Paddleboarding for Seniors

Turn Your SUP Experience into a Real Adventure

The argument can be made that any time spent on an SUP board is an adventure. You disconnect from the electronic world and are able to see, smell, hear and touch a natural water environment. (If you fall off of your board and don’t close your mouth in time, you may even taste the SUP experience.) Whether slowly cruising flatwater lakes and streams or surfing the ocean, SUP boarding provides an enjoyable immersion into the great outdoors. Continue reading

SUP Terminology - Understanding the Parts of a SUP Board

Your SUP board is a singular piece of equipment made up of individual components. Each one of those pieces, parts and locations has its own special name. Since you don’t want to sound like a confused newbie when you are talking with other stand up paddlers (even if you are), you need to know the following SUV board terms. Continue reading

Choosing Your Paddle Length

First time stand up paddlers may not think twice about how long their paddle should be. This is a big mistake, but it is understandable. After all, they are envisioning themselves on their board, and out on the water. And there is nothing wrong with that. However, purchase too short of a paddle for your stroke, and your back will be killing you in no time. You will also find it tougher to travel in a straight line. Continue reading