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FLOW 106 (E) www.pelicansport.com $399.99


Get into standup paddleboarding without spending a fortune. Pelican’s Flow 106 is a multi-purpose board designed for use in flatwater or light surf. Ideal for beginner to intermediate paddlers, these boards are made of rugged RAM-X so you don’t need to worry about damage from rocks and other hazards.


Length: 10’6” | Width: 32” | Thickness: 6” | Weight: 48 lbs | Fins: 1


NAISH GLIDE 12’6”


CARBON (F) www.naishsup.com $1,649–$2,699


The Glide 12’6” is a perfect choice for flatwater adventures, cruising with friends and recreational racing. Compared to longer race- oriented SUP boards, the 12’6” is incredibly fast, but easy to maneuver and carry. The Glide 12’6” has a penetrating-vee nose and flat rocker for exceptional glide. It also features ample width and thickness for great stability.


Length: 12’6” | Width: 30” | Thickness: 5.625” | Weight: n/a | Fins: US 11.5 | AST: $1,649 | Carbon: $2,699


INFLATABLE NRS


SUP » BOARDS » INFLATABLE »


REEL SUP (A) www.nrsweb.com $1,295


The NRS Reel Fishing SUP is big and stable, yet rolls up to fit in a backpack. Its unique drop-stitch PVC construction quickly inflates to a rigid 15 psi. Twenty attachment D-rings, bungee lacing and two Scotty Mount pads give you tons of options for lashing down your cooler, tackle and other gear. Three removable, interchangeable fins let you customize your board for tracking and turning to suit the water you’re fishing. It comes with a pump, pressure gauge and a backpack.


Length: 11’4 | Width: 36” | Thickness: 4” | Weight: 35 lbs | Fins: 3


NRS


BIG BARON SUP (B) www.nrsweb.com $1,195


The Big Baron SUP is a jumbo-sized, super- stable inflatable SUP—great for bigger-bodied paddlers. It rolls up to fit in a backpack and the unique drop-stitch PVC construction quickly inflates to a rock-hard 15 psi. The top-quality Leafield C7 valve ensures easy, reliable inflation and deflation. Three removable, interchangeable fins let you customize your board for tracking and turning to suit the water you’re riding. It comes with a pump, pressure gauge and backpack.


Length: 11’4” | Width: 36” | Thickness: 4” | Weight: 33 lbs | Fins: 3


NAISH


MANA AIR 10’0”, 6” (C) www.naishsup.com $1,599


The Mana Air 6” is a rigid, stable, performance- oriented inflatable SUP board for paddlers needing the transportability of an inflatable board while on a budget. The Mana Air 6” comes complete with a high-pressure gauge pump and a durable canvas carry case.


Material: Drop-Stitch Air | Length: 10’0” | Width: 33” | Thickness: 6” | Weight: n/a | Fins: Slide in + fixed side fins


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HOKUA 9’5” WOOD (D) www.naishsup.com $1,999


The 9’5’’ is an extremely versatile shortboard- style SUP. With its fast rocker, it can be ridden with either a quad or thruster FCS fin setup. The wide nose and lower entry rocker combined with its hybrid outline and accelerated tail kick deliver an excellent balance of long and short boardriding styles. Perfect for slower waves, people new to waveriding who don’t want to outgrow their board and for riders looking for one waveboard that can do it all.


Length: 9’5” | Width: 29.5” | Thickness: 4.375” | Weight: n/a | Fins: US 6.5 + FCS Thruster


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