Once again Christmas is nearly upon us, and for many of us it’s when we start to get that Christmas present buying panic on! But fear not, if you have a SUP mad partner or a newbie SUP friend/family member then SUPboarder is here to help! Whatever your budget and whatever their paddling ability these super SUP Christmas present ideas will be sure to bring a smile to any paddleboarders face this Christmas…
The Aqua Pack Waterproof Waist Pack £34.99 $46.95
The Aqua Pack waterproof waist pack is the perfect way to carry and keep your small paddling essentials dry. Made from tough, waterproof vinyl the 3L capacity waist pack with easy to seal roll down velcro fastener also includes a Splashproof quick-access pocket, and internal zippered pocket. Compact, comfortable, and easy to access whilst afloat, this practical waist pack is available in a choice of two colours – acid green or cool blue. It’s a quality piece of kit which at £34.99 makes the perfect day time cruiser or adventure paddlers accessory. The SUPboarder team love taking their’s on their mini adventure paddles.
Overboard Phone Case £18.99 $29.95
If you’re someone who likes to take your mobile device afloat then the Overboard phone case is a must have for any paddleboarder. This quality case is available in different sizes (phone, multipurpose, iPad, GPS etc…) and compatible for both iPhone and Android. Made from tough environmentally friendly biodegradable thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) with an easy to use Slide Seal System, and welded seams this 100% waterproof case is guaranteed submersible to 19ft/6m taking the worry out of paddling with a phone. Touchscreen compatible, and with a transparent front window it allows you to use all the phones features, so you can browse, chat or snap away on the water whilst the phone is safely sealed in a case. The SUPboarder team regularly take their phone afloat to take shots of kit as well as track their paddles, and trust this phone case 100%. Perfect for keeping both sand and water out. Available in blue or black and very well priced at £18.99.
Ion Open Palm Mittens £27.99 $44.95
No need to worry about having cold hands whilst paddling this winter! These 2.5mm neoprene, pre-shaped, open palm mittens from Ion are the perfect neo accessory providing wind protection even when your fingers aren’t slid inside the mittens. The cut out palm gives you that bare hand feeling allowing you to easily hold your paddle without getting forearm cramp, as well as allowing you to easily use your fingers without taking the entire glove off. Super flexible and with non irritating flatlock seams these mitts are ideal for all types of paddling, keeping your hands toasty on those chillier paddling days. Available in XZ/S/M/L/XL and at £27.95 these mitts will keep every SUPboarder on the water this winter – me included! Full/half finger and other neoprene gloves also available from Ion. Check out more of Ion’s great products here.
SUPboarder Pro Subscription £24.99 $33.25
Get them even more stoked on SUP with a SUPboarder Pro subscription. SUPboarder PRO is the next level of SUPboarder providing exclusive content, extended product reviews, additional how to features, ask the experts, as well as a limited edition SUPboarder PRO t-shirt. They certainly won’t be bored over Christmas! Only £24.99/year or £2.49/month. To guarantee t-shirt delivery before Christmas last orders are the 20th Dec for the UK and the 14th Dec for Europe/World wide orders. Find out more about SUPboarder Pro here.
The SUP Movie £24.99 $24.95
The SUP movie is an all action 40 minute SUP film with plenty of big drops, bad ass barrels, insane airs and good wipe outs! Featuring many riders including Kai Lenny, Not Gisela, Kody Kerbox, Zane Schweitzer, Connor Baxter, Sean Pointer, Izzi Gomez, Lori Park, and Mo Freitas in top spots around the globe, this 90 % surf movie is a must see for any SUP mad surfer. Watching Kai and mates rip the stuffing out of great waves around the world will be sure to make them a tad jealous and get the travel urge again. At £24.99 (but now majorly reduced in many stores as available to download online for free) it’s the perfect stocking filler for someone who still likes watching movies that come in their own box!
GeoSUP – The Stand Up Paddleboarding App £4.99 $4.99
GeoSUP – The Stand Up Paddleboarding App for every paddler across the globe. A newly released SUP mobile app that not only allows paddlers to track their SUP activity but also allows them to share their sessions with others creating a global searchable SUP spot guide. The perfect training tool, paddle diary and much much more. If they haven’t already got it, gift the GeoSUP App via the App Store. Read more about GeoSUP here.
Palm Neoflex Womens Bra Top £44.99 $59.95
Neoflex womens bra top – Not everyones underwear choice but this thin and ultra stretchy neoprene sports bra top is a must have for any keen water women. Extremely comfortable and supportive with its soft thermospan liner and supporting chest band you can be sure it will still be in place when you come in off the water! The ideal bikini top to wear either under a wetsuit or on it’s own if you’re lucky enough to head to sunnier climates this winter. Matching neoprene shorts also available. Available in S, M L and XL so you can be sure you’ll find a size to fit. £44.99. Check out more of palm’s great products here.
GoPro Paddle Mount £13.99 $16.99
For great shots of your friends or selfy shots the GoPro Paddle Mount (also called a bike mount) is our SUPboarder go to mount for filming all SUP action from the water. Very light weight and strong enough to take a beating. This is a must have camera mount, for every paddler wanting to catch the action. Warning – don’t buy a cheap copy – they won’t thank you!
ION Neo Cosy Coat £149.95 $225.99
You’ll be wishing you had one too this winter! The Neo Cosy Coat from Ion is the perfect winter wetsuit accessory keeping you warm and toasty on and off the water. Made from 2.5mm neoprene with a cosy fleecy lining, deep pockets, adjustable hood and long cuffs it will keep you warm whether wet or dry. Ideal to wear over your wetsuit on the beach or as an extra layer when paddling in colder conditions. Available in both mens and ladies styles and a range of sizes. They’ll love you forever and wonder how they ever managed without one! A generous gift at £149.95 but a quality piece of clothing and worth every penny. Read the full SUPboarder review here.
Palm’s Heavy Duty Cam Straps £19.95 $29.99
We’ve all done it… tied our shiny new board on the roof of the car on Christmas day with rusty and frayed roof rack straps! So why not treat the SUPer in your family to some shiny new ones. Palm’s Heavy Duty Cam Straps are ideal to ensure their new shiny board gets to the beach in one piece. The 7m long pair of cam straps, are made from heavy duty 35mm polypropylene webbing and non-corroding galvanised cam buckles with neoprene protection. Worth every penny at £19.95 (and much cheaper than a new board!) Paddleboarders can never have enough roof rack straps! The SUPboarder team included! (why can you never find them when you want them!)
SUP Lesson Voucher
Buying a SUP voucher for a lesson at your local SUP school is the perfect present for someone wanting to get into SUP. Learn on the best kit from those in the know. Check out SUPboarders SUP club/school directory map to find the SUP school nearest to them.
Hopefully you can now take a sigh of relief and tick something else of your Christmas shopping list!