Spring 2023 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 2023 Spring paddle boarding season, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone!

Take a look at the 2023 Spring Gear Guide below:



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Slingshot Blaster V1 Wing

The Blaster V1, at 4.4 square meters in size, is perfect for all rider weights and covers the largest range of wind conditions. Riders of all sizes will enjoy the Blaster's compact design that makes turns and transitions effortless. Use the included pump for quick inflation and off you go, using the perfectly placed handles to power the wing. Whether you use your wing with skates, skis, or on the water, the Blaster V1 is quick to set up and incredibly intuitive to use. Learn more.

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Aquatone Slice Air Wing 5.0/4.0

The brand-new SLICE Air Wing comes in two sizes - 4.0 and 5.0, the wings are made with lightweight construction and offer the easiest take-off and a very stable flying experience. We’ve added reinforced tapes on the segmented edges that require more power and canopy tension. Strategically placed grab handles also bring great power with ease of use, delivering a light feel when flying over the water. Learn more HERE.

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Carve Laguna Women's Polarized Sunglasses

With its fashionable nineties inspired silhouette the LAGUNA is by far a crowd fave, specially designed to complement everything on your social calendar. They pay homage to the unique relationship between a person and their eyewear. Learn more HERE.

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Carve Moray Men's Polarized Floating Sunglasses

A deliberate integration of classic and modern design offered in a contemporary palette, our suite of sunglasses provide an impressive style option for every occasion. Learn more.

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Yeti Yonder Bottle

The Yeti 1L / 34 oz plastic water bottle is light enough to carry you deep into the backcountry. It's lightweight design is perfect for your on-the-go paddle boarding adventures. The Yonder Water Bottle was strategically engineered to be both lightweight and shatter resistant, allowing you to haul essential hydration further and higher. Learn more HERE.



 Boards - Inflatables


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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 HERE.

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Blackfin Model X

With a 35" width, the premium BLACKFIN MODEL X ensures its stable and easy to balance on, especially for those looking to fish off their SUP. Triple-layer PVC composite and an added carbon rail make this premium board extremely rigid and durable for all your outdoor adventures. With two cargo bungee storage areas, you'll have plenty of room to pack your essentials for camping, fishing, or just cruising. Learn more HERE.

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Aqua Marina Vapor

Perfect for beginners and seasoned riders alike, our ALL-AROUND series was built for versatility! Our 2023 models have been re-engineered with an all new refined shape, ultra-stable construction, and plenty of additional features. Use in flat water or small waves with everything you need right out of the box! Compact, lightweight, and ultra-portable. Learn more HERE.

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Body Glove 2023 Performer

The Performer inflatable paddle board is back for 2023 with brand new features. This year the Performer sports a new removable fin allowing for improved tracking, with the added benefit of a board that packs down smaller. The brand new Connect System allows you to connect multiple boards and paddle with friends, making it easier than ever to enjoy a day on the water with your loved ones. Set your goal and glide to your destination with ease, whether it's exploring shorelines, paddling calm lakes or just spending time with family and friends. Learn more HERE.

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Aztron Soleil Xtreme 12'0" Windsurf SUP

Ride on the winds and chase the sun. This all-in-one collection comes in two outline alternatives - the all-round SOLEIL for full-level SUPers, and the touring shaped SOLEIL XTREME 12'0" for the questing-spirit. With integrated windsurf mastfoot insert and kayak seat option, you can get a leisure kayaking trip and an adrenaline-rushed windsurfing session with one board. Learn more HERE.

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Pop Board Co El Capitan

The El Capitan feels as much like a ship as it does a paddleboard. The front & center fishing mount, additional D-rings for harnessing supplies, and increased volume make this board incredibly stable and ready for adventure. For paddlers who have dreamt of taking their boards farther than the naked eye can see, this board looks forward to chartering its course down winding rivers, across crystal clear lakes, and coastlines with hidden coves. Learn more HERE.

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Aquatone Glacier 12'6" Advanced Sit-in 1-person Kayak

GLACIER is a high-performance kayak designed to withstand beating waves. Thanks to its premium material and inflatable technology, you can experience the rigidity and performance of a hard shell in this inflatable kayak. Its sleek outline and V-shaped nose limit friction on the water. The raised nose rocker also boosts the speed to be always ready for an adrenaline-charged rush. It offers a portable choice for intermediate to advanced kayakers seeking to explore nature. Learn more HERE.

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Starboard Sprint Airline Inflatable

Flat water races on inflatable boards are about to be revamped. Similar to its composite counterpart, the Sprint Airline board is meant to be fastest board in the flat water conditions. Michael Booth won the gold medal at the inflatable SUP race at the 2022 ICF World Championship in Poland, on the 14’0″ x 24″ Sprint Airline. Learn more HERE.


 Boards - Non-Inflatables


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Surftech Aleka

The Aleka / Tuflite V-Tech 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 Tuflite V Tech utilizes a molded bamboo micro-sandwich construction, quality fiberglass with EPS and GreenPoxy® bio-resin for durability and weight reduction, and includes a ¾ thermal debossed Bloom™ Foam deck pad, Deck tie-downs, ledge handle, and Rear padded handle. Learn more HERE.

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Starboard Go Surf Limited Series

The 9’6” x 31″ GO Surf was designed for lighter riders and especially for women up to 95kg, offering a board that’s lighter to carry, has good glide and stability, and yet is totally nimble and responsive to turn in the waves. The length gets into waves early and is fast to paddle back out to the sets, while still agile to swing the nose around in classic longboard style. For those looking for a board that can cruise, surf and is easy to transport, the GO Surf ticks all those boxes. Learn more HERE.

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Aztron Falcon Carbon X 5'0" Wing Foil Board

In 2023, our new FALCON carbon board models grow to three dedicated shapes and sizes, taking the performance seriously. The previous FALCON CARBON 6’6” is shortened to a more compact size at 6’3”, and the most versatile model, CARBON X 5’0”, is added to the line. We've added all the new features, such as the necessary bottom handle, multiple foot strap options, and double concave bottom, to push the performance to limits. Learn more HERE.



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

Last modified onMonday, 20 March 2023 13:11

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