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How To Improve Your Paddle Board Technique In Less Than 24 Hours

Posted on September 7, 2022 by Reed Naliboff

When it comes to your paddle board technique, you may feel like you're lacking in some areas. Your paddle stroke is desperately missing a full range of motion and your SUP stance needs some fine-tuning. It's natural to feel that way when you're first learning how to paddle board, or when you want...

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Why You Should Get An Inflatable Kayak

Posted on August 29, 2022 by Reed Naliboff

We all want to adventure on the water with ease, taking in all that nature has to offer us in breath-taking ways, and one of the best ways to do that is via inflatable kayak. There are a plethora of amazing benefits when it comes to an inflatable kayak, which is why we’ll be talking about what it...

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19 Years Of Living Better In Balance

Posted on August 12, 2022 by Reed Naliboff

A quick internet search for the definition of ISLE will lead you to find that ISLE means “a small island.” And on that small island, you can find a strong sense of calm, loads of adventure, space to breathe, the grace to fall, and the opportunity to laugh as loud as you’d like. All the things tha...

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Meet Rob Underwood: He Turned His Mega Into A Boat

Posted on July 25, 2022 by Reed Naliboff

Something we love most about our customers is seeing just how adventurous, joyful, and creative they are. We love to say that our boards are always so much more than just paddle boards, and Rob Underwood seems to agree. Inspiring people all around him on the coast of Maine, Rob was able to turn h...

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Can You Use A Paddle Board As A Kayak?

Posted on July 16, 2022 by Reed Naliboff

There’s an overarching question many ask when it comes to inflatable paddle boards: is this better than a kayak? Well, we didn’t want customers to have to choose between the two, which is why we created the Switch, our 2-in-1 paddle board and kayak hybrid! We couldn’t wait to give the Switch to D...

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How Paddle Boarding Can Help You Reduce Screen Time

Posted on July 7, 2022 by Reed Naliboff

Do you ever wonder: were we actually meant to know what every single person is feeling, thinking, and going through… all at the same time? In a world that’s constantly on the go, it can often feel overwhelming when we get stuck in a habit of doom scrolling or just scrolling for hours on end on ou...

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How To Plan The Perfect SUP Fishing Trip

Posted on June 17, 2022 by Reed Naliboff

Up a creek, down a river, or out in the middle of the ocean-those are often the first places we think of going to fish, but those plans usually include being on a boat, so what about a paddle board? One of the many benefits of SUP fishing is that a paddle board allows easy access to the crooks an...

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How And Why To Paddle Board With Kids

Posted on June 3, 2022 by Reed Naliboff

Have you ever had a conversation with a kid and admired how limitless the world feels to them? Maybe you were that kid, or maybe that kid is your daughter, son, sister, or brother. No matter who it is, something to admire about children is that they see the possibilities around them as endless, a...

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5 Best Places To Go Paddle Boarding In Southern California

Posted on May 24, 2022 by Reed Naliboff

The levels of adventure and opportunities to find new views in SoCal are truly endless. Even better than that? The Southern California stand up paddle board season runs for 365 days a year. Whether you’re looking for calm waters, overhead surf, or a close and personal experience with local marine...

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The Mental Health Benefits Of Paddle Boarding

Posted on May 11, 2022 by Reed Naliboff

“Better in Balance” means a lot to us—after all, it’s the phrase you can read on the side of our boards, it’s found within pages on this very site, and sits at the core of who ISLE is. Representing a balance between mind, body, and soul, life is better in balance because of the time we take to re...

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