21 Best Gifts for Paddleboarders [2020 Edition]


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Our Picks for the Best Gifts for Paddleboarders

1. Apeman Underwater, Waterproof Action Camera

APEMAN 【Upgrade】 A87 Action Camera Touch Screen 4K 60FPS 20MP Wi-Fi Sports Cam 8X Zoom EIS 40M Waterproof Underwater Camcoder with 22 Accessories and Carring Case, for Yutube/Vlog Videos

For the paddleboarder on your list who also loves photography or capturing cool video, this waterproof camera is sure to delight! With a professional wide-angle lens, 2 inch LCD display and more, this camera is not only waterproof, but can even be set to diving mode. 

Sharing and editing photos/videos is a breeze, and this camera can even connect to the user’s phone or tablet. It also features HDMI, USB and AV video outputs, connecting to computers, tvs and projectors with ease. 

This camera also comes equipped with a specially designed portable carrying bag, making it perfect for outdoor water sports.

Key features

  • Takes High Quality 20MP Photos and Ultra HD Video with Professional 4K Technology
  • Features a 2.0'' LCD Display and Wide-Angle Lens for a Broad and Amazing Perspective
  • Waterproof Design is Fully Submersible Up to 40m Underwater, and Features Built-In Anti-Shaking
  • WIFI Sports Camera Also Features HDMI, USB and AV Output, and it Features Loop Recording, Diving Mode, Time Lapse and More
  • Includes Dual 1050mAh Batteries to Record Up to 180 Minutes, and a Convenient Carry Bag

2. BPS 2-Piece SUP Paddle 

BPS 2-Piece Paddleboard Adjustable Paddle - Alloy, Durable, Lightweight, and Floats on Water (Mint Green Accent)

A good paddle is essential for SUP enthusiasts, and the right paddle can make all the difference while out on the water. This alloy composite paddle is used around the world because of its durability and excellent construction.

The paddle features a strong, adjustable aluminum shaft, nylon blade, and ergonomically designed handle for ultimate comfort. The adjustable length preference is easy to use, and only takes seconds to get to the preferred length. It’s lightweight, user-friendly, and easy to separate into pieces for convenient storage and transport. 

Key features

  • 2-Piece Alloy Construction is Adjustable and Features an Aluminum Shaft and Nylon Blade
  • Features an Ergonomically Shaped Comfort Handle and a Blade Cover
  • Paddle Weighs Only 2.1 Pounds, Floats, and is Adjustable from 1800 - 2130mm, or 70.86'' - 83.85''
  • Includes a 12 Month Next-Level-Guarantee
  • Available in 5 Accent Color Choices: Blue, Grey, Green, Pink and Brown

3. G-Shock Rescue Concept Watch 

Casio Men's G7900A-4 G-Shock Rescue Red Digital Sport Watch

This shock and water resistant watch is great for keeping time, and keeping safe! It’s bold in style, intentionally grabbing anyone’s eye and favored by many as a watch for both water sports and everyday use. 

It’s easy to get carried away with time while spending a day paddleboarding out on the water, keeping a watch on is an important way to make sure you’re back before dark. Keep your paddleboarding pal safe and on time with the rescue concept watch this holiday season. 

Key features

  • 50mm Round Case Diameter with Mineral Dial Window and 28.3mm Resin Band
  • Features Moon/Tide Graphs, Low Temp LCD, Auto EL Backlight, Flash Alert, World Time, and Daily Alarm
  • Shock Resistant Design is also Waterproof and Fully Submersible Up to 220m
  • Watch Also Includes Chronograph with 12 and 24-Hour Formats
  • Features a Durable Tang Buckle Clasp and Weighs Only 1.55 Ounces

4. SUP-Now Cooler & Mesh Bag 

SUP Paddleboard Cooler (All Black)

To make every day on the water great, give the gift of cool refreshments! This cooler and mesh bag combo keep the essentials, like keys and phone, safe and protected on the paddleboard in a waterproof insert and keeps drinks cold. 

This cooler features an easy to carry handle when it’s not connected to the board, and uses suction cups for secure attachment. It has 3 storage compartments, one for keeping items on ice, one for keeping items cool off ice, and one for personal items like keys, phone and money. 

The SUP cooler makes a great 2-in-1 gift, and doubles on it’s practicality and convenience! 

Key features

  • 2-in-1 Multipurpose Cooler Bag that has Both an Insulated Cooler Compartment and Gear Pockets
  • Features a Convenient Carry Handle and 4 Industrial Strength Suction Cups that Stick to the Top of Boards
  • Bag has 2 Additional Exterior Zippered Pockets for Storing Gear and Belongings
  • Includes a Waterproof Phone Pouch for Protecting Cell Phone, Wallet, Identification and Other Valuables
  • Comes with a 100% Money Back Guarantee

5. Punt Surf Dog Traction Pad 

SUP Dog Paddle Board Traction Pad - Non Slip Grip Surf Deck Pads - 4 Piece Customizable 3M Adhesive EVA Foam for The Nose of Your Paddleboard, Surfboard, Kayak & Longboard - Gray

Paddleboarding is a fun water sport that many people enjoy with their best four-legged companions! The paddleboard is wide and sturdy enough for dogs to ride comfortably on with their owners, and a dog traction pad offers both added safety in grip, and protection to the board. 

The pads are made of a premium, marine-grade, ultralight and diamond grooved material. The secure grip with this pad offers dogs a comfortable ride and steady grip, and it’s backed by a 100% guarantee from the company. The pads are durable enough to last on the board, and a portion of each purchase gives back to nonprofit organizations dedicated to protecting the oceans!

Key features

  • Marine-Grade and Ultra Lightweight EVA Foam Non-Slip Grip Surf Deck Nose Pads Provide Dog Stability on the SUP
  • 4-Piece Customizable Deck Pads Feature 3M Adhesive for a Durable and Secure Fit to the Board
  • The Diamond Grooved Pad is 23.5'' x 18'' Designed to Cover the Nose of Your Board
  • Purchase Comes with a 100% Stoke Guarantee
  • Each Purchase Supports Non-Profit Organizations Dedicated to Protection Our Oceans through 1% For the Planet

6. ABN Paddleboard Dolly 

ABN Universal Kayak Carrier – Trolley for Carrying Kayaks, Canoes, Paddleboards, Float Mats, and Jon Boats

The dolly is a practical gift for paddleboarders, and can be doubled as a carrier for other water sport equipment like a kayak, canoe, jon boat and more. It’s durable build allows a 200-pound weight limit, and it’s made of anodized steel to ensure it’s lightweight and longevity. 

The tires are easy to inflate, and make for smooth movement across rough surfaces like sand, gravel and rock. The dolly also features oversized pads to protect the paddleboard from scratches and dents. Designed with a 12-foot tie down strap to secure the paddleboard while on the go, it’s also got a handy kickstand for quick and easy loading. 

This dolly is compact and easy to use, folding with ease for storage and transport. The tires can even be easily removed, making it small enough to be stored in a backpack while out on the water.

Key features

  • Practical ABN Dolly Carries Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Canoes, Jon Boats and More
  • The High Strength Anodized Steel Design Weighs Only 8 Pounds and has a Weight Capacity of 200 Pounds
  • 9.5'' Knobby Tires are Easy to Inflate and Durable Enough to Handle Nearly All Terrains
  •  Includes an Oversized Foam Bumper, 12' Tie-Down Strap, and a Spring-Loaded Kickstand
  • Foldable Construction Stores, Packs and Transports with Ease, and Can Even Fit Inside of a Backpack when Collapsed

7. SUP-Now Paddleboard Carrier

SUP-Now Paddle Board Carrier/Storage Sling

For easy travel, the paddleboard carrier is a 2-in-1 gift that doubles as a storage sling. It’s adjustable, and fitting for paddleboarders of all heights, and it fits all paddleboard sizes- making it a great gift for everyone! 

With a comfortable, soft and durable neoprene shoulder pad, the sling is designed for comfort while carrying the weight of a board. This carrier also features a removable drawstring bag to carry water bottles, sunscreen, and other personal items. 

Carrying a paddle is also a breeze, because this carrier has strong velcro straps to attach a paddle.

Key features

  • Carrier System Fits All Paddleboarders and is Suitable for All Heights
  • Features a Soft and Durable Neoprene Triple Padded Shoulder Pad to Comfortably Support the Weight of Your Board
  • Weighs Only 11.2 Ounces, and Includes a Removable Drawsting Bag for Carrying Sunscreen, and Other SUP Gear
  • Features High Quality Velcro Paddle Holder which Makes Carrying Your Paddle Easy and it Acts as a Handle
  • Buckle System is Built to Last and to Withstand the Beach Elements

8. SBS SUP Fin 

SBS 10' Surf & SUP Fin - Free No Tool Fin Screw - 10 inch Center Fin for Longboard, Surfboard & Paddleboard

SUP fins are designed to help steer and provide stability for paddleboarders while moving with speed on the water. They help with keeping in a straight direction while on flat water, and even make it possible for the rider to SUP surf

This SUP fin is specifically designed to provide good hold in water paddling, and is great for turns and noseriding. It works on any SUP or surfboard with a standard 8.5” or 10.5” fin box, and it’s durable for longevity. 

It comes with a ‘no tool’ fin screw and plate set for easy installation. 

Key features

  • 10'' Center Fin is Made of Glass-Filled Nylon, and Features a 6.5'' Base and 28 Degree Rake
  • Fin Works on Any SUP or Surfboard with a Standard 8.5'' or 10.5'' Fin Box
  • Incredibly Versatile Design is Suitable for Stand Up Paddleboards, Surfboards, and Longboards 
  • Includes a "No Tool" Fin Screw and Plate Set for Easy and Tool-Free Installation
  • Lightweight Design Weighs Only 12 Ounces

9. BPS SUP Traction Pad 

BPS 12-Piece EVA Sheet Grip Pad with 3M Adhesives - for SUP Board, Longboard, and Surfboard (Cool Grey)

This 12 piece traction pad deck set is a great gift for paddleboarders with boards of all sizes. The pads are soft and comfortable for feet when paddling, adding an extra ease to a day on the water! 

This set is made of a lightweight foam, and uses a strong adhesive for the ultimate stick. Easy to install and to customize to the board, this traction pad set is sure to be a happy surprise for the paddleboarder on your list this year!

Key features

  • 12-Piece Diamond Tread SUP Deck Grip Features 3M Adhesive for a Durable and Secure Fit to the Board
  • Ultra Lightweight EVA Foam Design is 75.5'' Long and 24.5'' Wide at it's Widest Point
  • Traction Pad is Easy to Install and Can be Cut with an Art Knife for a Custom Fit
  • Purchase Includes a 12-Month Next Level Guarantee
  • Available in 3 Color Choices: Black, Grey and White

10. Block Surf SUP Roofrack 

Block Surf Surfboard Roof Rack, Universal Fit for Cars and SUVs

Make carrying a paddleboard to the beach a breeze with this paddleboard roof rack! With a universal fit for cars and SUVs, this rack straps and tightens around your roof holding the paddleboard tight and safe. 

The rack can even hold multiple boards, making traveling with friends easy. With heavy duty straps and buckles to secure the board while driving, it’s also well known to be easy installation when taking both on and off the vehicle.

Key features

  • Universal Roofrack is Designed to Cars and SUVs with no Roofrack Systems Already Attached
  • Roofrack Holds 2 - 3 Surfboards, and Installs Easily in Minutes
  • Includes 1 Pad for the Front, 1 Pad for the Rear of Vehicle, and All Straps Needed for Setup and Use
  • Treated UV Webbing EVA Foam Pad Straps and Silicone Covered Buckles are are Suitable for Highway Speeds
  • Weights Only 1.5 Pounds Making it Highly Portable and User-Friendly

11. Extreme Max Paddleboard Anchor Kit 

Extreme Max 3006.6548 BoatTector Complete Grapnel Anchor Kit for Small Boats, Kayaks, PWC, Jet Ski, Paddle Boards, etc. -3.5 lbs

One of the many great things about paddleboarding is the opportunity to stop and explore when you stumble on a great spot! This anchor allows exploring, all while keeping the board from floating away. 

This anchor kit is the whole package, and includes a 3.5-pound anchor, 25 foot rope and snap hook, marker buoy and storage bag. The rope is made of a hollow braid polythene with a steel snap hook, the marker buoy of a durable marine-grade foam, and the storage bag of a sturdy nylon- making this set durable.

Key features

  • Available in Galvanized Deluxe Kit, 3.5lb. Painted Galvanized Kit, 3.5lb. Stainless Steel Kit, and 5.5lb. Galvanized Kit
  • Includes Marine-Grade Foam Marker Buoy, and Sturdy Nylon Storage Bag with Protective Padding
  • Folding Grapnel Anchor Features 4 Shanks, Making it Suitable for Use on Coral, Rocky or Heavily Weeded Bottoms
  • Features a 25' Hollow Braid Polythene Rope with a Steel Snap Hook

12. SALVS Manual Inflatable Life Jacket

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Practicing safety while on the water is easy with this manual inflatable life jacket! It inflates when submerged in water, and offers full mobility without compromising safety. 

The jacket is designed with a universal fit for men and women, and is fully adjustable along both the waist and back. It weighs less than 2-pounds and comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee from the company.

Key features

  • Automatic or Inflatable Life Jacket is Designed for Both Men and Women
  • PFD Offers Full Mobility Without Comprimising Safety
  • Life Vest Self Inflates When Submerged Underwater and Can be Reused by Installing a Rearming Kit
  • PFD is Fully Adjustable Along the Waist and Back Offering a Comfortable and Universal Fit for Everyone
  • Weighs Less than 2 Pounds 

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13. StoreYourBoard SUP Ceiling Storage Rack 

StoreYourBoard Double SUP & Surf Ceiling Storage Rack, Hi Port 2 Overhead Hanger Mount, Home & Garage

The SUP ceiling storage rack is great for storing the board at home, and keeping it out of the way of getting damaged. It’s built to hold up to 150-pounds (75-pounds per side), and has an adjustable height to provide exactly the storage thickness that fits your needs.

This storage rack was designed to fit virtually all SUPs, kayaks and surfboards- making it a great gift for those who love multiple water sports! 

Key features

  • 2-Sided Overhead Rack Design Holds 2 Paddleboards for Efficient Storage
  • Heavy Duty Steel is Built to Hold Up to 150 Pounds, or 75 Pounds on Each Side
  • Center Column is Adjustable from 10'' to 18'' Tall to Provide Exactly the Storage Thickness that You Need
  • Available in Large Size with 25'' Arms and X-Large Size with 30'' Arms
  • Arms Feature Closed-Cell Foam Padding to Protect the Paddleboards from Scratches 

14. Coolwind Bluetooth Waterproof Portable Speaker 

Bluetooth Speakers Waterproof Portable Speaker, Unbreakable, 20W Dual Driver, Enhanced Bass, 5200mAh Powerbank, Dustproof, Shockproof, Built-in Mic, NFC Support, 24 Hours Play for Party, Pool, Camping

This portable speaker is not only waterproof, but also made of an unbreakable silicone material protecting the speakers durability! These speakers offer great sound quality, and noise/wind reduction technology for the best listening experience around. 

The battery on this speaker can power music for up to 24 hours, ensuring a full day of tunes while cruising the waters! It’s durable design also makes it dustproof, shockproof, and ready for a day in the sun.

Key features

  • IPX56 Waterproof Rating and Made of TPU Unbreakable Silicone Material
  • Portable Bluetooth Speakers Feature Advanced Digital Sound, and Noise and Wind Reduction Technology
  • 5200 mAh Battery Can Power Up to 24 Hours of Playtime and Features a USB Outlet for Charging
  • Weighing Only .55 Pounds, this Compact Stereo is Highly Portable and Easy to Pack or Transport
  • Wireless Speakers Feature a Built-In Mic for Calling and Device Control

15. ABAHUB SUP Leg Leash

Abahub Premium Surfboard Leash, Straight Surf Board Leg Rope, Surfing Legrope Strap for Longboard, SUP, Paddleboard, Boogie Boards Replacement 10 Foot Green 7 mm Thick

The leg leash is used by paddleboarders, surfers, kayakers and more by attaching the board to the users leg. It’s an absolutely invaluable piece of water sport equipment to ensure you’re never separated from your board.

This board leash is made of strong urethane cord with stainless steel swivels. It’s comfortable for the wearer, featuring a padded ankle cuff, and easy to pull on. It’s durable design also features a hidden key pocket!

Key features

  • Leash is Made of 5.5mm Urethane Cord with a Molded Stainless Steel Double Pivot and a Triple Rail Mount
  • 5cm High-Density Neoprene Padded Anklet Features an Easy Pull Tab and a Hidden Key Pocket
  • Available in 6 Sizes: 15.2cm, 17.7cm, 22.8cm, 25.4cm, 30.5cm and is Offered in a Straight or Rolled Style
  • Comes in a Wide Variety of Colors to Suit Your Personality and Preferences
  • Includes a 1-Year Warranty 100% Money Back Guarantee

16. Mishansha Quick Dry Water Shoes 

Mishansha Mens Womens Water Shoes Quick Dry Barefoot for Swim Diving Surf Aqua Sports Pool Beach Walking Yoga Black 9.5

These barefoot, quick dry water shoes are perfect for a day on the water! Whether it’s swimming, diving, surfing, paddleboarding or more, these shoes offer a comfortable fit and secure grip. 

They’re made of a breathable, ultra lightweight fabric for fast draining and drying, and a durable rubber sole for protection and comfort. It features elastic straps which secure to the foot easily, and make they perfect for a day spent paddleboarding on the water. 

Key features

  • Spandex Fabric Upper and Traction Rubber Sole is Saltwater and Wear-Resistant and Waterproof
  • Anti-Slip Soles Feature Several Drainage Holes to Provide a Quick-Dry and Cool Environment
  • Elastic Bungee Lace or No Lace Designs Feature Front and Rear Pull Tabs for Easy On and Off Access
  • Unisex Design is Available in Women's Sizes 4.5 - 15 and Men's Sizes 3 - 13.5
  • Available in 42 Color/Design Choices to Suit Your Preference and Personality

17. SUP Buddy Beverage Holder 

SUP Buddy - Black

Bringing a cooler along is great, and having a place to set the refreshing beverage is even better! This SUP drink holder sticks to just about any smooth, hard surface making enjoying a drink a breeze! 

It’s designed with a koozie to keep drinks cold or hot, and even features a mesh bag for extras drinks, and empty cans. 

Key features

  • Beverage Koozie Features 3 Suction Cups that Secure to Nearly Any Hard Surface
  • Measures 4.7'' x 3.8'' x 5.9'' and Conveniently Holds Standard Cans and Beverages
  • Weighing Only 2.4 Ounces, it's Easy to Pack, Transport and Carry
  • Includes a Mesh Bag For Storing Extra Gear or Empty Cans

18. Abahub Premium SUP Bag Cover 

Abahub Premium 9'6 x 33 SUP Travel Bag, Foam Padded Stand-up Paddleboard Cover Case, Paddle Board Carrying Bags for Surfing, Outdoor, Airplane, Car, Truck

Great for carrying the SUP board outdoors, this bag makes traveling with and storing a paddleboard easy! It’s specifically designed to cover a wide range of board sizes and offers extra protection through air vents for heat protection. 

This cover bag also features an external pocket with a durable zipper for gear storage, durable stitching, and a wide padded adjustable shoulder strap for the ultimate comfort! 

Key features

  • Features Durable and Water Resistant PE Shell with 600-D Nylon Reinforcement, 1/3'' Foam Core, and PE Lining
  • #10 YKK Zipper Closure Used in Construction for a Secure Transport
  • Features 4'' x 4'' Air Vents to Provide Heat Protection, a 29'' x 12'' Exterior Gear Pocket, and Velcro Interior Pocket
  • Available in 9 Sizes: 8' x 30'', 8' 6'' x 30'', 9' x 30'', 9' 6'' x 33'', 10' x 33'', 10' 6'' x 33'', 11' x 33'', 11' 6'' x 33'', 12' x 33''
  • Includes 2'' Neoprene Padded Adjustable Shoulder Strap and a Durable Ergonomic Plastic Handle

19. NSI SUP Bungee Deck Attachment 

NSI Stand Up Paddle Board, Bungee It Deck Attachment

This bungee deck attachment is great for any paddleboard, it keeps belongings on the board leaving you worry free! This is a tie down kit for an easy and fast attachment, and it comes with 4 rubber plates to hold it securely to the board.

The deck attachment features a reliable and strong hold on the board, and a shock bungee cord that runs through the rubber plates creating a snug system of safety for your gear. 

Key features

  • Features 4 Rubber Plates with Spectra Loops for Secure Attachment
  • Shock Bungee Cord System to Hold Gear Snug and Securely
  • Plates Feature a Very High Bond Peel and Stick Backing for Easy Installation
  • On-Deck Tie Down System is Designed to Hold Water Bottles, PFD and Other SUP Gear

20. JOTO Universal Waterproof Phone Pouch 

JOTO Universal Waterproof Pouch Cellphone Dry Bag Case for iPhone 11 Pro Max Xs Max XR X 8 7 6S Plus SE, Galaxy S20 Ultra S20+ S10 Plus S10e S9 Plus S8/Note 10+ 9, Pixel 4 XL up to 6.9' -Black

This waterproof phone pouch does so much more than protect the phone from splashes, it keeps the phone safe while offering normal user function! 

The clear window on both front and back sides is perfect for taking pictures and videos above and below water, and it’s compatible with most devices. It features a simple snap and lock access keeping water, sand and dust out. 

This pouch can also be used as a credit card and money holder, making it a great 2-in-1 gift! 

Key features

  • Universal Phone Case Fits All Smarphones Up to 6.8'' Diagonal Size
  • PVC Material with Snap and Lock Access is 100% Waterproof, Dustproof, Sandproof and Dirtproof
  • Features a Clear Window on Both Front and Back Providing the Ability to Take Photos and Video, Send Text Messages and More
  • IPX8 Certified Waterproof Ensures the Case is Submersible Up to 100' Underwater
  • Includes Neck Strap for Convenient Carrying and Attachment

21. Boncas Waterproof Dry Bag

Boncas Waterproof Backpack, 20L Dry Bag with Waterproof Phone Pounch, Roll Top Bag Dry Sack Waterproof Dry Bag Perfect for Kayaking, Fishing, Rafting-Green

An absolute essential for any water sport enthusiast, the waterproof dry bag is a must have for paddleboarders! This bag not only keeps belongings safe and dry during a day on the water, but it also features an attached waterproof phone pouch for easy access. 

This bag’s design is perfect for paddleboarding, as it’s heavy-duty construction makes it durable and long lasting. It offers a great amount of space inside the bag, and a roll top to keep things inside dry. It also features two outside pockets for holding separate and damp items. 

With comfortable straps and a durable attachment hook, this bag can be carried and attached to gear with ease!

Key features

  • Solid Construction and Stout Seams Made of Heavy-Duty 500-D PVC Tarpaulin
  • Features Durable Plastic Buckles, D-Rings for Attachment, and a Waterproof Phone Case
  • 1-2 Adjustable and Removable Shoulder Straps with a Durable Hook for Attachment
  • Waterproof and Floating Design Features a User-Friendly Roll Top Design
  • Available in 3 Sizes: 10L, 20L and 30L Capacities, Weighing Only 0.88lbs, 1.32lbs, and 1.76lbs

Final Thoughts

When it comes to the best buying guide for the paddleboarder in your life, look no further than our top gift suggestions! From underwater cameras to paddleboard carriers, floating speakers and more, there are plenty of great items on the market to please the paddleboarder in your life this holiday season! 

Do you have other great paddleboarder gift ideas that weren’t included in the list above? We’d love to hear your ideas in the comments below!

21 Best Gifts for Paddleboarders [2020 Edition]