The Sea Eagle Needlenose is very popular and is the stand-up paddleboard I use most often.
This is a great instructional video that Dan from Sea Eagle put out that should help answer any questions you have regarding the set up of this board.
In particular what I found super helpful with this video was the instructions on how to roll the Needlenose back up once it's deflated so that it can be … [Read More...]
This awesome video is just over 11 minutes long and features some incredible people taking on the rapids of the main section of the Salmon River in Idaho.
I love videos that showcase how incredibly strong and resilient inflatable stand-up paddleboards can be.
C4 waterman is a great company that manufacturers some really solid inflatable SUP’s.
I can’t say I’d have the courage to … [Read More...]
The first time I went stand-up paddling was while on vacation several years ago.
Over a three-week period, I paddled almost daily and I held my paddle wrong for at least half of that time. I had the angle of the blade facing the wrong way which was not only incorrect but was creating drag while I paddled.
I had numerous unnecessary arguments with my friend who tried to convince me I was … [Read More...]
Q. How long does an inflatable SUP take to inflate?
A. The length of time it takes to inflate your SUP will depend on the type of pump you are using.
With a regular hand pump or a K-Pump, it will take anywhere from 4 – 8 minutes. With a good electric pump it can take 30 seconds to 1 minute.
I find that an inflatable SUP will take shape and inflate really quickly... like in a couple of … [Read More...]