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Awards  Editors' Choice Award  Best Buy Award Top Pick Award 
Price $1,399 List$999.00 at Amazon$795 List$750 List$1,649 List
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Pros Very rigid, lightweight, maneuverableStable and fast, carbon reinforced construction, kayak conversion kit, high-volume pumpStable, tie-downs and handles on both ends, nice paddleSolid all-around performance, includes a good paddle, appropriate price pointExcellent glide, several comfortable handles, stable for its shape, dual chamber pump
Cons Expensive, doesn't include a paddleHeavier, somewhat expensiveNot super fast or maneuverableLacks rear bungee system, lacks a front handleExpensive, not maneuverable, unstable for beginners
Bottom Line A smaller but versatile board with excellent all-around performanceA high-performing SUP board that includes accessories to convert it to a kayakScores well across the board with consistently solid performance and well-executed design detailsThis simple, stylish board performs well and has a reasonable priceA high performer with quality components, this model is lightweight and built for speed
Rating Categories Hala Carbon Straight Up Bluefin Cruise Carbon Isle Explorer Atoll 11' Red Paddle Co Voyager+ MSL
Stability (30%)
7
9
8
8
6
Glide Performance (25%)
7
9
8
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10
Maneuverability (25%)
9
7
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5
Ease Of Transport (10%)
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Ease Of Inflation (10%)
7
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Specs Hala Carbon... Bluefin Cruise... Isle Explorer Atoll 11' Red Paddle Co...
Dimensions inflated 10'6" x 32' x 6" 12' x 32" x 6" 11' x 32" x 6" 11' x 32" x 6" 13'2" x 30" x 6"
Weight (lbs) 23.5 lbs 28 lbs 22 lbs 22.5 lbs 25 lbs
Weight Capacity (lbs) 350 lbs 309 lbs 275 lbs 400 lbs 330 lbs
Dimensions folded up (inches) 33" x 18" x 10" 34" x 15" x 10" 33" x 12" x 12" 34" x 14" x 8" 32" x 19" x 9"
Paddle Included? No Yes Yes Yes No
Time to inflate (minutes) 5-9 5-9 4-7 4-7 4-6
Pump included? Yes Yes, high-pressure, dual chamber Yes Yes Yes, high-pressure, dual chamber
Fin configuration 2 removable side fins, 8" center flex fin 2+1 plastic fins, with large detachable center fin 2+1 plastic fins, with large detachable center fin 2+1 plastic fins, with large detachable center fin FCS Connect Fin
Bungee cargo system Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comes with backpack Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Warranty 3 years 5 years 1 year 2 years 1 year
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