Paddleboards


5 Outdoor Adventures To Go On This Summer

August 13, 2018

Many people love summer because that’s when they plan family vacations. But you don’t have to wait for extended time off from work to enjoy many of summer’s best hobbies and adventures. So before you let yourself settle into doing the same old summer activities you do every season, why not consider some new ones? […]

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Paddle To The Metal: 3 Tips For Beginner Paddle Boarders

June 4, 2018

If you love being around, on or in the water, then you must try paddleboarding. Visit just about any body of water – ocean, bay, river or lake – and you’re likely to find someone on the water with little more than a paddle, a board and a PFD. Paddleboards provide a closer connection to […]

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How to Stand Up on a Paddleboard: A Beginner’s Guide

April 10, 2018

Paddleboarding is a truly different water experience, one you must try to fully appreciate. “It’s easier than you think,” says Marcus, who works in Bill Jackson’s Paddling Dept. “It’s a very unique thing to stand on water. You’ve just got to do it.” Paddleboarding requires little equipment and just minutes to learn. At a minimum, […]

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Why the length of your SUP paddle is important

September 17, 2015

Stand-up paddleboarding may look easy, and really it is. Balance on a board. Grab a paddle. Go. But if you want to paddle efficiently and, more important, without soreness or injury, then spend a few moments considering whether you have the right SUP paddle length. The right paddle reduces stress on your joints and fends […]

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Know the nose on your SUP

August 4, 2015

Not all standup paddleboards are shaped alike. One of the key differences, and one that is easy to spot, is the shape of the nose and hull of your SUP. The nose of the paddleboard generally falls into one of three categories: planing, displacement and hybrid. Let’s take a quick look at each: Planing: A […]

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Tying down a paddleboard

June 9, 2015

Yes, as this closeup photo above demonstrates, it is definitely possible to overdo it when tying down a paddleboard on your roof rack. This paddleboard was damaged on both edges when the ratchet strap was overtightened, crushing the fiberglass. The damage must be repaired before the board can go into the water. When using tie-down […]

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Kayak and SUP Demo Day

May 24, 2015

If you ever wanted to try kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding, come to Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure on Saturday, May 30th from 10 am to 4 pm for our Kayak and SUP Demo Day event. In advance of our giant June 6-7 Kayak/SUP/Scuba sale, we will be previewing nearly every kayak and paddleboard in our […]

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Standup paddleboarding supplies for your next adventure

April 16, 2015

Standup paddleboarding only requires a board and a paddle, right? Well, not really. Before you shove off from shore, make sure you have these safety items and stop to consider these other take-alongs.

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PFDs for kayaking and standup paddleboarding

March 18, 2015

Kayaking, canoeing and standup paddleboarding are among the most popular water-related activities enjoyed by Florida residents and visitors. But each year the state of Florida ranks among the nation’s leaders in deaths attributed to drowning. And in many drowning cases, a personal flotation device – PFD for short – potentially could have prevented that outcome. […]

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How to tie down an SUP

July 10, 2014

Watch as  Michael S. demonstrate the proper way to tie down a SUP.

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