Buying a second hand SUP board: good idea or not?

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A Used SUP board Buying a good board can be a good choice for beginning surfers. This way, you can buy a quality board of a well-known brand relatively cheaply and you know for sure that you are buying a good board to go on a trip. Supping.

Sometimes it is nicer and more durable to buy a used board from an expensive brand than a new board from a cheap brand.. However, there are a number of things to bear in mind when planning a SUP board used. Fortunately, we are here to help you!

What should you look for when buying a second hand SUP board?

Have you seen a nice SUP board on the market? Then it is wise to ask yourself a few things. Of course, it is possible that the SUP board is in very good condition, but this is never certain when buying second hand stuff. Therefore, it can be smart to ask yourself and the seller the questions below.

What brand and type is the SUP board?

One of the The most important things when buying a second-hand SUP board are the brand and type. As soon as you know this, you can find out what the costs are for the same board when new. Then you can decide whether it is worth paying a certain price for a used board.

If it is a good brand and type, and it is a lot cheaper than a new one? Then it can be be smarter to buy the second-hand board. Furthermore, you can look up the specifications of the SUP board to see if it meets your needs. Having trouble with this? Then get in touch with our customer service!

How often has the board been used?

Besides the price, it is also important to know how often a SUP board has been used. This way, you can estimate how long the board will last and whether it is worth buying it from someone else. Sometimes people buy something and after using it once find out that it is not for them. 

  • In that case, it is often a good choice to buy a SUP board second hand, because the board will then last a long time. Please also note the presence of damage by looking closely at the photos.. Are these not available? Always ask the seller for some photos. 

How old is the board?

Another important aspect when buying a second-hand SUP board is the age of the board. Is the board, for example, already 10 years old, but not yet used very often? This does not mean that it is still in good condition. It is therefore a good idea to ask for the SUP board maintenance that has been done in the past.

In this case, it is better to buy a younger board that has been used more often, as it has the best quality and technology of today. In general, newer equipment is of better quality than old equipment.

There are also SUP accessories or SUP clothing What about the board you want to buy from someone else? Check it carefully for damage and other defects. In many cases it is better to buy this kind of material new, because it is not that expensive.

Is there any kind of guarantee?

Are you buying something second-hand from a private person? Then you have often no guarantee on the purchase. However, in some cases you can buy a SUP board second hand from an official seller. In that case, you will often receive a guarantee on the purchase, but always ask for this before you buy.

Rather have a new SUP board?

Would you rather go for 100% security when buying a SUP board? Then it is wise to buy a new board. In that case, is the place to be. 

We offer our customers a wide range of different SUP boards, paddles, accessories and clothing.So you can succeed in everything at once. What's more, there is a wide choice and something to suit every taste.

Last updated on 07/02/2022

Nicole Staartjens
Nicole Staartjens

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