What size surf SUP do I need?
In general, for an all-around board that will also be used in the surf, a rider weighing less than 160 lb should consider a 5 inch thick board in the 9’6” length range, a rider under 180 should look in the 9’6” to 10’8” range for a 5” board as an all-around alternative.
What size SUP paddle do I need?
The general convention for determining the correct paddle size is to take the rider’s height and add 9-10 inches. If you’re 5’11” ideally you should get a paddle about 80-81 inches, or 6 feet 8 or 9 inches.
How long should my SUP paddle be for surfing?
Following their advice, my paddle length should be 77,3” or 196cm for Surfing and 78,3” or 198cm for whatever means surf/paddle. Kialoa, the other big paddle manufacturer uses also the 8 inches rule of thumb, spreading a little more with 6-8” for surfing and 10-12” for racing.
What size SUP do I need for my weight?
Guidelines for a beginner paddler / all-around SUP
|Paddler Weight||SUP Width||SUP Length|
|125-150 lbs (56-68 kg)||31-32”||9’6″-10’9″|
|150-175 lbs (68-79 kg)||31-33”||10’0″-12’6″|
|175-200 lbs (79 – 90 kg)||32-34”||10’0″-12’6″|
|200-225 lbs (90-102 kg)||32-34”||10’0″-12’6″|
What size paddle board should I get for my height and weight?
SUP Sizing By Activity Type
The general rule of thumb when determining what size stand up paddle board is right is to add 9-10 inches to the height of the paddler. In addition to the height, consider the weight of the paddler, their experience, and where they will paddle.
Can a paddle board fit in an SUV?
Don’t forget your paddle: If it fits, your paddle can go right inside your vehicle. If it doesn’t, look into a paddle holder that attaches to your roof rack. Put the longest SUP on first: If you’re going to put more than one SUP on your roof, you’ll orient them the same way and stack them on top of each other.
Are longer paddle boards more stable?
A longer board will be able to hold more weight capacity and volume than a shorter paddle board. As a result, a longer paddle board may feel more stable than a shorter paddle board because the weight will be distributed forward and behind the rider.
How long should my paddle board oar be?
The correct paddle length should be anywhere from eight inches to twelve inches above your head. Another way I like to find the correct length is to set the paddle on the ground and reach up to the top of the handle, making sure that I can get my palm and fingers completely over the top of the grip.
How long should my kayak paddle be?
Kayak Paddle Sizing Guide
|Kayak Width||Under 23″||28″ to 32″|
|Paddler Height||Recommended Paddle Length|
|Under 5′||200 cm||220 cm|
|5′ to 5’6″||210 cm||230 cm|
|5’7″ to 6′||220 cm||230 cm|