So you’ve got the SUP bug and you’re ready to buy your own board? Here’s a few places where you can purchase Stand Up Paddleboards in Thailand. Listed in alphabetical order.
Amara Watersports – Pattaya ☆
Amara Watersports carry a range of Starboard paddle boards, paddles, leashes and other accessories. Located in Pattaya, and they can arrange delivery to Samui.
- Brands: Starboard
Aztron – Bangkok
Aztron have a range of inflatable and composite paddle boards. I don’t know the brand, but I’ve seen them promoted on on the Go SUP Thailand page on Facebook. Seems to be a Chinese brand, but they are being promoted locally in Thailand.
- Brands: Aztron
Decathlon – Bangkok
Decathlon sell a couple of inflatable paddle boards in their Bangkok store. Affordable and reasonable quality for a first board. They have an 11′ touring board (11′ x 34″ x 6″) – which would be pretty stable for a beginner. They also stock adjustable paddles, life jackets, pumps, spare fins and waterproof bags.
- Brand: ITIWIT (Decathlon’s own brand)
Freedom Boardsports – Phuket ☆
Freedom Boardsports stock paddle boards from Red Paddle Co and NSP, and they also have paddles, leashes, fins, soft roof racks and other accessories in stock. They can also custom make board bags. Products are listed on their website. Located in Phuket, but they can arrange delivery to Samui.
- Brands: NSP, Red Paddle Co
Kayaker Asia – Phuket
Kayaker Asia sell the Aqua Marina brand of inflatable paddle boards. They are based in Phuket, but can arrange delivery to Samui. I haven’t used the Aqua Marina brand yet, but they are very affordable and the quality seems good for the price.
- Brands: Aqua Marina
Saltwater Dreaming – Phuket
- Brands: Aqua Marina, BIC, E-Force
Samui Outboard & Fiber Glass – Koh Samui
Samui Outboard & Fiber Glass sell marine supplies and usually stock a couple of NSP paddle boards. We bring our inflatables here for repair. Location: on the ring road near the PTT LPG Gas Station in Bophut. You’ll see a few boats outside. Phone: 081 719 2655 / 081 711 5935 / 077 427 383
- Brands: NSP
- Phone: 081 719 2655 / 081 711 5935 / 077 427 383
SUNOVA – Khao Lak ☆
Sunova manufacture their own brand of surf boards, flat water, touring and race boards to order. The factory is located near a great surf beach in Khao Lak, 80km north of Phuket.
- Brands: SUNOVA
Sail in Siam – Pattaya
Sail In Siam carry stock of the BIC paddle boards. They are located in Pattaya.
Surf SUP Warehouse – Bangkok ☆
Surf SUP Warehouse stock a wide range of NSP paddle boards, paddles, leashes, fins, board bags and other accessories. Products are listed on their website. Located in Bangkok, but they can arrange delivery to Samui.
- Brands: NSP