Buying a stand up paddle board (SUP) is really very simple. Our beach activity partners at Green Water Sports are the respected authority on inflatable Red Paddle Co SUPs and they’ve provided a few easy guides for paddle boarding beginners.
Firstly, you’ll want to consult this quick guide to choosing a Red Paddle Co inflatable paddle board and then, you need a paddle of course, so you’ll want to check out this guide to choosing a SUP paddle. The paddle guide also has a section on how to measure your paddle so you can be paddling efficiently and comfortably right away.
Here is an excerpt from the guide at Green Water Sports:
Working out which stand up paddle board to buy should not be a difficult process. Board sizes, widths, volumes and construction can be a little overwhelming for first timers and skilled SUPers so we have put together a short list of things to consider when choosing a SUP board. Remember, once you have chosen your paddle board, you’ll need to chose a SUP paddle.
Choosing the right paddle board for you comes down to 4 criteria…
Read more of the guide to SUP boards here.