Allaround (Recreational) SUP
These type of SUP usually features a traditional and conservative shape, it can be used in a various water conditions from flat water to surf but is not made to deliver high performance in any specific discipline use. Size range is between 9 to 12 foot long and 29 to 36 inches wide. It is the best SUP choice for beginners and for those who are looking to use a SUP in a recreational meter
Flat water race SUP
These type of SUP is designed to travel fast in cam water conditions, It usually features a long and narrow shape but there are many different designs and concepts out there as Paddle Board racing is becoming more popular and competitive and a lot of SUP makers are motivated to design and create the fastest SUP. The size range of these SUP type is between 12 to 18 foot long and 25 to 32 inches wide. These SUP type usually suit an intermediate paddler that are interesting in going faster and maybe participate in SUP flat water racing.
Downwind race SUP
These type of SUP is designed to travel fast in a downwind conditions, catching the bumps created by the wind swell , It usually features a long and narrow shape bat unlike the flat water race SUP it needs to handle rougher water conditions and be more maneuverable, some of the downwind race SUP’s feature an active steering system which helps turning the board faster to the desired direction. The size range of these SUP type is between 12 to 18 foot long and 26 to 32 inches wide. These SUP type suits an intermediate paddlers who wants to enjoy and practice a distance downwind runs and maybe participate in SUP downwind races.