If you’re searching for a super stable, ultra-durable inflatable paddle board that can pretty much handle it all, the Hala Rival Hoss is a board that should be on your radar. Built like a tank and packed with great features, this is a top-shelf iSUP that will definitely put a smile on your face. Hala Gear has been designing some of the industry’s best inflatable paddle boards since 2011, and the company is headquartered in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Hala is a company that is made of of die-hard paddling enthusiasts who use (and abuse) the gear they make on a daily basis, and they’re constantly pushing the envelope when it comes to cutting edge inflatable SUP design. In this review of the Hala Rival […]

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Maryland-based Pumped Up SUP is one of the leading online retailers of inflatable paddle boards, and if you enter the Pumped Up SUP discount code BOARDER75 when checking out, you’ll save $75 off all iSUPs by Earth River SUP, Red Paddle Co, Starboard, and Hala Gear. In addition to the $75 off Pumped Up SUP coupon discount, your order will also include a FREE 3-piece travel paddle, FREE shipping, and no sales tax (unless you happen to live in the state of Maryland). Founded in 2011, PumpedUpSUP.com specializes in inflatable SUPs and accessories. The company is made up of serious paddling enthusiasts who use all of the gear that they sell, and they’re dedicated to providing top-shelf customer support (both before and after a sale […]

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If your iSUP pump doesn’t have a built-in pressure gauge or if you frequently leave your boards inflated and need a way to check the air pressure, the Earth River SUP pressure gauge is just what you need. This convenient, handheld pressure gauge is extremely easy to use and will instantly (and accurately) tell you exactly what pressure your iSUP is inflated to. Earth River SUP has been making high-quality inflatable paddle boards and accessories since 2012, and the company is made up of die-hard paddlers who are serious about designing and building top-shelf gear. Earth River SUP Pressure Gauge Review: Overview The features the popular Halkey Roberts-style attachment, so in addition to Earth River SUP’s line of inflatable paddle boards, this gauge can also […]

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The SealLine Discovery Deck Dry Bag is a rugged waterproof bag that is perfect for a day out on the water or multi-day paddling expeditions. Available in seven different colors and four different sizes (10L, 20L, 30L, and 50L), this dry bag is extremely well-built and has some very nice design features. SealLine is a well-known and respected brand owned by Cascade Designs. The Seattle-based company also owns several other outdoor adventure gear brands, including MSR, Therma-Rest, and Platypus. In this article, we’ll be doing an in-depth review of the high-visibility orange 30L SealLine Discovery Deck Dry Bag. We will discuss the bag’s top features and construction, pros and cons, warranty coverage, waterproof performance, and more. SealLine Discovery Deck Dry Bag Review: Overview SealLine is […]

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When it comes to transporting an inflatable paddle board, there are a variety of options. In addition to tossing a deflated, rolled-up SUP in the backseat or trunk of your vehicle, you can also transport your SUP on the top of your vehicle using a rack and some straps. In this post, we’ll show you how to secure your SUP to a roof rack using durable tie down straps. *Equipment needed: , tie down straps Step 1: Place your paddle board on the roof of your vehicle with the board’s top deck facing down. Make sure that the board is centered and well-positioned. Step 2: With the buckle of the first strap in your hand, toss the other end of the strap over your vehicle […]

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If you’re looking for the best roof rack tie down straps for your paddle board, kayak, surfboard, or canoe, Earth River SUP’s tie down straps are a great choice. These are extremely high-quality tie down straps that are super easy to use and will allow you to securely attach your SUP to the roof of your car or truck. Maryland-based Earth River SUP was founded in 2012, and in addition to paddleboarding accessories, the company has a really nice range of premium quality inflatable paddle boards. They’re a small company that is made up of die-hard paddlers who are dedicated to designing and producing the highest quality SUP gear possible. In this review of the Earth River SUP premium cushioned tie down straps, we’ll talk […]

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If you’re looking for the best electric pump for your inflatable paddle board, the Earth River SUP 12V electric pump is a great option. In this review, we’ll be discussing the best features of this electric SUP pump, ease of operation, warranty, and more. Earth River SUP is a Maryland-based company that came onto the paddleboarding scene in 2012. In addition to their electric iSUP pump and a variety of other paddleboarding accessories, the company has a growing lineup of super high-quality inflatable SUPs. Features Earth River SUP’s electric pump comes with a car cigarette lighter adapter as well as a second adapter which can be connected directly to a 12V battery source (only one of these adapters is needed to power the pump, however). […]

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The BEARZ Outdoor picnic blanket is a super compact, waterproof blanket that is perfect for the beach, concerts and music festivals, camping, and more. This blanket is a great SUP accessory to bring along when you paddle as it’s super lightweight and conveniently packs down into a small storage pocket. Measuring 55″ x 60″, is large enough to comfortably accommodate two adults and a small child or two. It’s made from a durable, waterproof polyester material that can even be used as a tarp or rainfly. Included with the blanket and storage pouch is a nifty carabiner which makes it easy to clip the pouch to your inflatable paddle board, PFD, or backpack. Located at the four corners of the blanket are pockets that you […]

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The Aquapac Upano waterproof duffel bag is an extremely versatile dry bag that is great for stand up paddleboarding as well as a variety of other activities. Aquapac currently offers the Upano bag in three different sizes (40 liters, 70 liters, and 90 liters), and the bag that we’ll be reviewing is the 40L model which weighs in at 19.3 ounces and measures 11″ x 18.1″ x 11.8″. Aquapac has been making high quality waterproof cases and bags since 1983, and the company has sold more than 5 million bags in over 60 countries. Aquapac currently has an extensive lineup of dry bags and other waterproof accessories, and their bags are used daily by demanding organizations such as the US Navy, US Forest Service, London Fire […]

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If you’re looking for a more traditional SUP life jacket to wear while paddling, the MTI Adventurewear Vibe PFD is an excellent choice. MTI’s Vibe is a USCG-approved type III PFD (personal flotation device) life vest that is extremely well-designed. Massachusetts-based MTI Adventurewear is a well-known name in the world of PFDs, with an extensive lineup of products built for all types of watersport activities. MTI (Marine Technologies International) is a family-owned company that has been making some of the best life jackets on the market for more than 25 years, and the company continues to push the envelope when it comes to producing comfortable, great-looking PFDs that are both innovative and affordable. In this MTI Adventurewear Vibe PFD review, we’ll discuss the best features of […]

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