stand-up paddle

NEW 2016 Fanatic Standup paddle board – THE STUBBY

The Fanatic Stubby represents a new approach to wave board design. Inspired by modern surfing concepts with a compact outline and more parallel rails.
The Fanatic Stubby combines good stability and ease of use of a bigger board, but with speed and radical responsiveness of a smaller board.
A new sensation that will give you a blast!
Fanatic Stubby -The wide nose enables a longer and cleaner rail line, which gives loads of hold on the wave face and through the turns even though the board is quite short 

The wide nose and tail enables the rider to select a slightly smaller board in terms of length and volume (as an example, the Stubby 8’2″ is comparable to an 8’9″ ProWave).
The extra stability allows for less volume and a slightly narrower centre.
Straighter, more parallel outline for a cleaner waterline and reduced dragShort and wide “Stubby-Nose” – reduced to the boards effective lengths […]

Fanatic SUP 2015

C W A Prize giving for 2014 sesson


Just a reminder this Saturday is our prizegiving at Naval Point Club on 
28 June at 7:30 pm
We will also have something to eat as well, so we will have a small cover charge of $10 and if you feel like dressing up for mid winter, go for it!

Would you please return your trophies to Allan Taylor at Groundswell as soon as possible so we can hand them out again to the successful winners to be announced on the night.

See you at Naval Point! – 

For more info , go to , CWA Facebook.

Come even if you are not a member, catch up with all the other wind addicts ..

Also remember the new season is not far away, so if you want to help out, the club is always looking for keen volunteers to give a hand ..


Hot Deals – S U P sale

 Stock take time – WE found some Stand Up Paddles Boards that we didn’t know we had !
Time to move them.
All new , All gotta go , crazy prices… Contact us for pricing @

2013 Fanatic Falcon 14 x 27.5 Carbon
2013 Fanatic ProWave 9’3″ LTD –

2013 Fanatic ProWave 8’0″ HRS –
2013 Fanatic Fly 10’6″ Wood Edition
2013 Fanatic Fly 10′      Wood Edition
2013 Cabrinha C-Series  10’2″ x 32″ – Blue.
Cabrinha C Series 10’2″ X 32″.Try before you buy .. We have demos of all the boards, come along to our Saturday Sup sessions in Lyttelton . Details here



Sat Sup Sessions

Every Sat morning, Groundswell does a training/coaching/social session in Lyttelton Harbour.
We cover all aspects of Sup ing from pure beginner to advanced racing/wave tips.

Group Therapy !!! We also have all our demo boards & paddles available for everyone to try & throw around.

For more info go to SUP Technique 

If you keen to join in , call us & put your name down.
It’ll change your paddling for the better !

Below are images from March 22..
















Sup session Lake Pegasus- Sunday 8nd March

We had fun SUP racing for the keen ones , with technical tips for those wanting to improve.
Good turn out, especially as the weather was overcast . Had a great time on the lake followed by a solid surf session on the beach..
More pics here @ Sup Fanatic Facebook page …

Demo day for SUP , with some windsurfing if wind comes through.

Time to just have fun & enjoying the day .