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Can you paddle board if you're a little heavy? Of course you can! But which paddle board will support your weight?

With all the options on the market, how do you know which paddle board to buy? We’ve done the hard work for you and studied and reviewed the best paddle boards with a higher weight capacity. Here are the 7 best paddle boards for heavier people we recommend.

Recent Articles About Paddle Boarding for Larger People

Gili Meno 11’6 Paddle Board Review

The is a light and surprisingly agile board for its size, and I thoroughly enjoyed taking it for a spin on the water. Just like other Gili boards on the market, it has a sleek … Read more

Isle Switch Paddle Board Review

The Isle Switch doubles as an iSUP and inflatable kayak hybrid. While many hybrids try to occupy the ‘best of both worlds’ I’ve noticed that they often don’t deliver on either – either being too … Read more

Can an Overweight Person Paddle Board?

Enough of the false advertising! All too often, glossy magazines tend to show petite, fit, and often skinny individuals paddle boarding over picture perfect waters. Well, it’s about time we change that image.  Heavy, bulky, … Read more

What Happens if you’re Too Heavy for a Paddle Board?

Stand up paddle boards of all varieties come with a designated weight limit.This limit dictates the total amount of weight that can be put on board before the board’s performance  is impacted. However, the weight … Read more

Is There a Weight Limit for Paddle Boarding?

If you’re new to stand up paddle boarding then you may be wondering: is there a weight limit for paddle boarding? All vessels have weight limits so stand up paddle boards can’t be any different, … Read more

Bote HD Aero 11’6 Inflatable Paddle Board Review (2023)

As the market becomes saturated with paddle board options, it can be challenging to find the one that meets your specific needs. However, the promises to be a solid choice for both beginner and more … Read more

Blackfin Model XL SUP Review

The Blackfin Model XL paddleboard is awesome and well-loved by paddlers. The size is right, it comes with great accessories and the quality is impressive. One thing that makes it stand out is the 485-pound … Read more

“What Size Paddle Board Do I Need For My Weight and Height?”

With stand up paddle boarding being the fastest growing watersport in the world, more and more people discover the joys of being out on the water. But, let’s face it, choosing the right board can … Read more