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The Paddleboard Rocker - What is it?

No... it's not Robert Plant or Mick Jagger on a paddleboard... although that would be quite good to see live! The term “rocker” refers to the upward curvature at the ends of the board. The main types of rocker are called nose rocker and tail rocker, which is the upward lift at the front (nose) and back (tail) of the board.
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Picking the Best Inflatable SUP For You: What's The Difference Between All Those Different Constructions?

Stand up paddle boarding is an excellent way to enjoy our waterways. It's a great workout, and it's easy for beginners to catch on fast! But standing up on one of those boards is still a balancing act. If you're not sure which inflatable SUP you should be picking out for yourself or a member of your tribe, we've got you covered. Choosing the right model and construction type is crucial so that you can pick the board that will work best with your body type, usage habits, and skill level. Here are some things to consider when deciding which inflatable SUP to buy for your next adventure.
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The Basics - A Guide to Paddleboarding: Tips, Tricks and Safety Advice

Paddleboarding has become one of the most popular activities. The sport is a great way to stay in shape, explore your surroundings and get some time in the water. Plus, it’s an activity that can be enjoyed solo or with friends and family.
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5 Reasons Why You Should Do SUP Yoga

Paddleboarding can be a strenuous activity, especially if you’re not used to the movements. But with the right balance of difficulty and intensity, paddleboarding can be a great workout that also helps relieve stress. It’s no wonder that SUP yoga has become so popular, combining two amazing sports into one even better activity. This practice combines elements from both stand-up paddleboarding and traditional yoga, allowing for an invigorating and relaxing experience at the same time. 
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How to Choose the Best Stand Up Paddleboard for Your Lifestyle

When it comes to finding the perfect SUP for your lifestyle, there are a number of factors you should take into consideration. Stand-up paddleboarding is not just a leisure activity; this versatile sport can also help you stay in shape. Stand up Paddleboarding, or SUP, is an engaging way to explore natural waterways and join a great community of like-minded adventurers. Whether you prefer large lakes, rivers, or ocean waves, stand-up paddleboarding can be an exciting and challenging sport that you can enjoy all year round (with a wetsuit recommended for those chillier months!). 
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Top 5 Paddle Spots Ep. 3 - Linn (MicroAdventureGirl) Picks

There are so many places of natural beauty to explore in Scotland, so these are just a few of my regular favourites on the doorstep. Since it is the season, I’ve included a couple of autumn favourites too!
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The Impact of Paddleboarding on Wildlife

Paddleboarding is a great way to see the world from a different perspective, including our waterways. It’s also an excellent way to get exercise and enjoy the great outdoors. Sadly, it does have a hidden impact on wildlife that most people don’t realise. If you’re planning to go paddleboarding, there are some things you should know about the environmental impact this sport can have on animals.Here are some ways that paddleboarding can harm wildlife. Hopefully you’ll be able to make more informed decisions in the future.
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Top 5 Paddle Spots Ep. 2 - Lizzie (Magic Beans) Picks

I’ve been lucky enough to SUP some incredible places around the UK, so you’ll have to believe me when I say narrowing the list down to just 5 spots was incredibly tough! 
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Top 5 Paddle Spots - Adventure Stu's Picks

“The Three Cliffs Paddle is one of the best paddleboarding locations that I've ever done, with a Castle overlooking the river, herrings and storks flying past you and as you reach the entrance to the sea you will be greeted by Three huge Cliffs there's also a lagoon to paddle around before making your way back.”
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7 Tips to Keep Your Sea Lion paddleboard in Tip-top Shape

If you own an inflatable paddleboard, then you know all too well the importance of keeping it in good condition. Even if your board is only used a few times a year, there are still some things to be mindful of. Proper care will ensure that your board stays in great shape for years to come. Here are seven tips to keep your inflatable paddleboard in tip-top shape.
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Yulex Pure® Natural Rubber

All Sea lion board handles, leashes and board bag handles are made with Yulex rubber by replacing environmentally harmful synthetic neoprenes with Yulex; a FSC-certified, sustainably sourced and plant-based foam. The comparable CO2 emitted during the manufacturing process is reduced by 80%.
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Bloom Algae Foam

OUR BLOOM™ DECKPAD A performance foam made from algae biomass Bloom™ transform green water into clean water to make performance foams whilst returning habitats to their natural glory. First to market Algae (that ew green sludge on top of a pond) is the fastest growing plant on Earth, making it an incredible renewable resource. Whilst Algae cleans the air and water by absorbing CO2, nitrogen and phosphorus, it also blooms uncontrollably due to these ingredients; effecting plants, animal and human life and hugely impacting fresh water eco systems.
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Why Seagrass?

Although seagrasses only cover 0.1% of the ocean, they sequester 10% of the total carbon in the ocean - an incredibly efficient store of organic carbon. Coastal seagrass beds store up to 83,000 metric tons of carbon per square kilometre – that’s over double a typical terrestrial forest!
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