Happy New Year Paddlers!
In your area, is it hot or cold outside?
No matter where you live seasonal changes may happen gradually while weather conditions can change in an instant.
Whether you're in Northern or Southern Hemispheres you'll have different challenges to overcome and opportunities to enjoy so you can make the most out of our sport no matter what season you're in.
For those in the Northern Hemisphere...
It's cold outside.
And that means one of two things:
- You're an aspiring diehard paddler and want tips on how to dress appropriately for winter paddling.
- You're a warm weather person and want to plan an escape from the cold.
Perfect Paddles is the best place to grab advice whether you're braving the elements in your hometown or daydreaming about your next destination SUP retreat.
If you're a diehard or a daydreamer...
Tap into the community for local guidance on weather conditions and new gear. Find a new SUP fitness class, wildlife paddle, or meet paddlers like you at SUP social or club paddle. You can search by location, keyword, or use our filter categories to find operators by month, gear type, or activity.
Click on a paddle pro's business profile for more details and contact info.
There's a lot of great SUP specific info and it's super simple!
Meet the professionals who are heavily involved in growing the SUP community and are actively paddling in their areas and have intimate knowledge on when, where to paddle, what to expect, and even take you out personally...
Making sure you are safe for the duration of your time on the water.
You can search for them on our extensive database HERE
and contact them directly.
Or if you prefer a solo voyage...
We have a large library of articles, location guides, and even tips on paddling in cold water you should check out before you head out!
It also includes a list of the proper gear to keep you safe in cold water such as:
Bonus: check out this short video for some great tips on winter paddling!