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What is so good about Red Paddle Co inflatable SUPs?

Inflatable SUP manufacturer Red Paddle Co sell the most popular stand up paddle board on the market. You probably wouldn’t expect it, but an inflatable stand up paddle board, the Red Paddle Co 10’6″ Ride is in fact the world’s most sold board. People often forget the potential of SUP goes well beyond the coast line and waves. Lakes, rivers, canals, ponds, any body of water is ideal for SUP.

Why is the Red Paddle Co 10’6″ Ride the world’s most popular SUP? Well, Green Water Sports have written a two articles: 1 about the unique features of Red Paddle Co stand up paddle boards why they stand out amongst the other stand up boards on the market. The other they’ve written is a short article about what it is like to be a Red Paddle Co inflatable SUP owner. See what sets Red Paddle Co inflatable paddle boards apart from the rest in their article about the brand’s unique features. Then read more about being a Red Paddle Co SUP owner.

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How do I attach my SUP leash to my board?

One of the most, if not the most, important parts of your SUP kit is your leash. We use leashes for 2 reasons, for your safety, the safety of others. The SUP leash is going to keep you tethered to your board at all times, a hefty floatation device. Read more about why the SUP leash is such an important part of stand up paddling here. There are several types of SUP leash, which we cover in this leash guide, but they all usually attach to you and the board in the same way. The only possible exception would be a leash used on whitewater/rivers that attaches to your waist for even quicker and easier release in case of any emergency.

Attaching your SUP leash can be a little bit confusing the first time around but don’t worry, Green Water Sports have made a little video that helps us connect everything up correctly. Lets take a look at the video: How to attach a SUP leash.

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Which pump is best for your inflatable SUP?

Inflatable stand up paddle board pumps have improved a lot in the last few years. K-Pump has developed a true two stage pump with both a high volume and high pressure pump cylinder for quick inflation and then high pressure inflation. They come in two different sizes, have universal board valve adaptors making them super easy to use, they are made in the USA and are very strong and good for 25PSI!

So, this called for an inflatable SUP pump comparison test against the industry standard Bravo made pumps. The Red Paddle Co Ezee and the Red Paddle Co Ezee HP are the two standard Bravo pumps that usually ship with inflatable stand up paddle boards. They are used by many brands as the high volume and high pressure pumps but K-Pump have combined these features in one amazing pump.

The test featured the Red Paddle Co Ezee, Red Paddle Co Ezee HP, the K-Pump K-220 and the K-Pump K-20. Green Water Sports, online retailer for inflatable stand up boards, have done a full test and comparison article with the 4 pumps featured. Check out the K-Pump and Red Paddle Co pump comparison.