Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board Buying Guide

paddling the fanatic fly air premium inflatable sups over tropical reef green water sports

One of the many draws to stand up paddle boarding is that it is such a diverse and adaptable sport. Wherever you live in the world, whatever conditions you have on hand, whatever your age or level, you can paddle board. With so much variety and choice, it can be difficult to narrow down the choices to what type of board is best suited for you. To keep it simple, … Read More →

Surfing the Red Paddle Co Compact 9’6″

red paddle co compact 9 6 in the surf

It is a common question about the Red Paddle Co 9’6″ Compact, whether or not it is decent in surf? Its shorter length and larger fins certainly suggest it would outperform the Ride models, but perhaps not the Whip. The 8’10” Whip is the dedicated wave riding board in the Red Paddle Co inflatable paddle board range. However, the Whip is on the smaller size, so if you’re like me … Read More →

Detailed comparison video of Red Paddle Co Ride, Sport & Voyager inflatable paddle boards

red paddle co inflatable comparison video

Reuben and the SUPboarder crew is back with an excellent video detailing the 3 main Red Paddle Co board ranges. The all round Ride family of boards, the cross-over Sport family of boards and the touring and adventuring family of Voyager boards. Red Paddle Co Ride, Sport and Voyager inflatable paddle board comparison Welcome back to another SUPboarder video. In this video we’re going to be talking about three board … Read More →

Review of the 2019 Fanatic 10’4″ Fly Air inflatable paddle board

2019 10 4 fly air fanatic inflatable paddle board review

We’ll take a closer look at the 2019 Fanatic Fly Air 10’4″ inflatable SUP and see if the board is up to par, worth the money or a premium board at a budget price. TL;DR: The 2019 Fanatic Fly Air 10’4″ inflatable paddle board is exceeding good value. At just $899 Fanatic provides a high quality single-skin-with-stringer SUP that really feels and performs like a premium board. Awesome looking graphics, … Read More →

Review of the 2019 Red Paddle Co 9’6″ Compact inflatable paddle board

red paddle co 9 6 compact review

The 2019 Red Paddle Co Compact 9’6″ is designed for paddlers who want the convenience of a board that packs down to half the size of a regular inflatable SUP without compromising on performance. Unique to the compact 9’6″ is that it ships complete with 5-piece paddle and coiled leash for the full package. Is the Compact 9’6″ truely a revolutionary board? With a high price, come high expectations. Does … Read More →

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