The Importance of Choosing the Right Paddle

At ISLE Surf and SUP, we do our very best to make sure you have a great time out on the water. That’s why we take our paddle board paddles very seriously. Finding the right stand up paddleboard is crucial – it’s a transformative experience to finally find the perfect fit for your body size and performance criteria. While choosing a paddle board that's right for you is important, it's only half the battle. Experienced paddleboarders know that selecting the right paddle is just as important.

We know that a paddle is the second-most important piece of equipment after your paddle board– so you need a reliable, high-quality carbon fiber paddles that will perform for years to come at an affordable price. We have different paddle constructions, lengths and prices for elite racers to first-time paddlers.

Fortunately, we’ve carefully scrutinized each SUP paddle in our lineup, subjecting each model to rigorous paddling adventures that demanded high performance, durability and agility. Simply put, ISLE SUP paddles are going to make you a better rider. You won’t find a single weak link. They’re all performers. It’s just a matter of selecting which high-quality paddle works best for your riding style and preference. Whether you’re looking for carbon fiber paddles, 3-piece travel paddles for easy transport, or adjustable paddles for the whole family -- we carry all paddle styles.

How to Find The Right Size Paddle

As a general rule of thumb, your paddle should be between 6 to inches taller than your height. If you're planning on riding in flat water, we advise to err on the taller side but if sup surfing is more your style - we suggest a shorter paddle setup.

Fan Favorite SUP Paddles

If you’re looking for that classic lightweight, durable and versatile paddle option, our high-quality paddles for stand up paddle surfing is a great choice for you. Our popular ISLE Carbon Shaft Adjustable Stand Up Paddle with Nylon Blade is a great match for families or friends who want to share the same equipment but are different heights. This model easily adjusts from 67 inches to 84 inches in height thanks to the carbon fiber shaft's easy snap lock mechanism. Done and done!

We know some of our riders thrive when they’re on the go. If your paddling style involves quick travel to interesting oceans, lakes, rivers and other waterways near and far, the ISLE Carbon Shaft 3-Piece Adjustable Travel Paddle with Nylon Blade is the way to go. No more hassling with traditional paddles – just break this model down into 3 smaller pieces for easy storage while traveling. When broken down, the tallest piece measures just 37 inches. Plus, the model adjusts from 67 inches to 84 inches, making it the right choice for families or travel buddies who might be taller or smaller than you.

If you’re after a SUP surf paddle that pairs affordability with superior performance, check out the ISLE Carbon Elite Fixed Length SUP Paddle. Weighing just 27.3 ounces and boasting an ergonomic shaft and stylish blade, it’s hard to beat.

And since you’re going to want to protect your investment, check out our durable ISLE SUP Paddle Bag to keep those paddles shiny and new. For more information on our SUP paddles for sale, check out our website or call our representatives at ISLE today.

Choosing the right paddle is important, which is why we provide so many different options for you to pick from. Whether you're looking for a performance paddle, or something fun and easy to adjust, we've got just the paddle for you and your individual needs! Shop now to find the perfect paddle.