Made with a fully-glassed EPS foam core and soft EVA outer skin. Versatile design for both beginners and pros. 87 liters of volume and a large surface area. Still weighs less than 14 pounds. Available in 3 colors and 5 sizes.
Not a great choice for small riders. Some noted the board was a bit slippery.
Very affordable when considering the quality. Constructed with a strong EPS core and a high-density polyethylene bottom skin. Includes removable bolt-thru fins, an ankle leash, and a traction pad. Weighs just 14.6 pounds.
Board surface can be slightly slippery.
Well-suited to novice and intermediate surfers. ESP foam core. Features a soft-top design and a large surface area. Very stable on the water. Comes with 3 fins, a leash, and a string. Each piece is easy to install. Wears a rear traction pad for grip.
The foam in this board doesn't provide large lift.
Designed with a rounded-out nose and tail to improve stability. Nose rockers prevent diving. Made with an EPS foam core plus a fiberglass rod and wooden stringers. Includes traction pad, paint pens, fins, and leash. Available in 4 colors and 3 sizes.
Expensive for a beginner board.
A durable board with a flat bottom that allows surfers to stay in the pocket for long periods without having to stall or turn. Paddles easily. Remains stable under turbulence. Two colors to choose from. Available up to 9' 6" in length.
The heaviest board on our list. Leash not included.
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