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How to install RSS battens video

Following on from our earlier guide of how to install the Red Paddle Co RSS battens, we now have this video by Red Paddle Co. The video includes the basics of batten installation and removal, but our guide has a little more detail on the process.

RSS battens, or rocker stiffening system battens, increase board stiffness by 30-50%. The technology is unique to Red Paddle Co and assists to make their already stiff inflatable SUP design even stiffer for extra performance and efficiency. Read more about the RSS battens in this article. They are unique to Red Paddle Co and offer a great boost in performance.

For 2015, Red Paddle Co tweaked the positioning of the battens on some boards to further enhance the effect they have making the board stiffer.

The RSS battens are fitted to many of the 100mm or 3.93″ thick boards and all the Race and Elite models. See all the boards which feature RSS battens here.

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About the author: Julian Kidd
I have been an avid stand up paddle boarder since 2009. I retired from a decade of 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 football fan, closet petrol head, web tinkerer, husband and father.