ISLE Paddle Board Reviews (2018 SUPs)

ISLE Paddle Board ReviewsHeadquartered in sunny San Diego, CA, ISLE Surf and SUP is a well-known SUP brand that offers a wide range of paddle boards, surfboards, and paddling accessories. For 2018, ISLE’s paddle board lineup consists of 13 models including 7 hard boards, 5 iSUPs, and a soft top SUP. Several of their boards are also offered in different lengths. The company is also behind the affordable PEAK SUP line.

The ISLE inflatable paddle board line this season includes models designed for all-around paddling, yoga/SUP fitness, touring, fishing, and multi-paddler fun:

  • ISLE 10’6″ All Around Inflatable
  • ISLE 10′ Lotus Yoga Inflatable
  • ISLE Explorer Inflatable (available in 10′ and 11′ versions)
  • ISLE 11’6″ Sportsman Inflatable
  • ISLE Megalodon Inflatable (available in 12′ and 15′ versions)

2018 ISLE Paddle Board Comparison Chart

MODELLENGTHWIDTHTHICKNESSVOLUMEWEIGHTCAPACITY
ISLE All AroundISLE All Around Inflatable SUP10'6"31"6"225 L21 lbs240 lbs
ISLE LotusISLE Lotus Inflatable SUP10'32"6"228 L20 lbs240 lbs
ISLE ExplorerISLE Explorer Inflatable SUP11'/12'32"6"238/272 L22/24 lbs275/300 lbs
ISLE SportsmanISLE Sportsman Inflatable SUP11'6"36"6"287 L27 lbs320 lbs
ISLE MegalodonISLE Megalodon Inflatable SUP12'/15'45"/56"8"584/730 L34/50 lbs450/1050 lbs

ISLE Inflatable Paddle Board Reviews

ISLE All Around iSUP (10’6″)

ISLE All Around 10'6" iSUPISLE’s 10’6″ All Around inflatable paddle board is designed for maximum versatility and flatwater fun. This model measures 10’6″ x 31″ x 6″ and it weighs a lightweight 21 pounds thanks to the company’s AIRTECH FUSION-LITE construction.┬áThis board features a convenient grab handle at the nose which makes it easier to pull in and out of the water, and there’s also an expandable bungee storage area for securing gear while you’re on the water. For more info on this board, be sure to read our ISLE All Around SUP review.


ISLE Lotus SUP Fitness iSUP (10′)

ISLE Lotus 10' Fitness iSUPA stable paddling platform that is specifically geared towards the SUP fitness crowd, the ISLE Lotus measures 10′ x 32″ x 6″ and it weighs in at an easily manageable 20 pounds. The brushed traction pad covering the top deck is easy on hands and feet, and there’s a small bungee storage area at the nose and a single removable fin on the underside. To learn more about this model, check out our ISLE Lotus review.


ISLE Explorer Touring iSUP (11′ & 12′)

ISLE Explorer 11' iSUPThe ISLE Explorer is a faster board that is designed with touring and exploring in mind. This model is available in both 11′ and 12′ versions, two different colorways, and it’s loaded with features like dual bungee storage areas, additional D-rings for tying down gear, and grab handles at the nose and tail. On the bottom of the board are two fixed fins and a removable center fin