Going out on the water? Whether it’s your first time recreationally paddleboarding on calm water or going on a full-day adventure, we’ve got you covered. Read our checklist to make sure you have everything you need.
Lifejacket or personal flotation device (PFD)
Pump (for inflatable SUP)
Fin(s) for SUP
Safety whistle and first aid kit
Headlamp or flashlight (required if paddling after sundown)
Recommended Personal Items
Cellphone in protective bag/case
Insect repellent (as needed)
Clothing and Footwear
Note: Make sure to dress for the water temperature and not the air temperature.
For warm weather and warm water (<70°F), wear clothing that dries quickly:
Board shorts or swimsuit
Water shoes, neoprene booties, or sandals
For cold weather and/or cold water (<60°F), wear clothing that insulates:
Neoprene top and shorts or wetsuit