choosing a sup

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT SUP FOR YOU!

If you’re new to the ever-growing sport of stand up paddle boarding, buying your first SUP can be daunting. Here are a few things to know for when you make your purchase.
1. SUP SIZE:
Your weight and the size of the SUP (especially the width) determines your stability on the water. If you will be sharing a SUP, be sure to get a size that will accomodate the heaviest person using it.
2. CONDITIONS:
Knowing what your goals are for supping will help you to determine what SUP will suit you in the long run, and save you money in the future. whether it be paddling in protected flat water, calm ocean paddling, surfing or down winding, theres sure to be the perfect board for you.
3. PADDLE:
Depending on how many people will be using the SUP and what you want out of your paddle there are adjustable and fixed length paddles in a variety of different materials, shapes and prices.
4. STORAGE:
Before purchasing your SUP make sure you have somewhere to store it our of direct sunlight.
5. WARRANTY:
Purchasing a stand up paddle board is an investment, and you want to be sure your board is high quality.

At YOB Australia, we provide a 12 month warranty on all of our products (see guidelines on our website) For personalised guidance on choosing the right SUP, please call our store and talk to any of our helpful staff. Or, come down to our demos on Saturday morning to try our a variety of boards. Click the link below for more information.