FUNKY SUPS BOARD CONSTRUCTION
Let’s Talk SUP! Do you know the difference between how a SUP is constructed and styles of Stand up Paddleboards? This is just a basic guide for those that are new to the idea of paddle boarding 🙂
POPULAR SUP STYLES
KEY DIFFERENCES WITH EACH MODEL
|Length –10′ to 11’4″||Length – 8′ to 9’8″||Length – 12’6 to 14′|
|Width- 31′ to 33″||Width- 30′ to 32′||Width- 27′ to 30′|
|Stability – Most||Stability – Least||Stability – Good|
|Glide – Good||Glide – Worst||Glide – Best|
|Turning – Good||Turning – Best||Turning – Worst|
TYPES OF SUP CONSTRUCTION
It is essential to have knowledge on the elements that make up the core (centre) of your board. This is the component that you cannot see but is so vital as it is the backbone of the paddle board.
Our Funky SUP range is manufactured using a lightweight 24kgs/sqm EPS high density core.All boards are constructed using a 3 layer system of 6 once Epoxy Resin which makes them super durable and a hand polished high gloss finish.
The perfect paddle board to develop skills as it is a low impact board with a Soft Face to protect you when you fall!The core is manufactured using a high density 100% waterproof EPS moulded foam with a soft IXPE face. The bottom of the board is a White slick HDPE (HD slick Polyethylene).
These are a true performance board, constructed using a combination of ultra-light weight carbon, 2 layer system of 6 once Epoxy Resin, Bamboo Veneer and a high gloss hand polished finish. The core of the board is a Lightweight 24kgs/sqm EPS high density foam.
Constructed using UV stabilised Polyethylene Plastic which is moulded to produce a very robust and hard wearing stand up paddleboard.
BENEFITS OF EACH TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION
|Benefits||Epoxy||Soft Top||Carbon Fibre||Plastic|
|Best For||Performance and Volume||Beginners, Kids, Ding prone||Light weight advanced paddlers||Beginners, Ding prone paddlers|
|How Buoyant||High||High||High||Very High|
|How Easy to Repair||Standard||Standard||Hard||Easy|
|Level of Paddler||Anyone||Beginner||Advanced||Beginner|
INTERNAL COMPONENTS THAT MAKE UP A SUP
EPOXY WITH WOOD VENEER FINISH
Funky Sup Vacuum Bagged Wood Veener Sandwich Construction. Designed using a 3 layer system of 6 Once Epoxy Resin and a layer of Wood Veneer
EPOXY WITH FUNKY DECAL DESIGN FINISH
Funky Sup Vacuum Bagged Wood Veener Sandwich Construction. Designed using a 3 layer system of 6 Once Epoxy Resin a specially designed Funky SUP Decal Cloth
BRUSHED CARBON FIBRE BOARD
Funky SUP Brushed Carbon Construction. Designed using a combination of ultra light carbon weave material and the 2 layer system of 6 Once Epoxy Resin wrapped around the lightweight EPS Foam Core.
SOFT TOP EPOXY BOARD
Funky SUP Epoxy Soft EVA Top Construction. Designed using a 3 layer system of 6 Once Epoxy Resin and Soft Eva Deck Rails