Why Paddle Boarding Will Rule The World

Posted on October 14, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

The Water Sports Takeover Of The Century Did you know that paddle boarding is taking over the world? Don’t worry, this takeover is nothing like Dr. Evil’s sinister scheme to turn the Moon into a Death Star. Far from unethical world domination, stand up paddle boarding is taking over the world for...

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Why You Should Opt For A Blow Up Paddle Board

Posted on September 20, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

The Reason You Need A Blow Up Paddle Board In a nutshell, blow up paddle boards are the easiest type of SUP to transport, store at home, learn to paddle board, ride with your dog … and the list goes on. All you have to do is inflate your blow up paddle board to the suggested 15 PSI and once it's ...

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The Worst SUP Advice We've Ever Heard

Posted on September 11, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

Good SUP Advice Can Be Hard To Find I hate to be the one to tell you this, but all paddle boarding tips don't have a happy ending. While there is a generous amount of good SUP advice being passed on in the paddle board community every day, there is an equal amount of bad SUP advice just around th...

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What's The Best Time Of The Day To Surf?

Posted on September 6, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

The Best Time Of Day To Surf The words you never want to hear from another surfer when pulling up to a surf break is, “you just missed it, it was firing an hour ago”. These words truly break a surfers heart. The thought of just missing out on the best surf conditions is what we (surfers) fear the...

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Beyond The Board: History of Surfing

Posted on August 28, 2019 by Jeff Hale

For as long as humans have been swimming in the ocean, we’ve been riding waves into the beach. That means the history of surfing likely predates the history of writing by thousands of years! Unfortunately, we’ll never be able to credit the first surfer for their innovation. Consensus on the histo...

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What's The Difference Between Regular & Goofy Footed Surfers

Posted on August 21, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

What You Need To Know About Regular & Goofy Footed Surfers Before you begin to learn how to surf, you first need to figure out your surfing stance. Are you a regular or goofy footed surfer? Both of these stances are used by beginners and pro surfers alike when riding a wave. Your surfing stance d...

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The Different Types Of Surfboards

Posted on August 16, 2019 by Jeff Hale

Find The Perfect Type of Surfboard For Your Style The types of surfboards you ride say a lot about your personality and experience in the water. Veteran surfers know what they love and likely have a large collection (quiver) of boards from which to choose. But it can take years for new surfers to...

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The Purpose Of The Different Surfboard Tail Shapes

Posted on August 15, 2019 by Jeff Hale

The 5 Basic Surfboard Tail Shapes It’s difficult to understate the impact that different surfboard tail shapes have on a board’s performance. While the variety of tail shapes may look purely aesthetic to the untrained eye, they’re one of the most impactful surfboard design elements. The shape of ...

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Should I Be Surfing A Foam Board?

Posted on July 31, 2019 by Jeff Hale

Is A Foam Surfboard Right For You? If you’re considering adding a foam surfboard to your quiver but you’re not sure you absolutely need one, you’ve come to the right place. The short answer is yes, you should be surfing on a foam board. Whether you’re getting ready to buy your first surfboard or ...

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Funboard vs Longboard: A Comparison

Posted on July 30, 2019 by Doug Robichaud

Which Type Of Surfboard Is Right For You? I totally understand your predicament -- there are two amazing options for beginner surfboards and you can’t decide which one is right for you. You have to make the difficult funboard vs longboard decision. Each beginner surfboard design is an ideal optio...

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