Wavestorm Paddle Board Review

When they’re not churning out the best soft-top surfboards for surf schools and beginners, Wavestorm is making stand up paddle boards or SUP's.

Wavestorm has perfected the craft of making high quality paddle boards that are perfect for both surf and flat water paddling. Whether you’re going paddling on the beach, river or lake, you’ll find maximum enjoyment and performance from riding a Wavestorm SUP.

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Wavestorm Paddle Boards

#1 10’6” V1 Stand Up Paddle Board

The first time you see a V1 SUP, you know that it’s a good stand up paddle board.

It feels solid in all areas and the dimensions are perfect for beginners, intermediate and even advanced riders.

It is a buoyant board that is responsive and easy to maneuver.

If you need a go-to paddle board to take anywhere with you, the V1 SUP is definitely a top choice.

  • Board dimensions: 10’6” x 32.5” x 5.25”
  • Board volume: 217 liters
  • Board weight: 25 lbs. (11.5 kgs)
  • ​Can support weights up to 300 lbs. (135 kgs)
  • ​Carved in V-traction pad for added stability
  • ​Made of durable expanded polystyrene (EPS)
  • Triple marine-ply stringers for extra durability
  • Easy-to-carry with soft IXL handles, deck and rails
  • ​Water Barrier Skin (WBS) to prevent water logging
  • ​High density and resilient HDPE bottom
  • ​Patented deck skin with Graphic Film Technology or GFT™
  • Strong molded fin system (single fin)
  • Comes with a durable and adjustable paddle
  • Comes with a high quality polyurethane leash
  • Built-in carry handles for ease of transport
  • ​Classic royal blue and white pin line deck design

10’6” V1 Stand Up Paddle Board


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#3 9’6” Expedition Stand Up Paddle Board

Do you need advanced features on your stand up paddle board so you can do some next level exploration?

The Wavestorm Expedition SUP is the perfect companion for more advanced expeditions. At 9 feet and 6 inches, it is shorter than the standard V1 or V2 SUP models, which makes it more responsive to quick turns.

Despite being a smaller board, the Expedition does not lack stability and buoyancy. It is the perfect board for getting into tougher conditions.

  • Board dimensions: 9’6” x 33” x 5.25”
  • Board volume: 195 liters
  • Board weight: 24 lbs. (11 kgs)
  • Can support weights up to 275 lbs. (125 kgs)
  • Deck traction pads for easy paddling grip
  • Ingress traction pad at the tail for surfing
  • Crosshair accessory straps near the nose
  • Made of durable expanded polystyrene (EPS)
  • Triple marine-ply stringers for extra durability
  • Easy-to-carry with soft IXL handles, deck and rails
  • Water Barrier Skin (WBS) to prevent water logging
  • ​High density and resilient HDPE bottom
  • ​Patented deck skin with Graphic Film Technology or GFT™
  • ​Bolt-through fin system with removable 9” fin for flat water
  • Comes with a durable and adjustable paddle
  • Comes with a high quality polyurethane leash
  • Built-in carry handles for ease of transport
  • Protective board sock included
  • Eye-catching electric green design

9’6” EXPEDITION STAND UP PADDLE BOARD


#4 9’6” Stand Up Paddle Board

This 9’6” SUP from Wavestorm was built with better maneuverability in mind.

It is a foot shorter than the standard V1 and V2 SUP models, but it does not lack stability and buoyancy because its dimensions were dialed in for this kind of build.

It has an evenly distributed surface area, making it a very stable and easy-to-control paddle board.

  • Board dimensions: 9’6” x 33” x 5.25”
  • Board volume: 195 liters
  • Board weight: 24 lbs. (11 kgs)
  • Can support weights up to 275 lbs. (125 kgs)
  • Inline deck traction pads for grip on flat water and surf
  • ​Made of durable expanded polystyrene (EPS)
  • Triple marine-ply stringers for extra durability
  • Easy-to-carry with soft IXL handles, deck and rails
  • Water Barrier Skin (WBS) to prevent water logging
  • High density and resilient HDPE bottom
  • ​Patented deck skin with Graphic Film Technology or GFT™
  • Bolt-through fin system and fin parts
  • Comes with a durable and adjustable paddle
  • ​Comes with a high quality polyurethane leash
  • Built-in carry handle at the center
  • Classic royal blue pin line design

9’6” Wavestorm Stand Up Paddle Board



Kids Paddle Board Surf Boards

Wavestorms lets kids in on the fun with this durable, lightweight, and easy-to-handle stand up paddleboards that also double as soft top surfboards for children.


#1 Kids Taquito 8’0” Stand Up Paddle Board

The Taquito 8’0” is the perfect companion for kids up to 120 lbs. You can take it to the beach to surf or you can paddle around in ponds, lakes or rivers.

Wherever your next adventure is, take the Taquito SUP with you.

Kids will love how lightweight and easy to use this paddle board is.

  • Board dimensions: 8’0” x 25.5” x 3.75”
  • Board volume: 93 liters
  • ​Board weight: 13.8 lbs. (5.5 kgs)
  • ​Can support weights up to 120 lbs. (45 kgs)
  • ​Inline deck traction pad for grip on flat water and surf
  • ​Made of durable expanded polystyrene (EPS)
  • ​Triple marine-ply stringers for extra durability
  • ​Easy-to-carry with soft IXL handles, deck and rails
  • Water Barrier Skin (WBS) to prevent water logging
  • Patented deck skin with Graphic Film Technology or GFT™
  • High density and resilient HDPE bottom
  • ​Bolt-through fin system
  • Comes with a durable and adjustable paddle
  • Comes with a high quality polyurethane leash
  • Built-in carry handle at the center
  • Built-in accessory strap
  • Comes in beachy blue, green and white colors

Kids Taquito 8’0 Stand Up Paddle Board review


#2 Kids Taquito 7’0” Stand Up Paddle Board

Everything you love about the Taquito 8’0” is also in this shorter edition. It has a greater surface area than most boards, which makes it buoyant, stable and easy to paddle.

This 7-foot paddle board has dual marine-ply stringers for added durability and stability.

It's length also makes it appropriate to use as a soft top surfboard on the smaller beach break days.

  • Board dimensions: 7’0” x 25.5” x 4”
  • Board volume: 85 liters
  • Board weight: 11 lbs. (5 kgs)
  • ​Can support weights up to 120 lbs. (45 kgs)
  • ​Inline deck traction pad for grip on flat water and surf
  • ​Made of durable expanded polystyrene (EPS)
  • ​Dual marine-ply stringers for extra durability
  • Easy-to-carry with soft IXL handles, deck and rails
  • Water Barrier Skin (WBS) to prevent water logging
  • High density and resilient HDPE bottom
  • ​Patented deck skin with Graphic Film Technology or GFT™
  • ​Bolt-through fin system
  • Comes with a durable and adjustable paddle
  • Comes with a high quality polyurethane leash
  • ​Built-in carry handle at the center
  • ​Built-in accessory strap
  • Comes in beachy blue, green and white colors

Kids Taquito 7’0” Stand Up Paddle Board


#3 True Wave 8’0” Stand Up Paddle Board

The True Wave 8’0” is an updated version of the Taquito SUPs because it features tapered rails for quicker turns and easier maneuverability.

It is everything you love about Wavestorm paddle boards. It is buoyant, stable and easy to transport.

If you need a faster paddle board that will let you catch more waves, the True Wave paddle board is the SUP for you.

  • Board dimensions: 8’0” x 25.5” x 3.75”
  • Board volume: 93 liters
  • Board weight: 13.8 lbs. (5.5 kgs)
  • Can support weights up to 120 lbs. (45 kgs)
  • Made of high quality EPS
  • Dual marine-ply stringers
  • Easy-to-carry with soft IXL handles, deck and rails
  • Water Barrier Skin (WBS) to prevent water logging
  • Patented deck skin with Graphic Film Technology or GFT™
  • Tapered rails for sharper turns
  • Bolt-through fin system
  • Comes with a detachable 9” flat water fin
  • ​Comes with a durable and adjustable paddle
  • ​Comes with a detachable 9” flat water fin
  • Accessory strap included
  • Molded PU handle for easy carrying
  • Comes in a royal blue and powdery blue design

True Wave 8’0 Stand Up Paddle Board



Accessories

Choose among these top notch Wavestorm accessories to complete your outdoor adventure setup.


Expedition SUP Paddle

This ultra lightweight and adjustable paddle has a polypropylene blade and a durable alloy shaft. The blade shape is designed for more efficient paddling.


Standard SUP Paddle

This lightweight paddle has a polypropylene blade and a durable alloy shaft. Its length can be adjusted to suit your height.


Kids SUP Paddle

Made of a central foam core, this Kids SUP Paddle is buoyant in water and is easy to use. It can be adjusted up to 6’3” in length.


Wavestorm SUP Board Sock

Protect your 9’6” and 10’6” SUPs with this board sock made of soft knitted material.


9” Performance Surfing SUP Fin

The cutaway in this fin’s template was built for improved turning and other maneuvers. This fin can be used for Kids 8’0” SUP and the 9’6” or 10’6” standard SUP.


9” Old American Style Flat Water SUP Fin

The OA Flat Water Fin is the standard fin that comes with the Wavestorm SUPs. It is easy to attach and detach, which makes it easy to set up.




Conclusion: Who Are These Wavestorm SUP Boards Perfect For?

Riders of all ages and skill levels will find Wavestorm paddle boards enjoyable and easy to use.

These boards are built well with high quality materials so you can be assured that they will last a long time.

If you are just learning how to SUP or if you are a seasoned rider looking for a dependable and fun board to use, Wavestorm has the right paddle board for you.