Think you got what it takes?

Want to get into Stand Up Paddling but not sure where to start? Own a board and feeling guilty you are not out there enjoying it regularly? The Harcourts Cooper & Co Beach Series is a great opportunity to get into Stand Up Paddling and make it part of your weekly exercise regime.

Starboard – SUP Options

SUP 1km
SUP 3km
SUP 4km (New in 2016!)

Take part in 12 or more events in the season and qualify
for ‘Age Group’ and ‘Overall’ competitions.

Enter Event

Stand Up Paddle or SUP is an exciting sport and is the perfect whole body and core work-out. Stand Up Paddling improves balance and co-ordination, strength, is stress reducing and invigorating. 

For this season we will have 3 different Stand Up Paddle distances. The Stand Up Paddle events are split into categories based on the type of board you’re paddling.

SUP 1km

Board Type
– Open Board

Age Category
– U19
– Open (19yrs and over)

SUP 3km

Board Type
– 12’6
– 14′
– Inflatable/ Surfboard

Age Category
– U19
– Open (19-49 years)
– Masters (50+)

SUP 4km (New in 2016!)

Board Type
– 12’6
– 14′
– Inflatable/ Surfboard

Age Category
– U19
– Open (19-49 years)
– Masters (50+)

All categories will be timed with their results recorded.

Event Safety and Rules

For your own safety and enjoyment, it is compulsory for all participants to attend their event Safety Briefing each week. The Safety Briefing for all SUP categories will take place at 6.20pm on Takapuna Reserve. Event Rules and Safety Guidelines can be found printed on a board on Takapuna Reserve at the event each week, and you can also read them HERE.

Terms & Conditions and Waiver

Before you enter you also need to read the Terms & Conditions and Waiver. These are at the start of your online entry form but can also be found HERE.

SUP Tips

Check out some great SUP tips thanks to Starboard HERE

First Timer? Find out More

If you are a first timer you can also find out more information about the event HERE.

Enter Event

In addition to the below, course maps will be displayed on a signboard outside on Takapuna Reserve on event day. They won’t be explained in the Event Safety Briefing so make sure you look at the course maps before your event. If you are unsure of the course please ask a Beach Series official at the event to answer your questions about the course prior to the Event Safety Briefing.

Stand Up Paddle – 1km, 3km & 4km

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Stand Up Paddle – 1km, 3km & 4km (Foul Weather Courses)

Takapuna Foul Weather SUP

2.00pmOnline registrations close for the event
5.00pmEvent Registration opens at Franc's Bar (new event registrations are accepted, but please note it is cheaper to register online)
6.20pmSafety Briefing for all SUP events on Takapuna Reserve
6.30pm4km Event Starts
6.31pm3km Event Starts
6.32pm1km Event Starts