The Freshwater Bay Paddleboard Co Blog

Here at Freshwater Bay Paddleboard Co we like to share our SUP knowledge and experience. Our SUP blog is designed to give you both advice on SUP boards and equipment, and inspiration to get you out on your paddle board having fun and trying new things.  After all, with SUP there’s always something new to learn!
Catching the next set

Catching the next set

Freshwater Bay Paddleboard Co came to life in 2015, as a small company dedicated to making high quality longboard style surf SUPS, and premium quality inflatable paddleboards (iSUPS).   Long before SUP was mainstream and the industry was flooded with cheap boards and...

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How are iSUPs manufactured?

How are iSUPs manufactured?

Freshwater Bay inflatable paddleboards (iSUPS) are made using Double Layer Fusion Technology.  But how are inflatable paddleboards made, and what are the differences? There are a few different methods of inflatable paddleboard construction, with each method having...

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Top tips for catching your first waves

Top tips for catching your first waves

While most Stand Up Paddleboard owners are happy enough to paddle on lakes and rivers, flat water coastal waters and beaches, catching waves on your SUP is a lot of fun! While most Stand Up Paddleboard owners are happy enough to paddle on lakes and rivers, flat water...

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How are Freshwater Bay hard boards constructed?

How are Freshwater Bay hard boards constructed?

When Charlie first started getting his Freshwater Bay Paddleboard designs from idea, to CAD files, to production the main board factories didn’t want to know.  They were too busy making boards for the big brands to consider making them for us.   By working his way...

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White Water SUP

White Water SUP

First forays into White Water SUP It doesn't matter how much experience you have on a SUP, there's always the opportunity to progress your skills and try something new.  For us at Freshwater Bay Paddleboard Co, we have years of experience on flat water and in the...

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Choices, choices – iSUP Vs Solid SUP

Choices, choices – iSUP Vs Solid SUP

So, iSUP Vs Solid SUP: apart from the obvious differences – one type of stand up paddle board being filled with air, the other being a hard shell SUP – what exactly are the differences in terms of performance between and inflatable and hard SUP? Here Freshwater Bay...

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Seasons of SUP

Learning to SUP during Autumn and Winter Learning to stand up paddle board when the sun’s rays are strong, and with water temperatures on the rise, make for a much more enticing picture when considering a new watersport. By its...

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