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SUP Beginner’s Guide

As you embark on your paddling journey, here are a few recommendations to get you started.

How to Paddle Board (Beginner's Guide)

Stand up paddle boarding is a fantastic activity for your mind, body, and soul. It takes you to beautiful oceans, lakes, rivers, or bays, while also being a full-body and core workout. You can experience peace and serenity when paddling alone, or you can bring a friend, a dog, a child, or a partner along for your adventure.

Stand up paddle boarding is also a lifelong sport, which can be experienced by people of all ages and skill levels. Once you master SUP, you can build on the experience by practicing SUP yoga or using your SUP to fish or lounge. 

If you’re wondering how to paddle board, we have written the ultimate beginner's guide for you. In this blog, we’ll explore the types of stand up paddle boards, equipment you need, how to set up your board, how to move and the best tips for paddle boarding.

If you’re looking for a crash course, our 5 minute how to paddle board video is the one for you. And for those looking to kayak with their hybrid SUP-Kayak, here’s a video on how to kayak in 5 minutes.