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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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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 […]

Downunder Product Reviews – Part 1

Downunder Product Reviews – Part 1
To help with your holiday shopping, we will be featuring a few of our products each week, with their reviews, over a series of blogs leading up to December 24th. […]

The #ipaddleforequality Controversy

The #ipaddleforequality Controversy
Friday, October 20, 2017 was a day that will go down in the history books for SUP competitions. And possibly not just SUP, but the entire sports industry.

That day was the 2nd annual […]

How to Choose a Kayak: Top 5 Factors to Consider

How to Choose a Kayak: Top 5 Factors to Consider
Many people enjoy kayaking for recreational purposes and to experience nature. So it’s no surprise that kayaking is not only a sports activity, but also a […]

How To Paddle Board With Your Dog: The Ultimate SUP Pup Safety Checklist

How To Paddle Board With Your Dog:
The Ultimate SUP Pup Safety Checklist
Paddleboarding with your dog is a super fun outdoor activity, but remember to keep your four-legged friend safe on the water by following our […]

SUP Courage

SUP Courage
Over the years, paddle boarding has been instrumental in my life.  It has pushed my boundaries both physically and mentally, and inspired me to achieve unimaginable goals.

After conquering the Graveyard in NC (13m open […]

Bodyboarding vs. Surfing

Bodyboarding vs. Surfing
What Are You Game For?
Are you a bodyboarder or surfer? If your home break is a spot shared by surfers and bodyboarders alike, you’ve probably heard side comments about the unspoken rivalry. Nobody […]

Top 5 Awesome Things People Do on Paddleboards

Top 5 Awesome Things People Do on Paddleboards
Paddleboarding is one of the most versatile and popular water activities on today’s shorelines, and you’ll find people performing a variety of different hobbies on rented or owned […]