General Paddle Board Information

General Paddle Board Information
  • Feb 3, 2023

Paddle board customer service leader.

Are you looking for the best service in the stand-up paddle board (SUP) industry? Look no further than Glide Paddle Sports. This company is a top-tier stand-up paddle board provider, boasting a wide selection of paddles, boards, accessories, and other gear. As if that weren’t enough, customers can always rely on Glide Paddle Sports for exceptional customer service. Read on to find out why Glide Paddle Sports should be your one-stop SUP shop.

  • Jan 27, 2023

Should I rent or buy a paddle board?

Are you wondering if you should rent or buy a paddle board? The simple answer is yes. You absolutely should do both. If you are new to paddle boarding it may be a good idea to head to the rental shop and try out a few different boards before you purchase one. If you know what type of paddle boarding you will be doing from the get-go, like sup yoga or sup fishing then you may want to simply buy the best paddle board you can. Renting a paddle board is also a great option if you are traveling and can't bring one.

  • Jan 18, 2023

What should I wear to stand up paddle boarding?

What should I wear to stand up paddle boarding? Are you ready to hit the waters with your stand-up paddle board? If so, you’re probably wondering what to wear. Picking the right clothes can make all the difference between a great time on the water and one that’s so-so. Here’s a guide to help you choose the right attire for your stand-up paddle boarding adventures.

  • Jan 13, 2023

Is paddle boarding easier than kayaking?

Paddle boarding and kayaking are both popular water-based activities that offer a great way to explore the outdoors. Both are relatively easy to learn, but they do have some differences. So, when it comes to deciding which one is easier, the answer is not so straightforward. It depends on the individual and their skill level, as well as the type of paddling they are doing. Although the answer is yes paddle boarding is easier than kayaking.

  • Jan 12, 2023

Fishing Paddle Boards: A Comprehensive Guide

Fishing is a popular pastime for many people, and it’s no surprise that paddle boards are becoming a popular choice for anglers looking to get out on the water. Fishing paddle boards offer a unique way to get close to the action and provide anglers with an exciting way to explore new waters. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore some of the benefits of fishing with a paddle board, and provide tips on how to get the most out of your angling experience

  • Jan 5, 2023

Difference between inflatable and solid paddle boards?

Paddleboarding is a popular water sport that involves standing on a board and using a paddle to move through the water. It is a fun and challenging activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels. When it comes to choosing a paddle board, one of the first decisions you will need to make is whether to go with an inflatable or hard board. In this article, we will explore the differences between these two types of paddle boards and help you decide which one is the best fit for your needs.

  • Dec 28, 2022

You got a new paddle board now what?

Congratulations on your new paddle board, no matter what brand it may be! One of the first things you will want to do is check out this article on where to find the best paddle boarding near you. The next thing you need to do is order a life jacket or go to a local store and pick one up.

  • Dec 16, 2022

What are the different types of paddleboard?

The different types of paddle boards fall into two categories. Inflatable paddle boards and solid boards. Solid paddle board construction will have boards made out of various materials from wooden paddle boards to fiberglass paddle boards. The most common are foam paddle boards or I should say foam core paddle boards. Inflatable paddle boards tend to be made out of PVC. In both types of paddle boards, there are many styles of boards designed specifically for certain activities or as an all-around board. We will look at those below.

  • Dec 1, 2022

Inflatable Paddle Board Recall and Why Glide was Not Affected

As many of you have read or were affected by the massive inflatable recall this summer, many wonder how Glide was no impacted by that recall.  And if you are not away please google "inflatable paddle board recall" to see the list of the "Top" brands and the recalls they have had to issue as a result of the paddle board recall.

  • Nov 22, 2022

What is the point of paddle boarding?

This will vary by each person, some will say it is for exercise and a healthier lifestyle. Some may say it is to relax and enjoy nature, or to have a unique method to go through a yoga routine. Some may see paddle boarding as a better way to bring home dinner and supplement their food supply. In this article, we will explore what it means to me, and to those I have asked this question to.

  • Nov 10, 2022

Is paddle boarding hard?

The simple answer is no it is not really that hard. Unlike you taking on the LA Lakers solo and winning hard. Paddleboarding on the other hand is pretty easy like deciding two puppy friends are cute. Luckily paddle boarding is an incredibly easy water sport to pick up.

  • Nov 9, 2022

Can you do yoga on any paddle board?

Yes, you can do sup yoga on any paddle board, although should you? Some paddle boards will be much harder to go about your sup yoga routine and may not put you into the relaxing benefits you would otherwise accomplish. As always we recommend the Glide Lotus sup yoga lineup, the most beloved sup yoga board worldwide.

  • Nov 7, 2022

Glide paddle boards are on sale now!

This is the sale you have been waiting for. Our award-winning Glide Retro O2 all-around board is on sale for %50 off with free shipping in the lower 48 states. We have other boards on sale as well, from sup fishing to sup yoga and everything in between. Glide also has a wide selection of accessories to help make your buying experience easy to complete in one go. Holiday shopping has never been so easy. Purchase one or more today so they can be shipped in time for the holidays.

  • Nov 2, 2022

Environmental friendly paddle board

We are all avid paddlers at Glide, so nothing is more important to us than the cleanliness of our oceans, lakes, and rivers – not to mention the overall health of our planet. From our inception, it was not only important to make the most durable SUPs on the planet but also the most eco-friendly.

  • Nov 1, 2022

Black Friday holiday sale get free shipping on inflatable paddle boards.

Glide is offering the lowest price ever on our 02 Retro paddle board. As well as amazing black Friday deals and Cyber Monday deals. Our award-winning 02 Retro complete paddle board package is only $449.00 with free shipping in the lower 48 states. We also have unprecedented paddle board deals on our other inflatable paddle boards as well. And don't forget to pick up one of our award-winning accessories or two while you are at for the best holiday season ever!

  • Oct 29, 2022

Fitness paddle boarding, health benefits, or hype?

With covid on the rise, the benefits of stand-up paddleboarding are once again proving why the sport is ideal for people of all fitness levels. The sport is one that can be done by anyone no matter what their fitness level is. It is also the perfect socially distanced method of exercise that can still be done with friends, family, and loved ones.