Surfing and Stand-up Paddle Boarding in Maine
Maine has a surprisingly passionate community of surfers in Southern Maine with many miles of easily accessible sandy beaches. From Long Sands Beach in York, to the legendary Ogunquit Beach, to the beaches of Wells, Kennebunk, Old Orchard Beach and Portland, you’ll find great surfing waves. The York-based Grain Surfboards crafts locally grown wooden boards for devotees.
A twist to the sport of surfing, stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is all the rage and a great way to explore both the state's ocean waves and inland lakes. You can even find yoga classes on the boards!
In Camden, August’s Lobster Sup Cup is a three-day, open-ocean paddleboard racing event held in beautiful Penobscot Bay.
Maine’s surf shops are a great source of information and advice about surfing spots and weather conditions.
Captain Dingley’s Board Shop - www.captaindingleys.com
Wheels N Waves - www.wheelsnwaves.com