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"How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly ocean." Arthur C. Clarke

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The (real) Differences Between a $300 & $1,500 SUP

The difference in performance, durability, and ultimately paddleboarding fun is most varied in the inflatable board segment. The difference in price from low-end department store boards to the more reputable brands is large. And so too is the difference in quality.

11 Sep 2020
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environment
news
No Planet B: How Honu is reducing plastic landfill

While we know it’s difficult to think about environmental disaster in the midst of a global pandemic, the good news is that there are things we can start doing now to address issues created by plastic landfill.  At Honu, our approach to minimising plastic waste is to try to reduce unnecessary plastic packaging and to ensure the products we have that do use plastic are made to be as long-lasting as possible.

09 Aug 2020
community
environment
We support the Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network
Honu is proud to be a supporter of the Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network. Seed is Australia’s first Indigenous youth-­led climate network. They are building a movement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people for climate justice with the Australian Youth Climate Coalition. Their vision is for a just and sustainable future with strong cultures and communities, powered by renewable energy.
17 Jul 2020
technology
Which Stand Up Paddle Boards is Right For You?
Surf? all-rounder? Flat water or race? Inflatable or composite? With so many variables, choosing the right paddle board can be daunting. So we have made a really easy to follow guide that will help you choose the perfect board for you. 
03 Jul 2020
technology
Why choose an inflatable SUP over a composite board?

No discussion of why you would chose an inflatable paddle boards is complete without first addressing the big question... Hard board OR inflatable? 

If performance is your most important consideration, then a hardboard is for you... Or at least that is what you'll often be told. But while this is correct in most instances, it isn't absolutely right. Even when you put aside all the distinct storage and transport advantages, inflatable SUP's perform better in some cases... 

04 Jun 2020
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Monthly T-shirt Give Away

Learn how to get yourself an Eco T-shirt by Honu absolutely FREE. Just tag us into your favourite photo with one of our boards. Simple as that. Each month we'll send two T-shirts anywhere in the world.

05 May 2020
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news
The Story of Honu’s Re-Launch: A backpacker, a mission and Bondi Beach
Honu was founded with a lofty mission: to make surfing and paddle-boarding accessible to everyone.  No matter your age, experience-level, background or body-type, Honu wants to create a board that is right for you..
15 Jan 2020
community
environment
Easy Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Impact at the Beach

If there's one thing Aussie's love, it's spending time at the beach. However, so many people going to the beach can present numerous hazards for the ocean and marine life. It is critical that we all take steps to minimise our impact when we head out to surf, paddle-board, swim or just relax in the sand.

15 Jan 2020
environment
The Impact of Climate Change on Surf, Paddle-Boarding & Our Marine Environment
As ocean lovers, we've all heard about the growing threat of climate change. This ongoing shift in the world's climate will continue to have an effect on surf patterns and ocean life in the coming decades, so it is essential to understand what these impacts are. Here's what you need to know. 
15 Jan 2020

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