SUP FAQ: Your questions answered
iSUP Frequently asked questions
Are Pakaloa inflatable paddle boards resilient?
Extremely! The Pakaloa inflatable paddle boards are made from military-grade materials, as well as they're nearly unbreakable. Unlike difficult paddle boards that can be dinged, broken, as well as harmed, our iSUPs are ding proof as well as constructed to withstand whatever you can throw at them.
How rigid is an inflatable paddle board?
When fully pumped up to the recommended 15 psi, an inflatable SUP is incredibly stiff, as well as must feel extremely comparable to the hard paddleboard. Well-built iSUPs are so tight that you can set them on two chairs as well as they'll sustain a complete produced grown-up standing in the middle of the board.
What maintenance is required for an inflatable paddle board?
Inflatable paddleboards are extremely low-maintenance needed. After paddling, it's continuously best to wash your board off with freshwater and also completely dry it before rolling it up for storage.
How hard is it to pump up inflatable paddleboard?
It's very easy. Inflating your board allows you to practice, and it's something anyone can do in about 10 minutes.
What's the suggested atmospheric pressure for Pakaloa SUP boards?
We recommend pumping your board up to 15 psi. Our dual-action pump features an easy-to-read, built-in stress scale, which will certainly tell you precisely just how much atmospheric pressure is on your board.
Where is the most effective location to store an inflatable paddleboard?
Keeping an inflatable paddleboard is extremely simple, because of the truth that you can roll them up into a very tiny impact. After rinsing and drying your iSUP, roll it up, stash it away nicely into the included knapsack, and toss under your bed or in a storage room. If you are most likely to be saving your SUP in a garage or outdoor storage shed, it's a good idea to toss it in an impermeable plastic container to keep any curious animals out.
Can we fly on an airplane with an inflatable paddleboard?
Definitely! Decreased as well as loaded right into the included knapsack, your iSUP can be consulted the remainder of your travel luggage as well as taken throughout the world, worried about the airline destructive your backpack in-flight? Just wrap your iSUP knapsack up with a plastic tarp and tie safely with a rope-- issue addressed!
Does a warranty cover Pakaloa inflatable paddle boards?
Absolutely. All of our boards feature a well-founded, lifetime service warranty which covers any manufacturing problems. We guarantee every one of the sup we make.
Is there anything else that I require to buy to begin paddling?
All Pakaloa iSUPs consists of a paddle, SUP leash, backpack, pump, and iSUP repair work package. The only thing not included that we 'd highly advise picking up is a PFD (personal flotation device).
Are the SUP fins detachable?
Yes, all of our SUP fins are detachable and also function our super practical and also easy-to-use Quick-Lock toolless fin system.
Can I bring my dog on a PAKALOA inflatable SUP?
Of course! Our boards are developed with dog owners in mind, so you do not have to bother with your canine's nails harming the deck of your SUP. With that stated, we continuously recommend trimming your dog's nails before opting for an inflatable paddleboard.
How does an inflatable paddleboard compare with a problematic board?
While solid SUPs still have a minor edge performance-wise, inflatable paddle boards remain to tighten that gap as brand-new building and construction modern technologies are introduced. When it comes to comfort, transportability, durability, and also convenience, inflatable SUPs are the strong victor. Our company believes that for the vast majority of paddlers, an inflatable paddleboard is a far better choice.