SUP | A Beginner’s Guide to Paddleboarding
In the past few years, stand up paddle-boarding, or SUP for short, has exploded on the water sports scene. And at Adventure Island on Long Caye in Glover’s Reef, Belize, we’ve taken up SUP in a serious way and written about it a number of times on this blog. Our guests love it. Unlike conventional surf board surfing, SUP is extremely easy to learn. If you’re a first timer, you
Paddleboarding in the Caribbean with all the newest gear
Paddleboarding in the Caribbean is amazingly easy, especially when outfitted with all the newest gear. Each year, as we get our eco-resort island paradise ready for the coming season, we drive down a truckload (which then becomes a boatload) of the latest gear. This year’s haul included a “quiver” of the newest, state-of-the-art stand up paddleboards shown here resting in a newly
Downwind paddleboard cruising-our newest sport!
Slickrock has added 3 new ‘cruiser’ paddleboards to our collection of SUP’s this season. This style of paddleboard is designed for longer distance paddling tours, and the boards have a more defined keel for better tracking and a pointed bow to cut through chop. This allows the board to cover more distance efficiently, and is the design used in racing and long distance paddling. We will start
Slickrock Featured in SUP Film
What do you do for vacation when you work on adventure island? You think up the most obscure plans for yourself and friends throw in some ridiculous elements and whamo! Epics are born. Most of these plans happen over a drink. I think that part is similar for everyone. Then something happens, I decide it must be done and there is no changing my mind. For the last two months, in between trips at sli