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February 22, 2024
10 Questions Every First-time SUP Buyer Should Answer

A definitive guide to choosing your first Starboard Stand Up Paddle Board. by Starboard NZ Teamrider, SUPWell PaddleFit Pro Coach and ISA / Surfing NZ Qualified SUP Instructor, Victoria Stuart....

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How To Set Valve Pin To Inflate Paddle Board

Pumped your paddle board up & the second you remove the hose all the air escapes. What happened? Read this SUP Tip on how to set valve pin to inflate paddle board!...

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How To Inflate A Starboard SUP

Inflating your Starboard inflatable paddle board is really easy and should take only take a few minutes to get it fully inflated and paddling. If you’re still a beginner paddle...

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How To Take Care Of Your Inflatable Paddle Board

Starboard SUP Tips: How to take care of your Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard (iSUP). These 7 handy tips will make sure your gear last longer so that you can enjoy your...

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Inflatable vs Hard Paddle Board: How To Choose Your SUP

So you’re new to paddleboarding and not sure what the real differences of an inflatable vs hard paddle board are ~ here’s how to choose your SUP simplified!   If...

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How to Select a Starboard SUP Paddle Blade

Which Starboard paddle blade shape is right for you? This handy infographic on ‘how to select a Starboard SUP paddle blade’ will help you determine which shape is right for...

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How To Get Up On A Stand Up Paddle Board

Getting up on a paddle board may seem tricky at first, but once you get the hang of it it’s actually pretty easy. Follow these 76 simple steps on how to get...

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How To Hold Your Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Paddle

Holding your SUP paddle correctly will ensure you get the most of your time on the water. A Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) paddle normally has a tear-drop shaped blade that angled...

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Learning The Basic Paddle Stroke For Beginners

  1. Stay balancedStand in the center of your paddle board by placing your feet on either side of the carry handle and make sure that your blade is flicking forward. TIP: Keep...

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