Holiday SUP Gift & Gear Guide 2019

SAN DIEGO, California - 2020 is almost here! With the gift-giving holidays right around the corner, it's time to think about getting something awesome for the SUP'er in your life so here at Supconnect, we've put together a gift/gear guide of the newest and coolest items to have recently hit the shelves and racks on the SUP market. If you're looking for something to get for your lover, mother, brother, sister, friend, or anyone for that matter this holiday season, this guide will be perfect for the stand up paddler in your life. And who's to say you can't get a little something for yourself, 'Tis the season after all! Treat yourself to something you've always wanted! 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, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone!

Take a look at the 2019 Holiday SUP Gear Guide below:

 Paddles & Accessories


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Red Paddle Co Pro Changing Robe

Get Dry, Keep Warm, Stay Covered. Shield yourself from the elements with the Red Original Pro Change Robe, a waterproof jacket designed with outdoor adventures in mind. Fully protects against even the harshest of conditions whether you are changing out of wet kit or keeping warm before, between and after sessions on the water, pitch or track.

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Slingshot Hoverglide FSUP V3

A big-wing package designed for maximum life, glide and pumpability –all important factors when paddling into waves or rolling swell. This is a super stable ride with a ton of low-end lift to get you up and foiling as early as possible while still remaining agile and maneuverable as you ride.

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Body Glove Dynamo Ribcage Water Shoe

You never have to sacrifice style for function with the Body Glove Dynamo Ribcage. This performance water shoe offers superior traction, drainage and comfort with the styling of an athletic shoe. And the stretch fit upper allows for an easy slip-on and tight, supportive fit. The Dynamo Ribcage is the perfect hybrid shoe for watersports and everyday life.



 Boards - Inflatables


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The prAna Alta Air Travel

The Air-Travel Alta introduces a unique graphic, with women specific lengths and shapes to the Surftech Air-Travel lineup. These models provide any type of paddler with the best option for their recreational and touring adventures. The Surftech inflatable boards combine progressive outlines, strategically placed handles and fin boxes, an integrated DeckPad, high pressure valve, and the most advanced drop stitch technology to create one of the most lightweight inflatable compact travel partners. ADDITIONAL FEATURES: 3/4 DeckPad / Alta’s with Bloom Foam Deck tie downs Padded handle Drop stitch material Backpack bag, pump, fin and repair kit.

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11'0" Big EZ Hawaiian Air

This is the highest quality, full package, marine grade PVC inflatable stand up paddle board from Pau Hana. It is the best all around SUP whether its surfing, yoga or whitewater that your into. The Big EZ Air takes the stability of the Big EZ Hawaiian and puts it in an extremely light-weight and portable package. It comes complete with everything you need to get out on the water including a gear bag on wheels, fin, pump, 3-piece paddle, 10" coiled leash and repair kit.

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Red Paddle Co 11’3” Sport

The Red Paddle Co 11’3” Sport MSL inflatable SUP is the perfect gift for paddlers wanting to progress their paddling and get the most out of every session. Its sleek shape cuts through the water cleanly whilst its width (32”/813mm) makes it super stable allowing you to paddle further for longer. New for 2020 the Red Paddle Co 11’3 Sport is available in both the classic blue and an all-new purple colourway.

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Body Glove Crusader iSUP

Paddling becomes a party with the Body Glove Crusader iSUP. A giant, multi-person platform that's great for lakes, rivers and even light surf. The incredibly stable board holds 2 to 6 people and comes with 4 paddles, 2 pumps and 3 fixed fins. The Crusader design includes a triple layer stringer construction and double-layered side rails. It's great for exploring the lake with family, using as a swim or fishing platform, or surfing with friends.

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Aqua Marina Super Trip

We have redesigned the SUPER TRIP series for 2020. These models enable you to share the experience of stand up paddling with a loved one, kid, pet or your best friend. The new SUPER TRIP series is in two lengths of 12’2’’ and 14’0’’, each in width of 32’’ and 34’’, which gives great stability while the long parallel outlines make them quite fast. There is a huge amount of space in the SUPER TRIP TANDEM board, so riders can carry enough belongings for a long-distance exploration. The brand-new double layered TANDEM model is supplied with two valves and two pumps which enable both riders to have some warm up before getting on the water.



 Boards - Hard Tops


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BARK Aleka Tuflite V-Tech

The Aleka is the perfect board for any paddler that wants to do it all. Joe Bark shaped the Aleka to be stable enough for flat-water cruising plus it still performs well in small to medium surf. The prAna collaboration offers up an aesthetic that looks great on the Aleka and ties into the 2020 prAna swim collection.

See our review of the Aleka HERE.

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Surftech Catalyst Tuflite V-Tech

The CATALYST Tuflite V-Tech is the perfect board for the whole family. Joe BARK shaped the Catalyst for flat-water cruising plus it still performs in small to medium surf. The prAna collaboration utilizes a print from the 2020 swim collection that looks great and is appealing to everyone that gets on it. Utilizing quality fiberglass, EPS, Greenpoxy resin (plant based epoxy system), and Surftech molding methods we achieved a very durable and lightweight board.

See our review of the Catalyst HERE.

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SIC Maui Tao Fit 10.0

The TAO Fit and TAO Big Fish are all about stability, whether you are paddling in slop and boat chop or want to take a board down a section of fast water. You will love the stability and durability of the TAO Series boards. The hybrid hull offers a smooth, stable ride while the keeled nose cuts through chop and provides positive tracking. The flat deck offers the perfect platform for those looking for a board to take to their yoga class or for the angler who wants to land the big one. A flat deck is also the perfect surface to keep your cooler, take your child or your dog for ride.


Make sure to head to your local retailer to find all these items and more during this Winter season!

Last modified onFriday, 20 March 2020 16:54

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