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  • Oct 4, 2022

Life Jackets For Paddle boarding: What's the Difference?

When shopping for life jackets for paddle boarding there are so many choices! So how do you find the correct PFD (personal flotation device) for you and the type of paddle boarding you normally do? There are two main types of life jackets for paddle boarding the waist-mounted belt pack PFD and the more traditional life jacket that you know and love. I am not going to go crazy talking about all the types of life jackets, or the testing that goes into them, but just the meat and gravy of the two most popular styles for paddle boarding.

  • Oct 3, 2022

Fishing sup package.

Glide Angler Fishing paddle board package. The Glide Angler fishing paddle board is the best of 2022 fishing paddle boards. And is offered in a complete fishing paddle board package, with a weight capacity not found in most fishing paddle boards. Let's dive into the Glide Angler fishing paddle board and what is included.

  • Oct 1, 2022

Wanting a yoga paddle board that is more than just a dedicated yoga board?

Looking for a yoga paddle board? Looking for a yoga paddle board should bring inner peace, not stress. If you are looking for the best yoga sups on the market then Glide has you covered with our Glide Lotus lineup. Any other yoga boards will be a karmic disappointment by comparison.

  • Oct 1, 2022

How about paddle boarding with dogs?

Are you wanting to go paddle boarding with dogs? Here at Glide, dogs are an intricate part of our lives and are beloved family members. That is one of the reasons we make the most durable and best paddle boards for dogs. We strongly believe that the whole family should be able to go paddle boarding. We have hard boards that are perfect for both you and your dog. As well as inflatable paddle boards so you can paddle board with your dog. You and your dog will have so much fun on a Glide paddle board.

  • Sep 29, 2022

Glide Angler fishing paddle board.

Looking for a fishing paddle board and wondering what the best fishing paddle board is? A good fishing paddle board is the difference between making happy memories to last a lifetime or sitting on the sidelines repairing or recovering gear from an unstable fishing paddle board. Luckily for you, the Glide 02 Angler solves all your fishing woes. This great fishing paddle board has been voted the best fishing paddle board, as well as the best fly fishing paddle board ensuring your fishing adventure, will be one that makes happy memories.

  • Sep 28, 2022

Glide Lightweight Paddleboards.

Looking for a lightweight sup that can handle the real world? Then you have come to the right place, Glide paddle boards are the most durable lightweight inflatable paddle boards you will find. Our premium materials, dedication to the sport, and cutting-edge construction methods result in the best lightweight paddle boards on the market. What's more important than that? A board that you can actually use without being afraid it will get ruined in the real world away from a showroom. And this is why our inflatable paddle board lineup is the first choice for those wanting to go sup camping or hike into remote waterways to explore or get in a sup yoga session. Glide paddle boards will go where ever you want, sun, rain, or snow.

  • Sep 27, 2022

Wondering what makes the best fishing paddle board the best fishing sup?

What makes the best paddle board for fishing? The simple answer is Glide, if you have the Glide 02 Angler you have the best paddle board for fishing. From flat water lure and spinner paddle board fishing to sup fly fishing or for a fishing paddle board to go offshore. The Glide 02 Angler is the best fishing paddle board on the market.

  • Sep 27, 2022

The absolute best inflatable paddle boards on the planet.

Glide Sup makes the best inflatable paddle boards! Glide continues to revolutionize the paddle board industry. It started with our ultra-durable paddle boards and then again with the Lotus yoga sup voted best sup yoga board for the last 10 years and going. Many clones have been attempted of the paddle board although none are able to live up to the quality materials, design, and board features which is why the Glide Lotus lineup is the number one choice for yoga studios worldwide. We were not content to just sit back and relax on our award-winning paddle boards, content to know that they were the most eco-friendly and durable paddle boards that can be found in aquariums and were sought after by national geographic and adorn their ships and adventures. We broke the mold and introduced our cutting-edge inflatable paddle boards, creating premium high-performance paddle boards that are eco-friendly, budget-friendly and that came to be regarded as the best inflatable paddle boards produced.

  • Sep 23, 2022

Why an isup?

Why an inflatable paddle board Are you wondering if you should go with inflatable paddle boards or stick with a traditional hard paddle board? That is a great question, and in today's day and age, it seems the answer is an inflatable paddle board as they have so many great advantages.

  • Sep 15, 2022

Hiking paddle board and sup camping.

Looking for a backpacking paddle board? For a high-performance super lightweight inflatable paddle board that has the durability, you need in a backpacking paddle board Glide has you covered. Our two super lightweight paddle boards are the perfect choice for reaching isolated mountain lakes, going on a sup camping trip, or even running an isolated stretch of river. With the durability and reliability that Glide is famous for, means you won't spend your trip sitting on shore wishing you had brought a board better suited for the real world.

  • Aug 26, 2022

What are the best paddle board accessories? What should I look for?

Glide's list of the best paddle board accessories for all your paddling adventures. We are going to be going over some of the best paddle board accessories you can get. Some may not be obvious until you see the here. And some may only apply to inflatable paddle boards while leaving hard paddle boards out. We hope you enjoy our list of the best paddle board accessories and that it helps make your paddle boarding experience more enjoyable. Have fun and get ready to go paddle boarding. My absolute favorite paddle board accessory will be listed last, as the saying goes leave the best paddle board accessory for last. Hopefully this list will help you fill in some gaps and think on what the right paddle board accessories are for you and the way you stand up paddle board.

  • Aug 21, 2022

Answering questions on inflatable paddle boards.

Questions on inflatable paddle boards? We will touch on some of the most common questions when it comes to an inflatable paddle board. How do I inflate an inflatable sup board? Can I use an electric pump? How long will an inflatable paddle board last? How to deflate your paddle board and more.

  • Aug 20, 2022

Paddle Board Fishing? Can you fish from sups?

Yes you can fish from a paddle board. Paddle board fishing is one of the funnest and most exciting ways to fish. And you do not need a dedicated fishing sup board to try our fishing on paddle board. However dedicated fishing paddle boards will make the experience much better. Sup fishing can be done from any stand up paddle board, although some things will make it easier to do. So the question is why you would choose to fish from a non-Glide fishing paddle board?

  • Aug 4, 2022

How to choose the right paddle board?

How to choose a paddle board? Paddle boards tend to have many options, from premium ultra-durable paddle boards with high performance and reliability to lesser quality and budget boards. Finding the right sup board can be confusing and even a bit intimidating for beginner paddlers, even intermediate and expert paddlers can often become confused by the marketing hype and sometimes less than honest claims some companies make. Luckily you are here on the Glides website which happens to be home to the best paddle boards on the planet.

  • Jul 29, 2022

What is the best paddle board for dogs?

What to look for when choosing a paddle board for dogs? While there are no paddle boards designed specifically for dogs there are some that work better than others. This is also where build quality and high-grade materials come in. Fiberglass boards are not recommended for paddle boarding with your dog as the fiberglass is slippery and easy to damage. The photo below shows how much more comfortable the dog is on the board with the better design for a dog paddle board and its full deck pad/traction pad.

  • Jul 25, 2022

Common Paddle Boarding FAQ's

We answer the questions: What is paddle boarding? Is learning to paddle board hard? Do you have to be strong to paddle board?