In this buyer’s guide, we’ll list our top picks for 2017’s best paddle board for kids. As the sport of paddleboarding continues to grow, it’s exciting to see so many youth getting involved, and there are some really nice kids SUP boards available. When it comes to buying a youth SUP board, it should come as no surprise that we recommend iSUPs. Inflatable paddle boards are much more convenient and far easier to transport than hard boards, and they’re more forgiving if a child falls on the board or gets bumped by it. As parents, the last thing we want is an injured child and inflatables are a safer alternative to traditional hard stand up paddle boards. In this buyer’s guide, we’re including kids paddle […]

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The new inflatable SUP is a well-built, stable board that performs well in a wide variety of paddling conditions. Measuring 11′ x 32″ x 6″ and weighing in at 24 pounds, the ALL-AROUND 11′ is capable of supporting up to 385 pounds and is a great choice for larger paddlers. iRocker is a fairly new name on the paddle boarding scene, but the company has quickly amassed a very loyal following due to their high-quality construction and affordable pricing. The Jacksonville, FL-based company initially launched their inflatable SUP lineup with two models, and they’ve now expanded the line to five boards. In addition to inflatable paddle boards, iRocker also sells a nice range of SUP accessories. In this iRocker ALL-AROUND 11′ review we’ll cover the pros […]

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The is a brand new addition to the company’s popular inflatable paddle board line. Measuring 10′ x 32″ x 6″ and weighing in at only 22 pounds, this is a stable, lightweight iSUP that is suitable for a wide variety of paddling activities and conditions. While iRocker is a newcomer to the SUP world, the company has wasted no time in establishing itself as a maker of high-quality boards at super affordable price points. Based out of Jacksonville, FL, iRocker currently has five inflatable SUP models in their lineup as well as a nice range of paddling accessories. In this hands-on iRocker ALL-AROUND 10′ review, we’ll take an in-depth look at this board’s pros and cons, features, construction, included accessories, and more. In a Hurry? Here’s a […]

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The is a new addition to the company’s popular line of inflatable paddle boards. The CRUISER is an all-around board that is 3″ wider than the company’s popular SPORT 10′ and SPORT 11′ models, making this a better choice if stability is your primary concern. iRocker is a fairly new name in the SUP world, but the Florida-based company has quickly built a loyal following due to their high-quality gear and affordable price points. They’ve got a good customer service track record, and are well-known for standing behind their gear. In this iRocker CRUISER review, we’ll cover the specs of this new model, the pros and cons, the best features, what’s included, and more. In a Hurry? Here’s a Quick Summary… iRocker CRUISER 10’6″ Review: SUP […]

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The Sea Eagle FishSUP 126 is a super stable inflatable SUP that is the perfect solo fishing platform. Measuring 12’6″ long, 6″ thick, and a whopping 40″ wide, the Sea Eagle FS126 is a great choice if maximum stability and buoyancy are important to you. This inflatable fishing SUP is extremely versatile and can be configured with a variety of optional accessories, including a seat and even an electric motor. It’s loaded with great features that serious anglers will appreciate, and the included accessories are all high-quality. Sea Eagle is no stranger to the world of inflatable fishing craft. Headquartered in New York, the family-owned company has been making some of the world’s best inflatables since 1968. In recent years, they’ve added inflatable paddle boards to their product […]

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In this 2017 inflatable SUP buyer’s guide, we’ll list our top picks for this year’s best paddle boards. We’ve broken our guide down into four main categories: Best inflatable paddle boards over $1,000 Best inflatable SUPs under $1,000 Best iSUPs under $750 Best inflatable stand up paddle boards under $500 Although it has only been a mainstream sport for a short time, stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is quickly becoming more and more popular around the world. Until recently, traditional rigid SUP boards meant that the sport was still dependent on roof racks, expensive trailers, and the inconvenience of having to drag a heavy board to your paddling destination. Thankfully, with the development of new technology, a new breed of inflatable paddle boards is bringing some much-needed convenience to our sport. The latest generation of iSUP boards […]

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The NRS Heron 11′ inflatable fishing SUP is the perfect board for all of your fishing adventures. This is a great fishing platform that is super convenient and provides top-shelf stability and durability. NRS has been around since 1972 and has an impressive lineup of inflatable paddle boards, although most of their boards are not geared toward fishing like the Heron. Because this board is inflatable, it’s extremely easy to transport and inflate once you reach the perfect spot. Also, it can hold up to 300 lbs and includes many useful features and accessories that make it a great choice. If you’re looking for a sturdy, reliable, and customizable fishing platform for your next fishing trip, read on to learn more about this high-quality inflatable […]

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The is an incredibly well-built, stable board that is perfect for whitewater and river surfing. The board is sturdy and thick, yet incredibly responsive and maneuverable. It’s rare to find a board that combines such stability and easy maneuverability. The Atcha is a great inflatable SUP for non-inflatable loyalists looking to branch out, for whitewater beginners looking to get started, and for veterans who want a more agile and stable board. The entire length of the Hala Atcha’s deck is covered with a super nice traction pad which provides the grip you need for SUP fitness and whitewater action. We really like the raised stomp pad which helps when you’re trying to find your footing. The Atcha is made out of super durable PVC drop-stitch material which is nearly […]

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There’s no shortage of companies who are putting out great inflatable SUP boards these days — so what’s the best inflatable stand up paddle board on the market right now? The answer to this commonly asked question is not a simple one, as there are many factors which need to be taken into consideration, such as: Paddler size Paddling experience Intended use Budget Included accessories Fin setup Shape Warranty Are you a newcomer to the SUP world and looking for the best SUP for beginners? Looking to catch some waves and want to find an excellent inflatable SUP for surfing? Maybe you’re an angler and are looking for an iSUP that is great for fishing… The truth is, no one can say that there is a […]

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In this post, we are going to share our list of the best stand up paddle boarding books for 2017. Every SUP enthusiast should have some books about paddle boarding in their personal library, and the books listed below are a great starting point! Whether you are a beginner or advanced paddler, there is something for everyone in this list. These books are also great gift ideas for the paddle boarder in your life. So without further ado, let’s get to it… Best Paddle Boarding Books – 2017

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