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Mistral Inflatables

OK, so you want to buy an inflatable stand up paddle board and you’re now completely confused having begun your search and been overloaded with choice. You could go for the cheapest on the market and by this measure, you will be investing in it’s only USP (industry speak for Unique Selling Point) – the… Read more »

Our range of Squab and Cloud boards

​SUP surfing is a niche interest area of our sport and only just recently it seems, SUP surfers are ‘discovering’ our range of Squab and Cloud boards and even our Levuka. Take this recent review where our Squab 7’10 was matched against JP and Starboard boards of similar spec where our Squab came out on… Read more »

Mistral Creative Juices

No matter how long you’ve spent on the water, on a wide and varied number of water craft, in as many water and weather conditions, when it comes to the design process, working in a small team with like minded individuals, helps to validate your intuitive ideas and take them forward with greater confidence. Our… Read more »

Teihotaata 2nd Molokai OC1

Mistral SUP Team rider Steeve Teihotaata, finished just 20 seconds behind fellow Tahitian paddler, Kevin Jerusalemy in the Molokai to Oahu Solo Outrigger Canoe Race this past weekend. Finishing in a time of 4:08:37, Steeve is no stranger to the Molokai`i race, with past wins in this race and multiple wins paddling with his OC6… Read more »

Drop Stitch Kayaks

Our latest drop stitch kayaks in both single and double person format offer the traveller a unique product to explore the waterways of the world. Constructed of durable drop stitch fabric, the KANUyak Uno and Duo come complete with durable and practical 3 wheeled travel bag and pump. Super tough polycarbonate keels offer protection from… Read more »

Air France Paddle Festival April 7th

Make sure you tune in to to follow the action from Tahiti and witness one of the countries premier SUP events. See Steeve Teihotaata representing Mistral, taking on some of the biggest names on the race circuit.

Mistral Partners with French Polynesian Sailing Canoe Championships 2018

Following on from our connection with the sailing canoes of Tahiti in late 2016 and through 2017, Mistral are pleased to announce sponsorship and partnering with the French Polynesian Sailing Canoe Championships. Holopuni 3 person sailing canoes are used by competitors in this series, a Nick Beck design and inspired by the sailing canoes of… Read more »

New horizons out in the paficic

Deep out in the Pacific is a place of immense beauty and inspiration, home to some of the best waterman in the world, a place from which we now draw inspiration on many different levels. Tahiti and her islands and her…

New kid on the block

Lately we’ve been busy working with and signing new paddlers from around the world. Meet James Van Drunen our youngest team rider and inspiration.

A year in summary

View a year of Mistral Red Dot Paddle Division in photos and words from around the world!