Jeremy and his team at SUPSNZ are NZ Distributors of Starboard, the world’s lightest, fastest and most comprehensive offering of race, surf, and all-round SUP boards on the market. We are proud to be back on Takapuna Beach for our ninth summer as Beach Series sponsors, and look forward to getting out on the water with you all.



All Beach Series participants get a 15% discount off RRP on all Starboard gear purchased directly through SUPSNZ.COM Ltd


Takapuna Beach is a brilliant race arena for testing your paddling skills in all conditions. With glassy calm one week, then onshore swell and wind-chop the next, Takapuna can challenge even the best riders, and makes choosing the right gear a vital part of your race preparation.

Starboard’s commitment to innovation, quality and sustainability gives us a range of boards designed to glide fast and feel stable underfoot in every situation, with a board to suit every rider weight, purpose and budget.  Plus when buying Starboard, you’re contributing to cleaner seas and a healthier planet.

Whether you’re a first timer or seasoned gun, the Starboard SUPSNZ team guarantee to match our customers to the right board, every time, allowing you to get on with the important part – enjoying your ride.


Come and see us at the Starboard tent for free board demos and free expert advice, or give Jeremy a call anytime 021 926 698 to arrange a board demo.


Not sure if SUP racing is your thing?  Why not give it a try?  We’ll even give you a free 15min into-to-SUP-racing lesson, a free first-time race entry and if you fall in love and decide to purchase a board we’ll refund your board rental.

We have a selection of top quality all-round boards, paddles and leashes for hire at the Beach Series, so first timers can give SUP Racing a go.  All round boards are only $30 per race. Elite Race Board Rentals are $70 per race, with a choice of 14′ or 12’6

Please email to book a rental & intro.

SUPKids Takapuna

Know a young person keen to paddle? Register them now for SUPKids Takapuna.  4pm-5pm Tuesdays. Kids will learn all the basics and work towards entering the 1km Beach Series SUP Race.

Starts 31 October 2018.  Spaces limited. Book now

PaddleFit Race Training

Are you ready for the race season ahead?  Join Victoria and Helen from PaddleFit and CitySUP for SUP training to improve your race performance, speed, skills, fitness and technique.  Call Victoria 021 644 129 to find the best class for you or click here for  more information.

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For sales and enquiries please contact Jeremy Stephenson on 021 926 698 or email

“The Beach Series has a proud place in SUP history as one of New Zealand’s first and longest running competitive stand up paddling events. Back in the summer of 2010 Starboard SUPSNZ and the Houghton Brothers approached Beach Series organisers to deliver a fun weekly opportunity for paddlers of all ages and abilities to get together and improve their fitness and skills over the summer months.

The Beach Series still delivers on every level, with 1km, 3km and 4km race options, free Starboard have-a-go and demo sessions, and a friendly and encouraging atmosphere for everyone from beginners to dream team riders to share a few pre-race laughs and know-how under the Starboard tent, and a well-earned post-race drink and catch up, where all sorts of adventure plans are hatched.” -Victoria Stuart