What size paddle board should a woman use?

We recommend choosing a board around 10’6 to 11′ in length and at least 31” in width if it’s your first women’s SUP. When choosing a women’s paddle board, volume and width are the most important dimensions you need to pay attention to.

What size paddle board should a 12 year old use?

10′ is a great length for an older child (12 years + depending on skill level). Just make sure the 10′ board isn’t too wide for them to maneuver well – keep it 30″ or less. When just starting out there are a couple great options to consider, especially if your child is 11 and under and just learning the skills.

Do they make paddleboards for kids?

Children’s paddleboards tend to be a lot smaller than adult sized paddleboards, with a smaller overall length, width, and thickness. The smaller volume makes kids paddleboards much easier for them to handle in and out of the water, from carrying it around to turning once they’re out there paddling.

What age is appropriate for paddle boarding?

For Flat Water paddle boarding the minimum age to attend is 8. All under 18’s must have a parent or guardian present at the session (they do not have to join in!) For White Water paddle boarding courses the minimum age is 16, under 18’s must have a parent or guardian taking part in the session.

What size paddle board do I need for my weight?

The general rule of thumb when determining what size stand up paddle board is right is to add 9-10 inches to the height of the paddler. In addition to the height, consider the weight of the paddler, their experience, and where they will paddle.

Can 8 year olds paddle board?

Kids can paddle on smaller boards than adults, just because they weigh less and need less buoyancy. But that doesn’t mean they can’t paddle on a board that’s also big enough to support an adult.

What is the best stand up paddle board for beginners?

Quick Answer: Best Beginner SUP

  • iRocker Cruiser 10’6″
  • Thurso Surf Waterwalker 11′
  • Nixy Newport 10’6″
  • Tower Adventurer 2.
  • Keeper Sports Scott Burke Quest.
  • Shark SUP 10′ Cross.

How long is a junior paddle board?

between 6 and 10 feet long
A youth or child-size paddleboard usually ranges between 6 and 10 feet long and about 30 inches wide. At this length, it’s easier to maneuver as their limbs are naturally shorter.

Who is paddle boarding aimed at?

One of the best things about stand up paddle boarding is that it’s literally for everyone. The sport accommodates different injuries and interests better than any other activity. From toddlers to grandparents, everyone will quickly see the benefit of picking up stand up paddle boarding.

Do you get wet paddleboarding?

Despite your best efforts to stay balanced on your board, you’re going to fall in the water at some point. Even experienced paddlers take the plunge from time to time, so if you’re feeling a little wobbly, don’t worry about it and remember that SUP is a watersport, so it’s okay to get wet.