In this SUP magazine review, we’ll take a look at 5 SUP magazines that everyone in the stand up paddle board world should be reading. The sport of stand up paddleboarding is still very new and is developing rapidly, but there are some great magazines out there that we’re sure you’ll enjoy…
1. SUP Magazine
SUP Magazine is a quarterly publication that covers everything related to the sport of stand up paddleboarding. SUP gear reviews, industry news, tips, photos, travel info—SUP Magazine has something for everyone.
SUP Magazine is available in both print and digital versions, and is part of the TEN Network of publications (The Enthusiast Network).
The magazine also offers a free newsletter that will help you to stay up-to-date.
2. Standup Paddle Magazine
Standup Paddle Magazine is a bi-monthly magazine published by Reid Inouye. Reid’s goal in publishing Standup Paddle Magazine is to spread education and awareness of this beautiful sport.
The magazine primarily focuses on the themes of adventure, travel, and the destination lifestyle. Standup Paddle Magazine also covers the latest in SUP gear and provides tips for improving paddling technique.
Standup Paddle Magazine is available in both print and digital formats.
3. Standup Journal
Standup Journal is a quarterly publication . Founded in June of 2007, Standup Journal was the world’s first SUP magazine with the first issue hitting newsstands in March of 2008. Initially named “Standup Surf & Sail Journal”, the magazine was renamed as the focus shifted to covering the sport of stand up paddleboarding.
The magazine covers all things related to the sport of stand up paddleboarding, including gear reviews, tips, events, and more.
Standup Journal is available in both print and digital formats.
4. SUP World Mag
SUP World Mag is an annually published magazine that is dedicated to the growing sport of stand up paddleboarding. The magazine covers travel, adventure, paddle board racing, gear, SUP events, news, and more.
SUP World Mag is an international magazine, and it features amazing footage and photos from some of the most beautiful SUP destinations in the world.
Stand Up Paddle World is available in both print and digital formats.
5. SUP Mag UK
SUP Mag UK is a quarterly publication, and it’s dedicated to the UK stand up paddleboarding scene. This magazine covers the best SUP destinations, interviews, reviews of the latest SUP gear, stand up paddleboard events, and more.
If you’re in the UK and want to stay in the SUP loop, this mag is definitely a must-have.
SUP Mag UK is available in both print and digital formats, and the publisher has made lo-res digital back issues available for free on their website.