The future is now – introducing the Red Paddle Co 9’6″ Compact

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The 2019 Red Paddle Co 9’6″ Compact inflatable paddle board The latest in a series of technological advances from Red Paddle Co, and 10 years in the making, the revolutionary patent pending Red Paddle Co Compact 9’6” is a full-sized inflatable stand up paddle board which folds down to half the size of a conventional inflatable paddle board – the most transportable board on the planet! Half the size, double the … Read More →

A closer look at Starboard’s Deluxe Double Chamber Technology

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Double Chamber technology is technically not new for 2018, but it is new to the wider range of Starboard inflatable paddle boards. First featured on their Ocean Rescue board, Double Chamber now features on most of the Deluxe models. We take a closer look at the Double Chamber system and what it offers. Deluxe Double Chamber First off, we did a side by side stiffness comparison of 2 very similar … Read More →

Red Paddle Co – Leaders in inflatable paddle board design & technology

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Leaders in Design Red Paddle Co was borne out of the mission to introduce the sport to everyone. It is taken us ten years, and a lot of blood, sweat and tears to master the craft of making the very best inflatable paddle board. We call this craft Tec Air. Tec Air is our brand promise to deliver the absolute best products. We have an extensive research and testing process … Read More →

How to set up your Starboard All Star SUP with Airline Technology

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Click to follow us on YouTube: 2018 Starboard All Star inflatable racing SUPs For 2018, Starboard have merged their top of the line racing models under one name, the All Star. This includes their top all round racing carbon and composite boards, and now, their top inflatable racing boards also. With this model name consolidation/streamlining they are subtly saying that the boards are equal in performance, speed, quality and durability, … Read More →

How to set up your Airline equipped Starboard inflatable paddle board

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Starboard’s Inflatable SUP Airline Technology The patented Airline Technology utilizes a pre-set free-floating cable. It is attached to the nose, goes under the bottom and ends at the fin box. The preset cable is slightly shorter than the board so when the board inflates, the cable comes under tension and stiffens the board significantly. We measured 1.8 cm less hull deflection in testing and 2016 World Champion Connor Baxter swears … Read More →

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