Do you know someone who loves to SUP? Here are the top 28 best gifts for a SUP lover or stand up paddling enthusiast in your life. These accessories and essentials will work for anyone from guys to girls, and novice to experienced paddlers. This list includes fun SUP gift accessories and unique gear that will not likely come in most stand up paddle board packages.
1. Creatures USA Coiled Leash – $40
Regular SUP Coiled Ankle Leash for Flat Water Paddling. Designed for convenient, drag-free flat water SUP use only. A great gift for someone looking to upgrade their SUP leash.
2. Stand Up Paddle Board Artwork – $10 to $35
A cute SUP gift for showing your love of paddling on a custom poster or specially designed painted canvas image.
3. Rumpl Puffy Blanket – $99
The coziest, warmest, and most practical blanket for anyone who loves to SUP. Whether you’re going on overnight trips, taking early dawn patrol missions, or doing sunset SUP yoga, stay warm with the best “almost a sleeping bag” blanket by Rumpl. Perfect for cuddling up after going on the water.
4. Goal Zero Nomad 7 Plus Solar Kit – $99
Re-engineered to be lighter and smarter, the Nomad 7 Plus Solar Panel has the innovative technology to charge USB devices directly from the sun.
Surfing or SUP-ing in hazardous conditions all the time? The All Purpose Quick Fix is a great SUP gift specially formulated with U.V. curing resin designed for repairing polyester and epoxy surfboards. The resin is clear, strong, easy to use, has no styrene odor, and will clean up with water.
Unique design keeps stand-up paddleboarders (SUP), anglers, boaters, and other paddlers safe without compromising movement.
7. Rinse Kit LUX Soft Tote + Heater Surf Shower – $89.95
A post-sup showering kit that features a hot water heater. Great for taking on overnight trips or day paddles if you need a quick rinse!
8. NOQUA Pro Series Spectrum Light Set for SUP – $399.99
The set includes an InLine switch which allows you to choose between red, blue, green, orange, aqua, purple, low white, and bright white…all with the press of a button. A wonderful present for the night time paddler.
You will not find a better smelling sunscreen on the market. This sheer, water and sweat-resistant organic formula is packed with antioxidants and skin-nourishing ingredients, and absorbs fast with no greasy feel. So you can play hard without any slippery residue.
10. Sea to Summit Lightweight Dry Sack – $12.95 to $26.95
The perfect Dry Bag for protecting your cell phone, keys, wallet and other necessities while out paddling.
11. GoPro Hero 6 – $399.99
This product speaks for itself.
Ideal size for all-day hydration on your SUP, and a great gift given the sturdy design and multitude of colors.
13. BOTE AeroPump – $150
A much faster way to get out paddling if you own an inflatable SUP. Save your workout for when you’re on the water!
14. Stand Up Paddle Stickers – $2 to $8
A fun way to decorate your gear and add some flare to your laptop, air pump, cooler and more!
15. NavBeam LED Headlight with Suction – $79.95
The Kayalu NavBeam is a ruggedized bright-white LED headlight for a kayak, canoe, inflatable or other small watercraft. A great accessory for paddling at night. With the suction base, the light can grab to your SUP for easy attachment and removal.
16. YETI Roadie 20 Cooler – $199.99
YETI has been known to sell some excellent coolers for adventure, and the Roadie 20 can carry your snacks and beer from point A to point B without letting any cool escape.
17. Kialoa SUP Paddle Bag – $99
A great gift for his & hers. Kialoa’s full length Stand Up Paddle Bag is designed with paddleboarders in mind the bag protects 2 paddles with lots of storage and pockets for your personal items.
18. Polarized Moana Road Sunglasses – $30 to $75
Fashionable sunglasses for an outdoor lifestyle. All sunnies are polarized and super light weight. Their products are sold through dealers only and they do not sell direct.
19. REI Co-op Multi Microfiber Towels – $10.95 to $34.95
REI makes some incredible super-absorbent microfiber towels in many sizes that will dry you off in a flash. Plus, it folds up small and packs light while you’re on your SUP trips.
20. Stand Up Paddle Board – $600-$1,500
If you’re feeling generous, why not buy the whole board? This Inflatable SUP Package includes everything you need to get out on the water.
21. FCS SUP DayRunner Board Bag – $185
The best gift for SUP protection. It is lightweight and best for day-to-day use, storage and transport.
22. Kanulock Lockable SUP Tie Downs – $79.95
The perfect gift for paddlers who are on-the-go and would appreciate a secure locking system for transporting boards.
23. FCS II Keyless Touring SUP Fin – $30
Affordable, dual purpose race and surf fin that does not require any fin hardware.
24. Stand Up Paddling: Flatwater to Surf and Rivers – $10 to $15
Longtime stand up paddler and instructor Rob Casey has authored the first and only comprehensive guide to the sport.
25. Larry Allison Pro Box Twin Ventral Fin Kit – $290
Get an edge during the race with a ventral fin set up by Larry Allison. The ventral fin system creates less drag and increases stability. It’s no wonder that most of the top racers in SUP use this fin set-up when they are competing.
26. Vaaka ANT+ Paddle Cadence Sensor– $225
Get real-time paddling cadence data sent to your GPS training device to help track and improve your performance.
27. Paddle Board Rail Saver Tape– $29.95
Keep your paddle board looking great by protecting your rails from your paddle by adding rail tape for your board. This is one of the best investments you can make for your paddle board.
28. Outrigger Canoeing: The Ancient Sport of Kings– ~$52.63
If you’ve ever been interested with outrigger canoeing or just want to understand more about the history of paddling altogether, check out this book by Steve West. He also wrote a book on stand up paddling that is also worth checking out as well.
What other gifts are great items to get for stand up paddle board lovers? Let me know in the comments below!