The Ultimate Guide to Buying a SUP in 2023
The No-Nonsense guide to shapes, styles & technology so you can chose the perfect SUP.
With so many variables, choosing the right paddle board can be daunting.
So we have made a really easy to follow guide that will help you choose the perfect board for you. It includes shapes, materials, and even a quality guide that breaks down what you can expect at the various price-points.
Why We are taking SUP Pumps Out...
We have now decided to also take pumps out of our boards from 2023.
Why have we done this? We think about paddles and pumps a bit like helmets and bike pumps. Helmets are very individual and most people would never like a token "freebie" and bike pumps...
SUP Boarder Mag Review - The new 2022 Byron All-Rounder
Our 2022 Byron All-Rounder was recently featured in SUPboarder! It was reviewed by Beau Nixon he competed on the APP World Tour and also won the Australian SUP surfing championship!
Why We Make 4.7” Paddleboards?
There are three main reasons that make 4.7" SUPs more superior than thicker SUPs: connection to the water, stability, and overall performance. We now have customers that sell or send back their reputable 6” board once they realize its weight and/or get it out on the water. Read more about why we make 4.7" boards here.
Honu Sorrento: "One of the stiffest boards we have ever used!
We were so busy in the lead up to Christmas that we did not see the release of the SUP Boarder Mag review of the 2022 Sorrento.
We knew we had designed something very special.
We thought it had the potential to be considered an industry benchmark
We were waiting nervously to hear what the SUP Boarder crew thought....
Introducing the 2022 Honu Sorrrento
While the Sorrento was winning awards against the best in the world, we were out of stock in Australia and unsure if we would even have a new Sorrento for the 2022 season. This was because of the complex rail construction we were trying to achieve and were still in the middle of testing mid-year.
9 Essentials to Bring When You Go SUP'ing
Have you ever wondered what exactly to pack for whenever you go SUP'ing? We've listed them down for you. Before you head out to the water, these are the SUP essentials to have ready with you.
Why Choose an Inflatable SUP Over a Fiberglass Board?
No discussion of why you should choose an inflatable SUP is complete without first addressing the big question: Hardboard OR Inflatable?
If performance is your most important consideration, then a hardboard is for you--or at least that is what you'll often be told. But while this is correct in most instances, it isn't absolutely right. Even when you put aside all the distinct transport and storage advantages, inflatable SUPs perform better in some cases...