“This is the lightest, most compact inflatable SUP I’ve used,” says our tester, making it a good option if you don’t have room to store a canoe or kayak. It compresses to about the size of a heavy-duty synthetic sleeping bag, but the iSUP doesn’t sacrifice performance for packability. “I lashed on 30 pounds of supplies, but when the wind picked up, it was ocean liner-steady,” she reports after three months of testing on Oregon’s rivers and lakes. Three “indestructible” fins lend stability, and the board’s sleek profile and pointed nose help it cut through the water. An included packbag has room for a change of clothes and snacks.