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Exploring Belgium and France on the Starboard Inflatable 12’6″ Touring Deluxe Double Chamber

In Part 3 of Bart and Franz’s European Tour, they visit Ghent in Belgium and Strasbourg in France.

“Most great cities in Europe have great rivers running through them. We wanted to explore a few more of those cities. Our next mini-adventure lead us to Ghent, Belgium. We parked our car in the middle of the center, walked to the canals and started paddling in the middle of this Middles Ages town.

Living in the USA now makes you realize how rich the culture and history is in Europe. In America, a 100- year-old building is old, in Europe old starts at 300 or 400 years. In Ghent, many buildings are from the 16th the or 17th century. Paddling here lets you go back to another time…”

Bart is riding the 2020 Starboard 12’6″ Touring Deluxe Double Chamber. For information about this board contact us via email, webchat or on 1-888-252-4983.

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About the author: Julian Kidd
I have been an avid stand up paddle boarder since 2009. I retired from a decade of professional kiteboarding to focus on SUP. Green Water Sports grew from this love of all things SUP. As well as being a keen paddle boarder, I'm a football fan, closet petrol head, web tinkerer, husband and father.