The MTI Adventurewear SUP Leash Release Belt is an important safety accessory to have for whitewater paddling. While SUP leashes are perfect for flatwater paddling, surfing waves, etc., they can actually be really dangerous when you’re dealing with river rapids. is designed to work with your regular SUP leash, giving you a quick and easy way to safely disconnect from your leash in the event that it gets caught or tangled. The use of standalone SUP leashes in whitewater conditions has resulted in paddler deaths, and these unfortunate tragedies could have been prevented by using this simple and affordable SUP safety accessory. MTI SUP Leash Release Belt Design, Installation, and Use The design of MTI’s SUP Leash Release Belt is actually quite simple, and it pairs […]

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A slightly smaller version of THURSO’s popular 11′ SUP model, the new Waterwalker 10’6″ measures 31″ wide, 6″ thick, and it weighs in at 24 pounds. This board shares the same shape and looks of its bigger brother, but is designed for small to medium-sized paddlers who don’t necessarily need an 11′ board. Founded in 2016, THURSO SURF is an up-and-coming SUP company that’s currently in the process of expanding their lineup of inflatable paddle boards. The THURSO brand was initially launched with a single model and they’ve since released several new boards. We really love the fact that this young company is so attentive to customer feedback, eager to add requested features, and intently focused on delivering top-notch customer support — these are all […]

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New to the NIXY inflatable SUP lineup for 2018 is a completely revamped, premium wheeled SUP backpack. NIXY’s new iSUP backpack features top-shelf build quality and a unique design that really makes it stand out from other inflatable paddle board backpacks on the market. Measuring 40″ x 18″ x 11″, is roomy enough to accommodate any normal-sized inflatable SUP, along with a pump, paddle, and other small accessories. The bag is made out of a durable nylon material and it features double-stitched seams and high quality zippers. It’s pictured here with the brand new 12’6″ NIXY Manhattan touring board… On the front of the bag is a large external storage pocket that is big enough to hold a SUP pump, hose, leash, and other small accessories. […]

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PVC-free and made in the U.S.A., the SealLine Seal Pak waterproof hip pack is perfect for anyone who needs a small, hands-free dry bag solution. If you’ve always wanted a super reliable waterproof fanny pack to bring along when you go paddling, the SealLine Seal Pak will be right up your alley. Headquartered in Seattle, WA and owned by Cascade Designs, SealLine is an extremely well-respected brand when it comes to waterproof bags. Built to keep gear dry in the harshest of conditions, SealLine dry bags are rigorously tested and backed by a limited lifetime warranty. In this review of the SealLine Seal Pak waterproof hip bag, we’ll take a look at the construction and features, waterproof performance, the pros and cons, and more. SealLine […]

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The new THURSO SURF Prodigy paddle board is a great-looking iSUP for kids that comes with a nice package of SUP accessories. Measuring 7’6″ x 30″ x 4″ and weighing in at 19 pounds, THURSO’s Prodigy youth paddle board is absolutely perfect for small paddlers and it can support a maximum weight of up to 165 pounds. THURSO is a new name on the paddleboarding scene, and the company is working hard to build upon the success of their first model, the THURSO SURF 11′ SUP. In addition to the 7’6″ Prodigy, THURSO also has several other exciting new inflatable SUP models in the works. In this review, we’re going to cover the features and construction of the board, what we like about it, what […]

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The all-new NIXY 12’6″ Manhattan touring SUP is a long, fast inflatable paddle board that is a lot of fun to paddle. Measuring 12’6″ x 30″ x 6″ and weighing in at only 19 pounds, this is a very well-constructed iSUP that is loaded with great features. NIXY Sports is a fairly new name on the SUP scene, and the Irvine, CA-based company is focused entirely on the iSUP market. In addition to NIXY’s inflatable SUP lineup, the company also has a growing range of paddle board accessories. NIXY SUP boards are known for their great value and very affordable price points, and the latest models have only gotten better. In this review of the brand new NIXY 12’6″ Manhattan iSUP, we’ll take a look […]

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Made by adventurePOCKETS, the supPOCKET elastic mesh deck bag is a great SUP storage option if you’re looking for something other than a waterproof dry bag. Made in the USA and extremely well-built, the is essentially a 12″ x 15″ elastic mesh pouch that does a good job of keeping small gear and accessories organized and in one place while you’re out paddling. The design of the supPOCKET is actually quite simple. The pocket itself has a low profile that lays flat when it’s empty. The pocket’s zippered, elastic mesh top stretches substantially, giving you the ability to pack it out with a surprisingly large number of items. The supPOCKET is ideal for stashing your Crocs or flip flops, sunscreen, snorkeling gear, snacks, drinks, and […]

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If you need a reliable waterproof case to keep your smartphone dry while paddleboarding, the Sea to Summit TPU Guide Case is a great option. Measuring 2.5″ x 4.7″ and weighing in at just .8 ounces, this case has a nice slim profile that feels great in the hand and it slips neatly and comfortably into your pocket. Sea to Summit is well-known for their high-quality waterproof gear, and this smartphone case did not disappoint us. It’s well-constructed and has performed flawlessly during each and every use. In this review, we’ll talk a bit about the construction materials used, features, impact on phone functionality, and waterproof performance. Sea to Summit TPU Guide Review: Waterproof Case Overview Available in black, yellow, blue, and lime green, is […]

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The MTI Adventurewear Fluid 2.0 PFD is an inflatable belt pack that’s specifically designed for stand up paddleboarding. This well-designed SUP PFD belt is loaded with great features and is perfect for anyone who is looking for the ultimate in safety and comfort. Headquartered in Massachusetts, family-owned MTI (Marine Technologies International) is known for making some of the best personal flotation devices on the market today. With 25 years of experience in designing and manufacturing top-shelf life jackets, MTI’s extensive line of watersports safety products leads the industry when it comes to beautiful design, functionality, safety, and comfort. In this review of MTI’s Fluid 2.0 inflatable belt pack, we’ll take a look at this PFDs best features, functionality, comfort, warranty, what we didn’t like about […]

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The Sea to Summit SUP Deck Bag is a great choice if you need to keep your gear dry while paddleboarding. The Sea to Summit Deck Bag is available in both 12L and 24L sizes, and the bag that we’ll be reviewing is the larger of the two. Sea to Summit is an International company that produces some of the best outdoor products on the market today. From dependable waterproof gear to top-shelf camping supplies, Sea to Summit has a well-deserved reputation for designing and manufacturing products that die-hard enthusiasts can rely on, day in and day out. In this review of the Sea to Summit 24L SUP Deck Bag, we’ll talk about this dry bag’s design and best features, the overall build quality, performance, […]

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