How to choose the right SUP paddleboard for you.
Inflatable vs traditional rigid boards.
Length vs width = speed vs stability
Why paddler weight is important.
It would cost a fortune to have a variety of paddles to fit every size of paddler. So at the family cottage, in rentals shops or SUP schools you'll probably want an adjustable. After all, with an adjustable paddle, one size fits (almost) all. One piece fixed length paddles have no moving parts so they transfer power more efficiently. That's why racers and 'serious' distance paddlers always use a one-piece paddle. No moving parts can also mean that your 'fixed length' SUP-paddle will last longer than an adjustable.
Cheap inflatable SUP boards are available from most Big Box stores these days. But are they really a good deal? Flimsy boards & poor quality pumps often disappoint low end inflatable paddleboard buyers. Is there a better solution to price vs quality? Here are some pro's and con's of the Big Box Inflatable SUP.
All of these destinations have their pros and cons but they're all relatively easy to get to, and pretty darn enjoyable once you're there. Let us know what YOU think. Email firstname.lastname@example.org