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7 Paddle Board Safety Tips You Should Know

safety-conscious paddleboarders can do a lot to minimize the risk and maximize the enjoyment. The most important piece of SUP safety equipment is, of course, the personal flotation device, or PFD. You should always wear a PFD when you’re paddleboarding.

Romantic SUP Dating Activities with Lovers

Always go to the cinema for a date and get called uncreative by your partner? When you think about this question, it means that you value your relationship very much and hope that you can enhance your relationship through a special date. 

In fact, dating can not only be indoors, but also outdoors. SUP water sports, for example, will not only provide time alone, but also a close proximity between two people. For couples, a date on a paddle board will surely be a date to remember.

6 River Paddle Boarding Safety Tips You Can't Ignore

For a lot of paddlers, rivers are the most accessible place for paddle boarding. Imagine paddling down a twisting tree-lined river with your family or by yourself with a cool summer breeze blowing in your face.

It is nice to paddle on a river. But it’s not always glamorous. Rivers can become dangerous within seconds. So it’s important to know all the potential dangers that you might encounter and how to prepare for them and deal with them when they actually happen.

8 Things You Should Keep In Mind For Your Inflatable SUP

Now summer is coming! it’s time to enjoy paddle boarding with your friends and lovers. but one thing that you need to keep in mind - SUP maintenance, it is very important to keep your paddle board in tip-top shape while also preventing any long-term damage that will negatively impact your paddling experience in the future.

6 Potential Risks of Paddle Boarding and How to Avoid Them
Paddle boarding is a simple sport, but that doesn’t mean it carries no risk. you need to know the potential risks of paddle boarding and how to avoid them to keep yourself safe on the water.
How to Paddle in Offshore Wind?

A potential danger that can easily catch you off guard when you’re out paddling on the sea is the wind. As you get further out off the shoreline, the winds can pick up and take you out to the sea very quickly. If you want to avoid offshore wind, cliffs and sand dunes can provide shelter from offshore winds along the shoreline. 

A little bit of preparation can help prevent some common incidents. So before you go out, there are a few things you should know. 

What Are The 10 Benefits Of SUP Paddleboarding - Goosehill SUP
A big reason for the rise of paddleboarding in recent years can't be separated from the new crown epidemic. When everyone is stuck at home, people are more eager to get in touch with nature. And paddleboarding not only does that, but it's also a fun activity to do with your friends and family. It has so many benefits, such as SUP yoga, SUP fishing, SUP racing, SUP touring......
8 Fun Things You Should Try With Your Inflatable Paddle Board
Paddle boarding is awesome, There are actually way more than 8 fun activities you can do on a SUP but this post would go on forever! One of the reasons why the sport of paddleboarding has quickly become so popular is the fact that it offers such great versatility. There are an endless number of ways to enjoy your paddle board. There are fun activities you can do on a SUP for all interests, ages, and skill levels.
Top 10 Must-have Stand Up Paddle Boarding Accessories
paddle board accessories can make your adventures more fun, safer and they offer convenience. Nevertheless, the range of paddle board accessories can be immense and it’s difficult for beginners to choose the accessories they need from all the products on the market. So here, we put together a guide on the top 7 accessories you should be adding to your SUP collection. These additional accessories will help you paddle away in style this summer!
6 fun activities you should try on your paddle board - Goosehill SUP
There are actually way more than 6 fun activities you can do on an inflatable paddle board, but this post would go on forever! One of the reasons why the sport of paddleboarding has quickly become so popular is the fact that it offers such great versatility. 
7 Fun Things You Can Do On Your SUP
Paddle boarding is awesome, especially during your first forays into the sport when even being able to stand up on your board is exciting and new. Once you get the hang of things, it’s time to unlock your full SUP potential. There are tons of exciting things that you can do on your SUP and all you need to do is go out and try them. Here are some of our team’s favorites.
5 Ways to Get Fit with a Paddle Board
In recent years, the popularity of sup yoga has soared. It’s an exhilarating mind-body workout that combines strengthening and muscle toning. An energetic yoga flow can burn around 500 calories in an hour. While yoga is one of the best ways you can get exercise, doing yoga on a paddle board adds a whole other layer to this exercise routine. Compared to traditional studio yoga, doing yoga on the paddle adds an element of balance. In addition, it allow you to be in nature while doing yoga, that’s one of the reason why people love it. This provides an element of peace and serenity that you don’t normally get in the studio.
12 Frequently Asked Questions About SUP Boarding
We often receive the same questions from new customers as they begin searching for the right stand up paddle board. They are important questions for the beginner SUP enthusiast as they are mostly responsible for starting the journey into SUP on the right path. We felt the need to share them with you, providing you with answers right from the beginning.
How the Weather can Affect Your Paddling Experience

In certain countries and regions of the world, the weather can change very quickly. And changes can catch you off guard. That’s why it’s strongly recommended you learn how to be prepared for situations like this. You should wear suitable clothing, take extra supplies, bring your phone with you and put it in a waterproof case.

Things to pay attention to with sudden weather changes might be: has the wind suddenly changed direction and become stronger? Think about how sensible it is to keep paddling away from the start if this is the case. Can you hear rumblings of thunder in the distance? Again, assess the situation, is it still sensible to paddle? Constantly being aware of your surroundings is important in any outdoor pursuits. Make sure when you’re paddling you’re constantly weighing up any risk vs reward should these situations crop up.

7 Quick Tips to Help You Paddle in a Straight Line
As a beginner in SUP, there will always be parts of the activity that you need to work on and improve. Most people consider their SUP experience a success because they can stand and somewhat navigate their board. However, there are more techniques that need to learn than meets the eye, such as how to go straight on a paddle board. Don’t worry, here are some tips that will help you get more strokes per side and minimize yawing. We believe you can learn how to track perfectly straight and head exactly where you want to go with a little practice.
The Importance Of SUP Life Jacket and Leash - SUP PFD

SUP safety is an important topic that unfortunately doesn't get the coverage it rightfully deserves. As our sport has exploded in popularity, it's attracted plenty of newcomers who have little or no experience when it comes to water safety. Due to this fact, it's absolutely critical that we all do our part to educate new paddlers on basic paddling safety practices.

Do I Need to Know How to Swim to Paddle Board?

You can go paddle boarding without knowing how to swim. However, it’s advised to wear a life jacket at all times and practice in still, calm waters between 20’’ and 30’’ deep. A lagoon would be an ideal location to do so. And if possible, bring someone with you so that you will have someone there to help you when you are in a dangerous situation. 

it is not neccessary to know how to swim to paddle, but it’s better if you can swim because you are bound to fall into the water at some point, especially if you are just starting to learn how to paddle board. In this post, we will explore all the paddling issues for non-swimmers and weak swimmers, and provide advice for staying safe and, most importantly, to make sure you enjoy your time on the water.

What to Do if You Fall Off Your SUP Board while Paddling

Most people are very careful when they are on the water, and accidents are pretty rare. but when you are paddle boarding in open water, you should still be more cautious even if the odds of accidents are low because an inflatable can be easily affected by wind and tides.

You can be swept out to sea much quicker than you can swim or paddle back to the shore. So make sure you know how to keep yourself safe and avoid getting yourself into serious situation.

Inflatable Paddleboards Longevity

The longevity of an inflatable SUP board depends on a few different factors.

If an inflatable SUP board is of good quality and maintained properly, it will easily last 3-5 years if used frequently. If you only use it once or twice a week, it should be able to last more than five years with no problem.

If a board is not maintained properly, the longevity will be significantly shorter, about 3 years or less.

Do SUP paddle Float?
A suitable SUP paddle can go a long way to improving your performance and enjoyment of the sport. If you are not satisfied with the paddle you are currently using, it’s time to consider getting a new one. Even though some of the best paddles can be expensive, if you are going to be paddling a lot, it’s definitely worth investing your money in it. Below is some tips to help you pick out the most suitable paddle for yourself.
The Most Fun Fishing Activities of 2022 - Paddle Board Fishing
Nowadays paddle board fishing has become a trend. When see others leisurely in the paddle board fishing, are you eager to try but afraid of failure? Don’t worry, now we will tell you what is most important to look for to have a successful first SUP Fishing trip. Here are the questions that we will answer.

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