Boat Book – Surftech

Each week, we highlight companies in Canoe & Kayak’s 2010 Boat Book. Today, we look at the 2010 designs of Surftech. Stay tuned next week for more from our Boat Book.


LAIRD
$1575 in Tuflite
L: 12’1″; W: 31″; 30 lbs.
Built to last using Surftech’s durable Tuflite composite construction, also in Softop & Wood Veneer composites. Designed by legendary waterman Laird Hamilton and esteemed craftsman Ron House, this high-volume board has a flat bottom, low rocker and wide outline for stability and speed. The best all-around SUP on any water! Also available in 11’6″, 11’0″ and 10’0″ lengths.



SOFTOP SUP
$925 in comfortable, yet ultra-durable Softop construction
L: 10’6″; W: 31.5″; 28 lbs.
Surftech lead designer, Randy French, designed the Softop SUP for stability and glide. The added volume and full rail line make these boards the most stable SUPs on the market! Great for larger paddlers or those trying standup paddling for the first time. Features a soft EVA deck pad for superior traction and comfort along with an ergonomic carry handle. Also available in 11’6″ length.



BARK EXPEDITION
L: 14’0″; W: 29.25″; 37 lbs.
$2075 in Surftech’s durable Tuflite composite construction
The ultimate standup paddle touring vessel. The rocker profile enhances performance in sheet glass or wind chop without the nose submerging or pushing water. The flat bottom and sleek rail line make the Expedition reach and maintain top speed. Added features, ergonomic center carry handle, two grab handles on the rail and stainless steel inserts provide countless options.



Arrow/Laird Coast Runner
$2075 in Surftech’s durable Tuflite composite construction
L: 14′; W: 30.625″; 39 lbs.
The Laird “Coast Runner” is your long-distance touring board. Designed with low rocker, flat bottom and narrow pintail, the “Coast Runner” glides effortlessly through the water with each stroke. Additionally this board features more surface area forward of the deck pad along with stainless steel inserts to accommodate gear for long day trips or weekend camping adventures.



iSup Inflatable
L: 10’6″; W: 31.5″; 31 lbs.
$900 in drop-stitch construction for rigidity, joining 1000-denier outer shell with thousands of internal drop-stitch fibers
The versatile iSup goes where you go. Whether you’re a beginning standup paddler, advanced standup paddle surfer or river rat, the 10’6″ iSup is easy to travel with, easy to inflate and fun to ride. It’s extremely stable, yet highly maneuverable for exploring lakes, tackling whitewater or ripping the surf.


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