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Downunder

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Full-Service Kayaking & Stand Up Paddle Boarding!

Downunder is the only operation of its kind in Connecticut – two shops, 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 like 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 get the ultimate paddling experience.

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Tides

Tide times and heights for: South Norwalk CT

Nov 22,2017

SimpleXMLElement Object ( [0] => 01:12 AM )  SimpleXMLElement Object ( [0] => 6.7 )  High Tide

SimpleXMLElement Object ( [0] => 07:24 AM )  SimpleXMLElement Object ( [0] => 1.0 )  Low Tide

SimpleXMLElement Object ( [0] => 01:20 PM )  SimpleXMLElement Object ( [0] => 7.2 )  High Tide

SimpleXMLElement Object ( [0] => 07:54 PM )  SimpleXMLElement Object ( [0] => 0.4 )  Low Tide

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Weather

Gift Giving – Here Are A Few Of Our Favorite Things!

Gift Giving – Here Are A Few Of Our Favorite Things!
Something for everyone – toddlers through adults!
Birthdays, anniversaries, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day,  holiday parties, gathering with friends and family, all of that ‘good cheer’, and, […]

Transporting Your SUP – Proper Technique, Board Bags, Strapping Options

 
Transporting Your SUP
Proper Technique, Board Bags, Strapping Options
By Kim Hawkins and Karen Jewell […]

Build Your Own SUP This Winter

Build Your Own SUP This Winter
By Karen Jewell
Looking for a winter project that will keep you in the SUP mood? Why not build your own wooden board! There are a variety of kits available that can get you started in the right direction.
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How To Soothe Those Aching SUP Feet

How To Soothe Those Aching SUP Feet
By Karen Jewell
A common question we get from paddlers after they come off the water is “Why do my feet hurt so much when I’m paddling?” The answer can be one of a variety of reasons. Let’s take a look.
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Fins – Dolphin, Weed Wacker Keel?

Fins – Dolphin, Weed Wacker, Keel?
What Fin to Use When, And Do They Really Make A Difference?
By Karen Jewell and Kim Hawkins
Fins vary by the size of the board you’re paddling and the purpose.  […]

5 Tips for Cold Water Paddling

5 Tips for Cold Water Paddling (think mid-October through April)

Now that we’re into the fall months, it’s time to think about paddling safely in colder weather. You can easily paddle year round with the right gear. […]

Paddling for Veterans – How it Changes Lives and How You Can Help

Paddling For Veterans
How it Changes Lives & How You Can Help
Downunder CT LLC  kayaks * sups * surf shop
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10 Rookie Mistakes Everyone Can Learn From

10 Rookie Mistakes Everyone Can Learn From
Downunder CT LLC  kayaks * sups * surf shop

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is the fastest growing water sport in the world.  It is relatively easy to ‘get up and go’, but like any sport/activity there is skill involved and there definitely are right and wrong ways. To prevent injury or worse, review these 10 easy guidelines:
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Active Relaxation

 
Active Relaxation – What is it & How Does it Benefit You
Downunder CT LLC  kayaks * sups * surf shop

This week we have a guest blogger, Jodelle Fitzwater, one of the leading authorities on SUP yoga, fitness and nutrition. For those of us that have to ‘do it all’, she shares how you can! – Kim
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Pick Your Paradise

 
Pick Your Paradise – Rowayton or Westport
Each has its own charm – if you haven’t tried them both, we highly recommend it.
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