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Standup paddleboarding in northern RI? Check out these spots.

There are a lot of lakes in Northern RI…some big-ish, some small, some accessible to the public, some…not so much.  Here are a few of our picks for good paddling with easy access.  Stump Pond, Pascoag Reservoir and Wallum Lake are the three we’ll take […]

Standup Paddleboarding Technique

When I first got on a paddleboard, worrying about how to actually paddle was nothing more than an afterthought.  ‘What’s to think about? Just stick it in the water and yank it back really fast’ was my approach.  And it was this approach that accounted […]

Curious about the health benefits of paddleboarding? Read on…

Paddleboarding is an activity that engages your entire body and mind and it can provide some amazing health benefits.   Even if you just go out to paddle for the love of it, here are some of the added benefits you can get Whole body strengthening, […]

Sweet Waterwear functional paddleboard clothing that looks good too!

Sweet waterwear is a line of stand up paddleboard clothing created by Sean and Judy Sweet in the land of paddling, Hawaii. There are a lot of things to love about Sweet! Here are some of the highlights They use premium watersport performance fabrics It’s […]

Awesome Paddleboard History

Way back in the mid 18th century Captain Cook was discovering all kinds of cool stuff in the South Pacific.  But one of the most awesome things he saw was how the locals got around on the water at all these islands they were visiting.  […]

Quaddick Reservoir: A Paddle Board Trip Report

Quaddick Reservoir is located in the northeastern corner of Connecticut just on the other side of the Rhode Island state line.  Quaddick, is Nipmuck Indian for “bend in the river”, and it had been a fishing area for the tribe for a long time before […]

Flat water paddleboards vs open ocean paddleboards what’s the difference?

When looking at 12’6 or 14’ paddleboards, many manufacturers separate them into two main categories, flat water or open ocean.  It can be pretty confusing to determine when flat water ends and open water begins and it can be daunting to try to choose a […]

7 mistakes new paddleboarders make…and how to avoid them

One of the best things about stand up paddleboarding is how easy it is to get started.   If you can stand up and wield a paddle, you can most likely standup paddleboard.  But there are a number of easily remedied mistakes that new paddlers tend […]

Kids’ paddleboarding- the future of our sport

The future of any sport lies in getting the next generation involved and excited about it.  This is why it is so important for us to expose kids to paddleboarding. The paddleboard industry is banding together to accomplish just that.     Kids’ paddleboarding can […]

Beginner Tips: SUP Paddle Basics

Stand Up Paddleboarding may look pretty straight forward- stand on the paddleboard and go, right?  Well, not exactly. There’s a few things you need to know about your gear and how to use it before you start off on your adventure. We always encourage people […]

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