Posted March 12, 2013 by lesko in Beach Scene

South Florida Water Sports SUP/KITE/SURF/WAKE



This is a brand new page!  Bringing you all sorts of fun information about the wet & wild world of water sports!  There are the tried and true like surfing and wakeboarding, and the more recent additions like stand up paddle boarding and kiteboarding!  We do have some local experts in all these great sports – and we plan to have them feature some stories, tell us about the cool gear they use – and upcoming events!      If you happen to be one of these elusive ocean driven sports people – let us know!



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 First Light Paddle with Viking is on with your host Darlan Lopes , let’s paddle!!!

After 5 decades in Surfboard building , Viking Surfboards opens its first retail store in the Greater Fort Lauderdale Area. Our concept places the products in 1st place- quality, dynamics & technology in multiple water sport boards & accessories. Offering Viking surf, kite and SUP boards. 5 other top quality boards & SUP brands & beachwear. Our long presence in the surfing and water sport industry assures the best service, guidance & quality for you & your family. We serve yachting professionals, crew & passenger needs-we deliver onboard! Our website offers all products for National and International shipment- look through our inventory. We ship Worldwide!  Viking Surf’SUP– Tradition, Ability & Fun in the water!  1598 Cordova Rd, near Southport Raw Bar. Visit our site! 


Sunrise Paddleboard Bonnet House Eco Tours

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Starting: 10:00 AM 
Departs from Gallery 928 
928 NE 20th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 

Enjoy a tranquil paddle from the 928 Art Gallery to the Historic Bonnet House Gardens and Grounds! Sunrise Paddleboards is proud to be the first ever to enter the grounds through a protected private passage Boathouse Canal. While on tour, scan the trees for a rare view of a troop of wild Costa Rican Squirrel Monkeys that rank high on our list of eye candy while walking the magnificent landscaping. Bonnet House admission is included for grounds only. After touring the grounds, we will spend the remaining time venturing the famous Intracoastal Waterway in the Yachting Capital of the World. This tour is loaded with photo opportunities, so bring a waterproof camera or ask as for options to remember this once in a lifetime paddle!


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Why should mom and dad have all the fun?!  GromSUP (TM), makers of high-quality kids stand up paddle boards, deliver youth SUPs that enable all ages to safely, easily, and affordably. Participate in the fastest growing water sport in the world!  GromSUP’s co-founders, Ian Danielson and Eric Back, have been playing on boards of all sorts for their whole lives; be it a skate, snow, wake or surf board, they love them all.  So of course, as the phenomenon that is SUP swept through their beaches, they were quick to jump on board!  Beyond being friends and board-sport enthusiasts, Ian and Eric run an online sales and distribution company focused on kids outdoor recreation. Kid specific design, and youth appropriate price point.  Today, GromSUP(TM) boards are available in water sports stores in ten different states, as well as directly online through  Do your kids love board sports, water sports, the outdoors, or just having fun??!! Then what are you waiting for… get them a GromSUP(TM)!





Om Yoga

 Ocean Om Standup Paddle Yoga

May 25, 2013 – September 07, 2013    Sat. 9am, Sun. 9:30am, Tues. 6:30pm 
Ocean Om offers regularly scheduled all-level classes during season, as well as private SUP, SUPY and Yoga lessons year-round. We can schedule a group session for you and your friends, family, business or any other affiliation.
Various locations    Fort Lauderdale, FL     954-453-7376     Admission: $30 for a single class including equipment  Ocean Om Website


Kiteboarding off Fort Lauderdale Beach!

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Summers coming up! Grab all the wind you can while its still here!!!  This was an AMAZING day testing out my new 2013 SLINGSHOT RPM.  Fort Lauderdale is an EPIC place to kite when the wind is pumping, multiple locations and friendly people make Fort Lauderdale literally a picture perfect place to kite!!!!  Get off the couch and FLY!!   Wise words form Fort Lauderdale’s own John Mauro!


Stand Up Paddle Boarding


Stand Up Paddle Board Review is a fantastic website that introduces the SUP sport, reviews gear, discusses industry news and has excellent videos!  They will be keeping us up to date- and hopefully educating us more about this exciting sport!

 Check out Stand Up Paddle Board Review website and learn all about this fast growing sport!




Check out this great line of SUP Life gear from South Florida!  Click on image to get to their fantastic website!  


kids supStand Up Paddle Boarding is great for Kids too!  Tons of fun!



Caribbean Hobo Outfitters has outrageous Tees, Hoodies, Paddle Gear & more! 


troli3 NOCQUA is a underwater light for SUP’s. You can see thru water and do night paddles and tours, super strong light. Available at: Viking Surf’SUP


BEST dive shop in Florida!  Padi  Logo  d868af2c33fda8e99a50eb29f13c3b79

Lauderdale Diver and staff would like to welcome you to explore the new 3.200 square foot store.  Freediving & spearfishing gear & resort wear for the entire family!    Also  Servicing & Fills –  New Class rooms offering the highest quality of instruction. Yacht Outfitting – Jewelry – Watches – Cameras – Sandals – Beach Bags – Kids Gear –  Books  WEBSITE