The image opposite from Starboard illustrates the best technique for holding your paddle in order to make your paddling more efficient.

It is also important choose the right size and type of paddle for the type of paddle boarding you do the most – whether it’s cruising, wave riding or racing. We can help you with choosing your paddle from our online SUP store.

If you have any questions about your paddle please contact us or if you’re looking to improve your paddling technique, some of our SUP partners offer lessons and coaching.