Licenses and Titles and Stickers, Oh My. If you are an Illinois power boat owner, you already know that there are a lot of hoops to jump thru. Meaning, there is a whole list of regulations, titles, and stickers that are required. Most Stand Up Paddleboards do not have hull identification numbers and they are not requiredRead More
BIC SUP paddleboard trainers Steve and Cindy gave the Alpine Accessories Board House staff a full day of training on everything SUP. Both in store and on the water training, at the Board House at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake, gave our paddleboard instructors additional techniques for advanced paddle boarding.
Like many things, you have many choices when it comes to paddle boards. If you’re in the market for a paddle board, you should spend a few minutes and read this blog post as it could save you from making an incorrect purchase. First, you should determine a classifications: All Around Touring Surf Race All Around – (Shown right) ThisRead More
Get more out of your paddle boarding experience Paddle board accessories can make your paddling experience more fun, safer and easier. There are basic must have accessories such as a paddle, a PFD and a leash that will make life easier for you on the water. Paddles: Paddles can range from under 2 pounds toRead More
Get the most of your wardrobe and use layering pieces from winter on cool summer nights or inside frigid air conditioned restaurants and stores. In winter weather there is the first layer or base layer, a mid-layer or fleece jacket, then your outer shell jacket. Take that mid-layer jacket to wear in the spring, summerRead More
Extend your paddle boarding into cooler days with a wetsuit! Mens and womens specific one piece suits as well as just tops and bottoms are available at Alpine Accessories. Neoprene wetsuits work by keeping your warm body heat in and not allowing the colder water to lower your body temperature. Any time the water isRead More
The new shipments of stand up paddleboards from BIC Sport and Boardworks have arrived at Alpine Accessories, as well as and large assortment of accessories and summer apparel. To find out more about our summer paddleboard business check out our sister blog FoxValleySUP. There you will find information on where to go with your SUP,Read More