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Manual Inflatable Belt Pack

Onyx M-24 Manual Inflatable Belt Pack Life Jacket

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An inflatable belt pack life jacket can be one of the most important pieces of equipment with you on your inflatable standup paddleboard.  Similar to an inflatable vest, the belts are easy to wear and will not hinder arm movement when you are paddling.  Inflatable belts can easily be sized to fit a wide range of bodies (yes, even yours).  The Onyx M-24 Manual Inflatable Belt Pack Life Jacket will manually inflate once the user pulls the handle. Onyx M-24...
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Which Stand-up Paddleboard Should I Buy?

Which Stand-up Paddleboard Should I Buy?

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Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP, for short) has recently gained a lot of popularity. But why is that? Well, it is relatively easy to get into it. You just have to train your balance, but on calm waters that’s not too hard at all. You can invite friends and family so everyone can try it. You can take your dog with you if you like. You can even practice yoga on a paddleboard. Even though it may seem like a relaxing activity,...
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What to Wear for Stand-up Paddleboarding

What to Wear for Stand-up Paddleboarding

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Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) can be very enjoyable. One of the things that makes it so attractive is that it is relatively easy to start, and you can join family and friends together for a great paddleboarding session. However, to make it as pleasant, comfortable and even as safe as possible, you should be equipped with the proper gear. We’re here to help you choose the right equipment for your paddleboarding adventures. So stick around to find out exactly what to...
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Where Do You Stand on a Paddleboard?

Where Do You Stand on a Paddleboard?

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A lot of people are taking up stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). It is fun, provides a good workout, you can do it with friends or family, and it gives you a great view of the water and the horizon because you are standing up. If you’re just starting out, it is important that you understand where you should stand on a paddleboard, and which stance you should adopt. You don’t want to develop bad habits early on, because they’ll be harder...
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Stand-up Paddleboard vs Kayak

Stand-up Paddleboard vs Kayak

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Debating which comes out on top in the stand-up paddleboard vs kayak contest can be fun but only when compared against their few similarities. These two watercrafts are different in design, how to navigate, and what they can do. The few things they have in common in terms of practical applications are not worth scratching your head too much. Here are some of the basic things you should know about stand-up paddleboards and kayaks. After understanding where they come from...
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Is Stand-up Paddleboarding Good Exercise?

Is Stand-up Paddleboarding Good Exercise?

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Since 2013, stand-up paddleboards (SUP) have been increasingly popular in the fitness community. This is in part because it opens up new marketing opportunities and in part because they are actually very interesting watercraft to have. Oftentimes when you see people paddleboarding on their feet they seem quite fit. Sculpted abs, and toned musculature seem like trademarks of any SUP rider. So, is stand-up paddleboarding good exercise and is that why people riding them look so good? Maybe they are...
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What Size of Standup Paddle Board Do I Need

What Size of Standup Paddle Board Do I Need: Expert Tips on Buying an SUP

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Buying an iSUP is not an easy task because it is a customizable purchase. You need to buy a paddle board that accommodates your body weight, nature of  paddling, and your level of experience. You need to buy a paddle according to your height and style of cruising around (lake or surf?) as well. Are you planning to purchase a standup paddle board? Are you wondering about, “What size of standup paddle board do I need?”  If yes, read this...
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How to Do Standup Paddleboarding Safely

How to Standup Paddleboard Safely: Tips From Experts

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Standup paddleboarding is one of the most popular water sports worldwide but according to the US coast guards’ statistics, 20% of water causalities take place due to the lack of safety measures while surfing, kayaking, and standup paddleboarding in the US. In fact, standup paddlers may incur severe risk if they do not adhere to paddleboarding safety standards. Indeed, standup paddleboarding is an interesting sport and it is good for health too. However, it can be risky if you are...
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Top Tips on Choosing Standup Paddle Board for Beginners

Top Tips on Choosing a Standup Paddleboard for Beginners

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Beginners in any water sport have to be extra cautious so that they can enjoy the sport, safely. Water sports are really thrilling but if you are not skilled enough, they can be risky too.  The same holds true for standup paddleboarding. A beginner should not try to cover large bodies of a water that an ace paddler can easily do. If you are at the beginner’s stage of standup paddleboarding, you should opt for buying or renting a standup...
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Different Types of Standup Paddle Boards

Different Types of Standup Paddle Boards

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Standup paddle boards are unique as a sports accessory each different type of paddleboarding. These boards are popularly known as SUP. Essentially, paddleboarding is a type of (sometimes flat water) surfing and it also first started in Hawaii. When it comes to action, it is somewhat a combo of water surfing and kayaking.  In this sport, paddlers stand on their board and move with the wave, like surfing,  however they can catch waves earlier, and steer sharper with the help...
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