Getting Your SUP to the Water’s Edge

The Best in Stand Up Paddle Board Transport: The Mule You may not have heard of the Mule Stand Up Paddle Transport System. You may be fortunate enough to live right on the water where paddle boarding can be a simple as dropping your SUP in and paddling away. But few of us do and […]

Black Friday SUP: An Inflatable Deal

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Christmas Gift Idea for the Kids The Lakeshore PaddleBoard Company’s Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board answers every perfect Christmas gift idea question you are asking this holiday season. This inflatable SUP is designed for the youngest enthusiast or even a slightly built adult. Here’s why you should […]

The Best Buy in Stand Up Paddle Boards

The Influence of an Ancient Deity and the Touring SUP: The SOL Kanaloa The Stand On Liquid 12’ Kanaloa Touring SUP draws on the influence of an ancient Hawaiian deity, Kanaloa. According to legend, he was part of a divine duality with his counterpart Kane, possessing a wild and taming power that is best seen […]

Your Best SUP Experience Needs a Plan

Paddle boarding knows no seasons. It can however present challenges that beginners might not be aware of and many experienced stand up paddle boarders have learned about the hard way. So today, I thought I’d take a look at some of the obvious things you should consider before you stand on liquid. The Plan While […]

Stand Up Paddle Boarding in the Off Season

There is absolutely no reason why stand up paddle boarding should take the winter off. For most of the country, winter moves in cycles of bitter, huddle-around-the-fireplace cold to brisk to warmer than expected and back again – sometimes in the same day. But it is those moments of crystal clear weather that you could […]

Flatwater: How to Chose a Stand Up Paddle Board

As we have discussed, the sport of stand up paddle boarding began as necessity. Whether you want to believe that the first boards were in use for hundreds of years by fisherman in such far off places as Peru or were developed by beach boys in the fifties to photograph tourists trying to surf, the […]

Getting Your Stand Up Paddle Board to Your Destination

I thought I’d take a minute to discuss how you are going to get your board to and from your favorite stand up paddle boarding destination. In many instances, the favorite spot is nearby, giving you a short distance to a fun day standing on liquid. But sometimes, the lure of traveling farther afield in […]

Stocking Stuffers: Last Minute SUP Ideas for the Paddle Boarder

You may already know the first lines from the poem by Clement Clarke Moore “A Visit from St. Nicholas”: ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be […]

Five Awesome Gifts for the SUP Fan on Your List

This is an open letter to the person who drew my name from the hat this Christmas. But it can also serve as a standing wish list for anyone who knows a stand up paddle boarder for any occasion. You may not be willing to shell out for the new SUP board I’ve been wanting […]