SUPCO Classic Bamboo All Around Stand Up Paddle Board
The Classic 11’2” Stand Up Paddle Board by SUPCO is the best all around paddle board because of its suburb stability. It tracks extremely well for an all around and is versatile enough to easily paddle calm waters, light surf and on long trips. The Classic is wide at the nose and slightly tapered at the tail, making it a versatile all around paddle board that can surf small waves and paddle flat water.
The triple fins make the Classic track well and easy to maneuver even in choppy water. The Classic has a light weight foam core and three layers of fiberglass skin with reinforced rails, making it a board that will last a long time. The Classic is an all around paddle board that can be enjoyed by all ages in most any conditions.
The NALU 11.6 GT by Naish Surfing is an excellent all around stand up paddle board for paddlers who want to be able to do it all. This versatile SUP can easily handle flat water paddling and riding small surf. Thanks to a rocker line on the NALU so it performs exceptionally in light surf while giving beginning paddlers the stability to build confidence.
This board has a built-in handle with an ergonomic grip which makes it easy to carry this wide board with one hand. The NALU is very sturdy, built with wooden reinforcements in the core where the paddler stands yet still weighs just over 28 pounds. This added attention to detail coupled with the versatility makes the NALU 11.6 a must have all round stand up paddle board.
Starboard 12'6" Cruiser All Round Stand Up Paddle Board
The Starboard 12'6" Cruiser All Round Stand Up Paddle Board is a lightweight and stable paddle board. Designed with fitness training in mind, the Cruiser is versatile and easy to maneuver as well as extremely comfortable on account of the full length EVA foam pad. Wide on the nose and tapered just enough at the tail, this board surfs small waves well for an all around board.
The triple fins give the Cruiser excellent tracking in most conditions. The Cruiser comes with either a carbon, wood or fiberglass skin ranging from 23-31 pounds depending on the material. It’s a perfect board for flat water paddling to build strength before moving up to a surfing our touring SUP.
2015 YOLO Original All Around Stand Up Paddle Board
The YOLO Original Dolphin Stand Up Paddle Board is a classic all round paddleboard. With rounded tip and tail, this 12 foot paddle board offers the stability a first time paddler will appreciate. However, don’t count out the YOLO Original if you are an intermediate or advanced paddler, this paddleboard tracks extremely well in light surf and choppy water conditions.
The Original Sunrise even has excursion capabilities with a few upgrades like a bungee system and convenient stowage for fishing gear. Whether you are interested in weekend tripping, light surfing or flat water paddling, the YOLO Original Sunrise is an exceptional choice.
Focus SUP 10'0" Classic All Around Stand Up Paddle Board
The Focus SUP 10'0" Classic All Around Stand Up Paddle Boardb is the ultimate flat water paddle board for beginners. The 4 1/8 inch thick board is extra buoyant, giving the paddler a greater sense of control. The added buoyancy makes the Poseidon able to carry all the gear you need for a weekend long flat water excursion. Plus, the traction pad is comfortable enough for longer excursions across a lake or down river.
Narrower than the average All Around Stand Up Paddle Board, the Classic All Around SUP has cuts across the surface with little resistance without sacrificing stability. The carbon skin version of the Classic weighs only 20 pounds while the EPS/Wood Veneer Classic weighs 24 pounds.
Liquid Logic Versa Board Stand Up Paddle Board
The Versa Board by Liquid Logic is the ultimate hybrid stand up paddle board. The Versa can be paddled while standing or sitting and maneuverable enough to surf, but tracks well enough to go on longer paddling trips with little effort thanks to the skeg system. This board is extremely stable because of the dual tunnel design and it comes in two solo sizes: 10’ and 12’3”.
The Versa can be rigged for fishing with rod holders and even a comfortable seat with a backrest for a relaxing paddle. With a weight capacity of 300 pounds, the Versa can carry all the gear you would need for a weekend excursion. This is the perfect SUP if you want to do a little bit of everything.
East Coast Paddle Boards Hybrid
The Hybrid by East Coast Paddle Boards delivers the best of both the recreational and the surfing stand up paddle board models. This board is highly responsive to even the slightest effort, making it excellent for flat water touring while the triple fin set up gives it excellent tracking and maneuverability, even handling choppy waters and small waves extremely well. Both of the 10’6’ and the 11” standard lengths are lightweight, weighing only 22 and 23 pounds respectively. The slightly rounded nose and high volume capacity make this buoyant hybrid very stable.
The Odysseus by Naish Surfing is the perfect hybrid stand up paddle board for surfing, touring, and fitness training. The squared tail and full rails on the Odysseus makes it perform exceptionally well in light surf while giving beginning paddlers the stability they need to build confidence. The Odysseus is almost 5 inches thick with a width of 34 inches, making it super stable.
The comfortable EVA deck pad and recessed deck, makes long expeditions a pleasure. Lightweight and easy to carry with the built in handle with an ergonomic grip, this board is ready to pick up and go on almost any adventure. The added attention to detail coupled with the versatility makes the Odysseus a must have hybrid stand up paddle board.
YOLO 2015 Coastal Cruiser 12' SUP
The YOLO 2015 Coastal Cruiser 12' SUP is a classic hybrid paddleboard. With rounded tip and tail, this 12 foot paddle board offers the stability any first time paddler will appreciate. This board is extra buoyant, with a capacity of almost 237 liters, making it extremely stable and capable of carrying a lot of gear. The excursion capabilities don’t stop there.
With a few upgrades like a bungee system and convenient stowage for fishing gear, you can be ready to cast a line at your favorite fishing hole in no time. Whether you’re interested in weekend tripping, light surfing or flat water paddling, the YOLO 2015 Coastal Cruiser SUP is a great hybrid paddle board that can help you do it all.
The Lynch Hybrid stand up paddle board by Surftech is a paddle board for intermediate to advanced paddlers. The Lynch is wide for a 6’8” board; at almost 20 inches wide, this hybrid is extremely agile, yet stable. The rounded tail adds to the stability, while the triple fin system allows this board to track well in choppy conditions. The lightweight construction of fiberglass over an EPS foam core is strong, but still has the right amount of flex for surfing. This hybrid is durable, high performing stand up paddle board in most conditions.
Naish Surfing 2015 Glide 14.0 GS Racing and Touring SUP
The 2015 Glide 14.0 GS Touring and Racing Stand Up Paddle Board is built for speed. The sleek rocker on the latest version of the glide is designed to for increased speed and the tapered tail allows the Glide14.0 to cut across open ocean like it was flat water. The 9 ½ inch fin allows the Glide to track well even in choppy conditions with minimal effort.
With the thick diamond groove EVA deck pad on the recessed standing area, the Glide is comfortable and stable for long excursions. The Glide is built to last through years of salt and sun while featuring an extremely buoyant foam core supporting a 280 liter capacity. The skin of the board is a highly durable fiberglass layup with a carbon bottom for extra rigidness. The Glide comes in two widths, 29 and 30 inches, weighing 35 and 37 pounds respectively.
BIC SUP 12'6" ACE-TEC Wing Racing and Touring SUP
The 12'6" ACE-TEC Wing Racing and Touring SUP BY BIC Sports is versatile touring stand up paddle board. The 9 inch single fin, pointed bow and tapered tail help the Wing glide across the surface of the water; this excellent tracking makes paddling easy for day trips and longer expeditions. With 285 liters of buoyancy, the Wing has plenty of capacity to haul your gear and keep it dry.
This SUP is 30 inches wide, making it extremely stable. BIC Sports is a mass production water sports company, which enables the Wing to be moderately priced but don’t let the cost fool you. The Wing comes standard with a number of sweet extras, from the extremely comfortable deck pad built for touring to the ergonomic carrying handle.
14'0" Cali Racing and Touring SUP by Focus SUP
Based in Hawaii, the birthplace of stand up paddle boards, the Focus SUP Boards delivers one of the best SUPs for racing with the 14.0 Cali. The narrow 27 inch wide design allows the Cali to cut through chop with ease while maintaining outstanding tracking. The sleek structure makes the Cali fast, but the high buoyancy on the 5 inch thick board offer you plenty of stability as well. The standing area is recessed to lower the center of gravity and extra stability, making the Cali a perfect stand up paddle board for a beginning to intermediate paddler. The Cali 14’0” is made from either fiberglass or carbon, weighing 29 and 24 pounds respectively.
2015 14’All Star Racing Stand Up Paddle Board
The 2015 14’All Star Stand Up Paddle Board by Star Board SUP is a versatile racing paddle board that’s great for intermediate to advanced paddlers who want a board that performs well in open ocean and on calm, flat water. The standing area provides added stability with the raised box design while the slight rounded nose and increased bow volume allow the All Star to punch through choppy water without losing speed.
The quick response of the All Star makes it a breeze to accelerate with minimal effort and relatively easy to maneuver. This SUP is 28 inches wide, making it stable without sacrificing too much maneuverability in rough conditions and it also tracks extremely well thanks to its single center Race Ultra Hexcel fin and rigid carbon bottom deck. The All Star comes in both carbon and fiberglass; the former weighing just under 28 pounds and the latter coming in at 31 ½ pounds.
Fanatic 11' Ray Racing and Touring SUP
The Fanatic 11' Ray Racing and Touring SUP is a classic design offering outstanding performance in flat water. This SUP is versatile enough for surfing small waves to open water racing. The Fanatic owes its incredible range and quick response to rounded tail and sharp bow design. This shorter board is highly stable with a width of 30 inches and is easy to maneuver because of the wider nose and squared off tail. The Fanatic comes with a mastfoot insert for windsurfing while the RTM single fin allows the Ray to track well in most conditions.
Naish 2015 Hokua 9.0 GT Stand Up Paddleboard
The 2015 Hokua 9.0 GT Surfing Stand Up Paddle Board by Naish is a versatile paddle board that performs in ocean surf and on flat water. The Hokua has a concave nose and V-shaped tail, allowing for quicker acceleration and sharp maneuvers; depending on your skill level, the Hokua can be easily maneuvered in large surf.
The EVA foam deck pad is comfortable enough for day-long excursions and the Hokua has incredibly buoyancy for a short board because of the lightweight EPS core. Wooden reinforcements added under the deck pad give this board extra flex so it pops off of waves. At 28 and three quarters of an inch wide, the Hokua 9.0 GT is a stable, yet responsive surfing SUP and since it only weighs only 18.7 pounds, you get a SUP which is incredibly lightweight for its size.
Riveria Paddlesurf 9' 2" Turbo Carbon Nugg Stand Up Paddleboard
The 9’2” Turbo Carbon Nugg Surf SUP by Riviera SUP made for the experienced surfer who wants a high performing surfing stand up paddle board. This surfing SUP is designed to look like a standard short board with a slightly rounded nose and flattened tail. This shape, coupled with the concave bottom, makes the Turbo Carbon Nugg SUP extremely maneuverable in any surfing conditions.
Riviera only uses the highest quality materials on their boards with the Turbo Carbon Nugg made from carbon fiber with an EPS foam core, making it extremely durable, with just the right amount of flex, This surfing stand up paddle board is definitely one built to withstand years of abuse. This SUP features a Quad plus 1 fin system, making it easy to maneuver in most surf conditions.
Starboard SUP Element Surfing Stand Up Paddle Board
The Element Surfing Stand Up Paddle Board by Starboard SUP is a fast and hard hitting surfing SUP. This board is agile and owes its quick response to its triple fin design and lightweight carbon wrap while the concave design, rounded nose and tapered tail make it highly maneuverable. This SUP is wider at 30 inches, offering you greater stability while it also tracks well and can handle bigger surf because of the lowered density. The Element comes in four different weights, with the AST version having the added wind surfing option. The brushed carbon version of the Element weighs less than 19 pounds.
Starboard PRO 9'0" x 29" Stand Up Paddleboard
The 9.0 PRO Surfing Stand Up Paddle Board by Starboard SUP is one of the most responsive surfing SUPs that Starboard offers. The square tail and well defined rocker gives the PRO excellent tracing for a surfing SUP, making it versatile enough to paddle flat water with ease. The PRO is built to take the beating of some serious surf, made with an incredibly strong carbon outer wrap of carbon. This board SUP might have flat water maneuverability, but this is truly a surfing SUP. The brushed carbon version of the 9.0 PRO SUP weighs just over 14 1/2 pounds. Highly maneuverable, yet moderately stable, this is a board for an intermediate to experienced paddler.
Focus SUP Torpedo Surfing Stand Up Paddle Board
The 9'6" Torpedo Surfing SUP by Focus is a surfing stand up paddle board which dominates small to medium surf. Made in Hawaii, the birthplace of the standup paddle board, the Torpedo is a fast and agile surfing paddle board. The 9’ 6” version of the Torpedo performs extremely well in the pocket because of its 4 plus 1 fin system.
This board is reasonably priced despite it having a high density, high quality EPS foam core with a lightweight fiberglass skin. The deck is reinforced with a thin piece of lightweight Australian pine giving the Torpedo just the right amount of flex. The carbon fiber version of this Torpedo weighs 20 pounds while the fiberglass version weighs 26 pounds.