Category: News

Snow Skiing and SUP

All sports have matching supplementary activities, so as one may be your primary sport, the other your secondary. This could be a seasonal factor, so as in the winter months, one of these sports is better suited to the other and some of the best examples of this is the practical realities of water sports… Read more »

Our Mistral World

We love sharing our Mistral world with you and invite you to be inspired to discover the world with us.​ As an iconic brand with over 40 years of history, we’ve been around the world and back again many times over. We’ve touched the lives of millions and inspired waterman and women the world over… Read more »


It’s new, it’s cool, it’s the home of MISTRAL LIVE – where each month, we carefully craft together, rolling video updates and stories from around the world, presented by Mistral’s very own TV Presenter, Mascha Lange. Showcasing Mistral’s Water Life and Living personalities, products, sports, destinations, fashions and lifestyles and plenty more, MISTRAL LIVE is… Read more »

Love your Waterways

It’s now no secret that our oceans and waterways are in serious trouble on account of the rubbish and pollutants of all different types that find their way into them. Worst of all, most of us feel powerless to do much about the problem, especially when you know yourself already to be responsible and one… Read more »

Mistral at the Dusseldorf Boat Show

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Germany’s Dusseldorf Boat Show beginning Jan 19th – 27th, where each year upwards of 250,000 visitors descend in order to view the latest offerings from the marine industry featuring, accessories, gadgets and apparel, luxury yachts, racing dinghies, RIBs, motor cruisers and famously, many board sports including windsurfing, SUP… Read more »

SUP Equipment Perfected

With the arrival of SUP sport and recreation, came the adaptation to performing exercises on tethered boards in the form of pilates and yoga. The term SUP Yoga was coined and before long it became the impetus for the development of an entire new industry based upon the concept. Mistral were there at the beginning… Read more »

Investment in a Good Paddle!

One of the ways to fast track your paddling speed, efficiency, enjoyment and time on the water, is to invest in a top level paddle. In the world of paddle sports, there’s one universal agreement amongst the world’s best paddlers; the paddle is the most critical element when it comes to propulsion of the craft… Read more »

Water Life and Living in 2019

And now it comes to the time of year, when we think of the approaching new year and the resolutions we make to ourselves. Most resolutions are either about giving something up or taking something up; they are by default mostly about actions and often to do with lifestyle choices, designed to improve your life…. Read more »

Embracing Life

Another year has nearly passed and Christmas is with us once again and with this we have to say thank you to all of our supporters new and old. We’re living through ever rapidly changing times and as we move forwards, the technological pressures of the world, make it ever more important to remember to… Read more »

Vol Metric and What it All Means

A confusing and misunderstood issues of board choice, is that of volume, generally specified in litres. This amount, also referred to as ‘vol metric’, was born out of the windsurfing years, when boards for wave sailing in particular, were reduced down in size to that of surf board proportions, to improve wave riding performance. So… Read more »