Do You Need to Register a Paddleboard?

Do You Need to Register a Paddleboard?

In most places in the world paddleboards, and all other non-motorized watercraft, do not need registration. However, some US states do require registration of longer paddleboards. Additional US states also require the purchase of tags for paddleboards. Most paddleboarders think of their board as a pass time and might not consider that laws governing boats…

Do Sharks Attack Paddle Boarders? What You Need to Know

Do Sharks Attack Paddle Boarders? What You Need to Know

Sharks can and do attack paddle boarders, although this is rare. Shark attacks occur because a paddleboard resembles a food source, such as a seal. This is a case of mistaken identity rather than an act of aggression. Attacks can also happen when a shark feels threatened by actions taken by a paddle boarder. If…

How To Paddle Board Against The Current: The Complete Guide

How To Paddle Board Against The Current: The Complete Guide

When standing up on your paddleboard, keep your back bent and hold your paddle lower down the shaft. In this more streamline position use quicker and shorter stokes. If windy, you can also go to your knees, or even onto your chest into the prone position. If you are paddleboarding on a river, there will…

Can You Paddle Board on a Windsurf Board?

Can You Paddle Board on a Windsurf Board?

You can paddleboard on a windsurfing board, but not just any board is suitable for this activity. You must ensure your windsurfing board has enough buoyancy to support your weight while you ride. Otherwise, you put yourself at risk of sinking. In this article, we will clearly differentiate between paddleboarding and windsurfing on a board….