Stand up paddle boarding has quickly gained popularity over the last decade, mostly because on the web learn and befitting all ages. This low-impact paddle sport allows you to explore lakes, estuaries and rivers and other bodies of water nearby, connect with nature and get a great workout. You can either take it easy and have a nice paddle around the lake or get an extreme chest muscles workout. If you’re just getting to grips with paddle sports, you may want to choose an inflatable stand up paddle board, or iSUP Inflatable paddle board, to begin with. Here’s a look at the benefits of an inflatable board over a regular SUP board.
Advantages of an Inflatable SUP Board
The main advantage of the iSUP is pretty obvious: it can quickly be deflated for easy transportation and storage. Inflatable stand up paddle boards can be transported by car or plan, as they fit inside of a small bookbag when deflated. There’s also no need to spend the money on a car slab to take your board to the water; just throw it in the shoe and blow up it by the water. As transporting your board is easier, you’re greatly predisposed to actually move out on the water on a regular basis.
If you live in an apartment or simply don’t have a lot of space to store a full-size 12-foot board, you will also get find an inflatable SUP board is much far more convenient. After you’re done on the water, dry off your board and roll it up to get the air out. Most iSUP boards add a storage case so you can store your board in a closet or a car shoe.
If you’re just getting to grips with paddling, an inflatable may be a better choice as well because the boards are more stable on the water. They’re usually thicker over a regular rigid board and not as streamlined, helping to make them slower but better to learn on. Some also have uneven tops that help you grip the board, which is a big help if you’re new to paddle boards or surfing.