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12'6 Explore

by Oxbow
  • 12' 6" Length
  • 30" Width
  • 34 Weight (lbs)
  • MSRP

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12'6 Explore Description

The new 12’6 EXPLORE is a Touring SUP designed for fitness paddling, flatwater cruising, open ocean touring and recreational racing. It’s aimed at medium and larger riders looking for a board with excellent glide that is versatile and easy to ride. With 285 liters volume the 12’6 EXPLORE is ideal for beginners up to 260lbs, with plenty of floatation for larger intermediate riders. ACE-TEC construction offers a unique combination of durability AND lightweight performance at a great price. New ERGO-GRIP carry handle = Easier Transport + Less Fatigue!

In development for two years with the OXBOW international team of riders, the EXPLORE series features a super-stable, feature-rich platform optimized for a smooth, clean and effortless paddling experience. They are designed as all-purpose boards for fitness paddling, recreational racing and simply cruising around enjoying walking on water. The EXPLORE series is the latest addition to the ACE-TEC family of ‘premium boards without the premium price’. ACE-TEC is an exclusive BIC Sport thermoformed construction technology, fine-tuned for performance Stand Up Paddling. This unique technology produces lightweight, high-performance boards with exceptional durability and exact shapes.

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12'6 Explore Specifications

  • Seating Configuration: Solo
  • Weight: 34 lbs
  • Length: 12' 6"
  • Center Width: 30"
  • Volume: 285 liters
  • Max Capacity: 260 lbs
  • Primary Material: Thermoform ABS Plastic
  • Material Description:

    ACE-TEC construction

12'6 Explore Features

  • Structure: Rigid / Hard Shell
  • Hull Shape: Displacement
  • # of Fin Boxes: 1

Additional Attributes

  • Award-Winning Touring Shapes. 2013 Outside Magazine’s Gear of the Year
  • Go Further, Faster, Quieter. Designed for efficiency, stability and FUN
  • The keeled nose cuts smoothly through the chop while the flat section under the standing area and tail improve stability
  • Attachment Points – Leash plug at nose and tail + four attachment points in front of standing area for securing gear
  • Ergo-Grip carry handle for ease of transport and less fatigue

Recommended Usage

  • Activity Type: Touring, Racing/Fitness
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, Open Water/Ocean, River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ideal Paddler Size: Average Adult, Larger Adult

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