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Paddle Board Staff Picks

Paddle Board Staff Picks

Staff Picks - Stand Up Paddle Boards


pelican flow 116 stand up paddle board

Beginner/Entry Level Staff Pick: Pelican - Flow 116


The Flow 116 is excellent for the beginner who doesn't want to put much money into a board when just starting out. Designed for flat water and light surf, this board offers superior stability. Its damage-resistant Ram-X construction makes it durable, so you don't need to worry about running into rocks and other hazards. This board is as versatile as it is affordable. At $499.99, it is an excellent value for the beginner paddler who wants to get on the water without breaking the bank.

jobe bamboo stand up paddle board

Top Staff Pick: Jobe - Bamboo 11.6


When you want the very best, Jobe delivers with this top-of-the-line bamboo paddle board. Made of bamboo, it is lightweight and handles well on any type of water. This board boasts a three fin setup for superior control and tracking. With a slipknot bungee system, it's easy to carry equipment with you wherever this powerhouse pick takes you.

bote breeze inflatable paddle board

Inflatable Staff Pick: Bote - Breeze Inflatable


The Breeze inflatable is the next evolution in paddle board technology. Made of military-grade PVC, it is strong enough to handle whatever adventures come your way. Deflates and collapses down to fit in a backpack in under 30 seconds. This 11 foot wonder is sure to impress both novices and seasoned veteran paddlers alike.

jobe bamboo yoga paddle board

Specialty Staff Pick: Jobe - Bamboo Yoga


At 32 inches wide, this beautiful bamboo board is extremely stable and features paddle storage. Bamboo makes this board lightweight for easy transport and smooth movement on the water while the soft top is comfortable in any pose.