, 2022-07-21 15:05:19,
Stand up paddle boarding is one of the biggest growth areas in watersports. But paddle boards do not always come cheap. Here’s our pick of the best paddle board deals on the market right now.
Stand up paddle boards (SUPs) and particularly inflatable stand up paddle boards have been really growing in popularity. The sport has seen a real boom in recent years and interest has only continued to rise post-lockdown as more and more people get into the sport. There are loads of manufacturers out there with stand up paddle board deals to choose from. We’ve selected some of the best options to get you out on the water and paddling
The choice between an inflatable or solid stand up paddle board can be tricky. Although the best paddle board for top-end surfing and racing is still generally of solid construction, inflatable paddle boards are justifiably more popular for most recreational uses. A good quality inflatable (i.e. well constructed and able to pump up to sufficiently high pressure) has minimal performance disadvantages, yet will be much more resistant to damage from the inevitable knocks and scrapes.
Reflecting this, most paddle board deals targeting the beginner are for the inflatable type as they are increasingly popular with those looking to get into the sport. If you are specifically after a solid board, you can head over to our list of the best paddle boards of 2022 to see which is right for you.
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Best paddle board deals of 2022
French sporting giant, Decathlon have a strong history for providing good quality sporting goods that do not break the bank. In my experience of using Decathlon products, they always produce kit that can be relied upon. Typically they aim towards the casual / novice user in a variety of their offerings and their watersports products are no different. I have always found Decathlon watersports kit to be high quality and long-lasting – if sometimes not up to quite the same specc as other, higher end kit.
X100 10ft inflatable stand up paddle board
US – Currently: $299
US – RRP: $399
UK – Currently: £199.99
UK – RRP: £299.99
Like the 11ft version below, Decathlon officially sell this slightly smaller inflatable paddle board as a ‘touring’ board too, but denote that it is for lighter people (those between 60-80kg). Although the slight reduction in size…
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