The 12' Paul Bunyan may be one of the biggest bamboo boards you'll ever find. At 12' long and 35'' wide - this board is as stable as it comes. Supporting up to 400 lbs, the Paul Bunyan is very versatile in that it can float nearly anyone (and in some cases two people!).
Known in the market as a true "hybrid", the Paul Bunyan is a great board for families, fishing, cabins, SUP-Yoga, lake and river cruising.
Increase Strokes Per Side (SPS):
Tracking straight and increasing strokes per side (SPS) is a key performance factor for anyone paddling Lakes and Rivers. Where most boards average 1-4 SPS, the Paul Bunyan can achieve 15-25 SPS. This allows paddlers to build up more speed and achieve a much more ryhthmic paddling experience.
The Bamboo Advantage:
Bamboo has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any natural fiber. This allows for an extremely durable, yet lightweight board construction. Paddle North bamboo board's, made with real bamboo, weigh at least 15% less than boards made only from fiberglass, 25%+ less than wood strip boards and 50%+ less than plastic boards of comparable size. This makes it easy to transport the board on and off vehicles, as well as down to the water.
Will this board work for me?
A good rule of thumb: Always plan for the heaviest paddler that will regularly be on your SUP board. A lightweight person can easily move up in size (but a heavier person won't be able to balance well on a small board). The 12' Paul Bunyan is made for paddlers up to 400 lbs. This is a conservative weight limit, in which anyone below 400 lbs will feel very balanced and focus primarily on paddling. Paddlers over 400 lbs may have trouble balancing.
Dimensions: 12' x 35'' x 6''
Features: Round point nose, square tail, tri-fin tracking, 8-piece EVA deck pad, 4-plug bungee system.
Material: EPS core, real bamboo with fiberglass finish for extra durability.