December 2016



  • September 11 – With the awesome SUPerwoman Joanne Hamilton Vale as his sighted guide, Dean will be taking on his biggest SUP challenge yet, (also Europe’s longest non-stop SUP event) – the 220km non-stop SUP 11 City Tour
  • February 15th – Dean will be talking at the launch night of the Fort William Mountain Festival.
  • October 15th – Dean and guide Allistair Swinsco participated in the UK SUP Great Glen Paddle Challenge – the UK’s longest non-stop SUP event, 57 miles from Inverness to Fort William. Read more HERE
  • September 17th – Dean and Rhona were back for another year at the Lamlash Splash 1.3 mile sea swim.
  • August 27th – Dean and Allistair became the first people SUP the 36 miles around the Isle of Bute.  Read more HERE.
  • August 8th-14th – Dean, Allistair and Ian took on The Magnificent 7 – Scotland’s 7 longest freshwater lochs in 7 consecutive days.  See how it went HERE.
  • July 16th/17th – Dean, Allistair Swinsco, and Ian Cormack became the first people to ever SUP the longest lakes of Scotland, (Awe), England, (Windermere), and Wales, (Bala).  CLICK HERE.  
  • May 12th-15th – Dean, Ian Cormack, and Allistair Swinsco became the first people to stand up paddleboard the full 150km of the Argyll Sea Kayak Trail.  CLICK HERE
  • March 11th-13th – Our first “SUP it and See” film was shown at this years’ Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.
  • January 23rd – Dean spoke at the Adventure Travel Show in London.
  • January 21st – Dean spoke at the Buxton Adventure Festival.



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