SAN DIEGO, California - Seasons are a-changin' and the cooler weather and fall colors will be making their way to your oceans and waterways in no time. Here, we’ve put together a list of SUP gear, SUP accessories, SUP boards and all the must have's for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP'er for the 2017 Fall SUP season, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone!
Take a look at the 2017 Fall SUP Gear Guide below:
Paddles & Accessories
Werner Zen 85
Before even getting to the water you will feel the balance and see the beauty of the Zen 85. Our Premium fiberglass process blends perfection in craftsmanship and materials for a stiff, light, elegant looking blade. Add our HD Graphics, and now you have a true work of art. Our carbon shaft helps keep the overall weight down while adding a perfect overall flex to the paddle.
The five gallon bucket and cooler are some of BOTE's best selling attachments. Meet the KULA 5, a new cooler that combines the best parts of a cooler with a five gallon bucket. Use it as a cooler, seat, bait-well, rod holder, cast net holder, equipment storage or just about anything that you can do with a five-gallon bucket. The KULA 5 is the ultimate attachment for any SUP board.
The STEREOACTIVE is the world’s first portable floating watersports stereo, designed for the challenge of life on the water. The combination of world-class industrial design, high quality music reproduction, intelligent functionality and an extensive feature set has resulted in a rugged portable stereo that is prepared for anything. Sources include Bluetooth, radio tuner, USB and iPhone & Android audio playback and charging. Let STEREOACTIVE provide the soundtrack to your next SUP Adventure.
LitraTorch™ is the worlds most versatile adventure photo and video light. At 1.5"x1.5" in size, the Torch provides 800 lumen of continuous, high quality light. It’s waterproof up to 30 feet, incredibly durable and can illuminate your paddles at night! The light is compatible with almost all GoPro accessory mounts and fits perfectly into the GoPro Session cage. With the Litra Torch you can paddle in the dark and feel confident!
Boards - Inflatables
The SHUBU 9’6″ and 10’6″ inflatable SUPs are the perfect choice for those looking for more performance in a single chamber inflatable. These boards are ideal for cruising, recreational surfing, river running and family paddling.
Pump and go with the NEW Pelican ANTIGUA 106 inflatable stand up paddle board (SUP). This 10.5 ft ultra-light SUP (27 lb) has a remarkable color arrangement of bright orange, piercing red and concentrated baby blue. The ANTIGUA 106 features an anti-slip cushioned deck pad for comfort and secure footing, an elastic bungee cord for storage, a leash ring, an air valve, a removable 10” fin and carrying handles. This inflatable SUP comes equipped with a carry bag, pump and leash.
The FLOW Inflatable series is the inflatable alternative to the GCI and FCI versions of the FLOW 9.6, 10.6 and 11.6. With all of the same attributes of our Air Glides, but more generous volumes, the FLOW inflatables are a stable and economical first step in your SUP career. New for 2016 is SIC’s Stringer Support Technology (SST) which, provides structure and rigidity to the board when inflated, but collapses and folds to store inside of a backpack. Who knew SUP could be this easy and fun?
Slingshot Crossbreed Inflatable
Slingshot’s Crossbreed inflatable paddle boards are your ticket to user-friendly fun in the great outdoors. They're light weight, durable, portable, super safe and they feel like hardboards when fully inflated. Anyone looking for a sturdy and straightforward all-around board that will hold up for years to come, these are them.
Aqua Marina Beast
Featuring STDS (SuperTough Dual Stringer) technology, BEAST is a versatile all-around board with extraordinary rigid yet lighter with superior stroke power, control and balance. It is an all-condition SUP that delivers ultimate fun.
Boards - Hard Tops
The award winning Raven has been Boardworks most popular model for many reasons. Designed for superior glide and stability in flat or choppy water, the Raven is an excellent all-around board for lakes, bays, harbors, docile rivers or open ocean. Ideal for touring, fitness paddling and recreational racing.
The Rukus is a great do-it all standup paddle board for the whole family that is versatile, built to take a beating, and last season after season. The performance hull design offers excellent stability, flotation & glide. And with our ultra strong Bombshell construction, the Rukus is a virtually indestructible, lightweight board.
Pelican Flow Angler
Cast comfortably in flat water thanks to the Pelican FLOW 116 ANGLER. This easy to paddle stand up paddle board (SUP) provides superior stability, tracking and balance. It features a large padded anti-slip cushioned deck pad for a secure footing and comfort, integrated rail ramps for additional leverage and better balance, bottom grooves for increased tracking, a 5" flexible rubber fin a SCOTTY™ rod holder, elastic bungee cords for your fishing gear and carrying handles for easy transport. Made of RAM-X™ impact-resistant material, this SUP is built to last.
The NEW Pelican MOOREA 106 is a striking SUP combining bright lime and earthy brown colors, with wood themed accents. This lightweight (30 lb) SUP is great for serious paddle boarders and for light surf. Featuring an anti-slip cushioned deck pad, it provides secure footing and comfort. So be bold and hit the water with your MOOREA 106 to create memorable stories worth sharing.
The all-new 2017 Chameleon TEKefx Stand Up Paddleboard bridges the gap from recreation paddling to adventure touring. This hybrid design combines a displacement nose with a flotation hull to create a board that is exceptionally stable yet still has drive of a true touring board. Designed for the enthusiast who wants to do more than just go for a casual paddle, the Chameleon SUP will advance with your ability. Built in our new TEKefx construction utilizing sandwich molded high quality bamboo veneer and fiberglass, includes 4 deck tie downs, ledge handle and 3/4 deck pad.
Surftech Generator TekEFX
The Surftech Generator is the ultimate shape for versatility, maneuvering easily in small to medium surf, while also providing good stability and glide in flat water. The TEKefx brings the organic texture of bamboo with a translucent array of vibrant colors and fresh designs, creating a unique look that is both functional and beautiful. This is the perfect Stand Up Paddle Board for the paddler wanting quality and great looking gear for a day trip down the river, on the lake, or to the beach.
Bark Contender Lite Pro Elite
The new BARK Contender Lite Blue is a reflection of the shift in design towards lower-volume, narrower boards using the same race proven outline of the original Contender. It’s wrapped in blue, grey and white racing stripes and is the perfect choice for the paddler looking for that magic, lower-volume 12’6" board to support them in a variety of conditions.
SIC Maui Bullet 12.6
The Bullet 12.6 has taken on its own identity in the world of SUP. A scaled down version of the Bullet 14, this board is the mountain bike of the water. Whether looking for a board that glides with ease around the harbor or you want to catch some bumps in the open ocean or lake, the Bullet 12 is for you. The Bullet 12 can often be seen in local surf lineups on smaller days, as this board can do it all. This makes it perhaps, the most well rounded board in the world. If you don’t want to have multiple boards in your quiver then you want the Bullet 12.6.
SIC Maui Feel Good
The new Feelgood and Agent all around cruisers are the go to boards in SIC’s line for any type of paddling scenario. These boards were designed with fun in mind. Whether it is flat water paddling or catching a few fun ones at your local break, these versatile boards will perform in all conditions. Available in a large range of lengths, widths and volume to accommodate any type of rider.
Rover evolved from the most innovative paddle boards on the planet, and it was designed as a paddle board first. It’s channeled, Deep-V nose design quietly slices through the water and paddles efficiently through a variety of water conditions. It’s a stand up paddle board. It’s a micro skiff. It’s everything in between. No matter what you call it, one thing’s for sure, it’s a BOTE.
Naish Nalu GTW
The Nalu GTW is the one-board solution for riders wanting versatility, stability and waveriding performance. It features classic longboard outline, recessed deck and full rails for increased stability and wider range of use. The single-concave nose flows into a double-concave midsection and V tail, making it adaptable to everything from flatwater cruising, to ankle-slapper waves, to double-overhead surf. Available in four sizes, the Nalu GTW fits a diverse range of paddlers as well.
Pau Hana Endurance Touring
The Pau Hana Endurance is a rugged touring board built for off the grid adventures. The board is protected with Ricochet and features thirty nine strategically placed seamount attachment points. The deck of the board doubles as a sleeping platform for your bivy sack. Named after Ernest Shackleton’s famous trans-antarctic attempt at the turn of the century, this board is dedicated to the hardy characters who choose create their own adventure.
Starboard All Star
The All Star is the most versatile race board in the Starboard range. It is suitable for all conditions, from flat-water to chop. Light beneath your feet and fast to accelerate, its design creates lift for easier glide, speed and enhanced linear planing. The All Star is designed to be responsive enough for elite riders as well as those looking for a stable, high performance race board to take their skills to the next level.
Make sure to head to your local retailer to find all these items and more during this Fall season!