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A playful board suited for the whole family
The Aqua Marina Super Trip is an extra big inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board that is very stable and allows you to take a partner and a child or a pet. This allows you to have fun on the water with the whole family without having to get two separate paddle boards. Because together is always better than alone.
- One of the cheaper family paddle boards on the market
- Maximum weight of 210 kg / 463 lbs allows you to take multiple people
- Very stable because of the 6″ thickness and the big surface
- Fun and playful design
- Lightweight product that is easy to carry and inflate
- Big grip deck to everyone will stay on
- No paddle(s) included
- No leash(es) included
- Not so agile due to its length
- The board is not fast enough for the advanced SUP boarder (5+ years experience)
Most suitable for:
The Aqua Marina Super Trip is great for taking along a partner and a child and/or pet, so you can all have fun together on the water. The big platform offers a lot of stability and makes it easy to maintain your balance. This Aqua Marina board is especially suitable for starters and people who have less than 3 years of SUP experience. The board is not very fast (partly because it is inflatable) but mainly focuses on sportiness and fun.
|Length||Width||Thickness||Max weight load||Weight board|
|12’2″||32″||6″||463 LBS / 210 kg||24.7 LBS / 11.2 kg|
Yoga / Touring / Relaxing / Family
Speed on the water
The board is pretty long with 12’2″, but 32″ wide. So if you work together well you can achieve some speed, but nothing like on racing boards.
It is very easy to transport this SUP because it is inflatable and light. Even on your back if you go with a bicycle.
The board is stable on the water and the weight capacity of 463 lbs is enough to take a partner and a pet or a child along.
My own experience
I tried out the board together with my girlfriend (sorry ladies!), which was only our second time together on a Stand Up Paddle Board so I was excited to see how it would go.
The board is not especially wide with a width of 32″, but the length of 12’2″ offers enough space to line up together and try to synchronize to make a good pace together. Which I must admit took us a few minutes to get it all perfectly aligned. But we managed to make quite some pace because of the width not being as extreme, so that worked out great.
This board is good for touring as you can easily keep balance and you have enough space to take your stuff, which I put in a dry bag underneath the front bungee cord. Water, snacks, some sandwiches and fruit, enough so even some of it was left for me to eat 😉
The board itself is big and sturdy and offers enough space, but I also have to admit there are some things that could have been done better. There are no paddles or leashes included with this board, which is always a big miss to me.
Furthermore the board only has 1 D-ring on the back for a safety leash, so the front person cannot use one (unless you attach your leash to the middle carrying handle, but that just doesn’t seem right to me). This could have been thought over more so both passengers would always be able to wear a paddle board leash in the right way.
I find the Aqua Marina Super Trip the most suitable for calm waters, this is not a board you want to catch waves with. But then this is usually the case with multi-person boards. When the water is quiet at the beach it is good to use, but generally you will prefer lakes or slow rivers for this board.
The drop stitch technology becomes more advanced every year, which makes the board rock hard and you barely feel that you are standing on an inflatable. The thickness of 6″ provides extra stability because the board reacts less to waves and other movements of the water.
Important features Aqua Marina Super Trip
• Lightweight Drop Stitch Technology
• Full deck and base quality printing and rail design for superior optics
• Integrated cargo D-rings with easy-adjustable bungee cord to attach luggage
• 7 heavy-duty neoprene carry handles for easy transportation
• Large dot grooving EVA footpad provides ultimate grip and comfort
• High volume designed for family or heavy loads
• Aqua Marina double action pump for fast & easy inflation
SUP comes with one removable center fin
The Aqua Marina Super Trip is made out of lightweight drop stitch material and very sturdy but easy to carry
Inflate / deflate
SUP is inflated in nearly 10 mins with the supplied pump
1 year warranty on production errors
Very colorful and playful design that also appeals to children
In the package
The Aqua Marina Double Action Pump makes sure the job gets done as soon as possible, as it inflates both when the pump is pulled up and when it is pressed down.
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The Aqua Marina Magic Backpack makes it easy to carry your SUP board with you. It really is a basic backpack without luxury soft cover and which is not too sturdy. You can certainly carry your SUP board with you, but you don’t have to put extra stuff in it, otherwise it could tear through. In the long run it is better to buy a higher quality backpack.
Optional accessories (not included)
Aqua Marina SUP paddle
Paddling with your hands might be a bit too exhausting.
Aqua Marina coiled leash
Always make sure to have the board close to you.
Difference between an Inflatable board and a Hard board
Advantages Inflatable board
- Easy to take on holiday (even on the plane)
- Easy to store in the winter days
- Much cheaper
- Technology has improved greatly over the past 10 years. For this reason, these boards are now almost hard to distinguish from hard boards
- More speed, which is important if you are a professional
- Easier to make sharp turns on the water because the board is thinner
- No inflation needed, you can get on the water right away
Other reviews of the Aqua Marina Super Trip online
The Aqua Marina Super Trip is a nice Stand Up Paddle Board for going out together and has been reviewed by a couple of other paddle boarders online.
A short overview of these reviews below:
Paddlelove.com: Rating 4.4/5. “All in all, I’d say that the Super Trip is one of the Aqua Marina’s most durable iSUPs with a great and considerate concept to meet a family’s need for safety and fun.”
Justpaddleboard.com: “Overall, the Super Trip SUP is an excellent board for more than one person. It is designed to provide a stable and sturdy ride, and the construction materials are devised to withstand nature’s elements to provide family fun for many water trips.”
Frequently Asked Questions about the Aqua Marina Super Trip
What is the maximum carrying capacity of the Aqua Marina Super Trip?
463 LBS / 210 kg
What is the weight of the Aqua Marina Super Trip?
24.7 LBS / 11.2 kg
What is the air pressure of the Aqua Marina Super Trip?
What is the size of the Aqua Marina Super Trip?
12’2″ x 32″ x 6″
What is the volume of the Aqua Marina Super Trip?
Does the Aqua Marina Super Trip include a paddle?
It does not include a paddle
What kind of pump comes with the Aqua Marina Super Trip?
The Aqua Marina Double Action Pump
How many D-rings does the Aqua Marina Super Trip have?
5 D–rings. 4 D–rings on the nose attached with a bungee cord. 1 D–ring on the tail for ankle leash attachment.
What is the warranty on the Aqua Marina Super Trip?
1 year warranty
How many carry handles does the Aqua Marina Super Trip have?
7 comfortable neoprene handles. 2 on both left and right side, 1 on the nose, 1 on the tail and 1 in the middle.
How many fins does the Aqua Marina Super Trip have?
1 Large detachable central fin
What material is the Aqua Marina Super Trip made of?
Lightweight drop stitch technology
Conclusion – Should I buy the Aqua Marina Super Trip?
The Aqua Marina Super Trip is a great and very affordable board to take your partner or family out on a Stand Up Paddling trip on the water. It also has some space to take luggage on the front so you have some supplies right there with you. The board has a fun and playful design and offers a lot of stability because of the size and the grip on the deck.
This board is suitable for all-around paddlers and mostly aimed at beginners that want to go out together. Because it is a stable platform and it is easy to keep balance this is also great for touring on the water.
I would recommend the Aqua Marina Super Trip to anyone who is looking for a way to go out on the water together, but wants a less expensive board to see if they enjoy their time together on the water. If you’re not looking for super performance or speed and you just want to have fun together, this board will do just that.
This is a great board for people of any skill that like taking long tours on a Stand Up Paddle board. It comes in a complete package, so you do not need to purchase any extra’s to get out on the water.
So what is your favorite board to go out on the water together? Do you even like going out on the water together, or do you prefer your time alone? Let me know and maybe we can even paddle together some time!