Racing SUPs is great fun and fantastic exercise, which is why the race scene is expanding rapidly.
The big problem for most paddlers, though, is that race boards are long and heavy, which makes them difficult to transport and store. The Red Paddle Co 12’6” Race solves that problem. It’s long and narrow, which means it’s lightning-quick through the water, but at the same time it’s an inflatable, so it can be packed away for easy transport and storage.
Despite its practicality, there’s no compromise on performance. The 12’6” Race features Red Paddle Co’s patented RSS stiffening system; its rocker line has been designed for fast glide and ride; its double nose fins help tracking; and the centre fin at its rear gives the right amount of grip without adding drag.
MSL fusion composite and airtight coating New for 2016, MSL involves fusing a second layer of hard-wearing polymer to the dropstitch core at the raw material stage, removing hand gluing errors. The high-tech industrial process also saves almost 2kg in weight and makes the boards stiffer at lower pressures.
Red Paddle Co Race 12'6" SUP Board - Rider Weight & Size Guide:
|Rider Weight||up to 130kgs/285lbs|
What's in the box?
With the 2016 Red Paddle Co Race 12'6" Race you also get:
- FREE Red Paddle Co Paddle (worth £79)
- FREE Leash
- Red Paddle Co Backpack
- Titan Pump
- Repair Kit
- US Fin box system
- RSS battens
- Free water resistant phone case
User Reviews from Paddling.net:
Submitted by: David Baer
Summary: The 12.6 race has been an outstanding inflatable sup board I river run with my 12.6 its super tough takes scrubs and bumps the regular fin box make it easy to go from deep water to shallow water with just a quick change of fin
Pros: Super tough smooth tracking
Usage: River running and touring