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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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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
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10 Rookie Mistakes Everyone Can Learn From

10 Rookie Mistakes Everyone Can Learn From
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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
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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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Kids Camp

Kids Camp
By Kim Hawkins 

It’s no secret that the favorite time of day for all staff is when the campers arrive. Anyone who’s lucky enough to be a Downunder camp counselor eagerly anticipates those 3 hours of outrageous fun on the water  with the kids.  […]

What’s Next?!

 
What’s Next?!
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So you’ve tried paddle boarding, and while it’s fun, you can’t help but wonder if there’s more you can do with it.  Well you’re spot on!  Here’s a taste of where you can go with your new found skills… […]

How to Paddle With Your Pup!

How to Paddle With Your Pup!
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If you’re a dog lover, you know that the best companion for an adventure is a pooch! And with the proper preparation, stand up paddling and kayaking can make great additions to the list of activities […]

5 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Paddle Board

5 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Paddle Board
Written by Karen Jewell, Downunder Board Sales Expert 
You’re finally ready to purchase a paddle board – where do you start?  First find a reputable dealer.  […]

What’s SUP?

What’s SUP?
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G’day Mates,
What’s SUP’?  SUP stands for Stand Up Paddling…  ‘What’s SUP’ aka ‘what is up’ – slang – ‘wassup?’

So wassup?  Well if you don’t know me, […]