SUP World Tour

Or Stand Up Paddle Boarding Not Too Far Away As I write this, Monday is in full swing with all of its customary baggage. And that means I’m thinking about everything that would find me on a SUP, somewhere far away preferably. So as I sit here daydreaming about taking a Sevylor Cimarron 12’6” Inflatable […]

SUP Construction: The Torsion Box Under the Skin

Distance Touring on a Stand Up Paddle Board One of the numerous features of the Tahoe SUP Tallac Expedition 14’ Touring SUP is perhaps its least understood. Look at enough information about SUP construction and it all begins to look the same. It can be forgiven: When building a stand up paddle board for touring, […]

Going the Distance with SUP

Carry More Farther with this Stand Up Paddle Board Remember the old George Carlin bit about stuff? It still resonates today because we have stuff that we need to have with us everywhere we go. When you plan on a SUP outing, you make a list of the stuff you need and then whittle away […]

What Does Stand Up Paddle Board Stability Mean?

Picking a Stable SUP The Bounce SUP Super Cruiser 11’6” Touring Paddle Board is considered one of the most stable boards on the market. But what does that mean? How stability is measured differs from sport to sport. It means one thing for surfers and another for stand up paddle boards. Surfers use stability as […]

First Timers Guide to SUP River Surfing

Some Basics for Stand Up Paddle Boarders Riding River Waves In our previous post about river surfing with a SUP, we focused on the safety and the equipment needed to begin this new stand up paddle boarding experience. SUP river surfing comes with its own special considerations. If you have been primarily a flat water […]

Time to Think SUP River Surfing

Some Basics for Riding River Waves on a Stand Up Paddle Board When I hear snow on the mountain, I think spring melt and fantastic waves that are waiting for the SUP River Surfer. When I think of riding river waves on a stand up paddle board, two boards come to mind: The Pau Hana […]

Time to Take Your SUP from Storage

Seven Things about Stand Up Paddle Boarding Care In my neck of the woods, spring has arrived. And while you may still be a few weeks or even months from taking your SUP to the water’s edge, now is the time to take a look at your stand up paddle board. Depending on how well […]

SUP Fins for Surf: One Fin v. Multiple Fins

Stand Up Paddle Boarding as the Waves Break We have been discussing the fin, the critical piece of your SUP experience that may be the least understood component of your stand up paddle board. Owning more than one fin allows you to adjust your performance based on whatever conditions you might encounter. Your board does […]

SUP Race Fins: Achieving Flatwater Speed

The Right Stand Up Paddle Board Race Fin may be More than One In our previous looks at fins (SUP Fins: The Choice You Make is Important, an introduction to the different parts of the fin and why they are an important consideration, Adding SUP Fins to Your Experience – a look at how touring […]

Adding SUP Fins to Your Experience

The Stand Up Paddle Boarding Touring Fin In November of last year, I posted an article titled “The Best Buy In Stand Up Paddle Boards” and the claim remains as solid now as it did then. The Stand On Liquid Kanaloa 12’ Touring SUP will give you a well-refined paddle board, capable of doing everything […]