Seats on SUP boards?...
Posted by: tapelgan on May-13-13 12:17 AM (EST)
...I'm planning to give SUP a try.
I'm coming around 3rd base (78 y.o.), and the old bod stiffens easily if kept in one position too long.
That's the main reason I stopped kayaking years ago, and I'm not even using my solo canoe any more. The standing position and full-body activity of SUP might be just the ticket.
However, I might want to sit down, even briefly, once in a while. Sitting on the deck isn't an option, since getting up again might be impossible.
Does anyone make, or has anyone on here invented, a small seat/stool that could be added to a SUP? Probably needs to be 14" high m/l.
My apologies if this topic has already been exhausted here, but I couldn't find relevant info.
Or I could just get a rocking chair and a bigger TV.
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Posted by: jbernard on May-14-13 8:11 PM (EST)
Good for you for trying something new. My mom is 72 and just started SUPping last year. She loves it. SUP is a GREAT activity for developing strength and balance.
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Posted by: Marshall on May-14-13 10:20 PM (EST)
Or any of its ilk will work fine. Tie in a small cooler or filled drybag to font tied downs and that'll provide footbraces. For the fun of it, bring a golf umbrella as a down wind sail.
I am thinking of an offbeat race event|
Posted by: slushpaddler on Jun-27-13 3:58 PM (EST)
Sitting SUP umbrella sailing!
SUP seat available soon|
Posted by: VentureGlide on Jul-31-13 2:36 PM (EST)
Hello, we have the perfect sup seat for you. VentureGlide is the first patented SUP seat in the market and will be in full production soon.
I like it from what i see|
Posted by: just1more on Aug-04-13 6:23 PM (EST)
Hopefully wont be too overpriced so i can order a couple. (husband needs a knee replacement so less paddling time on his feet with full weight would be great!)
Posted by: jimx200 on Aug-16-13 8:27 PM (EST)
Venture Glide seat looks very good! Hope you sell a bunch as I hear people complain all the time about the need to sit for awhile.
Posted by: paddletothesea on Aug-20-13 4:39 PM (EST)
I didnt see into on attaching|
Posted by: just1more on Aug-31-13 6:12 PM (EST)
If not surfing use canoe for SUP!|
Posted by: JeffOYB on Sep-16-13 11:16 AM (EST)
To get your seat back, just use a canoe for SUP. That is, if you're not surfing or out in the wind. On protected waters, Canoe-SUP is the way to go. Enjoy the best of all worlds: standing, sitting, cargo, passengers, etc.
I have used the Cabelas universal |
Posted by: mickjetblue on Sep-22-13 5:48 PM (EST)
storage box, although it is lower in height.
Posted by: thepalins on Feb-01-14 7:23 PM (EST)
I was thinking about this myself and I had the idea of gluing on a foam pedestal thats used in whitewater canoes. You would kneel on this so it should be easy to use without having to move your feet much. I decided just too use my canoe with a SUP Paddle and it works great. I use a Wenonah encounter which is very stable and turns easily. I stood up on it almost the entire 8 mile run on Juniper springs which is rated one of the difficult rivers to paddle. The canoe keeps me dry offers more protection from alligators and gives me a seat to sit on when I get tired. The downfall of using a canoe however is if you should capsize its much more difficult to rescue yourself.
Posted by: HighTide on May-29-14 8:04 AM (EST)
never seen the sup seat / venture glide before. could be something i could get into for the long trips...
Posted by: Goodboard on Jul-06-14 2:23 PM (EST)
Hi, I have been using the VentureGlide as a prototype now for about 3 years, I love it , It will be launched in Late July, 2014 and it is actually the Outrigger Canoe Paddle position on a SUP! and you can Change paddle positions from Standup to either position in just 3 seconds without loss of Paddle torque or Paddle cadence. Go to www.ventureglide.com Website is now going thru a change to get ready for the Launch, Bruce
Posted by: Gormolt on Sep-26-14 2:34 PM (EST)
Go here http://www.paddling.net/standup/boards.html and click on Saturn Inflatable SUPs and Sea Eagle Inflatable Boats both of which make boards with strap on seats. You can probably find rigid versions as well. I am just now checking into SUP and thinking of starting with the SOT330. Being able to keep an inflatable SUP/kayak in the truck wherever I go sounds like a plan.