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 […]

One SUP That Inflates: Touring on Air

Does the Naish ONE Touring SUP Stand Alone above Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards? There is no doubt in my mind that the vast majority of people new to the stand up paddle boarding should consider an inflatable board. The reasons why boards like the Naish ONE 12’6” Touring SUP will be draw beginners and […]

Extreme SUP: The Do’s and Don’ts of Boat Wake Surfing

Using Your SUP Surf Paddle Board on Flat Water Suppose you have a Naish Mana 8’10” Surf SUP, a paddle board that is designed for dominating the surf using an awesome tail rocker and a near perfect platform for excellent maneuverability but you are hundreds of miles away from the nearest ocean. What can you […]

The SUP PaddleBoard Turn

How to turn your paddleboard. Every paddleboarder knows that there is far more to the SUP experience than simply moving in a straight line. Most of the discussions we have had so far about SUP paddling have centered on how to move forward. Sure, we have discussed some of our favorite boards during those discussions, […]

Bigger, Smaller, Straight, or Fast: SUP Fins for Racing

SUP Fins for Racing What kind of SUP fin is best for racing? Should the fin be bigger, smaller, straight or just focused on fast? This whole conversation about various SUP fin systems and how they play into best fins for SUP racing started with a test ride on Naish Javelin MC 14’ Race SUP. […]

How to Choose a Stand Up Paddleboard for the Surf

In the previous post, titled “How to Choose the Right SUP Paddle Board”, we discussed one of the more versatile boards, the SUP that can do it all, in the surf or on flatwater, the Laird Hamilton 12 foot board. While it provides a good SUP surf experience, it is not a board specifically designed […]