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midwestnowaves

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could i use this board for SUP? (need quick answer)
« on: August 14, 2010, 08:19:13 PM »
Hey guys. This board is available at a closeout price. Could I use it for SUP?

Need a couple of quick replies please.

http://www.backcountry.com/outdoorgear/Surftech-Soft-Top-Surfboard/SFC0052M.html

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Re: could i use this board for SUP? (need quick answer)
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2010, 10:03:01 PM »
i have SUS 'd this board - liked it almost purchased one just for stand up as a board for crap conditions

the 12' does feel very long

kinda easy to ride no big deal

im 190lbs with many years on the standup ...


midwestnowaves

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Re: could i use this board for SUP? (need quick answer)
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2010, 10:06:06 PM »
Thanks for the reply. I'm just getting into SUP. I'm around the same size as you and will only be paddling on lakes with very little chop.

Anyone else think this is a decent entry level board for less than $400 new?

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Re: could i use this board for SUP? (need quick answer)
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2010, 10:49:51 PM »
A quick answer from me is Yes.

As long as you're not too heavy.. have good balance.. and only paddle calm water.

I used the 11'x26" NSP before SUP's were available here and it worked ok but it was hard work.

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Re: could i use this board for SUP? (need quick answer)
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2010, 11:07:05 PM »
I would say 28"+ on the width would be ok for the beginner sup surfer.  If you have never surfed a ankle snapper in your life then start with a 30+ width board.  The End ;D