Short on time and a long list of gifts to search for? We’ve updated our list of 15 Gift Ideas for Paddle Board Lovers at AirKayaks for 2019 – these include gifts in a wide range of prices, certain to make that special person happy! Our focus is on portable options for those planning on travel or short on space, though many can be used by all paddle boarders.
1) Seattle Sports E-Merse XL Original Cell Phone Waterproof Case – $19.95
The Seattle Sports E-Merse R/S Original XL Cell Phone Waterproof Case offers maximum, submersible, waterproof protection for your electronics and valuables when properly closed. Use your cell phone while on the water – text, call and access APPS right through the case!
2) Advanced Elements Coiled Ankle Leash – $34.99
A 9 ft adjustable, coiled recreational paddle board leash designed to prevent excess drag while keeping you comfortably tethered to your paddle board. Comes with storage bag. Weight: 8.8 oz.
3) Red Paddle Co Schrader Valve Adaptor – $34.95
Easily pump up your high-pressure inflatable paddle board! The Schrader valve adaptor attaches to a standard bike, tire pump or air compressor, allowing you to pump up to high pressures without all the back strain. Works with Halkey Roberts military valves.
Take the guess-work out of inflation with the solar-powered airCap pressure gauge – for Halkey-Roberts, Summit II and other valves. Measures up to 20 psi, making it ideal for a range of inflatable craft including rafts, IKs, SUPs and RIBs.
5) Red Paddle Co Original Dry Bags – $39 to $79.
A great solution for keeping gear dry no matter where your outdoor adventure may be. Comes with a padded shoulder strap which can be attached to the d-rings on the bag or stored inside when not needed. Handy internal pocket. When the bag is closed, the top can also be used as a carry handle. Available in 10 liter, 30 liter and 60 liter sizes.
6) Advanced Elements Atomic Breakdown SUP Paddle – $49.95
Perfect for traveling, varying water conditions or for family members of various heights. The two-piece construction features an adjustability level of 70 to 85 inches at a price that won’t break your budget.
7) MTI Adventurewear Journey PFD Life Vest – $54.95
Weighing only a pound, this stripped-down life vest features a slim fit with ergo-dynamically contoured front panels, phone pocket and tethered whistle. Made from PVC-free, ECO-float foam.
Ensure your inflatable SUP is secure with the Red Paddle Co Original Board Lock. The 11 ft/340 cm length makes it possible to secure one or multiple boards at once – simply loop through the ankle leash d-ring(s). A programmable combination lock can be set to a code of your choice, reducing the likelihood of theft.
9) MTI Adventurewear 16G Inflatable Belt Pack PFD – $69.95
MTI Adventurewear’s new 16G Inflatable Belt Pack is a low profile, compact design providing 16.5 lbs of inflation with a pillow-style bladder. Fits adult universal with 30-52″ chest size, belt length 58.5 inches. Great for stand-up paddleboarding, fishing, kayaking and general boating. Simply wear it like a belt by passing it around your waist and buckling it to close, then tighten for a snug fit.
A powerful 12v electric pump designed for quick inflation of watersport inflatables utilizing high-pressure military valves. Comes with two adaptors – HR-type high-pressure and screw-on. Uses heavy duty cable and alligator clips to connect to boat or car battery. SUP electric pump inflates from 1 PSI up to 20 PSI in minutes.
11) Red Paddle Co Dual Cylinder Titan Pump – $149.95
Easily pump your inflatable SUP up to higher pressures while saving nearly 40% in time. A unique dual-barrel action allows one to use both barrels to quickly fill the board, then switch to one barrel to top it off to higher pressures. Now comes with multiple adaptors for use with inflatable kites and kayaks.
Designed to accommodate a wide range of paddler heights and water conditions! Only 27 ozs – a stiff and lightweight, adjustable carbon SUP paddle, ideal for cruising yet breaks down for travel!
The Indy Tour series of SUP paddles provide paddlers of all skill levels the highest level of construction at an affordable price.The Accent Indy Tour incorporates advanced design features with a carbon blend shaft to transfer more of your paddling power to the water for a more efficient stroke.
A stiff, lightweight carbon paddle for high-end performance – perfect for travel, only 29 oz. The Red Paddle Carbon 100 performance paddle uses a carbon weave for greater strength while keeping the paddle super light and responsive. The carbon teardrop blade shape with a single dihedral blade face allows water to flow evenly off each side creating a smooth and stable stroke even when power paddling.14) Hala Rival “Straight to the Water” Paddle Board Packages – Now $1019.15
Five different models to choose from for a wide range of activities – yoga, recreational, touring and mild surf, each comes with roller backpack, high-pressure pump, gauge and breakdown carbon paddle.
And the ultimate ….
15) Red Paddle Co 2020 Ride 10-6 Inflatable Paddle Board – $1299 (with free $199 value carbon paddle)
A number one best seller and all-round great paddle board. An 18-20 PSI rigid, stable and versatile 10’6″ inflatable SUP, now a mere 20 lbs. Bungee deck lacing, fixed fins, ankle leash d-ring and low profile traction pad. Comes with the dual-barrel Titan pump and roller-wheeled backpack, great for travel. Free carbon breakdown paddle ($199 value)! AirKayaks note: The 2018/2019 Red Paddle Co line is currently on sale at 20% off. Now is a great time to purchase a past-season Ride 10-6 at $1039 – comes with a free $199 value carbon breakdown paddle1