Inflatable SUP Accessories Archive

The newest addition to the company’s lineup of popular waterproof bags, the YETI Panga Backpack is a 28-liter, 100% submersible pack that’s built like a tank and designed to keep your gear totally dry — no matter what. As you’d expect with any YETI product, the Panga Backpack 28 features top-shelf build quality and the best design we’ve seen on any waterproof backpack to date. We’re huge fans of YETI’s Panga waterproof duffel bags, and when we heard that the company was expanding their bag lineup with a brand new backpack, we knew it was going to be a total game changer as far as waterproof packs go. In this review of YETI’s Panga Backpack 28, we’ll take an in-depth look at the bag’s features, construction, […]

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One of the most important pieces of gear when it comes to SUP safety, a PFD (personal flotation device) is an essential accessory that you should never paddle without. These days, paddleboarding PFDs typically come in the form of inflatable belt packs and more traditional life jackets, and in this 2018 buyer’s guide we’re going to list the best SUP PFD options for adults, kids, and even dogs. In addition to keeping you safe on the water, wearing a PFD while paddleboarding is required by law in many locations and refusing to use one can result in a hefty fine. While stand up paddle safety awareness has definitely been on the rise in recent years, there are still far too many paddlers who aren’t using […]

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The BEARZ Outdoor microfiber towel set is a fantastic option for paddleboarding and SUP fitness, traveling, swimming, camping, and just about anything else you can imagine. These lightweight, quick-drying towels are super convenient and pack down into their included compact storage pouches. Like the BEARZ Outdoor blanket that we previously reviewed, these towels are an affordable SUP accessory and great gift idea — they’re incredibly absorbent, antibacterial, and very soft to the touch. Also, the included storage pouches have zippered storage pockets and come with handy carabiners that you can quickly and easily attach to your life jacket, backpack, or SUP. BEARZ Outdoor : Standard Set — Includes a small 15″ x 12″ face cloth and a 48″ x 24″ towel Large Set — Comes […]

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A SUP cooler is one of the best SUP accessories you can buy if you’re an angler or are simply spending a great deal of time on the water. A versatile accessory that can be used for much more than just paddleboarding, a high-quality cooler is an investment that you’ll enjoy for many years to come. In this 2018 SUP cooler buyer’s guide, we’ll compare this year’s best rotomolded cooler options as well as our favorite soft-sided models. In addition to comparing the specs of each cooler, we’ll also discuss some pros and cons to help you figure out which cooler will be the best choice to bring along on your paddling adventures. So without further ado, let’s talk coolers… Best SUP Coolers (2018) — […]

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Waterproof fanny packs are a great SUP accessory to have — they are comfortable, convenient, and do a fantastic job of keeping your wallet, keys, phone, camera, and other small accessories dry. For many paddlers, a regular-sized dry bag is overkill when you only need to stash away a few small items, and a waterproof waist pack is the perfect option for these times. When it comes to dry bags and waterproof pouches, we probably don’t need to tell you how important it is to choose carefully. Buying the cheapest waterproof protection for your valuables can often result in hundreds or even thousands of dollars of ruined electronics and other items due to leaks, so it’s far better to focus on reliability and overall quality […]

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The Seamax SUP20D is an impressive new electric paddle board pump for 2018 that includes some great features and a rock-solid 2-year warranty. As much as we love inflatable SUPs, we have to admit that it’s never fun to pump them up manually — an electric SUP pump is an affordable accessory that will greatly increase the enjoyment that you get from your iSUP. Best known for their high-quality range of inflatable boats, Seamax is a Canadian company that also offers a nice range of accessories. In this review of , we’ll take a look at the features, construction, included accessories, performance, level of noise it produces, and more. Pump Features & Included Accessories Packed with great features, the Seamax SUP20D is a real pleasure to […]

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The Aqua Marina Carbon Pro paddle is a brand new addition for 2018 to the company’s growing SUP accessory line. Since Aqua Marina’s paddle boards do not currently include a paddle with the accessory bundle, the Carbon Pro paddle has quickly become a popular choice based on its performance and lightweight design. Well-known as a super affordable, entry level brand, Aqua Marina has really upped their game this year with their new iSUP models and accessories. In this review, we’ll cover the specs, construction, and features of this new paddle, as well as the pros and cons. Specs, Construction, and Features is the company’s top-of-the-line paddle for 2018, and it weighs in at just 25.6 ounces (725 grams). This paddle is a 3-piece model that […]

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The NIXY Electric Paddle Board Pump is a fantastic option if you’re looking for a more convenient way to pump up your inflatable SUP. This well-built 12V DC iSUP pump will quickly inflate your inflatable paddle boards to the desired air pressure, and it’s capable of inflating boards all the way to 20 PSI. In addition to their electric inflatable SUP pump, Irvine, California-based NIXY Sports has a very nice range of affordable, high-quality inflatable paddle boards and other accessories. In this review of NIXY’s electric iSUP pump, we’ll take a look at its features, what’s included, how to use it, inflation speed, warranty, and more. Features & What’s Included The NIXY electric paddle board pump shares a similar design to several other pumps on […]

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If you want the very best for your four-legged paddling partner, the is the Rolls-Royce of dog life jackets. This doggy life vest is built incredibly well and is designed for maximum comfort and long-term durability. Many newcomers to the sport of stand up paddle boarding are unaware of the importance of using a dog life jacket for SUP pup safety. It is widely believed that dogs don’t need a PFD (personal flotation device) if they are good swimmers, but nothing could be further from the truth. There are basically three main reasons why it’s important to get a life jacket for your dog… The brightly-colored vest and reflective material help boaters to spot your dog in the water It will support your dog in […]

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Brand new for 2018, the Aqua Marina Premium Wheely Backpack is a great option for those who need a more substantial carrying bag than the company’s standard Magic Backpack. The Magic Backpack is currently the backpack that comes with most of this year’s Aqua Marina SUPs, and while it definitely does the job, it’s quite basic and isn’t an ideal solution if you’re planning to do some serious traveling with your board. Aqua Marina Wheeled SUP Backpack Review: Bag Overview Featuring twin roller wheels and a durable build, Aqua Marina’s Premium Wheely SUP Backpack makes it so easy to transport your board. This eye-catching SUP carrying bag has a super accessible clamshell design that opens up nice and wide, giving you the ability to easily […]

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