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volley1961



Joined: 16 May 1999
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:43 pm    Post subject: Inflateable SUP Reply with quote

Looking for info on an "Inflateable sailable SUP". I know about Starboard and Fanatic. Has anybody tried these boards? R there any other viable options?
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rswabsin



Joined: 14 May 2000
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Location: New Jersey

PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just came across this review in UK's Windsurf mag the other day. Might be some useful info.

https://www.windsurf.co.uk/test-type/windsup-18/
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dllee



Joined: 03 Jul 2009
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jp too, on sale at adventure sports florida?
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GarryW



Joined: 11 Mar 2001
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quatro has two inflatables that you can mount a sail on.
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MalibuGuru



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FYI, inflatables are pretty mushy, but great if you have a space or storage problem. Also good beginner board for family...but NOT HIGH PERFORMANCE
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isobars



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Last I heard, from multiple expert sources, is that good racing inflatable SUPs are faster than rigid ones. As of a couple of years ago, the industry is trying to determine exactly why that's true so they can speed up the rigid SUPs. One such source is Big Winds, which carries MANY brands and models and whose staff are rabid SUPers.
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dllee



Joined: 03 Jul 2009
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Weight of hard SUP hurts acceleration but not top speed.
$2700 hard SUP still weigh 22 lbs.
$900 inflate weighs 19, but don't come longer than 12'.
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dogjohn



Joined: 08 May 2009
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Duo Boards look like an interesting alternative to inflatables. Half rigid, half inflatable. Has anyone tried them?

https://www.duo-boards.com/duo-windsup/
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dllee



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Someone sells a FOUR person inflatable SUP.
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