The XQ Max Paddle Board 305 is the right option if you are a small paddle below 70kb, though the official specification claims it supports people up to 100kg.

Also, the board has a narrow design that mightn’t be good for beginners. But if you’re at least an intermediate rider, you will find XQ Max Paddle Board 305 simple to track.

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It is also a versatile SUP that you can use for various activities. Though we recommend it for surfing, flatwater supping works also.

That is because XQ Max Paddle Board 305 is narrow, think, and a little short. It is simple to track, though it is not the best for choppy waters.

Remember that XQ Max Paddle Board is not the most stable of the bunch. For instance, even small waves can make you lose your stance because the board has a round end.

That said, the triplefin system allows simple tracking if you are at least intermediate.

Plus, it is not a rigid SUP. Therefore, you can use the XQ Max Paddle Board 305 for speed if you can keep your balances; there is one more thing to consider before selecting an affordable paddleboard – materials.

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This SUP is made from single-layer PVC and drops stitch core fabric. That is not very bad, but it is not good either. For instance, you do not see any heat-welded seams, and it does not say what they utilized for their drop stitches.

However, the SUP is comfortable and features all you need. As such, you will get a cargo bungee net, ankle leash, carry handle, and three fins.

Those three fins are suitable for tracking, considering other paddleboards in the price range only feature 1 SKEG.

Another benefit is the complete package, backpack, leash, paddle, repair kit, and pump.

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