a safe, inclusive, diverse and accessible way for people to access the sport of SUP (StandUp Paddleboard) and Prone Racing.
Deliver UK wide SUP racing with a standardised structure across Regional and National Level events.
We have all seen a huge upsurge in people taking up Stand Up Paddle Boarding over the last couple of years. As a result, the RNLI are attending more and more Stand Up Paddleboarders in difficulty. We all need to work together and do our bit to help this great organisation keep us safe.
Join us here at GBSUP in making a difference. Over the next year, we have again partnered with the RNLI and are raising money in aid of them and the amazing work that they do. Every donation will help in saving lives.
What you said in the '2021' GBSUP Racer Survey
of you have been racing for one year or less.
of you saw yourself as a friendly competitor rather than a serious racer
of you are members of clubs
of you now see SUP/Prone as your main sport
of you do not attend organised SUP race training
of you said you would you if they were availableg
WHY RACE WITH US?
Here's why we think you will enjoy the 2022 race season with GBSUP!
The GBSUP calendar brings you a variety of racing formats in Distance, Technical and Sprints.
We also take you to different locations so you will be taking part on inland flat water, our beautiful coastline and even a purpose-built National water Sports centre.
You can also participate in multiple events during teh day, giving you teh chance to try your hand a the various disciplines in one location.
For 2022 we visit some of the best places in the UK from the South to North, East to West.
We start the year in Cardiff before heading up to Beadnell Bay in Northumberland and then back down to Bournemouth, London and Cornwall. In September we bring you the National Championships in Nottingham before wrapping up the year in Norfolk.
Along side the Nation Series we are building a regional racing structure to bring SUP racing right across the UK with races in Wales, England, Scotland and the Channel Islands.
FUN FOR ALL
Our goal for 2022 is to bring a welcoming, exciting and fun racing series for all. It doesn't matter if you are just taking your first racing steps or are coming back once more to compete.
Our categories make it very accessible no matter what board you ride with options for 14' and 12'6" fleet racing, N1SCO One Design, Prone and Juniors.
We also have our Challenge Tour, which brings a fun non-competitive option across shorter distances.
GBSUP is built on the foundation of bringing people together across the UK, so you can guarantee it's a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and inclusive for everybody at every event.
We are constantly getting great feedback and hearing about peoples racing and the moments they shared on the water.
Check out our social media channels for more of the fun.
We aim to bring you professionally ran events at both our Regional races and the National Series. You should see the same commitment, attention to detail and expertise running these events.
GBSUP is made up of volunteers, with many competing on the GBSUP series for many years themselves. We want you to be safe in the knowledge of what we do so you can enjoy your time on the water and have fun racing no matter what level you are at.