Best Boat Racks for SUP

Stand up paddleboarding is a fun filled activity which many of the people around the world enjoy. If you also the sort of person who enjoys taking their paddleboard for a nice time out in the waters, then you will be aware of the issues with boat storage. If you don’t have any space in your boat for storing your paddleboards then you will have to look for alternatives such as boat racks. Needless to say, boat racks are highly reliable as they provide you the utmost in terms of convenience and ease.

With the surging popularity of SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding), boat racks for SUP have become one of the most growing categories of racks. In this blog, we will be taking a look at the Calfin Boat Mounted SUP Rack available for purchase on our website. Let’s have a look!

Calfin Boat Mounted SUP Rack

Calfin surf racks are purpose built, superb in terms of functionality, and quite possibly the most convenient racks to mount. Available exclusively on our website, all Calfin surf racks come with the mounting hardware and require considerably little knowhow for successfully mounting them. These racks are proudly manufactured in the USA. What’s more, the raw materials used for manufacturing these racks are also sourced from American suppliers. This means they are a complete USA manufactured product.

The Calfin Boat Mounted SUP rack is extra wide and extra sturdy for accommodating even the “big boy” stand up paddleboards. There are countless benefits of these boat racks. They come with high strength steel box tubing. They connect to 1” stanchions and have foam padding which is super soft in order to provide the best in terms of protection. Other than that, these boat racks also have protective custom vinyl end caps and are ideal for all sizes of SUPs, up to 35 pounds!

Apart from that they also have marine rust protection thanks to the 303 stainless steel as well as the powder coating. These racks further come equipped with all the tools required for mounting the rack. They can hold paddleboards that are up to 5 inches thick. Furthermore, they include two adjustable bungee cords.

The Calfin Boat Mounted SUP Rack is adjustable to any angle handrail or stanchion. It can be mounted through the use of stainless steel shaft collars that are custom made. It is further designed to mount objects which are 1 inch in terms of diameter. In case your boat has 1 ¼ inches, you can get this rack custom made from us for the same price.

Needless to say, the Calfin Boat Mounted SUP Rack is one of the best boat racks currently available. So get yours now by ordering it from us!

The 3 Best Stand Up Paddle Board Storage Racks

Let’s be honest- if we could always have our Stand Up Paddleboards on display around the house, we would: In the living room, on the patio, mounted overtop of our king sized beds to symbolize our love and devotion to the ocean, etc… Unfortunately, other members of our immediate families may not be as stoked about replacing expensive paintings with your boards on the wall, and sometimes compromise can be good.

So when the time comes to put your SUPs out of the way and into safe storage, here are some of the best racks for doing so:

1.  Calfin Double SUP Ceiling Rack

This rack is perfect for those with more than one Paddleboard they need to store.  Super-easy assembly- complete with heavy duty lag bolts for attaching to your garage or basement ceiling.  The arms on this rack are bent slightly upward, giving you peace of mind that your board won’t come slipping out and crashing down on the top of your head.  Additionally, Calfin makes their racks right here in the good ole U.S. of A and the materials used to make them is also sourced from here in the states.  So, you’re not only supporting a small local business, but also one who has the support of Uncle Sam- and we all know Uncle Sam’s taste is impeccable.  


2.  CorSurf SUP Ceiling Rack

Made from galvanized steel, this rack makes wooden ones look dinky in comparison.  Weather protective coating makes this rack ideal for storing boards indoors or outdoors and its 180 degree bend gives you peace of mind that your big behemoth of a paddle board isn’t going anywhere once securely fastened inside it’s loving arms.  

As it should be, this rack is low maintenance (unlike your significant other who’s making you put your beautiful boards away into storage). Just kidding hon! CorSurf also makes other SUP and surfboard racks for garage like this one.


3.  Gatekeeper On Rail SUP Rack

For those with no ceiling space (or low ceilings), there is another option (there is ALWAYS another option ;).  This rack mounts easily to the garage or basement wall- with angled arms to keep your boards tucked up and out of the way. The arms are 11” apart for easy on/off for those of you who have boards with big fins  Easily mountable (we hung ours in less than 10 minutes) and complete with high quality nitrate foam tubing to prevent scratches on your babies.  

This rack comes in two versions as well- giving you the option to store one or two boards in the same space.  Gatekeeper is also a customer favorite- proving (to us at least) that their Wall and Ceiling Mounted SUP racks are some of the best on the market.

So there you have it: the 3 Best Stand Up Paddle Board Storage Racks. Go ahead and pick one up in our store and get your boards off the floor!