SUP eleven X


SUP11 X is a stand up paddle experience organisation from Friesland, The Netherlands. We want to share our enthusiasm for this sport with a worldwide community of paddlers. SUP11 X creates unforgettable travel experiences around the world that challenges the mind and body.

Based on the SUP11 City Tour in The Netherlands, SUP11 X was created by Ritske Merkus and Marije Elgersma with the aim of making multi-day racing accessible to all.

We try to arrange as much as possible in the tour, logistics and catering are very important. During most of our events you only have to worry about paddling, we will take care of the rest. If you are not able to bring your own board we have a rental option.
Safety is a key issue. Since the organizers are no first timers and connected with local paddlers, we organise safety according to local rules and our own judgement.
Working with local partners makes it possible to get the best value for money. Since we come as a group the discounts will be used to get you more for less. In the set up it’s always clear what’s included and not.

“We aim to create unforgettable travel experiences that challenge the mind and body, with a community of like-minded stand up paddlers. Come as a person, leave as a family. We want to share the feeling of paddling with people from all over the world anywhere in the world and bring these people together by organising fun, adventurous and environmentally friendly stand up paddle adventures with a mental and physical reset for five days.” 

“We believe that sport is a way to bring people together and creating an open-minded community. Our ambition is to do this in an environmental friendly way.”

For who?
Are you looking for an adventure that is a mental and physical challenge but also a lot of fun together with other SUP enthusiasts? Everything you need, from safety, to food, accommodation and massages are taken care of. Everyone is welcome to join the SUP11 X community. We want to provide an unforgettable experience at 11 places in 5 days at international destinations.
You come as a stranger but will leave as a SUP11 X family-member. Visit our Facebook, Instagram and website to receive information and come join us at one of our upcoming adventures!

Do you want to become a SUP 11x destination?

SUP11 X wants to expand to all possible (unknown) worldwide destinations, organising paddling events through 11 places; for example Islands (Thailand), Rocks (Ibiza), Stones (Croatia) or Sights (Germany).

Do you have the perfect location for us in your country, where the below ingredients are in place: 

  • At least able to paddle 125 km in 5 days, with a maximum of 220 km.
  • 11 landmarks or something typical from your area that we can replace the X in SUP11 X with. (For example: SUP11 Islands – Koh Chang | Thailand is an area where there are a lot of islands. So we have chosen to replace the X with the word Islands.)
  • Contact with local government & tourism boards/ safety boats/ restaurants-caterers/ accommodation. 


  • SUP community 
  • Passion for stand up paddling 
  • Being part of the world wide SUP community 
  • Open communication 
  • Ohana (Family) 
  • International SUP community 
  • Safe and organised travel adventures 
  • Fun and active SUP adventures 
  • Challenge yourself 
  • Working on mental and physical health

Does this sounds all familiar for you and you are looking forward on partnering up with us, send an email to info(@)

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