Get the most from your time on the water.
Bic ACE-Tec Performer SUP
The 26-pound ACE-Tec ($1,150) is happy cruising lakes, running river rapids, and paddling into an overhead set. The 31.5-inch width and refined rocker deliver glide in flatwater, and the three-fin thruster setup surfs well in a range of conditions. 10'6" and 11'6"; bicsup.com
Spy Allure sunglasses
Chaco OutCross Evo 2 shoes
The breathable, quick-drying mesh upper keeps your feet cool and blister-free, while the grippy rubber outsole won’t slip on even the wettest surfaces. $110, chacos.com
Patagonia Reversible Cutback top
Mi Ola Striped boy shorts
Dakine Emalia leggings
Torch SUP Paddle
A light-up SUP paddle ($250) seems like a gimmick, until you want to extend a perfect day on the water. LEDs run the length of the nylon blade and put out 720 lumens to keep your surroundings visible after the sun goes down. torchpaddles.com
Aquapac TrailProof duffel bag
MTI Fluid 2.0 PFD
A Coast Guard–approved flotation device is mandatory unless you’re surfing. The Fluid ($135) has a zippered pocket on the top lid for necessities, plus attachment points for bringing a water bottle on long excursions. mtiadventurewear.com
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