SUP 101 – A Beginner’s Guide to Stand Up Paddling

Stand up paddling is a fun, easy way to go play on the water. With a minimum of equipment, a beginner can be paddling and having fun quickly. Paddleboarding offers an amazing full body workout and has become a favorite cross-training activity for all types of athletes...

SUP Training and its 10 Golden Rules

Setting up a solid SUP training program is key to reaching your full athletic potential and goals. Read The 10 Golden Rules of SUP Training and the detailed article that follows to help set up an effective SUP training program. The 10 Golden Rules Of SUP Training...

Vissla Wetsuits Review

People sometimes have a tough time getting reviews for products. Most reviews have a little “incentive” behind them whether it’s monetary or free gear. Regardless it’s still tough to get the review you want. Chris Wagner (@surf_wag on IG) saw...

What’s SUP with Standup Paddleboard Volume?

At Halifax Paddlesurf we are often asked What Standup Paddleboard volume is best for me? The  answer is, It depends.  For beginners we recommend a volume of about twice your body weight. Here is a longer explanation of our volume recommendations: HOW DO...

Leashes Save Lives!

  We’ve all seen it. People out with no PFD or Leash. Maybe we’ve even been guilty of doing it ourselves. Perhaps one of the most important pieces of equipment is the leash, the thing that connects you to your board. For any paddler, this little item...

A guide to Standup Surf Etiquette

How to navigate your Standup Surf board in a lineup.   The stigma that keeps standup surf paddlers at bay in crowded surf zones is real. Standup Surf boards provide easy access to waves to many who have never prone surfed. Find a peak with the fewest surfers out...