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Board Construction

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

boards

KEY DIFFERENCES WITH EACH MODEL

ALL ROUNDER WAVE RACE/TOURING
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

type 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.

EPOXY

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.

SOFT TOP

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).

CARBON FIBRE

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.

PLASTIC

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

wood veneer skin finish sup

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

decal design finish Paddle Board

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.

brushed carbon fibre board

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

soft top epoxy board

3 LOCATIONS

CENTRAL COAST - BERKELEY VALE

4/7 Enterprise Drive
Berkeley Vale NSW 2261

OPEN 7 DAYS 10-4pm

CENTRAL COAST - ERINA

179 The Entrance Road
ERINA NSW (Behind Bristol Paints)

OPEN THURSDAY - MONDAY 10-4pm

SYDNEY - CASTLE HILL

113/7 Hoyle Avenue
CASTLE HILL NSW

WEDNESDAY TO SUNDAY 10-4pm