Surf Paddle Boards
Surf Paddle Board Gear Guide
While most stand up paddlers stick to flat water, the sport really is a descendant of surfing. Surf paddle boards are built with that heritage and performance in mind. The nose, tail, and rails are designed to handle the waves that other boards don't. Browse all of the latest and greatest surf paddle boards made available by brands like SIC Maui, ISLE Surf & SUP, and Blue Planet Surf. Read the complete surf paddle board buyers guide below or check out the hundreds of Surf Paddle Board Reviews as written by your fellow stand up paddlers to learn from their experience!
Surf Paddle Board Overview
Catching a wave while on a SUP is an absolute thrill, but SUP surfing is not for the first-time paddler. Don't ever forget the importance of a SUP Leash or a Life Jacket and that is doubly important when SUP surfing! Make sure you learn your SUP Surfing basics and practice your skills.
How much should you expect to pay for a Surf Paddle Board?
This year, you can generally expect to pay anywhere from $749 to $1550 for a surf paddle board with your most common price points being around $1199. 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 percentage of surf paddle boards that fall into each price range:
What is a good length for a Surf Paddle Board?
You'll find the length of surf paddle boards generally ranging from 7'10" to 11'6"with an average length of 10'0". 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 percentage of surf paddle boards that fall into each length range:
How much does a Surf Paddle Board typically weigh?
Generally speaking, most surf paddle boards weigh between 17-29 pounds with an average weight around 24 pounds. Weight will be determined largely by material, size, and features. The graph below shows the percentage of surf paddle boards that fall into each weight range:
Surf 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 245 surf 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 surf paddle boards with the most reviews:
- 9'5"x33" Whopper by Starboard SUP (26 reviews)
- 10'6" Ride MSL by Red Paddle Co. (25 reviews)
- Blondie by Three Brothers Boards (17 reviews)
- 10'8" Ride MSL by Red Paddle Co. (12 reviews)
- 11' Fiberglass Edge SUP by California Board Company (10 reviews)
- Flood 10'6" by BOTE Boards (10 reviews)
- SUP AIR 10'6" Performer by BIC Sport (9 reviews)
- 10'5"x32" Wide Point by Starboard SUP (9 reviews)
- 11'2"x30" Blend by Starboard SUP (9 reviews)
- 11'2"x36" Avanti by Starboard SUP (7 reviews)
Surf Paddle Board Brands
To date, there are 36 surf paddle board brands like SIC Maui, ISLE Surf & SUP, and Blue Planet Surf. Below is but a snapshot of some of those brands, which you can click to view all of their products and product reviews.