Questions and answers

Is surftech a good brand?

Is surftech a good brand?

The quality is good- but not better than a handcrafted board. The pricing was pretty close to what I would’ve paid for a big-name polyester-glassed board. The bottom line is- performance-wise, this is one of the best longboards I’ve had.

What is prone paddleboarding?

Prone paddle boarding is also known as traditional paddle boarding. When you see someone prone paddle boarding, you may see them lying down or kneeling on prone boards while paddling with their hands. Basically, it is like swimming while lying or kneeling on a paddle board.

How hard is prone paddleboarding?

Prone paddleboarding will seem difficult at first. But once you get the hang of it, you may never want to go back to SUP. The connection you will feel with the water is special and out of this world. You also get a good workout.

What is the most durable paddle board?

Tahoe SUP- The Tahoe SUP Rubicon Series is another plastic molded line of boards that will last you a life time. ThermoSUP technology with its Honeytech Core. At 12′ feet long, like the SUP ATX Adventure, this is a bigger board with a touring shape and one of the only touring indestructible models on the market.

Where are surftech boards made?

Surftech boards are now manufactured in Thailand and shipped throughout the world. As of 2015, Surftech is owned by Triple D, a Thailand-based investment company.

Is Riviera sup still in business?

Established in coastal Southern California 2007 as the leading brand exclusive to creating Stand Up Paddle specific products only, Riviera Paddlesurf is still family owned and operated.

What muscles does prone paddling work?

Many of us start our paddle boarding session by kneeling. While kneeling, you will work your abs, shoulders, arms, and back. When in the prone position of lying down, your triceps and biceps do the brunt of the work, as do your shoulders.

Can you stand up on a prone paddleboard?

You are low to the “ground” on the prone board so you’re not nearly as visible as you are when you are standing up on a SUP. Be especially mindful of boats and jet skis that might not be used to seeing someone paddling with just their hands, more or less flat out on the water.

What do you wear for prone paddling?

Wear a leash At least give it a try. If that’s a no go, then wearing a leash is doubly important. Even though, because of the prone position – lower to the water – the board is not as, well, PRONE, to getting away from you in the same way a SUP can, it can still get carried off by wind and current.