Inflatable Paddleboards Bursts and Pops: Causes and Safety Tips

Inflatable Paddleboards Bursts and Pops: Causes and Safety Tips

Generally speaking, it’s rare for a paddleboard to burst spontaneously. They’re designed to be durable, made with sturdy materials that can withstand a fair amount of use. However, there are certain conditions, like overinflation or prolonged exposure to heat, that can put your board at risk of damage. While a full-on explosion is unlikely, a…

How Long Will a Paddleboard Last? Understanding Durability and Care Tips

How Long Will a Paddleboard Last? Understanding Durability and Care Tips

The average lifespan of a traditional paddleboard is about ten years. However, it’s not just time that affects your board’s condition; usage and maintenance play crucial roles. Regular cleaning, proper storage, and mindful handling can extend the life of your board, ensuring it stays afloat for years to come. With inflatable paddle boards, for example,…

Best Places to Paddleboard in Chattanooga: Local Guide Top Choices

Best Places to Paddleboard in Chattanooga: Local Guide Top Choices

My wife and I recently moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee to be closer to a lake. We chose Chattanooga because of Chickamauga Lake and access to the entire Tennessee River system. Once settled in, we did some paddleboarding, jet skiing, kayaking and boating in our general area of the lake. After getting our feet wet, I…

Picking the Right Paddleboard: An Essential Buyer’s Guide

Picking the Right Paddleboard: An Essential Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right paddleboard is an important decision that requires some understanding of board types, uses, and what you plan to do. When you’re preparing to buy a paddleboard, it’s crucial to consider your intended use—whether it’s serene lake paddling, coastal surfing, or engaging in SUP yoga. The type of paddleboard you choose will significantly…

How Fast Are Jet Skis: Unveiling Top Speeds and Factors Affecting Performance

How Fast Are Jet Skis: Unveiling Top Speeds and Factors Affecting Performance

We love riding our jet skis due to their speed and agility on water. Performance that can vary widely depending on the model and manufacturer. The top speed of jet skis ranges from about 42 mph to 67 mph for most stock models – these the fastest speed is capped set by manufacturers for the…