We’ve curated a list of five of our favourite SUPs for your summer of stoke.
Blu Wave Lake Log 8.0 Soft-Top Surfboard
With generous width and volume, the BLU WAVE LAKE LOG line of soft-top surfboards were designed for Great Lakes surfing. They make a perfect first board for the aspiring Great Lakes surfer. Available in Pink/Blue or Lime/Blue in 7’, 8’ and 9’ lengths. Comes with a 2+1 set-up with removable fins. www.bluwave.ca
Pulse Mermaid 10’6″
With an elegant Art Deco illustration, the handcrafted PULSE MERMAID 10’6” is perfect for mastering the half-moon pose, gliding towards sunsets or paddling downriver. Comes with a matching bag, paddle, leash and fins. www.jacknjillssurfshop.com
All-around Hardshell SUPAll-around Hardshell SUP
SIC TAO Air-Glide iSUP
The SIC TAO AIR-GLIDE is designed for the paddler who wants a board to take out with the family, surf small to mid-sized waves, take a SUP yoga class or cruise the shoreline. With drop-stitch construction and lightweight, durable support stringer tech, these 12.6×30 inflatables are light, stiﬀ and reliable. Three-piece paddle included. www.littleeds.com
Versatile iSUP LineupVersatile iSUP Lineup
The KAHUNA ALOHA line is exclusive to Skiis & Biikes in Southern Ontario. The 11′ SUP is designed for entry- to intermediate-level paddlers looking for a stable, longer, all-round hardshell board. It’s an ideal cottage board for paddling with your dog, teaching your guests how to paddle or loading it up for your next marine adventure. www.skiisandbiikes.com
Red Voyager Touring Line
Take any lake, ocean or river and turn a day or two into an adventure with the VOYAGER TOURING iSUPs from Red Paddle Co. Stable, fast, light, and durable, the boards are available in three sizes to cover any paddler and any water for short or long trips. These paddleboards are the best exploring boards we’ve seen. Visit the Escape Route in Whistler or Squamish and check them out for yourself. www.escaperoute.ca
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