Here are 4 of the best paddle board kayak hybrids for you to try. Perfect when you need to remain stable on your paddle board or you’re just a beginner getting started.
There are many ways you can sit, kneel, or even lie down on a paddle board. However, not everyone is going to be comfortable kneeling or sitting cross-legged on a paddleboard for an extended period of time. Paddle board kayak hybrids are a brilliant option if you’re a beginner at the sport. This gives you the flexibility to paddle in many different positions without feeling a lack of comfort in any of them.
Due to the popularity of the sport, there can be an overwhelming number of brands to choose from. Therefore we have picked 4 of the best paddle board kayak hybrids to help you out.
Bestway Hydro-force Oceana Kayak Paddle Board
The Bestway Hydro-force Ocean is a 10ft inflatable kayak paddle board hybrid with a weight capacity of 120kg which is ideal for adults. It has an attachable seat and footrest to turn your paddle board into a kayak.
We love this one because it is designed with drop stitch material for strong rigidity and durability. For use as an inflatable paddle board it has a non-stick traction pad that provides a solid and stable foundation for comfort and steadiness. There is an included travel bag to transport your SUP board and a convenient deck handle to easily carry the SUP.
The entire package contains a paddle board, 1 paddle, 1 hand pump, 1 backpack, 1 surf leash, 1 fin, 1 repair kit. It’s dimensions are 305cm (120”) x 84cm (33”) x 12cm (5”); Length x Width x Height.
- 10FT CONVERTIBLE PADDLE BOARD; 10ft inflatable paddle board which can convert into a sit on kayak with weight capacity of 120kg (265lbs), ideal for adults, the shape is perfect for flat water and small wave riding
- 2-IN-1 KAYAK SEAT: With the included seat & extra paddle attachment, you can also use this board as a sit on kayak
- DROP STITCH MATERIAL: Designed with drop stitch material for the strong rigidity and durability you get from a hard sided board, while also being portable and ideal for storage as the SUP is inflatable
Bluefin Cruise Paddle Board Kayak Hyrbid
Bluefin have spent years studying and paddling other brands’ SUPs in order to design the ultimate all-around paddle board kayak hybrid package on the market. They offer attention to detail, value for money and great customer service.
If you buy Bluefin you don’t just get a paddleboard. You get their expertise, support and membership to a unique community of stand up paddle board lovers around the world. Bluefin uses 1000 Denier exo surface laminate PVC & pro weave drop stitch. These materials make their boards so tough they can hold up to 28 PSI and are very stable and rigid. Cruise 10’8 is perfect for 1 + dog or seated passenger.
Use the D-rings to transform your SUP into a SUP kayak in seconds! Simply clip on the comfortable padded seat & swap SUP handle for a specialist kayak paddle end. There is an integrated action camera mount on the nose to capture the action. Bluefin boards & accessories are designed to last which is why they provide a 5-year warranty.
- UK DESIGN - LOOKING FOR THE MOST STABLE, VERSATILE, ALL-INCLUSIVE SUP PACKAGE ON THE MARKET? Only Bluefin uses 1000 Denier Exo Surface Laminate PVC & Pro Weave Drop Stitch. These materials make our boards so tough they are can hold up to 28 PSI and are the most rigid and stable inflatable SUP you’ll ever buy.
Active Era SUP Kayak Hybrid
This premium 2-in-1 inflatable stand up paddle board kayak hybrid by Active Era quickly transforms into an inflatable kayak by attaching the included kayak seat and footrest. The hi-tech height-adjustable paddle quickly converts into a two-blade kayak paddle. Capture moments with the detachable camera mount and keep valuables dry with the included dry bag. Designed for adults and teenagers, beginners and experienced paddleboarders. Perfect for ocean and lake use. Repair kit and inflation pump included.
Keep your valuables safe and dry by using the included dry bag to store those essential items on your adventures. This ISUP folds down into a compact, lightweight backpack for easy storage and ultimate transportability.
- Stand Up Paddle Board & Inflatable Kayak: This 2 in 1 SUP paddle board comes with a conversion kit including a Paddle board kayak seat, a fully adjustable paddle and comfy foot rest. These paddle boards for adults and teenagers are also perfect for beginners and professionals, on lakes, rivers, canals, ponds and calm seas.
Aqua Marina Cascade Paddle Board Kayak Hybrid 11’2″
The Aqua Marina Cascade paddle board kayak hybrid combines the fun of kayaking and stand up paddleboarding in one. It is 89cm wide and 20cm thick, making it perfect for those new to paddleboarding and kayaking or for those more advanced who are ready for an adventure.
It features a double-chamber construction tactically designed for SUP-Kayak switch, creating a standing tray and a cockpit. The surface is covered with an eva diamond pad which allows you to grip the paddle board and makes it comfortable for standing. This comes with a complete package of accessories, including a steering system dual fin, double cargo nets, and a removable seat with a backrest.
The package also includes the new sturdy backpack with a zipper, the security bracelet, the new double-action pump liquid air V1 with shockproof manometer for inflating easier and faster, double directional central fin, and removable seat.
- Double cargo net and adjustable bungee cord stopper, ideal for carrying all gear and supplies
- Double-chamber construction tactically designed for SUP-Kayak switch, creating a standing tray and a cockpit
- Full-deck diamond grooving crocodile skin EVA pad for a comfortable journey as either an iSUP or a kayak