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Comment choisir la bonne taille de planche à pagaie gonflable?

How to choose the right size of inflatable paddle board?

The time has come to buy your first paddle board, but you don't know where to start when making your choice. Do you want to change your board and don't want to make the wrong choice? Buying a paddle board can quickly become a headache!

Here are some questions to ask yourself before making your choice.

1. What is your experience level?

Your level of experience will give you a good idea
what size paddle board to choose. If you're a beginner, a wider (32 to 34 inches) and medium-sized (10 to 11'6 feet) board will offer you better stability and be easier to maneuver. Narrower (31+ inches) and longer (12+ feet) boards are generally reserved for more advanced users looking to improve their speed and maneuverability.

2. What will your type of practice be?

The type of practice is also an element to take into account
take into account when selecting the size of your paddle board. If you
plan to go for walks, a medium-sized board (10'6 to 11'6 feet) will be ideal. For yoga practice, a wider (33 to 36 inches) and longer (11 feet or more) board will offer you better stability. For racing, a narrower (less than 31 inches) and longer (more than 12 feet) board will give you more speed.

3. What load will your paddle board need to carry?

The load capacity of a board is very important to consider. If you plan to carry additional equipment, children or pets, you need to make sure the board is capable of supporting your weight and the weight you add to your board.

4. What type of body of water will you go to?

Water conditions are also important in determining the size and shape of your paddle board. For paddling in rough waters, a longer board with a pointed tip (touring) will help you maneuver and navigate through the waves. For calmer waters, a medium-sized board with a rounded tip (all around) will be more comfortable and offer better stability.


In summary, it is important to take into account your weight, your experience level, the type of riding, the water conditions, and your transportation and storage needs to choose the right type of board for you. must.


Do not hesitate to contact our experts if necessary!

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