How-to

How to use and/or troubleshoot SUPs

Inflatable SUP board tips for beginners
Here are some great tips for the new paddler! Face the correct way. Fins help the board “track” in the water and keep it in a straight line as you go....
Wed, 11 May, 2016 at 4:42 PM
SUP Inflation Valve, How Does It Work? VIDEO
1.) When inflating, make sure that the center valve pin is in the “up” position. If it is in the “down” position, please press down on the valve pin and t...
Mon, 23 May, 2016 at 9:51 AM
Repair small leak
Small leaks can be repaired easily and permanently. To locate a leak, we recommend mixing soap and water in a spray bottle. Spray around the inside and...
Sun, 31 Jan, 2016 at 2:07 PM
My pump hose won't connect to the SUP board's valve! What should I do? (VIDEO)
Are you having a little trouble getting the hose end into the SUP board's valve? To connect the end of the pump into the valve, you do need to push...
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017 at 10:04 AM
How to Adjust or Reseat a SUP Valve VIDEO
Has the valve of your inflatable SUP become unseated? The force of air that leaves an inflatable SUP board when you deflate it may pop the valve out. If t...
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016 at 10:30 AM
My gauge won't register - is it broken?
Are you pumping and pumping, your SUP board is holding air, and yet... the gauge does not seem to be registering the PSI? The gauge will not register un...
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017 at 5:57 PM
Is it normal to have a bubble on the bottom of my SUP board?
Is it normal to have a bubble on the bottom of my board? What about clusters of little bubbles? The short answer is-- Yes to both.  The la...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 2:59 PM
Inflatable SUP boards and the sun
We strongly suggest not leaving the board out of water in direct sunlight, because as the air heats and expands it can stress the board's seams. This o...
Thu, 8 Jun, 2017 at 9:55 AM