Insider Scoop: The Zeal Surf Rocket

 Zeal Surf recently released their Rocket SUP Surf, here is the low down of that board:

The Rocket is basically a cut off rectangular “slate” or slab, this kind of SUP is a Mini-Sims inspired concept BUT…. with modern improvements. It is their most dynamic small wave performance board. The 2017 Rocket design has been updated. This includes a thinner nose, further reducing the pendulum action, flatter deck for more standing comfort, and better volume distribution, for improved flotation and stability. Continue reading “Insider Scoop: The Zeal Surf Rocket”

Hydrofoils for SUP Geeks…

CTS Foils

Every now and then there is a news flash on it, slowly but surely the word is getting out – some recon this is the next big thing, others skeptically look at it and shake their heads. 1st it was Laird Hamilton on a surfboard that made the surfing headlines and now more recently Kai Lenny on a SUP that had the social media networks buzzing….

Hydrofoils….. or just Foils for short. Continue reading “Hydrofoils for SUP Geeks…”

Women Who SUP: Melissa Volker

This week we interview Blogger, Writer, Tweeter and SUP girl extraordinaire – Missy!

Name: Melissa Volker (for formal occasions and when I am in trouble with my Mom.) I have been called Missy since I can remember.

Age: Hahahaha. You’re kidding right?  On a public platform?  I am a smidge north of forty. I’ll just leave that there.

CTS: Tell us a bit about yourself and your website / blogs…
MV: I am originally from the Eastern Cape and I go back there every year to Kromme River Mouth at St Francis Bay. I’m a beauty & sports massage therapist by occupation, but I love to write, so when I am not working in my salon or mothering my children, (or SUPping) I blog at missmelissawrites.com about writing, surfing and travelling; and at sunrisebeautyblog.wordpress.com about health and skincare. I also spend way too much time on Twitter and I write eco/romance novels that no one wants to publish. Yet. Continue reading “Women Who SUP: Melissa Volker”