What Does SUP Board Volume Really Mean?

SUP Volume is Important So I recently was looking at the Naish Glide 14’ GS SUP Paddleboard for several reasons. This board is specifically designed for what is known as directional gliding speed, which in SUP parlance means every stroke gives the paddle board exceptional acceleration. This particular paddle board is perfect for attempting a […]

Diva in Name Only

A SUP with Attitude and Good Looks I’m not sure who came up with the name for the Rogue Diva Paddle Board but if you were to consult the Urban Dictionary, a diva is a less-than-flattering name for someone who believes they are much more loved than they actually are, a selfish, spoiled, and often […]

What’s the best SUP Fin?

One of the last things we consider with paddleboarding is how the fin impacts the overall experience. It is the equivalent of the tires on your car or bike; it’s what makes contact with the water. And like those tires, each one serves a purpose, making “what is the best” a bit harder than you […]

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 […]

How to Choose the Right SUP Paddle Board

I’m going to begin this piece with a caveat. Your first board is not likely to be your last. Also, even though most paddle boards will allow you to experience all sorts of water, the right board will make the experience better. So let’s start with the different types. There are SUP boards for surfing, […]

Paddle Board Exercises for a Better Recovery

We’ve talked a lot about the need for stretching prior to getting on your Stand On Liquid paddle board. But if you have ever spent a day on the water, you know the feeling of exhilaration and soreness that can stay with you long after you hit dry land. So today, I thought I’d mention […]

Stand On Liquid: SUP Fitness on a Waterway Near You

We all seem to love those “best of” lists. Benjamin Franklin made them. David Letterman turned his list making into a regular feature on his late night show. Even Shakespeare made reference to them. We list the best of movies, restaurants, and just about any random thing we can think of. They even help us […]

SUP Fitness: How Stand Up Paddleboarding Can be Your Best Workout Ever

Over thirty years ago, the most popular quote amongst those looking to get into shape was uttered by Jane Fonda during one of her infamous aerobics tape workouts. Long since debated, the “no pain, no gain” approach to working out suggests that if you are doing it right, it’ll hurt. I, personally have a low […]

Going Extreme: Fishing with a Stand-up Paddleboard

Earlier this week, I discussed one of the ways you could use a paddle board for fishing. The type of angling I wrote about was more of a flat water approach to angling. Today I thought I’d introduce to you a different type of board that will add a little bit of the extreme to […]

Angling for the Right Board

If you are like me, your introduction to fishing was probably casting your line into the water from the shore. This of course simply made you want to from a boat. you went from standing at the edge of the water to sitting on it. But if you have tried stand up paddleboarding, you have […]