Archives for November 2013

Coming to a Waterway Nearby: You on Tour (on a Stand up Paddle Board)

For the vast majority of new-to-the-sport paddle boarders, the experience may have been somewhat stark; you, the water and your board, often acting in contradictory fashion but nonetheless fun. But as time went by and you became more accustomed to how to stand in different conditions, you realized the possibilities. With the right stand up […]

What to Know about Buying an Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board

Whether you’ve already decided that an inflatable stand up paddle board is the best value for your money, there are some important decisions you need to make about the purchase before you lay down your hard-earned cash. Not all inflatable paddle boards are created the same. Here’s what you need to know. Who will be […]

Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards: Five Excellent Reasons

Think of inflatable stand up paddle boards as the great equalizer. Not only do they allow beginners to experience the sport on a board that offers the same thrill as a rigid board, the entry point is more affordable. In fact, inflatable stand up paddle boards have practical considerations for the more experienced boarder as […]

Why You should have an Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board

Standup paddle boarding offers a unique water experience unlike any other. And like any sport, your soon-to-be-hopeless-devotion to it will depend on which board you use, where you plan to go and how you get there. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to discuss which stand up paddle board might be best to keep […]

The Brief (or Long) History of Standup Paddle Boarding

It is difficult to pin down the origins of any activity that seems to simply have evolved. Standup paddle boarding has had a long or even brief history, depending on what you want to believe. So I thought I’d give you some of the new/old possibilities surrounding the origins of the quickly growing sport of […]

The Paddle in Paddleboard

While a lot of emphasis can be put on the type of paddleboard you chose, the real star of the show is the paddle. This is your direct connection to the water, assuming you don’t fall in. Nothing can enhance the experience or aid in your effort to go for greater distances and in different […]

Your Stand On Liquid Paddleboard: Under the Skin

It doesn’t take long for the stand on water experience to get under your skin. Once you realize you have the skills to spend more time on your feet than your knees or worse, in the water, buying a standup paddleboard is a gimme if there ever was one. So you venture off in search […]

How to Keep Your Stand On Liquid PaddleBoard Watertight

It might seem ironic but the very reasons paddleboarding is so much fun, the sun, the open water, the challenge to go just a little bit farther are the very things that can do the most damage to your board. The worst enemy of your board is water. Keeping it watertight requires frequent inspections, a […]

How to Store Your Standup Paddleboard

Not everyone who purchases a stand-up paddleboard lives close enough to the water to use it regularly. While we’d all like to live in a tropical climate with continual access to the perfect day, most of us are forced to store our standup paddleboard for a season or two. This needs to be done correctly […]