Paddling Education

How to Shuttle Boats & Paddlers with Social Distance

We’re all longing to get out of the house and on the water in a kayak, packraft or SUP board. Not just because of two months+ of quarantine, but because the weather’s beautiful and summer is upon us! How do we do that in a safe, socially-distanced way?

Stand Up Paddleboard Fishing - Everything You Need to Know

Kayak fishing has rapidly exploded over the past several years. Along with kayak fishing has come a wide variety of small watercraft that can assist an angler to easily and cheaply.

How to Get Back on Your SUP Board
Whether an intentional or unintentional dunking happens while you SUP, getting back on your board is something you need to learn…
5 Unique Types of SUPing

Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is a super way to get out on the water, get some exercise and have some fun. Did you know there are five unique types of SUPing?

Stand-Up Paddleboarding Basics

Stand-up paddleboarding is an awesome experience. It's easy to learn, great exercise, gets you outside, can be very therapeutic, and can be enjoyed with others or alone…

Learning to Stand-Up Paddle
There are many reasons why stand-up paddleboarding has been one of fastest growing outdoor recreation activities in recent years: it’s easy to learn and great exercise…
5 Keys When Introducing Your Children to Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Some children may be a bit timid about jumping into the world of stand-up paddleboarding. With the right instructions and moral support, though, any child can quickly fall in love with this popular water activity…

Fishing the Devils River - From a Pau Hana Endurance
There are many different rivers in the state of Texas that I enjoy fishing, but one river has consistently set itself apart from the others – the Devils River...
SUP: The Fastest-Growing Outdoor Rec Activity in the US
Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) has been growing faster than any other outdoor recreational sport in the United States.
SUP- 10 Rookie Mistakes
So you’ve decided to dive into the world of SUP. You’ve got your new SUP board and Aqua-bound SUP Paddle and are ready to hit the water…or are yo
SUP: Inflatable vs. Solid Paddleboard
Should you buy an inflatable or a solid paddleboard? Let’s take a look at the advantages of each to help you make your decision…
Which SUP Board Should I Buy?

You don’t have to be in the world of stand-up paddleboarding long before you realize there are several different types of boards. How do you know which one you should buy?

AB Which SUP Board

Why Invest in a Carbon Stand-Up Paddle?
A carbon stand-up paddle—like Aqua-Bound’s Malta Carbon— costs a pretty penny. So why invest in it? Let’s take a look…
Chances Are, You're Paddling that Stand-Up Paddleboard Wrong
I owned a paddleboard for almost two years and never knew I was paddling it wrong. To me, riding a stand-up paddleboard was all about tooling along, taking in the view from high above the water. If you were really...
On a Tight Budget? Our Cheapest SUP Paddles
Are you on a tight budget? Or are you just starting out in paddleboarding and don’t want to invest in a high-end paddle yet? We’ve got you covered!
Safety First: Wear a Life Jacket When You SUP

Whether you think of them as life jackets or the more official term of personal flotation devices (PFDs), they’re meant for one thing: saving lives.

Why Spend More on a SUP Paddle?
When it comes to buying a stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) paddle, the rule of thumb is to buy the lightest one you can afford.
SUP Yoga Basics
Stand-up paddleboard (SUP) yoga combines the peace, centeredness and full-body engagement of yoga with the fresh air and natural connection found on the water.
Choosing a SUP Paddle - Part 2
Choosing a stand-up paddle to accompany your board is an important decision that’ll affect your enjoyment of paddleboarding. There are three main considerations when selecting the right paddle for you and your board:
How to Choose a SUP Board
When choosing a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) that’s perfect for you, there are a few questions you want to answer…
Talk the SUP Talk
Learn stand-up paddleboarding language