Expert Advice

Expert Advice
  • 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.

Glide Paddle Boards introduces an unparalleled lineup of lightweight inflatable SUPs, crafted for adventurers who demand durability without compromise. Our boards blend premium materials, meticulous design, and advanced construction techniques to deliver unmatched performance across any waterway. Whether you're planning to SUP camp in remote locations, hike to hidden lakes, or enjoy a serene yoga session on the water, Glide's inflatable paddle boards are your steadfast companions through 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?

In the world of paddle boarding, the debate between traditional hard paddle boards and inflatable paddle boards (iSUPs) is ongoing. However, the scales are tipping towards inflatable SUPs for numerous compelling reasons. Let's dive into why an iSUP from Glide might just be the game-changer you need for your paddle boarding adventures.  

  • 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.

Inflatable paddle boards have surged in popularity, offering portability, durability, and the convenience of easy storage. Whether you're a seasoned paddler or new to the sport, having the right information can enhance your experience on the water. Let's dive into some common questions regarding inflatable SUPs (Stand Up Paddleboards), covering everything from inflation to longevity and care.  

  • 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 10, 2022

SUP Yoga: it's easier than it looks

If you've ever watched someone doing yoga poses while on a paddle board, you probably figured that they were a professional teacher or an influencer. You're probably right. But they could also be a regular student, looking to spice up their yoga practice. Routine gym-based or even outdoor yoga seem hard enough, right? Well, while it might seem like paddle board yoga is a master-level move, you don't need to be an expert at yoga OR paddle boarding to pull off this fun activity.

  • Aug 4, 2022

How to choose the right paddle board?

Choosing the perfect paddle board can feel like navigating through a sea of endless options, but with Glide Paddle Boards, the decision becomes effortless. Here at Glide, we take pride in offering a range of top-tier, ultra-durable paddle boards that stand out for their performance and reliability. Whether you're a beginner just dipping your toes into the waters of paddleboarding or an experienced paddler looking for an upgrade, Glide has the ideal board to match your aspirations and adventures.

  • 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

Paddle boarding, a sport that marries the physical challenge of surfing with the tranquility of kayaking, has indeed become a favorite pastime for many. It's a versatile activity that invites enthusiasts to explore calm lakes, river rapids, and ocean waves alike. Here, we address some frequently asked questions to demystify stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) for beginners and curious minds alike.

  • Jul 15, 2022

What size paddle board do I need for my height and weight?

One of the most common questions we get at Glide is what size paddle board do I need for my size? And trust me I get it, it's like a Dr. Seuss book when looking online at all the different paddle boards for beginners! Tall ones, short ones, fat ones, skinny ones, yellow ones and blue ones! So how do I know what the best paddle board for beginners and what size paddle board do I need?

  • Jul 14, 2022

How to Paddle Board Like an Expert

Paddle boarding, the fastest growing water sport, offers an immersive way to enjoy the outdoors while engaging in a fun and comprehensive workout. If you're intrigued by the idea of gliding over water and exploring scenic landscapes from a new perspective, mastering the art of paddle boarding is a journey worth embarking on. Here's a beginner's guide to paddle boarding, designed to elevate you from a novice to a proficient paddler.