Can I SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard)?

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2014 • all rights reserved

Wonder if you’re crazy to think about getting a paddleboarding . . . or even trying one? The ads all seem to show young, super-athletic people . . . but the reality is that almost anyone can do it. Photos from TBG readers!

Clothing To Be Seen In

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2014 • all rights reserved

Bright clothing = less chance of being hit while having fun!

SUP = Vessel

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2014 • all rights reserved

The Coast Guard says your SUP is a “vessel” and requires you to have certain safety gear with you. Stay safe and don’t get a citation!

SUP-er Dogs

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2014 • all rights reserved

Dogs love to ride on paddleboards! But how do you introduce them to it so the first time IS a good experience?

Make an Airplane Bag for an iSUP

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2014 • all rights reserved

If you want to take your iSUP on a plane with you, you’re probably going to have to make it yourself. Don’t fret — if you have basic sewing skills it’s not hard . . . here’s how to do it.

Flying with an iSUP

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2014 • all rights reserved

Going on a charter? If you have an inflatable SUP, it’s not hard to take it along. I did on our recent trip and learned a few things about how to do it!

SUP Paddle Maintenance

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2014 • all rights reserved

A minute of maintenance after using a multi-piece paddle can save a lot of time and money in the long run!

Tower Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

I got lots of questions when I posted on Facebook about my recent inflatable SUP purchase. Here’s all the info.