All-Around Paddle Boards
All-Around Paddle Board Gear Guide
An All-Around Paddle Board is designed to be your all-in-one SUP. Built for all water types, these boards balance speed, stability, and tracking. If you need a versatile SUP, then an all around board is for you. Browse all of the latest and greatest all-around paddle boards made available by brands like ISLE Surf & SUP, Thurso Surf, and RAVE Sports. Read the complete all-around paddle board buyers guide below or check out the hundreds of All-Around Paddle Board Reviews as written by your fellow stand up paddlers to learn from their experience!
All-Around Paddle Board Overview
As the name suggests, an all-around paddle board is the Swiss Army Knife of SUP. It does it all. It is designed for all water types and can be taken on flatwater, lakes, and rivers. The only water types that you may want to opt for another SUP would be open water environments with a ton of waves or aggressive rivers. While you could probably manage, you might be better in those environments on a Touring SUP, Surf SUP or Whitewater SUP.
How much should you expect to pay for an All-Around Paddle Board?
This year, you can generally expect to pay anywhere from $615 to $1495 for an all-around paddle board with your most common price points being around $999.95. You can absolutely find them for more or less, but that gives you a pretty good baseline as you shop. The graph below shows the price ranges and the percentage of total for each price range:
What is a good length for an All-Around Paddle Board?
You'll find the length of all-around paddle boards generally ranging from 9'0" to 12'0"with an average length of 10'6". Each length offers different trade offs and benefits, so the right length varies between stand up paddlers and your experience level, performance needs, and types of water you paddle. The graph below shows the length ranges and the percentage of total for each length range:
How much does an All-Around Paddle Board typically weigh?
Generally speaking, most all-around paddle boards weigh between 20-35 pounds with an average weight around 26 pounds . Weight will be determined largely by material, size, and features. The graph below shows the weight ranges and the percentage of total for each weight range:
All-Around Paddle Board Reviews
Paddling.com has been around and collecting product reviews from paddlers like you since 1998. With over 35,000 product reviews, there is no better expert than the largest paddlesports community! Of those reviews, there are 703 all-around paddle board reviews and counting! Please be sure to submit a review and share your experience with the rest of us!
Here are the 10 all-around paddle boards with the most reviews:
- 10' Inflatable by Xterra Boards (39 reviews)
- 10'6" Performer by BIC Sport (36 reviews)
- 11'6'' Performer by BIC Sport (32 reviews)
- Flow 106 by Pelican International (30 reviews)
- Versa Board LL by Liquidlogic Kayaks (28 reviews)
- 10'6" Ride MSL by Red Paddle Co. (25 reviews)
- 10'0 Cross by BIC Sport (24 reviews)
- Namaste by Riot Kayaks (24 reviews)
- Blondie by Three Brothers Boards (17 reviews)
- Sportsstuff Tour by Sportsstuff (17 reviews)
All-Around Paddle Board Brands
To date, there are 64 all-around paddle board brands like ISLE Surf & SUP, Thurso Surf, and RAVE Sports. Below is a snapshot of those brands, which you can click to view all of their products and product reviews.
- Advanced Elements
- Blue Planet Surf
- Body Glove
- California Board Company
- Earth Sup
- Glide SUP
- Grey Duck
- Kaku Kayak
- Level Six
- Pau Hana Surf Supply
- Pelican International
- Point 65 Sweden
- RAVE Sports
- Red Paddle Co.
- Scott Burke
- Sea Eagle Inflatables
- SIC Maui
- Starboard SUP
- Three Brothers Boards
- Thurso Surf