5 Best Launch Sites to Kayak or SUP on Lake Tahoe

The greatest way to experience the blue waters and picturesque shores of Lake Tahoe is in a kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Here are our favorites. Lake Tahoe is one of the premier lakes in the world—boasting stats like “America’s cleanest motorized lake” and “largest natural lake in California”—but beyond marveling at it from dry land … Read more

Best Water Safety Training for Kayaking, Standup Paddleboarding, and Canoeing

Going kayaking or standup paddleboarding this summer? You won’t be alone. A record 37.9 million participants engaged in paddlesports such as kayaking, standup paddle boarding, and canoeing during the pandemic, according to the latest data (2020) from the Outdoor Foundation. This pandemic surge brought an estimated 2.5 million new paddlers to American waterways, which means … Read more

Best Inflatable Standup Paddleboards: Portable, Versatile, and High-Performance

When it comes to helping people get out on the water, standup paddleboarding is leaving other paddlecraft in its wake. The reason: a shallow learning curve (just hop on and go), letting you instantly channel your inner Laird Hamilton. The only drawback is their size. But all that’s changed with a slew of inflatable standup … Read more