Stand On Liquid Guide to SUP Paddling Fundamentals

It seems simple enough. Once you master the subtle art of standing on your board, now all you need to do is move forward. In this post I thought I’d give you a few things to think about when it comes to the actual use of your paddle. There are some simple things you can […]

The Rules of Open Ocean: Etiquette of the SUP

Think of these rules of the open ocean as a lesson in good manners. Yes, there is an etiquette that everyone should know when looking to our coastlines for the SUP experience. Many of these courtesies will be extended to those who chose to surf. While there are over 740 various surfer type terms, most […]

What Should You Pack for a SUP Vacation?

I recently wrote about the off-season stand on liquid experience. While it is definitely something you should consider, most of us may want a more fair weather adventure. So I thought I’d take a look at some of the best vacation spots and the experience you’ll find in those sunny locales. But there are some […]

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 […]

SUP Yoga: The Right Stand Up Paddle Board

In the previous post, I mentioned that I saw someone doing yoga on a stand up paddle board. It was bound to happen and as I’ve found out, it is relatively widespread. As Hilary Kimblin, owner of Yoga Under the Trees in Beverly Hills, CA recently told Yoga Journal: “When it’s (yoga) practiced outdoors it […]

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 […]