Quantcast
Awards

iRocker All Around Ultra

Price: $799.99 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: All Around
Weight: 19.13 lbs Sizes: 10', 11'

Who is this for: Looking for a beginner-friendly inflatable standup paddle board that’s compact, affordable and comes with the complete package? Check out the All-Around Ultra from iRocker. The All-Around Ultra is best for just that: all around paddling and is best for short-distance paddling, close to shore. This board comes in a variety of colors so you’re sure to find something that best suits your style. The All Around Ultra weighed in around 19lbs making it very lightweight and easy to carry, and it’s definitely a viable option if you are considering this board for the family and especially if you’re looking for a board that doesn’t take up a lot of storage space. The All-Around’s entire package is priced at $799.99, putting it in our mid-tier pricing bracket and comes with everything you need (and more) to get on the water. Read more HERE.

  • Published in Reviews

iRocker Cruiser

Price: $799.99 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: All Around
Weight: 21.4 lbs Sizes: 10'6"

Who is this for: If you’re searching for a beginner-friendly inflatable standup paddle board that’s affordable check out the Cruiser from iRocker. The Cruiser is an all-around paddle board great for short distance paddling near shore. This board has seven (yes you read that right) different colorways available to choose from making it pretty much a guarantee you’ll find a color that best suits your style. The Cruiser is also lightweight and easy to carry so if you’re considering something that would be easy for the entire family to enjoy this board is definitely an option. Priced at $799.99, this board comes fully equipped with everything you need to get on the water to have a good time.Read more HERE.

  • Published in Reviews

BOTE HD Aero

Price: $1,149 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: All Around
Weight: 25.4 lbs Sizes: 11'6"

Who is this for: The HD Aero from BOTE is a great all-around, stable board for mid-range distances that is well suited for beginner and intermediate paddlers. This board can do it all: fishing, touring, yoga, and everything you need from one board. The HD Aero comes in an array of colors and designs that are stunning (in true BOTE fashion), so there’s definitely something there that you’re sure to like. Weighing in at ~25lbs, the board is at an average weight for its size and is fairly easy to carry to and from the water. Priced at $1,149 (USD) this board sits in the popular mid-tier market in terms of affordability. Read more HERE.

  • Published in Reviews

Bay Sports Wood Look Original Series

Price: $649 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: Tour
Weight: 22.7 lbs Sizes: 10'6", 11'6"

Who is this for: If you’re on the market for an affordable, inflatable touring paddle board that comes in a complete package, the Bay Sports Wood Look Original Series is one to take into consideration. At $649, the Wood Look sits just above the low price tier and is best-suited for touring paddling but does well for all around paddling too . At 32 inches wide, the board is very stable and user-friendly to all paddlers, no matter age, skill, or size. It is also fairly lightweight, weighing only 20 lbs making nice and easy to carry. The Wood Look does include everything you need to get on the water right out of the gate including a paddle, leash, fin and the board itself also has a solid amount of add on’s that you’ll typically see come with other touring paddle boards.Read more HERE.

  • Published in Reviews

Body Glove Performer

Price: $999 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: All-Around
Weight: 24.6 lbs Sizes: 11'

Who is this for: If you’re looking for a very stable, inflatable, all-around/touring paddle board that is at an affordable price point of less than $1,000 then the Performer 11 from Body Glove is worth a look. Due to its width of 34 inches the board is very stable and weighed in at 24.6 lbs, which is fairly lightweight and easy to carry. Its shape makes the Performer a board that can be used by everyone, no matter the age or skill level, and is designed primarily for recreation. Its construction and shape combined best fit this board for short distance paddling, around the beach and dock or on the river. Retailing at $999, the board fits in the affordable mid-tier market.

  • Published in Reviews

POP Board Co Royal Hawaiian

Price: $849 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: All Around
Weight: 22.12 lbs Sizes: 10'6"

Who is this for: If you’re looking for a durable, all around inflatable stand up paddle board that comes in a complete package, check out the Royal Hawaiian from POP Board Co. The Royal Hawaiian is great for beginner paddlers but also is something the entire family can enjoy. The board is best for short distance paddling of up to 2 miles and is best in flatwater conditions. The board also comes in two different colorways (pink/black or mint green/black) which is a nice option to suit your style. Priced at $849, the Royal Hawaiian sits in the popular mid-tier in terms of affordability.Read more HERE.

  • Published in Reviews

Thurso Surf Waterwalker

Price: $849 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: All Around
Weight: 24.4 lbs Sizes: 10', 10'6, 11'

About the board: The Waterwalker 132 from Thurso Surf is an affordable, durable, inflatable paddle board that’s designed for paddlers who are interested in an all around board. The board is nice and stable and is best for paddling short distances up to a couple miles or so, and in calm flat water. The Waterwalker also comes fully loaded with all items needed to get on the water as quickly as possible which is a nice perk. The board is also available in 3 different colorways so there’s some variety for you to choose from. Priced at $849 this board sits in the popular mid-tier market in terms of affordability. Read more HERE.

  • Published in Reviews

Blackfin Model XL

Price: $1,149 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: All Around
Weight: 25.1 lbs Sizes: 11'6"

Who is this for: If you’re looking for a durable inflatable board that doesn’t break the bank check out the Blackfin Model XL from iRocker. At 11’6” this board is designed with SUP fishing in mind and can handle a solid amount of weight (up to 485 lbs) and take on a bit more distance or adventure if that’s something you’re looking for. The XL is available in six different colors and is packed with features, coming with everything you need to get on the water. At 34” wide, this board is very stable and good for paddlers of all skill levels and sizes. For $1,149, this is a solid package. Read more HERE.

  • Published in Reviews

Tahe Breeze Wing

Price: $1,099 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: Touring/All Around
Weight: 24.6 lbs Sizes:11', 12'6

Who is this for: The Tahe Sport Breeze Wing is a great all-around, stable board that is suitable for paddlers of all skill levels and is capable of paddling longer distances. This paddle board is made with Tahe Sport’s SUP Air technology which includes a dual-layer stringer and side rails combined with drop-stitch panels, which we felt made for strong overall durability and something that can stand the test of time. This board is on the lighter side, and weighed in at ~24lbs making handling the board pretty easy when getting in and out of the water. The Tahe Sport Breeze Wing inflatable paddle board is a great all-around recreational board, allowing you to take it from the shoreline with your kids to long-distance paddling adventures. This inflatable paddle board can be stable for long distances of 3 to 10+ miles due to the technology, as well as the comfort and grip from the traction pad. And, coming in at an affordable price point of less than $800 with everything you need to get out on the water (board, paddle, pump, leash, fin) this is a board definitely worth taking a look at.

  • Published in Reviews

SIC Maui Okeanos Air

Price: $929.95 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: Touring
Weight: 26.6 lbs Sizes:12'6, 14'

Who is this for: If you’re looking for a premium-quality, touring-specific inflatable SUP that is under $1,000, the SIC Maui Okeanos might just be the board for you. This board is made for paddlers of all levels who are interested not just in a touring board, but one that can also double and work for racing and even SUP fishing, SUP yoga, SUP fitness, and downwind. This board would be great for someone who is looking for a SUP that works well as a starter board for touring but is also something you can grow into and will suit you as your skills develop and mature since this board can go the distance. The Okeanos Air is made out of SIC Maui’s Fusion Skin Technology (FST), one of the stiffest materials on the market. This makes for a very strong board that can take you and your gear on adventures far and near. If you are looking for something that feels very stable, is relatively easy to carry and can be used in a variety of conditions, this board fits the bill.

  • Published in Reviews

SIC Maui Tao Air Tour

Price: $769.95 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: Touring
Weight: 24.11 lbs Sizes:11', 12'6

Who is this for: If you’re looking for a durable all-around/touring inflatable stand up paddle board that is fully equipped with everything you need, check out the SIC Maui Tao Air Tour. The Tao Air Tour is great for everyone— from taking the family out on the water to surfing small to mid-sized waves, doing sup yoga, or even just touring the ocean shore. This board is made with SIC’s Drop Stitch Construction (DSC) and Support Stringer Technology (SST) making the board strong and stable. We weighed this board at 25lbs, which is an average weight for a board this size and very manageable when carrying. This board is designed for mid-range paddling of distances in the range of 3 to 5 miles, but not much beyond that. Priced at $769.95 (USD), this board sits at the affordable mid-price point tier.

  • Published in Reviews

Bay Sports Mandala Series

Price: $679 Build: Inflatable
Skill: Beginner Use: Yoga
Weight:  26.3 lbs Sizes: 11'

About the board:If you’re looking for an inflatable paddle board great for beginners that suits all around paddling and yoga, take a look at the Mandala series inflatable SUP by Bay Sports. This board is best suited for paddling shorter distances, up to a couple miles at most, and will do best in calmer waters, either on a lake or near the shoreline. The board weighs roughly 22 lbs so carrying it should be quite manageable for most paddlers. Retailing at $679 this board comes with everything you need (paddle, pump, backpack, leash) to get on the water and is a really nice package for less than $1,000 USD. Read more HERE.

  • Published in Reviews
Subscribe to this RSS feed