Trip Planning Tools
Find A Paddle Buddy
Stand Up paddle boarding remains the fastest growing water sport in the world. With new paddlers getting on the water with varying skills, backgrounds, and abilities (we're all on the learning curve together!) a crew of stand up paddle board professional coaches, guides, and industry experts created Perfect Paddles. We focus on providing created and curated support and resources for:
Trip planning - Networking and Community - Knowledge and Resources
We're here to help make the most of your water-based life and live the ultimate SUP lifestyle.
Connect to the SUP Community with easy access to local and global resources right in your inbox, online, and in your pocket allows anyone to tap into the knowledge base of the professional paddle community and paddle anywhere and paddle safely.
Trip Planning Tools and Local Knowledge
A little guidance goes a long way! Find pros and paddles anywhere on Earth using our Global SUP Search Tool! Plan a once in a lifetime trip. Learn more about your local launch spots and Paddle Groups. Discover, plan and connect. Find your Perfect Paddle.
Up to 25% off participating locations - could be 10% off multi day excursion, $5 off your next rental, 20% off a SUP tour - more being added all the time!
Complete your paddler bio when you sign up with experience level, interests, gear preferences and share with potential paddle buddies and future paddle guides and teachers so they can help guide you on experiences that are best suited to you - First-timer, beginner +, intermediate skills - class 1 white water, surf zone 1 to 3 feet, etc.
Let the Pro know before you arrive so you can have the best experience.
Use our heat map, and category search filters to find community events like beach clean ups, races, social paddles by month and destination
Become a Paddle Buddy
Looking to paddle with someone who shares the same experience level, gear preferences, and goals? Paddling’s more fun with a friend and one who can keep up and push you to train harder can be logistically difficult to say the least. Search by location, gear preferences, skill set - make a new paddle buddy or create your own paddle group.
Download the Perfect Paddles App
Search and navigate to the best Paddle Spots from your Phone