The Right SUP Board for a Smaller Paddle Boarder

Size Matters: How to Choose the Right SUP Board for Smaller Paddleboarders The Lakeshore 11’6” Betty Board Paddleboard has been described as “pure pleasure”, “the perfect board for women”, and “the most versatile board for smaller paddlers”. The last article took a look at the Pau Hana Mini Sport 10’10” Paddleboard as anything but your […]

How Do You Choose the Right SUP Board?

Your Size Matters When It Comes to Choosing the Right SUP Board There is nothing average about the Pau Hana Mini Sport 10’10” SUP Paddleboard. And I’ll tell you why in a moment. What I wanted to discuss is why this paddleboard might work for most people and not for others. It has everything to […]

Yoga and the PaddleBoard

Yoga or Not: The Most Versatile SUP Board Inflates! When it comes to versatility, convenience, and performance across a wide variety of conditions, the Stand On Liquid Inflatable 11’ SUP Board is in a category all its own. I bring this up for several reasons. Recently, someone asked what sort of paddleboard they should purchase […]

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, […]

Customizing Your SUP Experience: A SUP Board That Reflects You

A SUP PaddleBoard to Customize When I first found out about the Stand On Liquid Revere Limited Edition 14’ Touring SUP Board, I was skeptical. Not that it isn’t a great paddle board, it is; not that it isn’t an amazing looking paddle board, it is. But I’ve learned from past experience, good looking paddle […]

Paddling Fundamentals: The Next Step in SUP Paddling

Paddling Fundamentals: The Next Step in SUP Paddling You can have the coolest looking board, like the Boardworks Raven 11’6” SUP with its Northwest Native American motif and bamboo inlays but if you don’t have the stroke down, and this board is one of the best all-purpose boards around, it’s all for naught. You’ll end […]

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 […]