Inflatable SUP Reviews Archive

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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The 2018 iROCKER ALL-AROUND 11′ is a well-built, stable inflatable SUP that performs well in a wide variety of paddling conditions. Measuring 11′ x 32″ x 6″ and weighing in at 27 pounds, the ALL-AROUND 11′ is capable of supporting up to 435 pounds making it a great choice for larger paddlers. iROCKER SUP 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 a total of six boards, including two from the new premium BLACKFIN SUP range that was launched in March 2018. In addition to inflatable paddle […]

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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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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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The brand new 2018 iROCKER ALL-AROUND 10′ is a fantastic all-purpose inflatable SUP that features some really nice improvements over last year’s model. This stable, well-built iSUP is suitable for a wide variety of paddling activities and conditions, and we love the super affordable price point. While iROCKER is a relative 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 6 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, how it compares with last year’s […]

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The new and improved 2018 iROCKER CRUISER 10’6″ is an affordable and versatile inflatable SUP that’s a lot of fun to paddle. The CRUISER is an all-purpose board that is a bit wider than the iROCKER ALL-AROUND 10′ and ALL-AROUND 11′ models, making this a great 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 2018 iROCKER CRUISER review, we’ll cover the specs of this newly updated model, the pros and cons, the best features, what’s included, how it compares with last year’s model, […]

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The 2018 BLACKFIN 10’6″ Model X is an extremely high-quality inflatable SUP that is part of iROCKER’s brand new BLACKFIN line. iROCKER’s popular lineup of inflatable paddle boards is well-known for their great build quality and affordable price points, and the BLACKFIN line is geared towards paddlers who want a higher-end inflatable paddle board with premium features and accessories. Founded by Dave Erwin and Steve Elder, Jacksonville-based iROCKER SUP has quickly become a well-known brand in the world of inflatable paddle boards. The company’s growing iSUP line currently consists of 7 models ranging in size from 10′ to 11’6″ in length, and their new premium BLACKFIN line includes both the 10’6″ Model X and 11’6″ Model XL. We’ve recommended iROCKER paddle boards for quite some […]

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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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New for 2018 is the Aqua Marina MEGA SUP — a giant, 18′ multi-person inflatable paddle board that packs enough fun for the entire family. Despite the fact that the MEGA is one seriously massive board, it doesn’t come with a massive price tag as it’s currently the most affordably priced big SUP on the market.Aqua Marina is really stepping things up with their 2018 line of inflatables, and the company has recently introduced several impressive new models such as the stable, all-around Aqua Marina BEAST and their RAPID river/surfing SUP. Well-known for making fun and super affordable inflatable paddle boards, the company’s growing range of iSUPs now offers something for every type of paddler. In this review of Aqua Marina’s 18′ MEGA SUP, we’ll […]

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