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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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Hacks for Camping with a Kayak

Posted on May 7, 2024 by Colette Goh

Hacks for Camping with a Kayak When it comes to exploring the great outdoors, few things come close to the adventure of kayak camping. Picture yourself gliding through tranquil waters, surrounded by quiet forests or sandy riverbanks, with everything you need tied to your kayak. There’s no feeling...

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Best Places to Float

Posted on April 30, 2024 by Colette Goh

Best Places to Float Looking for the best place to push off and float down the river? Lucky for you, we’ve researched some of the best tubing spots in the country. These floating rivers were chosen for different reasons and we’ve created travel guides for each of these spots so that you’re preppe...

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Paddle Board Gear Guide

Posted on April 16, 2024 by Colette Goh

The Paddle Board Gear Guide So you’ve chosen your perfect board, unpacked it, and plotted your first adventure. But before you get on the water, remember that being prepared with the right gear will make or break your experience. You want to be confident that you’re comfortable, protected, and re...

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