Slate gray Inflatable Paddle Boards
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Due to its simplicity and availability, SUP-surfing today is perhaps the most popular type of surfing and pastime on the water. Paddling allows you to sunbathe, admire nature and enjoy sunrays. Therefore, people are looking for a comfortable and stable inflatable board for these purposes. How to choose it? What advantages does it have?
Overview of slate gray inflatable paddle boards at Beluga Boats
Length. The universal length is 8-10 feet. It gives the gray inflatable SUP boards compactness and maneuverability. They completely obey the rider and have excellent stability. Such models are equally suitable for experienced riders and beginners.
Width. It can range from 32 to 35 inches. Gray iSUPs on our site are perfect for beginners who like quiet paddling on the water. The larger the width, the easier it is to catch the balance on it. However, it slightly reduces the speed of movement.
Thickness. The most common thickness is 4-6 inches. The thicker it is, the less it sinks and plunges into the water under the weight of the rider. Our SUPs are ideal for use in regions with a cool climate as well.
Why choose gray inflatable paddle board?
Differences between rigid and inflatable models. Modern slate gray inflatable SUPs are made of PVC using the "Drop stitch" technology. It implies that a large quantity of tensioned nylon yarns give the body rigidity. This technology allows the product to keep its shape and not to be bent or deflated under the weight of the person standing on it. Hard models, as a rule, are made of foam plastic with a covering from fiberglass.
Advantages. The gray inflatable stand-up paddleboards have much more advantages so they hold high positions in the modern market. Among them are:
- a variety of applications;
- high mobility;
- portability and compactness;
- ease of storage;
- convenient transportation;
- strength and durability;
- wear resistance;
- high level of safety.
Most modern white, red, gray inflatable boards are quite versatile. They are intended for almost any purpose. It can be ordinary paddling on the lake, sports rafting, yoga on the water or a long SUP touring. Of course, there are models that are more suitable for this or that pastime. However, it doesn't mean that you cannot do yoga on the touring variant. The design of inflatable SUPs is improving more and more. Therefore, this type of watercraft can be used for various purposes.
The slate gray inflatable paddle boards are compact and mobile. You can deflate it and enroll; it easily fits in a backpack. You can carry these items in the trunk of a car or check in your luggage when flying. After drying, they can be kept at home both in inflated and folded form. Their mobility also solves the issue of transportation. You have the ability to quickly deliver such a product to the place of destination, taking it with you in the backpack that often comes in a set.
On stony beaches, the inflatable model is more durable than hard versions. Such products are not afraid of sand, stones, asphalt and sharp edges of the pier. It is achieved through a considered design and the use of modern materials. Gray inflatable stand up paddle boards are made of quality PVC with at least two layers and contain webbing. They provide high strength, so these models are very difficult to damage. In addition, they are much safer than rigid analogs. When falling, the inflatables less injure the rider due to the "softness" of the structure.
Disadvantages. Among the inconveniences, we should mention that after each paddling the board should be deflated, dried and packed. Although it is not a problem for the gray inflatable sup boards at Beluga Boats website - you need only 8-10 minutes to inflate it. Regarding the speed, they are only slightly behind the rigid models. This difference is so small that only professionals will be able to notice it. Ordinary fans of water pastime won't be able to feel it.
Now we know the basic parameters of gray iSUPs. It remains only to make an order on our site and go on a trip on the water.