Pumped Up SUP sells only the most trusted top brands of inflatable SUPs and accessories that have a history of excellence and innovation. Before each season, we select the best inflatable paddle board brands to partner with, based on a combination of board performance, durability, innovation, and customer satisfaction, and we forget about the rest. For 2020, the following brands made our cut: Earth River SUP (ERS), Red Paddle Co, Hala & NRS. Our staff members and diverse team of riders personally test the boards that we sell so we can give you the practical advice that can only come from experience with using the product.
THE PUMPED UP SUP 2020 INFLATABLE PADDLE BOARD BUYERS GUIDE IS NOW ONLINE.
If you are new to SUP, you will want to start with our Stand Up Paddle Boarding Beginner’s Guide, which gives you an overview of what stand up paddle boarding is, and where and how to get started with it.
If you are already familiar with SUP and want to learn more about Stand Up Paddleboards, paddles, and related gear, you can delve deeper with our Inflatable Paddle Board Buyer’s Guide or use our board selector and compare tools.
For the most comprehensive information about inflatable SUP technology on the internet be sure to check out the articles in the Pumped Up SUP PaddleBLOG. These inflatable SUP equipment guides will educate you on types of SUP board, components and features to look for in a paddle board, types of paddleboard, inflatable SUP boards vs. hard or soft-top boards, how to choose the right size standup paddleboard for your particular use, and other common questions that people have when shopping for the best paddle board for their needs.
Our goal is to help you buy the best inflatable SUP board for your particular situation. Many factors go into choosing an inflatable paddle board. Your size and weight, along with your ability level and type of paddling will narrow down your choices. Once you have a short list of appropriate boards for your needs, our comparison features will help you sort out the choices and arrive at the ideal board for your needs and budget.
Choosing the right SUP paddle can vastly improve your paddling experience and help you get the most out of your paddle board. Paddle options include entry-level aluminum shaft paddles, mid-weight, and mid-priced fiberglass paddles, and super light and rigid carbon fiber paddles. Within these various types of SUP paddles, we will also help you choose a specific paddle based on blade area and other details.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding, like any watersport, calls for safety measures to protect yourself and your family member who SUP. Of utmost importance is a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) to keep you and your loved ones afloat when falling in the water. We offer a selection of quality life jackets and waist pack PFDs, all of which are Coast Guard approved for a variety of uses.
We have SUP leashes, both straight and coiled, along with information to help you decide which is most appropriate. We also feature the hybrid leash from Earth River SUP that is proving to be the ultimate in SUP leashes by eliminating the drag of a straight leash and the recoil of a coil.