Review of the Red Paddle Co 12’6″ Race inflatable touring and racing SUP

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We tested it over 2 extended sessions in the ocean. One rather choppy day with a few knots of breeze and small 1-2ft waves on the reef. The second session was glassy mirror flat with no breeze at all. We have several pictures of the board, bag and accessories, as well as a walk around video. For reference, I’m about 6ft and 190lbs. In the bag Contents of the bag … Read More →

Review of the Red Paddle Co 10′ Surfer inflatable SUP

Red Paddle Co 10ft Surfer top deck at the tail

In this review we will be taking a look at the Red Paddle Co 10′ Surfer inflatable stand up paddle board. We’ll see what comes in the bag, we take it out on the river and for a quick paddle in the surf, and run through some pump up, set up and performance points. Inflatable paddle boards are becoming more and more popular, not just because they are convenient alternatives … Read More →

Red Paddle Co 10′ Surfer inflatable SUP walk around

red paddle co 10ft surfer inflatable stand up board

Following up from our Red Paddle Co 10’6″ inflatable SUP walk around video, we showcase the Red Paddle Co 10′ Surfer inflatable paddle board. This is part of our review of the 10′ board, which we’ll be posting soon. It features the rocker stiffening system (RSS), a technology which increases the board’s stiffness up to 50%. If uses the TEC Air construction process for bombproof performance. It is 3.93″ thick, … Read More →

Red Paddle Co 10’6″ inflatable SUP review

Red Paddle Co paddle board in action

In the bag The board, obviously, which is held in place by 2 straps from the bag. A single strap goes around the board keeping it rolled and secure when you are moving it around. Over the fins you have 3 red inflatable “water wing” style cushions to keep the fins from buckling in the bag. Next to the board you have the pump, gauge and hose and a small … Read More →

RSS – SUP Rocker Stiffening System in action

RSS in action on inflatable stand up paddle board by Red Paddle Co

A few weeks ago, I was asked on a forum about the Rocker Stiffening System (RSS) on a Red Paddle Co inflatable board. The picture demonstrates part of the benefits of the RSS technology. While the main benefits really need to be felt when paddling a board, you can see that the board has slightly less sag with the RSS battens. The board is extremely rigid without them and they … Read More →

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