Spring 2021 SUP Gear Guide

SAN DIEGO, California - The sun is starting to shine, ice is melting and spring is starting to peek it’s head around the corner. With temperatures rising and waterways defrosting into lakes and rivers again, it’s time to start getting geared up and ready to get back on the water and out of the winter hibernation. Here, we’ve put together a list of SUP gear, accessories, and of course boards for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP'er for the 2021 Spring paddle boarding season, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone!

Take a look at the 2021 Spring Gear Guide below:



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Slingshot Slingwing v2

This ultra-light weight wing will have you up and flying effortlessly, whether you are a beginner or advanced Winger. 5 soft, comfortable handles help you get just the right angle for that endless ride. The unique shape of this wing gives you stability and lets you harmonize the wind, body and board into speed and control. The SlingWing V2 is strong, durable and has a higher PSI than other wings which means NO FLAPPING.

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Yeti Sidekick Dry

The SideKick Dry® is designed to keep the important things accessible, secure, and 100% dry. This small waterproof gear bag is the worry-free way to carry your keys, wallet, fishing license, and phone in the wild. It features interior mesh pockets to help you stay organized in the field, a 100% waterproof seal consisting of powerful magnets and ultra-durable hook-and-loop closure, and RF-welded seams that repel any rogue wetness.


 Boards - Inflatables


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Surftech / Pura Vida Monarch

The Monarch Air-Travel was designed for any age, level, and type of paddler providing the best option for recreational and touring adventures. The Monarch board combines progressive outlines for speed and stability, deck tie-downs, thermal formed deck pad, and Pura Vida collab graphic for the ultimate all-around board.

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POP Board Co 10’6 Royal Hawaiian Mint/Black

The Royal Hawaiian’s vibrant design and stable shape making this board a guaranteed good time. The squash tail improves stability and thrust in small surf. The smaller length and width improve the board’s responsiveness. Beginner and expert riders looking for an all-round board and lot of personality will love this board.


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Body Glove Performer 11

The Performer 11 is designed for incredible stability and durability to meet the needs of paddlers of all levels. The upgraded 2021 package continues to deliver superior performance with new features, both aesthetic and functional, including a silver Clear Tek drop-stitch design, upgraded action camera mount and cargo bungee with new stability harness. This ISUP package is easily portable, and the high-pressure hand pump can inflate the board in as little as 5 minutes.

Check out our review of the Performer HERE.

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Starboard Touring Inflatable

The overall balanced glide experience and premium features are what have made Starboard’s Touring paddle boards become the world’s highest-rated by magazines and customers’ favorite worldwide. The wider nose and squarer tail make the Touring board more stable, especially for harsh conditions like side chop and moderate wind. Experience the Starboard difference even before entering the water, these lightweight paddle boards feature the trademark Starboard shoulder carry strap which allows you to effortlessly carry it to the water, with both hands-free!

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Bay Sports 11'6 Original Series - Wood Look Inflatable

A limited edition, 11'6 Original Series board. Our most popular touring inflatable SUP released in a stunning wood-look finish. Made for paddlers who want some extra speed and stability on the water, yet not after a race board. Our design team crafted this 32" wide by 6" thick shape to deliver a streamlined board that feels impressively stable under the feet, all thanks to it's wedge tail design. The beautifully tapered nose cuts right through any chop, and paired with our 3-piece Fibreglass/Nylon SUP paddle, it's a dream to paddle. Learn more HERE.

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Aztron Eclipse 11'0

AZTRON 2021 composite all-round Soft-Top Eclipse collection has now upgraded with brand new design and 11'0" size choice. The ECLIPSE collection boasts its advanced Soft-Top Tech with its deck covered fully by ultra-soft EVA foam to ensure a very comfortable ride. Strategic use of glass reinforcements ensures adequate stiffness, while a strong and thick outer wrap gives the board big volume and great stability. The HDPE bottom further ensures better tracking for your ride.

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Aztron Neptune 12'6" Double-Chamber Touring SUP

AZTRON touring SUP line offers truly compelling rides for every paddler and every condition, from lighter rider to heavier rider, from flat water to choppy water. This line boasts a one-of-a-kind Double Double Tech to combine a signature Double Chamber design and the durable Double Layer Fusion for a forgiving yest safe ride. The Double Chamber offers extra floatation safety and more stiffness. The Double Layer Fusion fabric applier for ultra-light weight and durability.

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TAHE 10’6 SUP-YAK with Kayak Kit

100% Kayak, 100% Paddle Board, 200% FUN! The 10’6 BEACH SUP-YAK is a stable, lightweight and easy to use 2-in-1 inflatable kayak and paddle board package for 1-person use with plenty of extra capacity for kids, pets and gear.

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NSP O² Pioneer FS

The O² Pioneer FS is designed for unmatched versatility, stability, durability and performance. A single board that gives the paddler a wide range of on-water applications. River running, overnighters, fishing or racing, this board does it all! The Pioneer is a fast, rigid, and stable exploration platform that can be customized and excels at a wide variety of applications. Equipped with scotty mounts, paddle holder, cam straps and more!

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Pau Hana 10'10" Solo SUP™ Backcountry

NEW for 2021 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.


 Boards - Hard Tops


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Surftech Chameleon

The Chameleon / Tuflite V-Tech 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 Tuflite V-Tech construction utilizing sandwich molded high quality bamboo veneer and fiberglass, includes 4 deck tie downs, ledge handle and 3/4 deck pad.

Check out our review of the Chameleon HERE.

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Surftech / prAna 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. The Catalyst is included with 4 deck tie downs, ledge handle, rear padded handle, and 3/4 deckpad.

Check out our review of the Catalyst HERE.

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Surftech / Pura Vida Jetsetter

The Jetsetter / Tuflite V-Tech board bridges the gap from recreation paddling to adventure touring with one unique shape. This hybrid design combines a displacement hull with a planing hull to create a board that is exceptionally stable, yet still has the drive. Designed for both the enthusiast who wants to go for a casual paddle or the paddler that wants stability for more activities.

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SIC Maui Atlantis 14x22

The Atlantis is the latest addition to SIC's race board category, built for rough water, moderate to heavy downwind, and swell conditions. The deep cockpit provides secondary stability, while the high rail line helps to mitigate water flow into the cockpit. A single venturi drain integrated into the easy grab handle helps to clear cockpit water out quickly. A step channel on the board's bottom provides directional tracking, while the diamond-shaped tail gives the board excellent rail to rail stability without losing its agility.

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Slingshot Wingcraft V1

A no compromise wing foil specific line inspired by our coveted Dwarf Craft foil boards. Designed purely for wingsurfing. The compact shape, flat rocker and ample width provide responsive pumping and plenty of stability. Sprinkled in enough thickness and stability for the big guys to do a submerged knee start using even the smallest size in the line, and voilà, the Wing Craft was born.

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NSP Cocomat Lotus

The CocoMat Lotus is your ticket to enjoy tranquility, stability, family fun and water-based fitness workouts on an environmentally friendly SUP-yoga board. The Lotus is a very versatile and easy-to-paddle, lightweight and strong the Lotus is easy to move on and off the water. Super stable floating platform for all abilities. The grippy full-length padded EVA deck pad and a Paddle holder on the tail. Cocoflax construction incorporates sustainable natural materials with eco-friendly bio-resin.

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NSP Elements Flatwater

The NSP Elements Flatwater offers durability, value and performance. It’s a unique blend of paddling stability, comfort, cruising speed and glide, built-in Element’s construction. Flatwater is about enjoyment and these boards are equally fun on a river delta, creek or lake. Perfect for coastal cruising, fitness training or short open water runs in light conditions. Fitted with plugs on the nose for cargo straps to take food, water, lifejackets and camping gear.

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NSP HIT Cruiser

The HIT Cruiser is built to last with High Impact Technology & designed with stability, glide, ease of use and durability in mind making this the all-around family friendly paddleboard. Volume is evenly distributed through the standing area with a wide nose and tail adding to stability. With a concaved vee-bottom that makes turning even easier. A full-length deck pad with a standing guide that will help you find your ideal position every time.

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

Last modified onFriday, 09 April 2021 16:09

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