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Upwind Paddling Tips

– Sit down and paddle it like a kayak feet out front slightly bent. I’ve used this one in up to 41kts of wind.
– Sit cross legged, use that torso to paddle.
– Kneel, a popular technique, but I think the least efficient.

Holding the paddle while sitting:
My lower hand goes right above the blade, with the other 2’ higher, use nearly a straight upper arm and torso for power. Think like a outrigger paddler, or canoeist.

– Use a kayak paddle! Beware that kayak paddles aren’t built for the torque of paddling with one end, so I’ve broken two standing up.

Salmon Bay Paddle SUP Tips

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