Rockhoppin’ Charters entered a team in the 2015 Painkiller Cup that took place last Saturday, January 17th. It is a 14 mile downwind race from Beef Island, Tortola to infamous Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost van Dyke. Read More
The 2015 Painkiller Cup will take place on January 17, 2015. It is a 12-16 mile team race for 3 paddlers (with at least one female) from Trellis Bay, Beef Island, Tortola to Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost van Dyke. The prize money is a whopping 10.000$. 3 Racers of a team share one Board (14′ and under) and need an escort boat for the switches.
Learn to paddleboard in one of the world’s most stunning SUP destinations! St. John with it’s beautifully turquoise, clear, warm water is ideal for paddleboarding. It is great for beginners, who can learn to paddle in calm, protected beaches but also experienced paddlers won’t get bored. They can do challenging crossings, circumnavigations and downwinders or go surfing! Or you can try out SUP Yoga.
Our paddleboarding division, SUP St. John teaches you how to Stand Up Paddle.
If you have paddled before, know what you are doing and don’t require a lesson, or prefer to try by yourself, for example with a video tutorial, we also have high quality Fanatic, SUP USA, Lahui Kai, Starboard and Liquid Shredder paddleboards (Allround SUPs in 11’6″, 11″ and 10″, Touring Sups, Carbon Raceboards in 12’6 & 14′, Kids SUP, Inflatable SUPs, Family SUPs and Wave SUPs) and paddles for rent (including complimentary delivery). More information can be found in the respective sections of the SUP-Stjohn website.
We are a paddleboard- friendly charter and don’t mind you taking your SUP on the trip. You can also rent one from us for a special price for your day trip on the boat! (50$ per board per day instead of 65$). Plus, with weekly rental of 2 or more paddleboards, you will get a 10% discount on any day trip!
The island community of St. John will be out again in force this year to support TRR’s 2014 Wounded Veterans USVI program fundraiser. In 2013 a total of 32 teams took part in what was the 2nd annual St. John Chaotic Kayak race on Oppenheimer Beach. 100% of the proceeds will be used to bring wounded veterans down island every November for one week of healing in the beautiful waters of St. John UPDATED: $38,640! were raised! WOO HOO!
On Saturday, July 13th, 2013, Lucy from Rockhoppin Adventures circumnavigated St. John (US Virgin Islands) on her 14’x25“ Fanatic Falcon Paddleboard, solo and unassisted in 32°C heat. Here she tells her story: Read More