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Inflatable SUP Technical Info

The Inside Information On SUP Boards And Gear


In this section of the site, we discuss information related to inflatable SUP boards and gear in general. We look at the factors to consider when choosing an inflatable SUP board and gear, explain board stability as a function of dimensional factors (Board Stability Ratio), and compare Inflatable and Hard SUPs from a technical perspective.

 
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How To Choose The Best Inflatable Paddle Board In 2019 – A Step By Step Guide >


This article discusses in detail the process of choosing the best inflatable SUP for YOU.  STEP 1. Ignore every single top 10 list you read.

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How To Choose A Paddle Board Paddle >


Finding the SUP right paddle is completely worth it and will dynamically change your paddling sessions for the better. - We look at what makes a great SUP paddle and what to watch out for!

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What is Rocker And Why It Matters >


Rocker is the slight curve toward the nose of the board. It's often misunderstood for its function and effect but we set the record straight and guide you through the technical details.

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What Is The Best Thickness Of A Paddle Board? >


Many cheaper board companies perpetuate a myth of thickness = stability. This is wrong and disingenuous. Read the truth regarding board stability and the facts about inflatable board rigidity.

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INFLATABLE VS HARD SUPs – A TECHNICAL PERSPECTIVE


So how far has high end SUP technology come? We dispel the myths of an outdated argument and look at the current state of of inflatable SUP design in 2019. COMING SOON!

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Inflatable Paddle Board Constructions Explained >


The guide on what all the jargon means. Compare apples to apples across SUP technologies and get a better understanding of all the terms and concepts, sans the marketing hype.

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SUP INFLATION TIPS >


A quick primer on technique overview for SUP inflation and several tips to follow. 

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT SUP LEASH >


An overview of the different types of SUP leash and their applications. 

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HOW TO CHOOSE A LIFE JACKET OR PFD FOR SUP >


Choosing the right safety equipment for YOUR water environment and uses.