General Paddle Board Information

General Paddle Board Information
  • Nov 15, 2023

Top-Rated Accessories for Inflatable SUPs & SUPs alike.

Paddle boarding is an exhilarating outdoor activity that allows you to explore water bodies, enjoy the tranquility of nature, and get a great workout at the same time. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced paddle boarder, having the right accessories can significantly enhance your paddle boarding experience. From safety gear to convenience accessories, there are plenty of options available to take your paddle boarding adventures to the next level. In this blog, we'll explore the top-rated accessories for inflatable SUPs (Stand-Up Paddleboards) and SUPs alike, so you can paddle with confidence, ease, and style.

  • Nov 14, 2023

Inflatable paddle boards: The ultimate holiday gift

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for 2023? Look no further than inflatable paddle boards. These versatile and portable water accessories have been gaining popularity, and for good reason. In this blog, we will explore the rising popularity of inflatable paddle boards, the benefits they offer, a look at top-rated boards, the key features to consider, and how to make the most of your inflatable paddle board. Get ready for the ultimate holiday gift that is sure to bring adventure, fitness, relaxation, and fun to your 2023!

  • Oct 20, 2023

Hard Paddle Boards: Advantages & Uses.

If you're looking to take your water sports experience to the next level, hard paddle boards are a fantastic option. Unlike their inflatable counterparts, these boards offer superior rigidity, stability, and durability, making them ideal for more demanding activities like surfing, racing, and touring. In this blog post, we'll cover everything you need to know about hard paddle boards – from their basic structure and material composition to their enhanced performance features and specific use cases. We'll also compare them with inflatable paddle boards and discuss why they might be preferred over the latter. Finally, we'll highlight how Glide Paddle Boards stand out in this category and why they're worth considering if you want a top-quality hard paddle board that delivers on all fronts. So get ready to ride the waves like a pro with our ultimate guide to hard paddle boards!

  • Oct 20, 2023

Upgrade Your SUP Experience with These Accessories

Are you a SUP enthusiast looking to take your paddleboarding experience to the next level? Or are you just starting out and wondering what accessories can help you have the best experience possible? Look no further than this comprehensive guide to upgrading your SUP experience with essential accessories. From exploring different types of paddles and fins to understanding the importance of a personal flotation device (PFD) and dry bag, we've got you covered. We'll also dive into why waterproof Bluetooth speakers, deck cooler bags, and fishing rod holders are must-have accessories for any serious SUP enthusiast. So let's get started and optimize your paddleboarding adventure!

  • Sep 22, 2023

Winterizing Your Inflatable Paddle Board.

Whether you are a seasoned paddleboard enthusiast or a newbie, winterizing your inflatable paddleboard is crucial to ensure that it stays in top shape and lasts for years to come. Winter weather can be harsh on any equipment, and your paddleboard is no exception. In this blog, we will cover everything you need to know about preparing your inflatable paddleboard for the winter season. From proper cleaning techniques to optimal storage solutions, we've got you covered! We'll also discuss the impact of winter on the performance of your board and provide tips on maintenance and minor repairs to keep it functioning at its best. So let's dive in and get ready to enjoy your paddleboarding adventures all year round!

  • Aug 11, 2023

Navigating Safely: Top Dangers to Avoid When Paddle Boarding, Including Toxic Algae Blooms.

Paddleboarding has swiftly gained popularity as a serene yet exhilarating water activity that allows enthusiasts to commune with nature while getting a great workout. With its roots tracing back to ancient cultures and surfboarding, paddleboarding has evolved into a standalone sport, attracting a diverse group of participants seeking adventure and relaxation. While the serene waters might seem inviting, it's essential to be aware of potential dangers lurking beneath the surface. In this article, we'll delve into the top dangers to avoid when paddleboarding, with a special focus on the often overlooked threat of toxic algae blooms.

  • Aug 11, 2023

Common Oversights in Preparing for Paddle Boarding & The Top 5 Forgotten Items for a Day on the Water.

Paddle boarding has seen a meteoric rise in popularity over the past few years. As novices and seasoned paddlers alike take to the waters, there are common mistakes and oversights that can transform an enjoyable day on the water into a challenging experience. Here, we will address the most common things people forget to do when preparing to paddle board and also identify the top 5 items often left behind.

  • Aug 11, 2023

How Paddle Boarding Can Help Balance Your Life by Disconnecting.

Words that float: Paddle, Balance, Disconnect, Life. There's an incredible feeling that swells up inside you when you're standing on a paddle board, gently gliding across a serene body of water. With every paddle stroke, it’s not just water you’re moving through; you’re also navigating through the cluttered channels of your mind. This article will dip its toes (and paddle) into the world of paddle boarding and how it can serve as the perfect antidote to our hyper-connected lives.

  • Aug 10, 2023

The Top 10 Reasons to Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding!

Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) has exploded in popularity over the past decade, evolving from an obscure niche water sport to a sought-after recreational activity enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels worldwide. If you're wondering what all the buzz around SUP is about, read on for 10 compelling reasons why you should give it a try this summer:

  • Aug 9, 2023

SUP Yoga Retreats: Merging Mindfulness with Mother Nature

A SUP Yoga retreat can take your paddle board yoga game to the next level.

  • Aug 7, 2023

How Do You Know When You're Ready for a Touring Paddle Board?

Think you're ready for a touring paddle board? Read this first.

  • Aug 4, 2023

Footwear for Stand Up Paddle Boards

Choose the proper footwear to stand on your paddle board.

  • Jul 27, 2023

How to Paddle Board All Year Long

Learn how to paddle board in any season.

  • Jul 19, 2023

Paddle Boarding Podcasts: Your Guide to Expanding Your SUP Knowledge

Improve your paddle boarding game with the help of SUP specific podcasts.

  • Jul 13, 2023

Ekko's Tale: Catching Waves and Paws on the Glide Lotus Paddle Board!

Woof! Hello, human friends! I'm Ekko. four-legged paddleboarding enthusiast who can't resist the lure of the open waters. Today, let me take you through my exhilarating experiences on the Glide Lotus Paddle Board, a sleek, buoyant, and canine-friendly board that has utterly transformed my water adventures.

  • Jul 5, 2023

First Aid Tips for Paddle Boarding

Learn the best paddle boarding first aid tips.