5 Top Tips For Paddleboarding in Cold Weather

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For most, paddle boarding is preferably done under the warmth of summer sun, but for a majority of the planet, it doesn’t last year round. However, paddle boarding doesn’t have to end with the summer, in fact, you can paddle 365 days a year as long as you are prepared and calculated. To keep you on the water year round, we have outlined our 5 top tips for paddle boarding … Read More →

Paddle boarding safety tips from Red Paddle Co

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While many areas enforce PFDs and life jackets, we at Green Water Sports, like John, believe a leash is your most important piece of paddling gear. We never paddle without one, regardless of the conditions. Once you have the leash, be sure to also abide by the local laws regarding PFDs. “If you don’t have a leash, don’t go paddle boarding.” Tune in to the video above for more safety … Read More →

How to stand up paddle board in windy conditions

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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 →

A closer look at Starboard’s Deluxe Double Chamber Technology

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Double Chamber technology is technically not new for 2018, but it is new to the wider range of Starboard inflatable paddle boards. First featured on their Ocean Rescue board, Double Chamber now features on most of the Deluxe models. We take a closer look at the Double Chamber system and what it offers. Deluxe Double Chamber First off, we did a side by side stiffness comparison of 2 very similar … Read More →

4 common ways of how to attach your SUP leash

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Your SUP leash is probably the most important piece of equipment, after your board and paddle of course, for a fun and safe paddle boarding experience. Depending on your country and local area, laws may require wearing/having on board a life jacket or personal floatation device (PFD), but the leash is arguably a better life saving piece of equipment as it keeps you attached to a giant floating device, that … Read More →

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