First Full Moon Paddle Amsterdam beach

After weeks of cold wind and lot's of rain we got super lucky last Wednesday and got together around 19:00 at night to take off for the first Full Moon Paddle this season. We left at our Blijburg beach location as they area is great to paddle and watch the Full Moon as the city is more busy and sometimes harder to get a good sight. 

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We left around 19:30 when the sun started setting and paddled towards the IJlake. As it got a bit too windy we turned around and paddled all the way around Blijburg and got to see the brightest moon in times, 

Happy to see and meet all these familiar faces and being able to share one of these great paddles. June 10th will be the next Full Moon Paddle. Hopefully we are able to paddle barefoot by then and enjoy a drink along the way as Wednesday was too chilly for that. if you want to sign up for this paddle do so via morene@mm-sup.com If you haven't paddled before take a couple of classes with us first as this 2 hr paddle is a bit too much for a first time, 

NEW BOGA Paddleboards

We just unloaded our new BOGA paddleboards for the season! At M&M sup in the city at the Amstel we will only work with inflatables this season and at Blijburg we are offering soft tops as usual. If you are interested in testing one of the i-sups let us know or just book a class and let us know which one you would like to test during the class. All the inflatable boards have a completely new look and design and we added the 11.5' tourboard to the line up! 

This is the brand new 10.5 a.k.a. Albacare a great all round family boards stable and easy to handle. 

The Caballa 11.5 is a super board if you are looking for some more speed and easy for longer tours or cruises around. The board is still super stable as it is 31 inches wide.

The Abuja 12.6 is your prefect tour board to go out for longer rides and explore other waters. It is less wide and therefor faster. 

Off course we also offer the hard boards such as the original BOGA YOGA board and El Tiburon and a couple of cruising boards such as the Todos 10'2

For more info and interest in BOGA Paddleboards let us know via morene@mm-sup.com 

Kick off sup season 2017 M&M SUP Amsterdam

Spring seems to be in the air. Birds are singing, temperatures are rising and days are getting longer! Yesterday afternoon a part of the M&M SUP Amsterdam crew came together at the Amstel location for a meet & greet and some fun time on the water. 

We're so happy with our new sup location at the Amstel and we'll open there the 1st of April and start off with sup classes, the 4 week start up sup course, weekly Friday Night Paddles and if weather allows it also with sup yoga. We found a great spot that's just a 5 minute paddle where it's super quit and we can do some sup yoga classes. We have a couple of new sup yoga teachers who are looking forward on teaching and sharing the fun!

From March 15th the online booking and payment system will be online again which means you can book online for all classes at the Amstel, we open there April 1st and Blijburg will be openend May 1st. We are looking forward meeting you on the water and sharing our love for paddle boarding. As you might have noticed we're also organising more SUP events, weekends and trips check them out and let us know if you want to participate as some have limited sports. Off course it iOS also possible to book a tour, clinic, workshop (SUP or SUP YOGA or a SUP tour) with friends, family, colleagues just let us know per email and we can set up a date and time: morene@mm-sup.com 

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Great second sup yoga kite week Bonaire

Ready for the mangrove paddle tour.

Ready for the mangrove paddle tour.

What a great week we had again at the second sup yoga kite week at Bonaire. One happy group of people enjoying the paddle boarding, yoga, TRX (new in our program) and we also had some serious kite boarding action as the wind kicked in this week!

Thanks again to Ladina for the yoga and TRX classes. As the wind was so hard at some moments we even chose to go out for some beach yoga at Klein Bonaire which turned out to be one of the best activities. Taking the boat out there, gliding over the light blue waters and then practicing yoga on this white beach surrounded by the beautiful water and the sound of the waves rolling in :) What else van you wish for.? Afterwards it was time for some snorkelling fun. 

Off course we also have time, and make time for some chilling and having a beer every now and then. After the kiteboarding succes for a couple of the attendees we had a good drink, in yoga pose on the beach and watched the sun set!

The next sup yoga kite week is plannend 7-14th October. Let us know if you want to come along via morene@mm-up.com We hope to organise more in the winter of '17-'18 and can also customise the week if you would be interested in coming over with a group of friends, colleagues or family. Just send us an email and hopefully we meet on this great and sunny island of Bonaire! 

Opening season 2017

It's almost time to re-open our floating sup studio again! We know it's pouring outside, that gives us time to get ready and prepare for another sup season in Amsterdam! As you might have read we are opening a second location in Amsterdam city right at the Amstel river. We'll have a nice place to store our boards and start classes at the Amstel Boathouse cafe/restaurant. At this location we'll open the 1st of April so you're welcome for start up, follow up and sup yoga classes. We will also organise a Friday Night paddle tour (2hrs so experience needed) every Friday. For more info and times check the new schedule! Our online booking tool will also be online soon!

Amstel paddles 

Amstel paddles 

At our known location Blijburg beach we will open a month (1st May) later as weather can be very rough at the lake in April. To avoid paddling in hard winds, rain and too choppy waters we decided this. 

Blijburg 

Blijburg 

This season we also organise a couple of events: sup, sup yoga and a couple of sup & yoga trips abroad. All info on these trips are to be found at the events & trips header on the website.

For now we are focussing full on the new season and kick off. We will start the season the 22nd March (World Water Day) and ask everyone to come join us (start Amstel 17:00) to clean up the canals and ask for more awareness concerning dirty water: plastic, garbage and drinking water problems worldwide. If you want to attend this paddle you can find more info at the event & trips header.

Hope we meet each other on the water this season again! 

Amsterdam Light & Night paddle

Wow we had such a great night yesterday! You came from all over Holland to join this very special paddle by night. Due to the amount of people we got a limited permit and were only allowed to paddle the Amstel river. But still this was great fun and next to the Light Festival objects along the route we got to see lot's of Christmas lights, decoration and actually felt like being part of the Light Festival wearing our headlights and lights on board.

 

We always love sharing the love for paddle boarding and our beautiful city that actually looks even more beautiful by night!

Great week at Bonaire!

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We are just back from the best week ever at Bonaire. A week filled with yoga at the Windhoek pooldeck, paddle boarding trips at the Mangrove, sunset sessions, wake boarding, snorkelling and lot's and lot's of laughter. Even though there was a lack of wind and kiteboarding was only on for one morning we had a great time and enjoyed every moment of the sunny week! 

As we all like to escape winter and spend some time in the sun while having fun we are organising another sup - yoga - kite week at Bonaire in January again. More info is on our news page. Don't hesitate to contact us for any questions! e hope to welcome you at the sunny island of Bonaire and share the beauty with you on paddle board, kiteboard or during a yoga session on the beach! 

FloYo certified sup yoga teachers at M&M SUP after teacher training

Last weekend Jessie Benson, founder FloYoFit came over to Amsterdam and thought these sup and yoga ladies a week of FloYo Fit and got them their certification! FloYo Fit is a sup yoga training and also has some fitness elements in the class which means it's not just 'Om' and does some serieus muscle work. Well done ladies. We have got another group of certified sup yoga teachers. See you all in 2017! We will for sure add these classes on our schedule next to the regular sup & yoga classes at Blijburg and our new spot in Amsterdam!

Paddle boards for sale

As season is almost over, last classes Wednesday 28th September, we are selling all our schoolboards. So for all of you looking for a good deal an a second hand board. You are at the right address! 

BOGA YOGA soft top incl paddle €550,- 

BOGA YOGA soft top incl paddle €550,- 

The BOGA YOGA soft top is a great board for yoga and also works good for cruising and as the material is durable the whole family can have fun on this board. 

BOGA YOGA inflatable including 3 pcs paddle €850,- 

BOGA YOGA inflatable including 3 pcs paddle €850,- 

The BOGA YOGA inflatable board is a great board for everyone who travels a lot and/or doesn't have storage for a 11 foot tall board. The board comes with a back pack on wheels, fin, pump and 3 pcs paddle. 

NSP Coco 10.6 €700,- 

NSP Coco 10.6 €700,- 

This is a great stable board that works well in the chop and waves. Comes with three fins and looks for a new owner who loves to cruise and hit the waves every now and then! 

BOGA Classic including adjustable paddle €800,- 

BOGA Classic including adjustable paddle €800,- 

A demo BOGA 11'2 classic including lightweight adjustable paddle. This board works great for touring around and paddling longer distances. Hardly used and looking for a new owner!

NSP Element 11' €600,- 

NSP Element 11' €600,- 

Great allround board with super stability so everyone can paddle it and even do some yoga as the decks is big enough for grip. 

If you are interested in one of these boards let us know per email morene@mm-sup.com There are available from the 26th of September.  

New M&M SUP location downdown Amsterdam

Even if season almost comes to an end we are always working on new ideas and getting ready for season 2017! Next year we will open a second location in Amsterdam at the newest hotspot Amstel Boathouse right at the Amstel river that leads into town. Last week we already did some exploring around and found some great quit sup yoga area's and also a couple of fun routes we can do tours. And finally we are able to offer the Friday Night Amsterdam tours again! 

We will also stay at beach Blijburg and there we will ad a couple of weekly beach yoga classes next to our sup and sup yoga classes. 

More info soon!  Check out this page and our Facebook page www.facebook.com/mmsup or insta @mmsupamsterdam 

End of season paddleboards used & showroom models for sale

Summer came late this season and for which makes it feels strange that season is really coming to and end in two weeks. We are selling all our schoolboards: BOGA YOGA soft top incl paddle €550, BOGA YOGA i-sup incl 3 pcs paddel €850, NSP Coco 10.6 €750, NSP Element 11' €650 and an NSP I-sup 11' incl 3 pcs paddle €650,- Come join one of our last sup and - or sup yoga classes and check out these boards.

if looking for another board, and still a good deal? We are also selling all BOGA boards that have been in the showroom this season with 25-40% discount. We have cruise boards, yoga boards, tour boards, race boards and inflatable BOGA boards available. Just send us an email and we can set up a test ride and show you all we have available at the moment. You can find all BOGA paddle board models via http://www.mm-sup.com/morenemm-bogaboards-com/

SUP YOGA clinic Muiderberg

What a super fun sup & yoga classes we had yesterday at Muiderberg. No wind and warm weathers that even the pouring rain added a special touch to it. Thanks Anne from theyogablogbyanne for teaching these two groups. Feels like we have another group of people in love with stand up paddling and sup yoga, Hope we all meet you soon on board again. In the meantime our classes are on all summer so be sure to check the schedule and book a class, or more ;)

SUP and HAP tour Amsterdam

We were so super lucky with the sunny weather yesterday at out first SUP & HAP trial tour. 

With a little group of 10 people we took off at the Secret Chef houseboat at the Eastside of Amsterdam and paddle for about 1.5 hrs before we got back and hit the delicious bites and bubbly wines. The next SUP & HAP will be announced soon and we might organize it on a different 'surprise' location every time. Love to meet you again. 

SUPER FUN PADDLE IN THE AMSTERDAM MANGROVES

Sometimes it is super fun to go paddle on a different and new location. We have paddles the Amsterdam canals many times by now and even these canals get the same after a while. SURF LIFE camp owner Harry Glotzbach is a dear friend and BOGA teamrider and lives right at the Amsterdam Forest where he took me for a paddle last month. While paddling the idea popped up to organize a up tour in this beautiful forest in Amsterdam. We had some rain, we had some cloudy, we had a bit of wind... But who cares... It was one of the most impressing paddles ever in Amsterdam. Afterwards we had some drinks and bites (thanks every one for taking some) and Harry and his girl played some songs so it did actually feel like an after paddle summer picknick! Felt like we were in a fairy tales forest trees hanging over our heads and silence filled with rain drops and birds singing. Amsterdam Forest we'll be back! 

Change on our sup schedule

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As we have more and more paddlers at an advanced level and up for some serious training we took out the Follow Up course and changed that into a weekly SUP training. Until the end of season Monday nights 20.00-21.00 are for the SUP fanatics. This training is meant for those who know the technique, can speed up, are not afraid for wind and chop and don't mond getting wet and sweaty. During these trainings we will focus on speed, beach starts, drafting, heart rate and advanced stroke and turns. Super fun to attend and a much better workout then in the gym. If you have your own board attend these sessions with your own paddle board if not we have boards you can use.

 

 

Photoshoot with Ryan Salm on the Amsterdam canals

A couple of weeks ago Ryan Salm from www.ryansalmphotography.com send us an email asking if it was possible to do a fun shoot of paddlers in the Amsterdam canals. Off course! We agreed that a super early morning paddle will be fun as Amsterdam wakes up we will be paddle through the waking up city. The bad thing is that when we meet weather is real bad, rain is pouring and it is cold but... we had a great morning  paddle and fun with Ryan and his 'home made' raincoat :) Thanks and we look forward to the pictures we took at the famous Seven Bridges. 

Start off three week SUP & YOGA series

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After the positive replies from last years 3 week sup[ & yoga series we are happy to announce the first 3 week sup & yoga series start June 21st (28th and 5th July) at 19.30-21.00.

These series require no sup and/or yoga experience and are set up in a way that everyone attending will have a great time and lot's of fun while working on core stability and getting to know yoga on a paddleboard. We started this three week series as it works well to work in a group with people for a longer time then just one class.

If you want to attend these series with our new teacher Sharon Zaal from Yoga Solutions you can sign up via morene@mm-sup.com Cost is €65,- including all materials 

BOGA Paddleboard SPRING SALE! 20% off the last BOGA 2015 models

Been thinking about getting your own BOGA paddleboard? An original BOGA Yoga board an allround Classis (orange) 11' or more into a Tiburon 11' or 12.6' tourboard? We are offering our last 2015 models with 20% discount. More info and up for a testride let us know via morene@mm-sup.com