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PRODUCT REVIEW

Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board

The Supzoom Shark 10’6 is an affordable, all round iSUP designed for all levels and especially good as an entry-level board for beginners.

The all round range from Supzoom is ideal for beginners or paddle boarders looking for stability rather than speed.

Ultimately, the Supzoom 10’6 inflatable paddle board is an awesome iSUP for anybody looking for an all round paddling experience that they can share with their friends and family at an affordable price.

Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4

Reasons to buy

  • Lightweight and comfortable
  • Fun and unique designs
  • Affordable and budget-friendly
  • Includes a waterproof pouch for mobile phones
  • Bungee cord system on the nose of the board for personal belongings
  • Shoulder strap and paddle strap for optimal portability

Reasons NOT to buy

  • Not the best for tracking

Review

  • DIVEIN.com Score: 4/5
  • Construction:3.8/5
  • Stability: 3.9/5
  • Maneuverability:4.1/5
  • Portability: 4.2/5
  • Price/Quality: 4/5

The SUPZOOM iSUP paddle board collection includes a variety of sizes and designs which look good whilst performing excellently. Supzoom has a variety of colorful, vibrantly-designed boards that stand out on the water.

The Supzoom Shark 10’6 all round iSUP is sturdy and durable. Weighing in at only 25lbs it is lightweight and relatively easy to transport both when deflated and inflated. Despite only one handle, the shoulder strap makes it very portable.

One of the unique features is the shark design on the board. Supzoom boards have a variety of colorful and vibrant designs which make them very aesthetically pleasing. Along with the quality materials and shape design of the board, the Supzoom 10’6 is a simple, recreational board for paddle boarders of all levels, especially beginners to intermediate.

SupZoom inflatable stand up paddle board budget

Supzoom have created an affordable, budget-friendly board that has a range of features ensuring a comfortable paddle boarding experience. With multiple D-rings a kayak seat can be connected. Bungee cord tie downs at the nose of the board are big enough to take some basic accessories and gear on your paddle boarding adventures and enjoy spending time on the water.

The Supzoom Shark 10’6 is sturdy thanks to its shape as well as its thickness and width. This is the standard dimensions for all rounders, the size of which allow paddle boarders to experience playing around on the water as well as some light touring.

For all these reasons, it’s an excellent first board for beginners.

Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board Review

Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board: Key Specifications

  • Best Suited For: Beginners to Intermediate
  • Material: PVC with drop stitching technology
  • Volume: 200L
  • Capacity: 275lbs
  • Dimensions: 10’6” x 32” x 6”
  • Weight: 25lbs
  • Recommended Inflation: 15-20PSI

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Features

  • The Supzoom Shark is made of durable and air-tight PVC material through drop stitching that ensures the board is lightweight and sturdy.
  • Diamond grip EVA traction pad provides excellent grip and anti-slip quality while ensuring comfort.
  • 15 degree nose rocker upturn design on the bow helps maintain paddle speed and protect against chop, ensuring stability in mildly rough water.
  • 13 D-rings for attaching equipment and gear as well as the potential for setting up a kayak seat.
  • Tri-fin set up for better tracking and maneuverability on the water.
  • Medium bungee cord space on the nose of the board for storing gear and accessories.
Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board On The Ground

Accessories

The Supzoom Shark Inflatable Paddle Board comes with a full package including many accessories and add ons that help beginner paddle boarders get ready for the water.

Included with the Supzoom Shark iSUP is a 3 piece adjustable paddle, a backpack, a leash, a hand pump, a fin, a repair kit, waterproof mobile phone case, shoulder strap and carry strap.

  • Paddle: The Supzoom Shark paddle board comes with a 3 piece adjustable aluminum paddle that is lightweight and easy to use. The paddle has a universal blade.
  • Leash: The included leash is a comfortable coiled safety leash, generally not noticeable when paddling.
  • Shoulder strap: The Supzoom iSUP is also equipped with a padded shoulder strap, excellent for carrying the board once inflated.
  • Pump: This double action pump has an integrated pressure gauge and can inflate your board in around 15 minutes.
  • Backpack: The included backpack is small and compact, excellent for carrying your board when deflated. It is comfortable and also leaves space for some small personal belongings.
Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board Complete Accessories

​​Stability

The wide shape of the Supzoom Shark 10’6 all round board provides excellent stability when on the water. The length, width, and thickness ensure the Supzoom board is rigid on the water. Specifically adapted for beginners, the shape of the Supzoom ensures sufficient stability and good balance.

The Supzoom shark is also great for intermediate paddlers thanks to the arc design. The 15 degrees nose rocker ensures the board keeps a good paddle speed whilst maintaining good balance and stability.

This paddle board is sturdy thanks to its high-strength and air-tight drop stitch fabric material that provide high rigidity and high pressure resistance comparable to that of a hard board. You definitely won’t have any problems with balance and it will offer you good maneuverability, allowing beginners and intermediate level paddlers the opportunity to practice some maneuvers.

Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board Stability

Maneuverability

An advantage of the Supzoom Shark 10’6 iSUP is that along with its high stability, ideal for beginners, its shape is versatile allowing paddlers to practice maneuvers and advance their paddle boarding skills. The arc design provides suitable tracking in the water for a recreational paddle board. It also gives the board some stability in chop and smaller waves aiding with turns.

The Supzoom Shark iSUP is equipped with 3 fins; 1 center, removable caudal fin, and two smaller removable caudal fins. The tri-fin set-up ensures better stability, allowing users to have more balance when paddle boarding.

Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board Maneuverability

Portability

Supzoom have ensured their boards are portable by constructing them using lightweight materials as well as providing useful accessories which help with portability. The Supzoom Shark 10’6 package includes a light backpack that can easily store the board, and accessories along with small personal items. This makes it transportable and easy to bring along in your car.

Once inflated the included shoulder strap clips onto the D-rings and, with the center handle, is relatively easy to carry the SUP. The 13 D-rings mean that you can attach extra accessories including the paddle holder. At only 25lbs the Supzoom Shark 10’6 is lightweight and easily transported when both inflated and deflated.

Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board Bag On Ground

Price/Quality Ratio

Considering the price, design, and material used in the construction of the Supzoom shark 10’6 package, the board has a good price-to-quality ratio. This paddle board is affordable and given the price, you’re getting a SUP that can usher you into the sport and keep you well entertained for many seasons.

The price of this package is relatively low compared to some of the other boards in this range of recreational iSUPs.

 

Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board Price/Quality Ratio

Optional Accessories from Supzoom

  • Supzoom paddle board seat
  • Supzoom double-headed paddle
  • Supzoom electric pump
Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board Optional Accessories

Summary

Do we recommend it?

Yes, we definitely recommend the Supzoom Shark 10’6 for beginner to intermediate paddle boarders who want a rigid board with good stability and the possibility to practice maneuvers. The Supzoom Shark all-inclusive iSUP package offers a great all-rounder paddle board for a great price.

After considering many of the other options on the market we found that the Supzoom Shark 10’6 was best suited for beginner to intermediate paddlers looking to challenge themselves while also having a portable paddle board that they can easily transport.

What We Like

  • Lightweight and comfortable
  • Fun and unique designs
  • Affordable and budget-friendly
  • Includes a waterproof pouch for mobile phones
  • Bungee cord system on the nose of the board for personal belongings
  • Shoulder strap and paddle strap for optimal portability

What We Don’t Like

  • Not the best for tracking

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FAQ – Frequently asked questions about Supzoom Shark 10’6

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    What is the best budget paddle board?

    Although the Supzoom Shark 10’6 is an awesome recreational inflatable paddle boards there are other comparable options on the market within this range. Beginner, recreational iSUPs cost anywhere between $300-$850.
    Check out our best options for affordable recreational inflatable paddle boards:

    1. Surfstar Flight 10’6 for beginners and minimal features
    2. Bluefin Cruise 10’8 for performance board
    3. Nixy G4 Newport 10’6 for cool and good all rounder board
    4. Aqua Marina Vapor 10’4 for touring capable board
    5. Thurso Surf Waterwalker 132 for a heavier, more stable board.
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    How long does it take to inflate the Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board?

    The Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board can be inflated and deflated in about 15 minutes.

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    What pressure can the Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board be inflated to?

    The Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board needs to be inflated to between 15PSI and 20PSI.

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    What does the Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board come with?

    The Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board comes with a 3 piece adjustable paddle, a backpack, a leash, a hand pump, a fin, a repair kit, a shoulder strap, and a waterproof phone pouch.

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    What weight can the Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board hold?

    The Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board can support a weight of up to 275 pounds.

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    Is the Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board covered by warranty?

    The Supzoom Shark 10’6 Inflatable Paddle Board is covered by a 5-year warranty.

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