Why Our Paddleboards Are The Industry's Best

Why Our Paddleboards Are The Industry's Best

Best Board Roundup

Even when you know what to look for when choosing a paddle board, it can still be a challenge finding the best board out there. To help make that decision easier, take a look at our best board roundup. 

We’re making our list of the best hard stand up paddle board and the best inflatable stand up paddle board in three categories: best all around paddle board, best river paddle boards, and best whitewater SUP.

Best Hard Stand Up Paddle Board

If you are a committed paddleboarder looking for speed and serious maneuverability, you want the best hard stand up paddle board.

Here are our selections for the best hard stand up paddle board:

  • All Around: Funshui All Around Paddle Board
  • River: UFO - High PerformanceRiver Play & Surf SUP
  • Whitewater: King Dub Whitewater Paddle Board

Best All Around Paddle Board

Our Funshui All Around Paddle Board

Here are some fast facts about our best all around board:

Funshui Flow

  • Length: 12’6”
  • Fully Inflated Width: 32″
  • Volume: 220L
  • Weight capacity: 240 lbs

Funshui X

  • Length: 11’2”
  • Width: 34″
  • Volume: 245L
  • Weight capacity: 275 lbs

If you’re looking for the best all around paddle board that will perform for years to come, the Funshui is what you need. Our armalight composite construction surrounds our fused-cell EPS foam core, giving you a board that will withstand every adventure for both parents and kids alike.

This board comes in two different sizes, so you can choose the board based on your particular paddling needs. If you are a beginner, the 34” provides maximum stability, while the 32” is a great choice for smaller riders or those who prefer to sacrifice stability for paddle efficiency.

Best River Paddle Boards

Our UFO - High Performance River Play & Surf SUP  is one of our fastest and most responsive boards.

Here are some fast facts about our best river paddle boards:

UFO 325

  • Length: 7’11”
  • Width: 32.5″
  • Volume: 205L
  • Weight capacity: 220 lbs

UFO 335

  • Length: 7’11”
  • Width: 33.5″
  • Volume: 221L
  • Weight capacity: 220 lbs

UFO 345

  • Length: 7’11”
  • Width: 34.5″
  • Volume: 235L
  • Weight capacity: 220 lbs

The UFO is one of our best river paddle boards because it can perform in heavy duty rapids while also being suitable for surf waves. At just under eight feet, this board is smaller than some of our other boards, but it’s even faster.

Our best river paddle boards come with features like our custom hydrus carbon fiber handle, a self-regulating gore-tex vent, our hyrus traction pad, a tri fin system with channel, and optional footstraps to give you the support you need to conquer even the most extreme rapids.

Best Whitewater SUP

Our King Dub Whitewater Paddle Board is the best whitewater SUP for those looking to maximize their performance.

Here are some fast facts about our best whitewater SUP:

King Dub 88

  • Length: 8’8”
  • Fully Inflated Width: 34″
  • Volume: 250L
  • Weight capacity: 220 lbs

King Dub 98

  • Length: 9’8”
  • Width: 34.5″
  • Volume: 275L
  • Weight capacity: 265 lbs

The King Dub is a board that is built to follow your lead. With maximum maneuverability, speed, and even surfing performance, this is the best whitewater SUP for any paddler that calls themselves a river player or paddle surfer. The bottom channel and contours helps prevent your fin from being caught in any rocks underfoot while maximizing your control over the board. 

Best Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board

If you want stability, durability, and transportability, you want the best inflatable stand up paddle board.

Here are our selections for the best inflatable stand up paddle board:

  • All Around: Inflatable Joyride All-Around Paddle Board
  • River: Inflatable Paradise Touring Paddle Board
  • Whitewater: Axis Whitewater River SUP

Best All Around Paddle Board

Our Inflatable Joyride All-Around Paddle Board is our most popular iSUP. This is the best inflatable stand up paddle board for paddlers of all levels with a variety of interests. The size and design of the board makes it just right for activities like SUP yoga and fishing in different settings, including lakes and rivers.

Here are some fast facts about our best all around paddle board:

  • Length: 11'
  • Fully Inflated Width: 33″
  • Thickness: 6″
  • Board weight: 27 lbs
  • Weight capacity: 350 lbs

The weight capacity of this board makes it the best all around paddle board for paddling with your gear, and the brushed traction pad and thick rails will help you feel smooth and steady throughout your ride.

The best inflatable stand up board wouldn’t be the best if it didn’t make for easy travel, and the inflatable joyride is no exception. Within two minutes, your board will be fully deflated and can be rolled up to the size of a small sleeping bag. Even better, when you’re ready to get out on the water again, it can be fully inflated and ready for use in under five.

Here are some cool features you should know about the joyride: our best inflatable stand up paddle board:

  • Outer layer: our 3-layer reinforced composite shell provides increased rigidity and durability that will continually outperform other inflatable boards
  • Interior seams: CR welded, so you can count on your board holding up over time and maintaining proper inflation pressure
  • High performance rocker: allows your front end to lift above turbulent waters and facilitate a smooth ride
  • Click-in fin: quick and easy use and removal while providing maximum stability and maneuverability

In addition to all the great features this boar provides, it also comes with accessories that are sure to enhance your paddle experience, including our cick-in fin for quick and easy use and removal, an SUP coil leash, and our heavy duty hydrus backpack.

Best River Paddle Boards

Our Inflatable Paradise Touring Paddle Board has a sleek design that makes it one of the best river paddle boards.

Here are some fast facts about our best river paddle boards:

  • Length: 12’6”
  • Fully Inflated Width: 30″
  • Thickness: 6″
  • Board weight: 27 lbs
  • Weight capacity: 335 lbs

Our Paradise board efficiently glides through the water to provide advanced and beginner paddlers alike with enough stability to enjoy their ride from start to finish. Fitness enthusiasts will love this board, whether they are paddling long distances, paddling recreationally, going for distance, or even perfecting their yoga moves.

Just like our all around best inflatable stand up paddle board, you can deflate this board in two minutes and have it fully inflated again in six. It also features all of the same state of the art construction listed above and comes with all the accessories the inflatable Joyride does.

Best Whitewater SUP

Our Axis Whitewater River SUP is built to handle all kinds of water conditions.

Here are some fast facts about our best whitewater SUP:

Axis 88

  • Length: 8’8”
  • Fully Inflated Width: 34.5″
  • Thickness: 6″
  • Weight capacity: 300 lbs

Axis 99

  • Length: 9’8”
  • Fully Inflated Width: 35.5″
  • Thickness: 6″
  • Board weight: 27 lbs
  • Weight capacity: 350 lbs

These boards offer features that will provide you with all the stability you and your gear need to navigate down the water, including:

  • Triple reinforced seams
  • Hydrus composite reinforced outer shell
  • High-performance rocker
  • Boot/river shoe friendly traction pad
  • Quad fin system
  • Side and center handles
  • Rear stomp pad
  • And a front bottom D-ring

If you’re looking for an inflatable that is also the best whitewater SUP, both the Axis 88 and 99 have got you covered. Our best whitewater SUP comes with durability for class I-IV river running and tie downs for both overnight and day trips on the river.