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Is it Safe to Leave My SUP Inflated All the Time?

July 26, 2023
Atoll Board Resting on Water and Rocks

Whether you’ve been paddling for a few days or a few years, there is always something new to learn. Since the beginning of Atoll Boards, our team has always welcomed all types of frequently asked questions (FAQs). For example, “Is it safe to leave my SUP inflated all the time?” As always, we have everything you need to know, so keep on reading below!

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Yes, You Can Leave Your Board Inflated

The short answer is: yes, you can leave your board inflated for an extended amount of time. However, there are a few important things to know. 

Safely Store Your Paddle Board

Firstly, you will want to be sure to store it properly as this can make a world of difference both in the short term as well as the long term. To do so, you will want to find a cool and dry place that is preferably out of direct sunlight; and, for best results, we suggest keeping your SUP off the ground, if possible. For more specific details, recommendations, and general information about how to safely store your paddle board, click here

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Check the Air Pressure Before Using it

Secondly, if you intend to keep your SUP fully inflated in between uses, then please be sure to check the air pressure before using it, as an SUP will eventually lose some or all of its air. What’s more, this is especially true if the storage situation is less than ideal. Rest assured, as long as the air pressure is good to go, then you typically should be fine. On a related note, to learn the best way to inflate an SUP, click here.

Inspect Your Board Before Putting it in the Water

Finally, be sure to thoroughly inspect your board before putting it in the water, especially if you anticipate any potential problems such as leaks, holes, or anything else. Additionally, if your inflated SUP was not stored properly, such as sitting out in the sun for hours or days on end, then it may have busted seams, weakened glue, and other serious problems. In any case, proper storage and due diligence can make a world of difference – both in the quality of your board as well as your paddling experiences.

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Contact Our Team at Atoll Boards

To learn more about the aforementioned topics or anything else, please feel free to contact our team at Atoll Boards. Whatever the inquiry may be, all are welcome to give us a call at 877-698-8581 or send an email to customerservice@atollboards.com. We were happy to answer your question, “Is it safe to leave my SUP inflated all the time?,”and we would gladly welcome the chance to serve you again. Furthermore, if you have any need for a new SUP, look no further than our signature Atoll Boards. Whatever your paddling adventures might entail—SUP surfing, fishing, meditating, or anything else—these experiences are bound to be even better atop our top-of-the-line Atoll Board. In any case, we look forward to serving you soon.

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