A guide to touring on your paddle board by Fanatic


This week Fanatic have a short video guide to SUP touring. It is important to plan ahead and organise your SUP touring adventures to ensure everyone has fun and is safe. Most of the time things will go well but it’s important to plan for the worst, just in case. Correct choice of equipment Check weather, wind forecast and possible currents Dress for the climate. This means the sun, air … Read More →

How to stand up paddle board in windy conditions

how to sup in wind

This week Fanatic bring us a great video on how to stand up paddle board (SUP) in windy conditions. They cover awareness of the conditions and some techniques for paddling in wind. Paddle boarding can be glorious fun, but weather can change quickly. It is wise to be aware of the current conditions, forecasted conditions, telling a friend where you’ll be and when you’ll be back. Aside from learning about … Read More →

Starboard’s tips to rolling up your inflatable paddle board

5 things to know when packing up your starboard inflatable paddle board

Courtesy of Starboard, we have a great infographic on how to roll up your inflatable stand up paddle board. For more helpful how to guides, videos and tutorials, visit our Knowledge Base section. How to roll up your inflatable stand up paddle board Open valve at the tail to exhaust air Start to roll or fold the board from the nose and force the air out through the valve at … Read More →

5 beginner video guides for riding waves on stand up paddle boards

stand up paddling boarding in waves

Getting out in the surf is one of the most enjoyable things to do on a stand up paddle board. You get to ride mother nature’s energy as it breaks over the reef or sand. SUPboarder has put together a great series of videos of how to stand up paddle board in the waves. How to launch a SUP in waves Paddling out over waves on your stand up paddle … Read More →

Stand up paddle boarding terminology


We have our own SUP glossary of terms and terminology, but here Reuben takes us through a few more. So in this SUPboarder how-to video, we’re going to be taking a basic look at the terms and terminology used when we’re talking about a SUP board. So this video, really, it’s aimed at people who are getting into the sport or people have just gotten into the sport, maybe bought … Read More →

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