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Equipment, Guide, safety, SUP -

The recent surge of popularity in everything SUP has led to hundreds of inexperienced beginners hitting the water all over the UK. Here at F-One, we couldn’t be happier that such a fantastic sport is finally getting the credit it deserves, however, this recent influx has further highlighted the relatively unmentioned safety concerns that surrounds the sport. As with any water-based activity, there are various considerations that boarders of all abilities will need to take into account, particularly as factors such as conditions and the actions of other watercraft remain out of our control. Staying safe is straight-forward and ensures...

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Equipment, Guide, Paddleboarding, SUP, Watersports -

As many of you will know, an inflatable SUP board is quite an investment and not something you purchase every day. When splashing out on a vital piece of equipment like this from quality suppliers like us here at F-One Kites, it is important to take as much care as possible before and after using your paddleboard to help you make the most of your purchase and make it last as long as possible. To ensure you don’t have to reinvest in a new one prematurely, here are some of our top tips to help you care for your inflatable SUP board:

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beginner, Equipment, Paddleboarding, SUP, Watersports -

Paddleboarding is fast becoming one of the UK’s most popular water sports, with riders both amateur and experienced spending more and more time gliding across Britain’s waterways and coast. But, while picking up the basic techniques of SUP is relatively easy for beginners, finding information about paddleboarding equipment and clothing can sometimes be tricky. Consequently, here at F-One, we’ve put together a brief guide for what to wear paddleboarding to ensure you are dressed appropriately and hit the water with confidence:

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beginner, conditions, Equipment, Guide, kites, Kitesurfing, Tips -

Learning to kitesurf is difficult at the best of times, without the wide range of terms and jargon thrown into the mix. Whether you’re currently in lessons or you’re hitting the water alone but still find yourself blank-faced when other riders mention certain terms, we’ve created the ultimate guide to any kitesurfing term you are likely to hear while you practice the art of riding. Read on, for definitions for all terms between A-L, and feel free to share with any friends you think need a helping hand to learn the lingo! Air time - the amount of time spent...

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Accessories, Equipment, Kitesurfing -

While kitesurfing is one of the most adrenaline-fuelled water sports available to thrill seekers, that familiar feeling of flying across the waves can be made even better (hard to believe, we know) with the right accessories.

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