At this time every year we look forward to seeing the new boards and paddles released on the market, and the new constructions and technology available. Every year there’s more choice to suit every type of paddler and price point. On the iSUP side of things you can be sure that there will always be one brand trying to lead the way. The release of the new 2016 Red Paddle Co range looks bigger and lighter than ever, with some interesting new shapes and constructions… and a new website too! Check out the new Red Paddle Co website here.
SUPboarder has already tested the new 2016 10’6” Ride, 13’2” Explorer and the 14′ Race. Check out the SUPboarder 10’6” review below. The other two board reviews will follow shortly.
Red Paddle Co Press Release:
Red Paddle Co are pleased to announce their 2016 range of boards and paddles. The team at Red believe that riding an inflatable board shouldn’t mean you have to compromise on performance, looks or quality.
This has driven them to produce the most refined range of inflatable boards to date. Focussing on the user experience has led to the development of boards that pack down smaller and are up to 2kgs / 4.4lbs lighter, while maintaining the all important stiffness and authentic performance that is so central to the Red Paddle Co vision.
The 2016 range offers something for everyone from the World’s most popular inflatable board, the 10’6” Ride, through to the European Championship winning 8’10” Whip.
Co-Founder John Hibbard explains more: “We’ve always been focussed on producing the very best boards for those that enjoy paddling for all the positive experiences it brings. Whether that be paddling at your local beach or heading down the river to your favourite picnic spot – owning a Red Paddle Co board should make that easier and even more enjoyable.”
The 2016 range offers the next chapter in that story. Using new materials and improved manufacturing techniques it’s now even easier to grab your board and Explore Your World”