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2017 Spring Paddle Boarding Gear Guide

The sun is starting to shine, ice is melting and spring is starting to peek it’s head around the corner. With temperatures rising and waterways defrosting into lakes and rivers again, it’s time to start getting geared up and ready to get back on the water and out of the winter hibernation. Here, we’ve put together a list of SUP gear, accessories, and of course boards for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP'er for the 2017 Spring paddle boarding season, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone!

Win A Body Glove Performer SUP

Want to win an inflatable stand up paddle board? The popular YouTube channel MicBergsma has partnered with the folks from Body Glove to give away one of their new inflatable stand up paddle boards, the Performer 11. Here’s how to enter:

Accessories You Need For Your SUP

There are tons of tools, gadgets and accessories that can be paired with paddle boarding to make your experience even better. Here, we’ve listed a few accessories for your SUP that are an awesome addition to your everyday paddles.

SUP Tail Design Explained

Have you ever wondered why the tail of your paddle board is flat and square while the ones down the beach have rounded tails? There is a reason for the different tail shapes, and it’s not just cosmetic. A SUP’s tail shape is integrally tied to how the board is designed to perform. So if you’re shopping for a new paddle board, it is worth paying attention to the shape of the tail.

2017 Boardworks Rukus SUP

New for 2017, Boardworks Surf has launched a new board in their stand up paddle collection, the 10’6” Rukus. The Rukus is a great do-it all standup paddle board for the whole family that is versatile, built to take a beating, and last season after season.

Why Female Paddlers Need SlipIns

Seasons, weather, and locations may change but one thing that should be a constant in any female stand up paddler’s set of gear should be a SlipIn Surfskin. Here’s why:

2016 Holiday SUP Gift and Gear Guide

Can you believe 2016 is coming to an end?! With the gift-giving holidays right around the corner, it's time to think about getting something awesome for the SUP'er in your life so here at Supconnect, we've put together a gift/gear guide of the newest and coolest items to have recently hit the shelves and racks on the SUP market.

World’s Smallest Inflatable Life Jacket

Restube, a young company from Germany, has developed the smallest and lightest inflatable life jacket ever. With the SUP scene caring more and more about safety this is a product every paddle boarder should take a look at.

LiftSUP Handle A Proven Success For Top Paddlers

As the best stand up paddlers in the world come together to compete in the premiere SUP event of the year, the Pacific Paddle Games, top paddlers in the game, Annabel Anderson and Kelly Margetts, can count on the LiftSUP handle to help them achieve success.

F-One Foil Collection 2017

Kitefoil, SUPfoil, Windfoil… three new disciplines providing amazing sensations!!! Enter the world of foiling and discover the F-ONE range developed to make you fly above the water whatever your discipline. Get ready to get some Air! See the 2017 collection HERE!

2016 Fall Paddle Boarding Gear Guide

Seasons are a-changin' and the cooler weather and fall colors will be making their way to your oceans and waterways in no time. Here, we’ve put together a list of SUP gear, SUP accessories, SUP boards and all the must have's for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP'er for the 2016 Fall SUP season, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone!

Jimmy Lewis Explains Sandwich Construction In Stand Up Paddle Boards

Ever wonder what your stand up paddle boards are made of? Here, Jimmy Lewis of Jimmy Lewis SUP talks about different kinds of construction used in the stand up paddle industry and demonstrates the strengths of each type of construction. He explains what true sandwich construction consists of and how it is made.

6 Benefits Of The LiftSUP Handle

The LiftSUP handle has already proven to be a key tool in helping to carry and transport your paddle board from the parking lot to the water’s edge and beyond. But did you know that the LiftSUP handle is more than just a handle and can be used in a number of situations? There are actually quite a few uses for it that help to make the life of a stand up paddler easier and more fun. Here are 6 benefits of the LiftSUP handle.

Swimwear That Works For The Female Paddle Boarder

Wedgies. Nipple peeks. Bikini plumber’s crack. Slippage, slide-age, and strap issues. Swimsuit issues. Nope I’m not talking about the Sports Illustrated ones, I’m talking about the reasons why you hate all the bikinis you own, especially for surf and SUP. I was tired of suits that fit great when they were dry, and felt like droopy wallpaper when they got wet. But once I tried Calavera Swimwear, all that changed.

2016 11’6 TR & TRX Paddle Boards By Amundson

Doug Hopkins, Amundson Brand Manager details the qualities and constructions of the 11’6 TR and TRX paddle boards from Amundson SUP. He also describes who the boards are a good fit for and in what conditions they excel in. Watch the video below and learn all about these boards.

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