Inflatable Paddle Boards

Inflatable Paddle Boards
  • Jun 24, 2022

Experience all of the SUP Disciplines with an Inflatable Stand up Paddle Board

Are you thinking about taking up paddle boarding? We explain why an inflatable stand up paddle board could be just the ticket for you.

  • May 31, 2022

The Best Inflatable Paddle board - Reality vs the Internet

Buying just the right inflatable paddle board can be tricky. There is a lot of hype out there on the internet.  Let's cut through it all and get to the heart of the matter.

  • Apr 26, 2022

Let Your Inflatable Paddle Board Stoke Your Sense of Adventure

Inflatable paddle boards have completely changes the stand up paddle board market. Being as portable as they are, the sky's the limit on the various SUP adventures that are now available to all.

  • Apr 7, 2022

What is the advantage of buying an inflatable paddle board?

We get asked this question a lot, so we thought we would do a quick post about it and dive into the advantages of inflatable paddle boards. The quick answer is that inflatable paddle boards are very portable, easy to transport, easy to store and they are very durable. The Glide O2 line of inflatable paddle boards is built with the woven drop stitch which will make your inflatable paddle boards feel like hard paddle boards, without taking up all that space!

  • Mar 24, 2022

How Long Do Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards Last?

Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards (iSUPs) are a fantastic investment for water enthusiasts seeking a blend of performance, durability, and convenience. The lifespan of an iSUP greatly depends on its construction quality, usage frequency, and maintenance. Here’s a comprehensive look at what you need to know before making your purchase. Here's our answer to your questions. 

  • Mar 18, 2022

Hard SUP vs Inflatable Paddle Board

So you're ready to get a paddle board for yourself.  Do you want a hard SUP or an inflatable paddle board?  We cover every aspect of both types of board construction.

  • Mar 1, 2022

Glide Inflatable Paddle Boards 2022 Lineup

Paddle board season is right around the corner so I wanted to do a quick overview of our 2022 line of inflatable paddle boards. Whether you are a beginner paddler or advanced paddler we have a board in our lineup that is sure to be a great first board or a new board for white water sup, touring, fishing paddle boards, or practicing yoga on your board.  I am going to give you an insight into how I see the boards from the viewpoint of the lead designer at Glide.

  • Feb 10, 2022

Revolutionizing the Waters: How Glide Inflatable Paddle Board Technology is Shaping the SUP Industry

In the world of water sports, the rise of the inflatable stand-up paddle board (SUP) by Glide represents a pivotal shift in accessibility and performance. From its origins with the beach boys of Waikiki to the innovative strides made by companies like Glide, the evolution of paddle boarding technology has made the sport more accessible than ever. Let's dive into the technical advancements that have allowed inflatable SUPs to offer nearly the same rigidity as traditional hard boards.

  • Feb 2, 2022

Your Comprehensive Guide to Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards

Inflatable paddle boards have made SUP more accessible to everyone on the planet. We have compiled everything you need to know about them here.

  • Jan 26, 2022

Is an Inflatable Paddleboard Worth It?

A very common question we get is "Are inflatable stand-up paddle boards worth the money or should I get a hardboard? Spoiler alert, YES! Inflatable paddle boards are worth it as long as you are getting a quality board.

  • Jan 25, 2022

How To Fix Your iSUP Valve

There's nothing that will fill you with dread faster than seeing air bubbles and hearing the hiss of air escaping from your inflatable paddle board while you're out paddling around. Except seeing a great white tailing you; that would be worse. The good news is that inflatable paddleboard repair is so much easier than fixing dings on a hard paddle board. We'll review the repair process here and explain different techniques for locating leaks and applying patches to get rid of those pesky leaks once and for all. Don't fret- small holes are an easy fix.

  • Jan 19, 2022

Are Cheap SUPs Worth it?

The siren song of the cheap inflatable paddle board has been blaring for the last several years.  What are the downsides for saving a few bucks now?

  • Dec 30, 2021

Glide O2 Lotus Inflatable Yoga Paddle Board

The O2 Lotus inflatable board is the inflatable version of Glide’s famous Lotus board. The Lotus board was the first board designed as a yoga specific paddle board. There were other boards that were painting Yoga graphics on an all-around board and calling it a yoga board but the Lotus set the standard of what a Yoga paddle board should be, and to this day it is still the benchmark which all other yoga boards are compared against.

  • Dec 25, 2021

Air Travel with an iSUP

Traveling with your inflatable stand-up paddleboard (iSUP) can add an exciting dimension to your holiday adventures, offering the freedom to explore waterways wherever you go. Whether by plane or car, taking your iSUP along requires some preparation to ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey. Here are comprehensive tips for traveling with your iSUP during the holiday season.

  • Dec 16, 2021

How the Inflatable Paddle Board became a Game Changer for Women

The portability of inflatable paddle boards has truly made SUP the perfect sport for women. The meditative aspects of being out in nature with friends and family while keeping their muscles and bones strong are powerful antidotes to the stress of modern-day life. Here's our rundown of why stand up paddle boarding can be for you!

  • Dec 9, 2021

Inflatable Paddle Board vs Inflatable Kayak

Both the inflatable paddle board and inflatable kayak will help you stay in shape while letting you reconnect with nature.  The decision over which one to purchase will come down to what you are looking for in a vessel in terms of the muscles you want to work, the ease of learning and of transport, safety, and versatility.  Here's the breakdown to help you decide which to pick.