Stand Up Paddleboards

Introduction Thumbnail
Getting Started Thumbnail
Getting Started
Preparation Thumbnail
Life Jackets Thumbnail
Life Jackets
Transportation Thumbnail
Safety Guidelines Thumbnail
Safety Guidelines
​Navigation Rules​ Thumbnail
Navigation Rules​
Aids To Navigation and Restrictions​ Thumbnail
Aids To Navigation & Restrictions​
Proper Conduct​ Thumbnail
Proper Conduct​
Paddling Under The Influence​ Thumbnail
Paddling Under The Influence​
Conclusion​ Thumbnail

This 16 minute presentation guides you through the most important safety guidelines for renting and operating a Paddleboard.

Separated into eleven short sections, you'll learn about safety precautions, general operation, and more to make your experience both safe and fun! Don't forget to also take our ten question assessment to see how much you learned.

Stand Up Paddleboards

Be sure to watch all the videos above before beginning the assessment.


  1. Which of the following is not a critical part of preparing to paddleboard.

  2. For beginners, the paddle should stand how far (in inches) above your head?

  3. Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding the risk of hypothermia?

  4. The most important safety precaution you can take while paddleboarding is to:

  5. For longer distances which is the proper way to carry a paddleboard to or from the water?

  6. What is the proper way to climb onto a paddleboard in shallow water near the shore?

  7. Which of the following is not an acceptable area for beginners to paddleboard?

  8. Where is the safest place to cross the path of a power boat?

  9. At what angle should you cross an open waterway on a paddleboard?

  10. Which of the following is an example of safe and responsible paddleboarding behavior?