Paddleboarding: How To
Here are some of our best tips and tricks to care for your Tower Products:
Sun Exposure / or lack of it:
Due to the nature of our boards, we always recommend to not leave your board sitting in direct sunlight for any extended period of time (especially when storing). Direct sun exposure will slowly wear on your board; so keeping it in shade when not in use will ensure it’s longest and best life!
If you must leave your board in direct sun, a reflective bag with UV protection is highly recommended!
Cleaning your Board:
Boards get dirty and that’s totally fine! With a Mr Clean Magic eraser and some soapy water, the dirt will come right off! Your board will be left sparkling clean as if brand new!
Unfortunately our paddles do NOT float. Luckily, we have a very simple solution! Take a pool noodle, cut it up into small pieces and stuff them inside the paddle OR wrap cut pieces around the outside of the paddle. Then you won’t ever have to worry about a sinking paddle again!
Sometimes mistakes happen and we know that! If your board seems to have a leak/is not holding air, we recommend doing the soapy water test! Simply, fill a spray bottle with soapy water and spray it all over your board. Wherever big bubbles begin to form, is where you have found the leak! Each board purchased from Tower receives a patch kit with it (an orange canister), that can easily be applied over the hole with a vinyl repair glue.
When deflating the board, always use the push pin in the center of the valve: simply push down with your finger and twist clockwise. DO NOT use the valve wrench from your repair kit to untwist the valve off, as this will be a much more difficult process to put it back together.
Be sure to keep the cap to your valve on when in use, this will prevent water and debris from entering the valve which could lead to it not closing properly.
Tower YouTube Channel
Replacing your Valve: Click Here
Patching your Board: Click Here
Finding a replacement fin: Click Here