Your SUP Board Stability

How to Use Stability Ratings to Pick the Right Stand Up Paddle Board If you were to pursue the new 2014 boards offered by Stand on Liquid, you would be offered a wide variety of styles, designs, and of course, different  paddle boards based on your skill and where you plan on SUPing. Let’s consider […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Your Stand Up Paddle Board: The New Yoga Mat?

I have to admit at the onset, I don’t do yoga. I do engage in some stretching before I get on my paddle board but nothing that involves anything like a downward facing dog. So when I saw someone doing a variety of poses one day on a smooth surfaced lake, I waited until she […]

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 […]

Why You should have an Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board

Standup paddle boarding offers a unique water experience unlike any other. And like any sport, your soon-to-be-hopeless-devotion to it will depend on which board you use, where you plan to go and how you get there. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to discuss which stand up paddle board might be best to keep […]

Stand on Liquid…Adventure of SUP transportation

Collinsling After struggling to transport my Revere 5 blocks from my home on NW Broadway to the dock at Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe, I invented a transport aid. Out of what was previously a dog leash, and prior to that, an anchor for a slack line, I had a sling. I clipped a few […]

Stand on Liquid and New Paddle Adventures!

Day 1 Jumping in to a new sport is not something I am a novice at. Deciding to invest in a paddle board after clearing out my bank account from a year traveling in Australia was not a hasty decision. But, the questions still remained…. where to get the board? Luckily, I work at Patagonia@Bend, […]