Stand-up paddleboarding has been around now for a few years, and it still remains wildly popular in beach hot spots like Hawaii, Panama City, Santa Barbara, Key West, the Bahamas, Redondo Beach, and Costa Rica. But why, exactly? As Florida watersport experts, we at Atlantic Beach Clubs II will explain.

It’s Relaxing

Stand-up paddleboarding is hailed for its ability to relax and de-stress. You get to experience nature and the water in a whole new way, and very peacefully.

It’s Social

Stand-up paddleboarding is becoming quite the club. There are paddling groups and meetups in thousands of places in the world, and paddleboarders love getting to know each other. Besides the meetups and groups, you’ll meet other paddleboarders out in the water in no time.

It Helps with Weight Loss

It’s a relaxing way to burn some serious calories! It doesn’t feel like exercise—it just feels like fun.

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It Can be Competitive

Many stand-up paddleboarders love to challenge others to races. The challenge comes from learning about tides, winds, and weather.

It’s Safe

Stand-up paddleboarding is extremely safe, and it’s a low-impact sport that’s great for adventurers of all ages.

It Improves Strength and Conditioning

Stand up paddleboarding makes you use a lot of muscle groups and is excellent for overall conditioning.

As you can see, stand-up paddleboarding is a fantastic watersport that anyone can enjoy—and it’s something that you can truly do at your own pace. These are the many reasons it’s taken water lovers by storm (calmly).

At Atlantic Beach Clubs II in Ft. Lauderdale, the fun doesn’t stop with our SUP rentals. We offer watersport rentals of all kinds, including jet ski rentals, kayak rentals, parasailing, and boat rentals. If you have any questions about stand-up paddleboard rentals or any of our other services, contact us at (954) 376-3770!