Holiday SUP Gift & Gear Guide 2023

Photo via: Brandon Bell / @escasurf Photo via: Brandon Bell / @escasurf

SAN DIEGO, California - 2024 is almost here! With gift-giving season in full swing, 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 beginners to the advanced SUP'er, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone!

Take a look at the 2023 Holiday SUP Gear Guide below:




Coola Sunscreen

This organic sunscreen lotion with SPF 30 is designed for long active days outdoors but light enough for everyday use. This antioxidant-rich, water-resistant lotion has an advanced plant-based oleosome technology that optimizes the formula's performance for fortified protection that's super sheer. Learn more.


Waterproof Speaker

Like no other, the JBL Clip 3 is a unique ultra-portable, ultra-rugged and waterproof Bluetooth speaker that is small in size but with surprisingly big sound. The upgraded durable and fully integrated carabiner clips to your clothes, belt loop or backpack, making the Clip 3 your outdoor companion on every adventure. The Clip 3 is IPX7 waterproof and offers 10 hours of playtime, powered by a 1000mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery, allowing you to bring your music with you. Learn more HERE.

canvas bag

Ho Stevie Canvas SUP Bag

Introducing our Durable 100% Cotton Canvas SUP Bags – your paddleboard's ultimate protector! Shield your board from sun damage, scratches, and dings with extra-wide sizing for all paddleboards. Compatible with fiberglass or inflatable boards, our snag-free and eco-friendly bags ensure total satisfaction. Join us in keeping oceans clean – satisfaction guaranteed. Learn more.


Stanley 40oz Insulated Tumbler

Constructed of recycled stainless steel for sustainable sipping, our Quencher H2.- offers maximum hydration with fewer refills. Thanks to Stanley vacuum insulation, your water will stay ice cold, hour after hour. The lid features a rotating cover with 3 positions: a straw opening designed to resist splashes while holding the reusable straw in place, a drink opening and a full cover top. Learn more.


Starboard All Star Sup Suit

The Allstar is constructed in “Clima Core Technology“. This is a three-layer wind- and
waterproof membrane that reacts to changing weather conditions with its breathable
structure and – depending on the outside temperature – radiates or reflects body heat.
The protective material is combined with a waterproof front zip. The latex cuffs on the
arms and legs ensure that no water can penetrate and makes the suit waterproof here.
The neoprene cuff at the neck ensures pleasant wearing comfort. Learn more.



inflatable imagePhoto courtesy: Jobe


 Boards - Inflatables


canvas bag

NAGI Outo Mizumi

A versatile paddle board designed by a Japanese street artist. Inspired by the rhythm of water and nature, these boards offer surfers an efficient and stable surfing experience. Crafted with military-grade PVC and a composite drop stitch core, OUTO boards are durable, lightweight, and perfect for touring, surfing, yoga, or fitness training. With reinforced rail tape for added protection, these boards promise long-lasting performance. Learn more.

body glove oasis

Body Glove Oasis

Bring your yoga mat from land to sea with the Body Glove Oasis inflatable paddle board. Its cleverly designed paddle integrated carrying system allows you to use your paddle shaft as a handle, removing the need for an integrated handle in the center of the board, which leaves an unencumbered space for exercise on a full-length yoga mat EVA pad. Additionally, you can attach a paddle to one of two patented carry handles/water bottle holders on the end of your Oasis and a friend’s to link two boards together for double the fun with added stability. Learn more.

aqua marina atlas

Aqua Marina Atlas

The ALL-AROUND ADVANCED series is perfect for paddlers looking for versatility. The
remastered series features remarkable upgrades including excellent stability, improved
rigidity, and smoother paddling to make it truly advanced. Equipped with our latest RED STRAP™ bungee system, carry more cargo with ease and safety under its ultra-elasticity. Our patented. Swift Attach Fin System (SAFS™) ensures you can get setup without fuss and the new tail kick pad makes it easy to maneuver turns. Learn more.

canvas bag

POP Board Co PopUp

We’re making stand up paddleboarding go places it’s never been. Our Lightweight inflatable SUP board is stiff enough to handle ocean swells and deep canyon rivers. The inflatable SUP can pump up to 15 PSI making it an ideal board for boaters to enjoy some offshore entertainment without dinging the board or boat. Made from the same material as high-grade inflatables boats, the POPUP SUP comes with a travel backpack, pump, fin and an adjustable paddle. Storage is not an issue anymore. Your compact SUP adventure has arrived!. Learn more.

slingshot air tracker

Slingshot Tracker 7' Airtech Package W/ SUP Winder

The Tracker 7' Airtech Package w/ sUP WINDer is the board everyone wants to use. From your first sessions with a wing or a windsurf sail, to hiking into remote locations for a gorgeous paddle, or simply as a kid's swim platform, the Tracker is everyone's favorite toy. Learn more.

canvas bag

Aztron Mercury 3.0

Revealing the 2024 all-round SUPs, featuring a new hybrid outline with a micro-tip that improves tracking performance and surfing ability. The newly added tail kick pad allows you to perform buoy turns in the chops. The combination of Aztron's Signature Double-Chamber technology and Ultra-light core material ensures optimal stiffness without sacrificing performance and comfort. The vibrant digital graphics of 2024 season add a unique twist to your style. Learn more.

jobe loa

Jobe Loa

This beautiful SUP is not only jaw dropping but its jam packed with new features like an expansive deck pad extra room to bring your child along, or our "EZ Lock Fin and heat bonded technology for a higher quality experience and construction! The package includes everything you need to get out on the water! Plus with its overall weight of only 23.8lbs the Jobe Inflatable Loa is super easy to transport! By the way, did you know that every inflatable stand up paddle board from Jobe comes with a 5-year warranty. Learn more.

pau hana solo

Pau Hana 10'10" Solo SUP™ Backcountry

The Solo SUP™ - Backcountry is the first hikeable paddleboard, specifically designed for backcountry adventures. It is the lovechild of dirtbag hippies who surf, paddleboard, and kayak, created specifically for digital nomads that want to explore remote waterways accessible only by long hikes or portages. Learn more.

starboard touring

Starboard Touring Inflatable

The Touring inflatable paddle board is stable, especially for harsh conditions like side chop and moderate wind. Experience the Starboard difference even before entering the water, these lightweight paddleboards feature the trademark Starboard shoulder carry strap which allows you to effortlessly carry it to the water, with both hands-free! The Rail Edge Technology effectively releases water at the tail and reduces drag by creating a laminar flow behind the board. Learn more.



inflatable imagePhoto courtesy: Starboard


 Boards - Non-Inflatables


surftech catalyst

Surftech Catalyst

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 well in small to medium surf. Utilizing quality fiberglass, EPS, GreenPoxy® resin (plant based epoxy system), and Surftech molding methods, we achieved a very durable and lightweight board. The Catalyst is included with 4 Deck tie-downs, ledge handle, Rear padded handle, and ¾ deck pad. Learn more.

starboard generation

Starboard Generation

The Generation is the best of 3 worlds; Surfing, Racing and Touring. The Generation is basically the perfect board for a one board quiver. A true high-performance all round paddle board. Due to popular demand, the range has expanded to 6 sizes in total to accommodate all riders’ weight and skill levels. Learn more.

aztron europa

Aztron Europa

Perfect on flat-water, EUROPA offers a refreshing experience through its exquisite design and style. Eco-friendly bamboo veneer reinforced by premium fiberglass create a board with unforgettable elegance. Equipped with front and rear bungee system and in integrated camera mount, explorers can now venture forward with everything they need and capture unforgettable moments of their journeys. Learn more.



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

Last modified onTuesday, 12 December 2023 08:38

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