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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The colorful HAWK SUP Copacabana 11′ is an affordably priced inflatable paddle board that is perfect for anyone who wants to have a ton of fun on the water without breaking the bank. In addition to the affordable price tag, this board comes with everything you need to start paddling which makes it a great choice for first time paddlers. A fresh name on the paddleboarding scene, Miami-based HAWK SUP is a family-owned company that currently has one inflatable model and a small lineup of SUP accessories. In this review of their 11′ Copacabana inflatable SUP, we’ll take a look at this board’s specs, features, build quality, paddling performance, included accessory bundle, warranty, pros and cons, and more. In a Hurry? Here’s a Quick Summary… […]

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A popular choice when it comes to midrange inflatable paddle boards, the is a stable board that glides well and is a lot of fun to paddle. Since this model’s introduction a few years ago, the company has made some nice improvements which we’ll cover in this review. Headquartered in Huntington Beach, CA, Atoll Board Co currently has one inflatable SUP model and a small line of paddle board accessories. In this review of Atoll’s 11′ inflatable SUP, we’ll cover this board’s features, specs, construction, paddling performance, what’s included in the SUP accessory bundle, and more. In a Hurry? Here’s a Quick Summary… Atoll 11′ Inflatable SUP Review: Board Overview One of the first things you’ll notice about Atoll’s 11′ SUP is the military-themed design, […]

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Launched in March 2018, the BLACKFIN Model XL is the largest inflatable paddle board in iROCKER SUP’s new range of premium inflatables. Since introducing their initial iSUP models a few years back, Jacksonville’s iROCKER has quickly built a reputation for providing ultra-durable and dependable inflatable SUPs at super affordable price points. The new BLACKFIN SUP line takes everything up a notch, with premium features and a high-end accessory bundle that is nicer than many boards costing twice as much. Currently, there are two models in the BLACKFIN range: the 10’6″ BLACKFIN Model X, and the 11’6″ Model XL. With talk of more models to come, we’re certainly excited to see how things develop down the line. iROCKER founders Steve Elder and Dave Erwin are extremely […]

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SUP fishing is a great way to get out and catch some fish, and an inflatable paddle board makes a perfect fishing platform. There are several well-built inflatable SUPs on the market that are extremely durable, portable, and super stable — making them an ideal option for anglers. In this post, we’re going to list our top picks for this year’s best inflatable fishing SUP. While the paddle boards listed vary in price and features, they’re all worthy contenders and make outstanding platforms for SUP fishing… Best Inflatable Paddle Board for Fishing – 2018 Top Picks Sea Eagle FishSUP 126 The Sea Eagle FishSUP 126 is the largest inflatable fishing SUP in our list. Measuring 12’6″x40″x6″, the FS126 is a super stable board that is […]

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The brand new 2018 Aqua Marina RAPID is a tough and extremely maneuverable board that is perfect for whitewater river SUP and surfing. The first Aqua Marina board that can be inflated all the way to 18 PSI, the durable RAPID is a more advanced model that was designed to withstand the heavy abuse that river SUP can dish out. Aqua Marina has done a nice job with their expanded 2018 SUP lineup, introducing several exciting new models that we expect will be quite popular. The current Aqua Marina SUP line is quite diverse and features 18 models ranging in size from 8’7″ to 18’1″ in length (be sure to check out our Aqua Marina SUP review page for more info on their full lineup). In […]

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Brand new for 2018, the THURSO SURF Expedition 11’6″ is a fast inflatable touring SUP that is super affordable and packs a ton of value. The latest edition in the company’s growing line of iSUPs, this board is the perfect choice for paddling long distances and embarking on multi-day paddling expeditions. A relative newcomer to the SUP world, THURSO SURF has quickly built a reputation for their beautiful board designs, durable construction, and outstanding overall value. Currently, the THURSO SUP line consists of 5 models which range in size from 7’6″ to 11’6″. In this review of the 2018 THURSO SURF Expedition 11’6″ SUP, we’ll go over the board’s specs, features, paddling performance, included accessories, and more. In a Hurry? Here’s a Quick Summary… THURSO […]

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Looking for the biggest, baddest SUP boards on the planet? Our big SUP board showdown for this year features 5 of the most insane inflatable SUP boards ever made—all designed to provide you with year after year of intense fun and enjoyment. Whether you and your crew are out surfing, exploring, or just hanging loose on the water together, these big SUP boards were designed to handle it all. Best Big Paddle Boards for 2018 iROCKER SUP BIG BLUE 13’6″ The latest oversized inflatable SUP introduced this season is the impressive new iROCKER BIG BLUE. This massive paddle board measures 13’6″x50″x8″ and it can comfortably support 5 paddlers. Loaded with tons of grab handles, a generously-sized bungee storage area, and iROCKER’s bombproof quad layer PVC […]

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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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