Learning to SUP foil, first impressions...
My first attempt to paddle into a wave was surprisingly easy. That said the board never left the water. The most interesting thing about SUP
One thing every paddle boarder must know...
Recently there was an accident on Simpson Creek involving a paddle boarder who fell onto an oyster bed. One thing you must know to prevent t
Amazing Paddles on Amelia Island - No. 8 Cumberland Island
Paddle boarding to Cumberland Island to see the wild horses is truly amazing...
Recent paddle boarding fatalities in Florida could have been prevented by following basic safety pre
Florida is one of the best places to paddle board. With tons of shoreline and a warm climate it is one of the most popular places to paddle board in the country. Sadly, we have had three paddle boarding fatalities over the past month or so right here in Florida. http://weartv.com/news/local/paddleboarders-death-sparks-safety-concerns-for-local-rental-shops-businesses https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/jacksonville/man-falls-off-paddleboard-at-huguenot-park-drowns http://miam
The easiest and fastest way to learn how to paddle board
Learning to paddle board can be easy and the learning curve can be shortened with the right equipment and conditions.
Size does matter... even when it comes to paddle boards
Looking for a low priced, quality paddle board that you can store in the trunk of your car? Check out these inflatable paddle board packages
A Review of the Revere Survival ComfortMax Inflatable PFD Belt for Paddle Boarding
Living in Amelia Island made it easy to get my hands on the Revere Survival Comfort Max inflatable PFD belt. Since 1936, Revere Survival has been manufacturing marine safety products and is based just down the road in Jacksonville, FL. I tested the Revere while paddle boarding on a down winder in 3 to 4 foot seas and 18 to 20 mph winds. At first glance the PFD looks well made. The belt and buckle are thick and sturdy. Putting it on is easy with the big buckle. One feature I r
Technically modern with an iconic retro look - a review of the O'Neill and Xcel wetsuit jackets
Cooler air and water temps are here. For many, paddle boarding this time of year requires some neoprene. Remember as the water temperatures head into the 60s the hypothermia risk goes from low to medium. Being a bit tired of the traditional pullover jackets we began looking for something different. Inspired by one of the creepiest movies ever (i.e., Deliverance) we found the O’Neill and Xcel full front zip wetsuit jackets and decided to give them a try. While we loved the ret
PFDs Required in SUP Racing - Review of the Onyx M-16 Inflatable PFD Belt
We have yet another reason to SUP with a personal flotation device (PFD). The World Paddling Association (WPA) announced this week that leashes and PFDs are mandatory for all competitors in all open water or specified races. Open water races are defined as a course that is greater than a quarter mile off shore, greater than a quarter mile from the race location in either direction, in conditions that may warrant the use of a leash and PFD, or as mandated by the race director