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Downunder

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Full-Service Stand Up Paddle Boarding & Kayaking!

Downunder is the only operation of its kind in Connecticut – three locations, on-water, retail and rental of stand-up paddle boards (SUPs), sit-on-top kayaks, and all the equipment, fashions and accessories that go with them.
The Downunder experience is a reflection of our lifestyle - laid back and no worries!  In true Kiwi (New Zealand) style, we'll treat you like family with personalized attention that ensures you'll enjoy the ultimate paddling experience.

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SUP Yoga – 5 Things You Should Know

SUP Yoga – What’s It All About
By Danielle Brown

In the heyday of a precious New England summer, outbound adventures reign prevalent. The feel of the welcomed sunshine, the smell of salt-tinged air, the blooming trees […]

6 Ways To Improve Your Paddling Skills

6 Tips To Improve Your Paddling Skills
By Kim Hawkins

When learning any sport, we tend to remember about 25 percent of what we’re told – the first time.  Whether it’s nerves, excitement, or distractions — which […]

Is Brown Water Dirty Water?

Is Brown Water Dirty Water?
When most of us see a pond, lake, river, or ocean that is brown in color, we presume it is ‘dirty’, which often deters us from going on, in, or near […]

Kayak Paddling Technique For Beginners

Kayak Paddling Technique For Beginners
At the risk of sounding obvious, paddling technique is something you will have to learn as a kayaker. Especially if you’re a newbie, as we all are at some point – […]

Why I Love Adventure Sports: Connecting with Nature & My Inner Self

Why I Love Adventure Sports: Connecting with Nature & My Inner Self
When asked what the best religion is, the Dalai Lama replied: “The best religion is what brings you closest to God.” Does that mean […]

Downunder Product Reviews – Final In Our 2017 Holiday Series

Downunder Product Reviews – Final In Our 2017 Holiday Series
Just a few more shopping days left! Following are some last minute gift suggestions. Hope our Product Review Series was helpful. Happy Holidays!

Downunder Product Reviews – Part 5

Downunder Product Reviews – Part 5
Holiday shopping continues – made easy with our Product Reviews…

Downunder Product Reviews – Part 4

Downunder Product Reviews – Part 4
The holidays are getting closer, so following is the fourth in our series of product reviews to help you choose the best gift for that special someone. Our Westport store […]

Downunder Product Reviews – Part 3

Downunder Product Reviews – Part 3
Following is our third installment of product reviews to help you choose the perfect gift for that special someone. And remember, we are here to answer any questions you have!

Downunder Product Reviews – Part 2

Downunder Product Reviews – Part 2
Here is our second installment of product reviews to help you decide the best gifts to give this holiday season. We are here to answer any questions you may have […]