What is a touring SUP board?
A touring SUP board, the name says it all, is a board which is mainly suitable for long tours. If we look at the characteristics of such a SUP, we soon see that it is an intermediate size. The SUP is quite long, wide and has a good thickness. Most boards in this category have a thickness of 15 cm, which gives you a lot of stability on the water.
In addition, the boards are generally quite long, so that you can move around more easily and still be reasonably manoeuvrable. Also The width of the board is not entirely unimportant, as it allows you to speed up without too much effort. The board is just wide enough to stand on, so you have less resistance when paddling.
Who is a Touring SUP board suitable for?
The Touring board is suitable for anyone who does not want to turn Stand Up Paddling into a sport, but just wants to paddle out for a relaxing day. So you can comfortably go on a long tour, leisurely paddle a day or do a work-out..
So you like to paddle freely on the water and you don't necessarily need to speed up a lot? Then a touring board is the perfect choice for you. Take a look in our webshop and find out which board suits you best.
Are you looking for a board with which you can paddle in competitions? Then a Tour board is not the best choice. In that case, you can filter our webshop on racing SUP boards which are specially designed for racing and making speed. Also for certain SUP activities, such as SUP YogaIf you are looking for the perfect board, you can search for it in our webshop.
Choose hardboard or inflatable board?
When choosing a nice Touring board, it is important to choose between a hard and a soft board. inflatable SUP board. Nowadays, more and more people are choosing inflatable boards, simply because they are very practical.
- This way, you can easily store the board in the included carrying bag and it hardly takes up any space. You still need to inflate the board every time, but this is of course not a disaster with an electric SUP pump.
Do you want to be able to put your SUP directly in the water every time? Then a hardboard is better suited for you. However, you have to take into account that these boards are more difficult to transport, because they take up more space. Nevertheless, a hardboard is a good choice for experienced surfers, because they have more stiffness. This makes you even more stable on the board and you move yourself easily over the water.
Advantages of a Tour Board
Are you choosing a touring SUP board? In most cases, this is a very wise choice. This is because there are many advantages to this type of SUP board, which we would like to tell you more about. Below, you can see which advantages a Tour SUP has to offer:
- Thanks to its thickness of 15 cm, it is very stable on the water;
- Wide choice of different designs and brands;
- Available as a hardboard or an inflatable board;
- Comfortable during long distances;
- Simply move yourself across the water;
- Perfect intermediate size for beginner suppers;
- Most models come with a complete SUP set.
SUP Touring board from Watersports4fun
Would you like to buy a Tour board? Then you have come to the right place at Watersports4fun. In our webshop you will find a wide range of different Tour boards, giving you a wide choice.
Think of the difference in design, colour and included accessories. Always look carefully at what you find important and then choose the board that appeals to you most.
Do you find it difficult to find the best board for your situation? Then feel free to contact us for advice. That way you can be sure to find a suitable SUP board, which meets your personal requirements.