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Downwind Month

Hawaii in July was traditionally known Downwind Month. It’s when the wind starts blowing, the bumps start rolling and the paddleboarding world descends on the Hawaiian islands to chase endless glides and elite competition in an absolute paradise. From Maui to Molokai to Oahu, four weekends of big downwind races and one whole month to enjoy the fun and freedom of the open ocean.

Downwind Month ran as a special feature on SUP Racer circa 2013-2016

July 23, 2014
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

Last Sunday's Maui Paddleboard Race was an instant classic. Courtesy of a gnarly storm that ripped through the north shore of Maui Saturday night, Maliko Gulch was almost unrecognisable on Sunday morning. The ra

July 16, 2014
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

SIC Downwind Month: It's when the paddling world heads to Hawaii in search of big bumps and endless glides. Well after yesterday's Maui 2 Molokai epic got us all fired up, here's anoth

July 15, 2014
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

We're right smack bang in the middle of the grand spectacular that is SIC's Downwind Month, when the world descends on the Hawaiian Islands to chase big bumps and endless glides. Downwind Month is about having fun