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Welcome to the 2020 Starboard stand up paddle board range. Starboard have over 25 years of board building experience and their main focus for 2020 was to build their boards stiffer, lighter, more stable, safer and way more durable. Starboard have paddle boards for everyone in your family. They have boards for guys, gals, kids, racers, surfers, river paddlers, yogaphiles, windsurfers; plus multi-person boards for those who like to party. All their paddle boards are designed for you to have the best time on the water and with your favourite people.

Not content with making some of the best, and by far the widest range of boards on the market, Starboard will also plant a mangrove in the Thor Heyerdahl Climate Park for every single board sold. Each mangrove absorbs one ton of CO2 over 20 years. They will also pick up 3lbs of plastic trash from the ocean. For each board sold! Live a deep blue life with Starboard. Green is in our name, green is in their nature.

View the complete 2020 Starboard Inflatable Paddle Board range in a PDF here (PDF 23MB).

View the 2020 Starboard Windsurfing range in a PDF here (PDF 5MB).

Not sure which board is right for you? Be sure to contact us via our contact form, webchat or on 1-888-252-4983.

Let’s take a close look at the technology and changes for the 2020 Starboard inflatable stand up paddle board range. First off, they have updated the core of their boards, going from a knitted drop stitch (think polo shirt) to a woven drop stitch (think dress shirt). This small but significant change drastically reduces the stretch, flex and play in the drop stitch core of the board resulting in a much stiffer, and better performing board.

Second major update is the new Tiki Pump. Upgraded from the V8 Double Action Pump, the Tiki pump is made from recycled fishing nets and features a fixed hose, 10% more efficient pumping cylinder and more ergonomically designed handle and foot base.

Third major change is the new Re-Cover Inflatable SUP Board Bag. Made from recycled plastic bottles, the bag is now black and light blue.

New Fusion Woven Drop Stitch

starboard sup woven drop stitch technology best inflatable paddle board construction green water sportsIn development for 5 years, Starboard’s new Woven Drop Stitch technology process starts with a glue free PVC lamination on the top and bottom of the board. Inside the board they have their new weave on the top and base. This weave provides a structure for the polyester yarns – which gives the board its shape. The weave has less give than the traditional knitting method. Knitted fibres have soft and stretchy properties, whereas this new weaving is superior in stiffness, reflex and rigidity. T

But it’s not just about adding on – they’ve also taken away, cutting weight by 3.3 lbs on average. The yarn threads are reduced per square inch for better reflex. Less plastic and a lighter paddle board. Less weight, faster acceleration, easier to carry. With Starboard’s new Woven Technology their paddle boards are not only lighter, but stronger and stiffer. Better in every way.

Strong and light. Feel it!

  • Woven fabrics reduce stretch, hold more tension and create a stiffer board.
  • The woven fabrics use less material than conventional drop stitch, creating a lighter board.
  • Fusion lamination of top and bottom layers is done in a glueless process,  increasing stiffness and creating a solid board, while reducing weight.
  • What does it mean for you? A stiffer and lighter, durable board, with a reflex sensation you can feel.
  • Galvanized 2000 D rails increase the strength of the board, together with the 3K compression bands.
  • Surf model specific galvanized 2000 D top and bottom deck stringer strips for further increased stiffness and controlled rocker.

Welding Technology

Heated and bonded for life. Glue is never forever. Mechanical bond = Strength and Durability. Starboard’s new welding technique turns two into one – using heat to bond two separate pieces of PVC into a single solid unit. Heat-welded PVC creates a mechanical bond that’s stronger, lasts longer – and is better for the environment.Since the beginning inflatable boards have been glued together at the seam, so the boards only last as long as the glue. Over the last few years Starboard have worked with welding machine manufacturers to develop better machinery for seam welding. Then they helped train their selected OEM assembler to utilize this unique technology in Starboard’s exclusive production lines, resulting in a long lasting mechanical bond.

Deluxe Double Chamber (DDC) – safer, lighter, stiffer

2020 starboard inflatable sup deluxe double chamber best paddle board construction DDC green water sportsThe Starboard Deluxe Double Chamber construction brings the inflatable paddle boards one step closer to a hard board feeling. The Double Chamber stiffens the board significantly, thanks to the double side walls around the inner chamber. This chamber also offers extra safety flotation for emergencies.

Double I-Beam Stringer – Ultra Stiff

The innovative secondary chamber doubles the sidewalls and acts like a rollable I-beam. Starting just behind the standing area and continuing forward, the chamber is placed in the most critical area for flex and reduces deflection by 20-40%. The feeling of paddling with the stiff double I-beam stringer is very similar to a hard board, providing an authentic paddling experience.

Extra Floatation – Safety First

The secondary chamber offers up to 42 liters of safety floatation, with 14 liters even in the smallest boards, that require only 15PSI. Starboard pioneered Double Chamber technology in the 2013 Ocean Rescue inflatable paddle board. It is now revised, improved and gives the paddlers peace of mind while paddling.

Deluxe Single Chamber (DSC) – stiff and light

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Extra stiff, strong and light. Feel it!

  • Woven fabrics reduce stretch, hold more tension and create a stiffer board.
  • The woven fabrics use less material than conventional drop stitch, creating a lighter board.
  • Fusion lamination of top and bottom layers is done in a glueless process,  increasing stiffness and creating a solid board, while reducing weight.
  • What does it mean for you? A stiffer and lighter, durable board, with a reflex sensation you can feel.
  • Galvanized 2000 D rails increase the strength of the board, together with the 3K compression bands.

Zen – New Linear Drop Stitch

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Starboard’s leanest, lightest and most budget friendly construction. Stripped down to the core essentials. Built with single layer linear drop stitch, double rail band and heat welded rails. The new tool-less fin system is quick and easy to set up.

Linear alignment of space yarns, oriented only in warp direction (the direction of the board’s length), maximizing the stiffness and response. Linear dropstich also secures the board’s shape better over time compared to standard knitted dropstitch. Linear dropstich with single layer coating is the lightest offering in our collection. What does it mean for you? An ultra light board with the best stiffness that single layer technology can offer, you can feel the acceleration.

More responsive, stiffer & lighter

  • Welding Technology. Mechanical bond = strength and durability
  • 5.5″ (140mm) dropstitch for a good balance between volume and stiffness
  • US Box tool less center fin
  • Recycled 2mm crocodile skin EVA deck pads all the way to the tail of the board
  • Center carry handle
  • Integrated tow ring in the valve area and bottom of the nose
  • Forward cargo area with bungee strap

New Starboard Re-Cover Bag

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Light, strong, inflatable SUP bag

  • Made wider and shorter, so its easy and fast to pack, whilst preserving the shape of the Side Walls.
  • Due to the EVA Side walls, the All Star must be folded instead of rolling.
  • Bag is made from recycled plastic bottles. Approx. 30 bottles used to make 1 bag.
  • The ultra-light Re-cover bag is designed to minimise weight yet maximise comfort and strength, resulting in the very best backpack carrying experience.
  • Utilizing “Rip Stop” technology to further strengthen the solid 450D materials, we have an amazingly strong and light combo.
  • Thanks to our partner “Waste2Wear” for making this breakthrough possible with upcycled plastic bottles, showcasing futuristic thinking.
  • New spacious inside pockets for accessories.
  • The Re-Cover bags have a RPET 450D outer fabric layer made from upcycled plastic bottles, in partnership with Waste2Wear. About 30-150 bottles are used to make each bag
  • Square shape bag to accomodate new standing tray and efficient roll up/fold up
  • Twin roller wheels for easy transport
  • Padded cover
  • Ergonomically shaped hiking straps and back support, which can be packed away in the strap free system
  • Inside and outside compressions straps
  • Reinforced diamond PVC for increased durability around the base
  • Name tag window
  • Strong, non corrosive zipper

New Starboard Tiki Pump

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Fast, easy and comfortable

  • The hose is attached to the pump’s body, so no flapping around when pumping the board up. And so is the pressure gauge, for an easy read of the pressure in the board.
  • 10% more efficient thanks to the redesigned handle, base, piston and outside tube for the air outlet.
  • By placing the airflow cylinder outside of the chamber, there is space for a more efficient flow inside the pump.
  • Double and single action pumping modes and wider removable foot base that increases stability when pumping.
  • Inflate your board with faster and easier continuous pumping, both in down and up actions. With the flip of a switch at about 7PSI, the double action pump can convert to single action for easy inflation up to 18PSI
  • Redesign allows effortless inflation due to the increased diameter of the intake and exhaust valves
  • Precise angled handle and palm grip for comfortable and easier pumping. The handles are wide and shaped perfectly to fit the palm, then rotated into the best angle for a sustained pumping action
  • The ergonomically designed extra wide detachable foot pad creates a stable, comfortable platform for sustained effort in getting your board up to 18PSI, in the shortest amount of time, yet packs down efficiently with the detachable base
  • The base and the handles are produced with upcycled fishing nets taken out of the Indian ocean.

Starboard iGO inflatable paddle boards

The iGO is a true all round inflatable paddle board designed for variety activities. Whether you want to have a fun cruise on a lake, ride small waves at the beach, practice SUP Yoga or take your pets on board, the iGO can do it all.

  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 10′ iGO Deluxe

    From: $999.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 10’8″ iGO Deluxe

    From: $999.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 10’8″ iGO Deluxe DC

    From: $1399.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 11’2″ iGO Deluxe

    From: $999.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 11’2″ iGO Deluxe DC

    From: $1399.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 12′ iGO Deluxe

    From: $999.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 12′ iGO Deluxe DC

    From: $1399.00

Starboard Touring inflatable paddle boards

The inflatable Touring paddle board is Starboard’s all-time best-seller. They are everything an inflatable Touring paddle board should be. That’s it!

  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 11’6″ Touring Deluxe

    From: $999.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 11’6″ Touring Deluxe DC

    From: $1399.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 12’6″ Touring Deluxe

    From: $999.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 12’6″ Touring Deluxe DC

    From: $1399.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 14′ Touring Deluxe

    From: $999.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 14′ Touring Deluxe DC

    From: $1399.00

Starboard All Star Airline inflatable paddle boards

Faster than most hardboards. It’s all about combining Starboard’s technologies to offer an inflatable paddle board with the feel and speed of a hard board. Super stiff and extra light woven fusion technology, Airline stiffening technology, a standing tray to keep your balance when paddling hard, and more!

  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 12’6″x 27″ All Star Airline

    From: $1649.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 14′ x 24″ All Star Airline

    From: $1649.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 14′ x 26″ All Star Airline

    From: $1649.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 14′ x 28″ All Star Airline

    From: $1649.00

Starboard Surf inflatable paddle boards

Surfing inflatable paddle boards, or SUP surfing inflatable boards, are designed for you to catch waves in any part of the world. Pack your surfboard into a backpack and catch waves on the go.

  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 9’5″ Surf Deluxe DC

    From: $1399.00

Starboard SUP Windsurfing inflatable paddle boards

Compact, light and strong, you can go paddle boarding, learn windsurfing and even get planning with their foot straps and water-releasing Rail Edge technology. The Starboard SUP windsurfing boards are great for teaching your kids to windsurf and best of all, it rolls up into a bag and fits into the trunk of your car.

  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 10’8″ iGo Deluxe SUP Windsurfer

    From: $1249.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 11’2″ Blend Deluxe SUP Windsurfer

    From: $1249.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 12’6″ Touring Deluxe SUP Windsurfer

    From: $1249.00

Starboard Zen inflatable paddle boards

Stripped down to the core essentials. Built with single layer LINEAR dropstitch, double rail band and heat welded rails.

  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 10’8″ iGO Zen

    From: $799.00
  • 2020 Starboard Inflatable 12’6″ Touring Zen

    From: $849.00

Not sure which board is right for you? Be sure to contact us via our contact form, webchat or on 1-888-252-4983.

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About the author: Julian Kidd
I have been an avid stand up paddle boarder since 2009. I retired from professional kiteboarding to focus on SUP. Green Water Sports grew from this love of all things SUP. As well as being a keen paddle boarder, I'm a hockey fan, football fan, closet petrol head, web tinkerer, husband and father.

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