Seth The Pup Who Loves To SUP

Meet Seth, my dog.  You may have noticed this little guy in many of our photos riding shotgun on our stand-up paddleboards. He is as much a part of this website and our testing process as I am. Seth absolutely loves to go stand-up paddling. When his lifejacket comes out he knows we’re heading to […]

New Sea Eagle Longboard Hybrid SUP’s

Sea Eagle is updating their lineup of inflatable stand-up paddleboards for the 2015 season. Available as of November 25, 2014 is a completely redesigned, new version of their popular Sea Eagle Longboard SUP. Updates to the existing Longboard include: Two size options to choose from – an 11 foot board great for those under 200 […]

Video: Sea Eagle Needlenose Instructions

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 […]

Video: Epic Ride With C4 Waterman ISUP’s

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 […]

How To Hold Your SUP Paddle Correctly

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 […]

Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard FAQ

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 […]

New Longer 14’ Sea Eagle Needlenose SUP

For 2014 Sea Eagle has added to their lineup of popular Needlenose SUP’s. There is now the option of a long 14’ board! This is one of the longest if not the longest inflatable stand-up paddleboard that I know of. The longer length, the lean design, sharp pointed bow, and the fact that it is […]

Inflatable SUP Pump Options

An inflatable stand-up paddleboard inflates very quickly. The majority of them come with a standard hand pump, which will do the trick. However there are other options that may interest you as well. Below I will go through the pros and cons of each pump option. Hand Pump – The hand pump is the most […]

Cold Weather SUP Paddling Tips

Want to keep stand-up paddling in the winter? I do and I knew I needed to figure out what to wear in order to make that happen. I have no interest in freezing while out paddling my board… that’s not fun. However with the right gear and protection you can keep paddling all year long, […]

Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard Pros And Cons

I’ve been paddling inflatable SUP’s for a few years now and over that time I have become very clear as to the pros and cons of using an inflatable board. I personally think there are a lot of great pros to using an inflatable stand-up paddleboard. However I thought it was important to share both […]