Have you been bitten by the SUP (Stand Up Paddle boarding) bug? Surfing and SUP are some of the most exhilarating and exciting water based sports around, so if you're ready for some extreme fun this summer then make sure you give it a try! Anaconda's range of SUP boards comes in a number of styles and sizes suitable for both adults and juniors, as well as for different types of water and weather conditions. Find everything you need including paddles, life jackets and more right here at Anaconda
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Can I purchase paddleboards at Anaconda?
Yes, Anaconda stocks a great range of paddleboards in various styles and designs, including top brands like Aqua marina, Bestway, and Seak among others. Adult-sized paddleboards are too heavy for most kids to be able to manage, so there are also paddleboards for youngsters and kids to choose from in the range.
What are paddleboards used for?
Paddleboarding is a form of surfing, whereby the person sits, lies or kneels on the board and uses his arms to propel him or herself through the water. More popular these days is stand up paddling, which is done, as the name suggests while standing on a board, and using a paddle to propel oneself through the water. Stand up paddling is often abbreviated to SUP. It can be practised on still waters such as lakes, canals or rivers, but can also be enjoyed in a light surf, given a little practice!
What are paddleboards made of?
Most SUP boards are made using a glass-reinforced plastic construction using polyester or epoxy resin together with a polyurethane or expanded polystyrene foam used in the core. Some SUP boards use a hollow wood construction instead of foam with epoxy resin. There are also inflatable SUP boards. The boards can vary in length from around 8 feet (2.4 metres) to over 12 feet (3.6 metres), and have features such as padded decks and concave hulls, as well as one or three surfboard-style fins in the stern for tracking. Shorter boards are often used in Stand Up Paddle Surf competitions (smaller boards are more manoeuvrable). Race boards, which range from 12ft6in to 14ft, are usually made of fibreglass or carbon fibre.
Does Anaconda sell other boards for use on water as well?
Yes, as well as the paddleboards described above, you can also find bodyboards and surfboards here at Anaconda, again in a wide range of different sizes, designs and price points for everyone from the beginner to the serious enthusiast. Take a look at our range of boards in the beach and surf section today to find out what is on offer!
Of course, if you are looking for suitable clothing and footwear to wear when enjoying your stand up paddle boarding, Anaconda has everything you need, from shorts to tops and tees, rash vests and swimwear, and some great aqua shoes to wear in and around the water too. Find all your clothing, footwear, accessories and other essentials here at Anaconda, all at great prices.