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Exploring Paddle Boarding: A Guide for Plus Sized Riders

Posted on February 6, 2024 by Jimmy Blakeney

Exploring Paddle Boarding: A Guide for Plus Sized Riders Paddle boarding, or SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding), is often perceived as a sport tailored for individuals with exceptional balance skills and smaller body frames. However, this notion is rooted in the early history of the sport when boards ...

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Nature as Our Therapy

Posted on January 30, 2024 by Colette Goh

Drink water. Meditate. Journal. Stretch. Workout. Eat protein. Don’t forget vegetables. Cut sugar. Hydrate again. Commute. Listen to that podcast about productivity hacks. Work. Have dinner with your family. Walk the dog. Reply to texts. Get off social media. Sleep. Repeat. Does this sound at all...

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How to Set Up Your SUP-Kayak Hybrid

Posted on January 29, 2024 by Colette Goh

Get ready for some exciting adventures with the ISLE Inflatable SUP-Kayak Hybrids. Our versatile stand up paddle kayaks are portable, lightweight, yet stable and easy to maneuver so that you can paddle further & faster. Thanks to our patent-pending technology, you can switch between paddle boardi...

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Is the Best Inflatable Fishing Kayak a Hybrid Kayak Paddle Board?

Posted on August 18, 2023 by Jimmy Blakeney

Inflatable fishing kayaks are becoming more and more popular thanks to their lightweight, portable and surprisingly durable construction, and much improved stability over earlier inflatable designs. The product team at ISLE created the award-winning Switch as the ultimate "hybrid" paddle board ka...

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Hybrid Paddle Board Kayaks - Pros and Cons

Posted on August 18, 2023 by Jimmy Blakeney

Hybrid Paddleboard Kayaks: what are they, what are the pros and cons, are they any good? Hybrid paddle board kayaks, which some people call SUP-Yaks, paddle board kayak combo, or just “hybrids”, are two-in-one watercraft that allow you to both paddle board or kayak (specifically sit on top kayak)...

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Is Paddle Boarding Hard?

Posted on February 7, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

Is Paddle Boarding Hard? (Answered) Stand up paddle boarding is an incredibly easy water sport to learn, and you can become an expert paddle boarder in no time. People of all ages and fitness levels are capable of learning to paddle board in just a few hours with proper instruction. Not only is p...

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The Difference Between Paddle Board Shapes

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Posted on October 15, 2018 by Roxy Ng

Which is right for you? When shopping for a stand-up paddle board, there are two shapes you should be aware of. The shape of the board you ride can really make or break your experience, especially if you are a beginner paddle boarder. So it’s important to know the difference between paddle board ...

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How to Surf on a Paddle Board

Posted on April 9, 2024 by Colette Goh

How to Surf on a Paddle Board So you love taking out your paddleboard. You feel like you have mastered stand up paddle boarding, SUP yoga, and sit-on-top kayaking. But there’s something inside of you that’s itching to try a new water sport. If you consider yourself a thrill seeker that loves a ch...

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Switch Compact

Posted on April 8, 2024 by Jeff Akers

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How to River Float

Posted on April 2, 2024 by Colette Goh

How to River Float Picture a scorching summer’s day - the sun is beating on your neck, streaming through the window and radiating off the sidewalk. You feel the sudden urge to get out of town. Imagine your feet splashing in cool water, sipping on a refreshing drink, listening to your favorite pla...

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