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JIMMY STYKS
10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package

$599.99

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Model # 14772628 | Mfg # JSSEEK

Product Description

A full-featured SUP that's longer than 10 feet inflated, yet fits in the space of a large duffel bag!

And you can only get it from West Marine!

Stiff enough for flat water or surf, the Seeker Inflatable SUP from Jimmy Styks features a drop-stitched, high-pressure design with rigidity practically equal to that of an epoxy board! Remove the SUP from its tote, unfold it, attach the high-pressure hand pump and in a few minutes you'll be ready to launch and head off on your next adventure! Stable and easy to paddle, the Seeker makes a versatile addition for those that value the ability to pack it away in a small space for storage or transportation over the maneuverability of a surf-style board or the performance of a racing SUP.

 

Construction

Based on the construction materials and techniques of military-grade inflatable boats, the Seeker Inflatable SUP is constructed of nylon and PVC. The drop-stitch core consists of a top and bottom fabric layer held together by an array of nylon “tethers.” The strength of the tethers within the structure allow the cavity to hold high levels of pressure while maintaining form and rigidity. The drop-stitch structure is then encased in double layers of seam-welded PVC. The result is a remarkably stiff and light collapsible board that can be taken anywhere.

 

Deck

The large traction pad provides a comfortable, nonslip platform for you to paddle your Seeker Inflatable SUP. An integrated bungee strapping system up front gives you an easy-to-access spot for your cooler and other essentials. There's also a handy D-ring at the back of the board to attach your leash.

 

Volume

When deciding on an SUP, you'll want to choose a board with adequate volume. This can be the difference between gliding smoothly across the surface or spending your time fighting that very real sinking feeling! Proper volume is influenced by two key variables with an SUP: combined rider and cargo weight, plus skill level. With a volume of 229 liters, the recommended weight limit for the Seeker Inflatable SUP is 270 pounds for those with a beginner or novice skill level. Experienced paddlers may find they can even exceed this recommended weight limit!

 

Shape

Wide, straight and extra thick, the Seeker provides a stable ride in a variety of water conditions.

 

Rocker

Rocker refers to the upward "bending" of the nose and tail when the board is lying flat. Boards have varying degrees of rocker depending on the board type. The modest 4" nose rocker on the Seeker Inflatable SUP keeps the board above the water surface for cruising through wind chop. The lack of a tail rocker (no upward bend) makes the board more forgiving and improves balance for beginners.

 

Remember to order a life jacket (sold separately) so you'll return safely to paddle another day!

 

Included Accessories

  • Aluminum three-piece adjustable paddle
  • Stabilizer fin
  • High-pressure hand pump with hose
  • Pressure gauge
  • Repair kit
  • Valve wrench
  • 10' coiled leash
  • Board tote

 

Construction

  • Drop-stitched vinyl PVC
  • 30" width
  • 10'6" length
  • 5 7/8" thick
  • 24 1/2 pounds
  • One-year limited warranty

Specs

10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package

Best Use Cruising
Board Volume 229 liters
Capacity 270 Pounds
Color Blue
Features Paddle
Fin
Hand Pump
Pressure Gauge
Repair Kit
Valve Wrench
Board Tote
Leash
Inflatable Hull
Deck Plugs
Packages
Length 10 Feet 6 Inches
Weight 24.5 Pounds
Width 30 Inches

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package
 
4.4

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Well built / quality (24)
  • Fun to use (22)
  • Attractive (21)
  • Easy to inflate (21)
  • Comfortable to ride (18)

Cons

  • Bad handles (3)
  • Difficult to inflate (3)

Best Uses

  • Flat water (23)
  • Single rider (19)
  • Rough water (5)
  • Multiple people (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beginner (16), Intermediate (12)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14), Yes (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Awesome.

This is a great board and over all I'm super happy with it. As far as I can tell, this is one of the best deals out there. For reference, I'm a...Read complete review

This is a great board and over all I'm super happy with it. As far as I can tell, this is one of the best deals out there. For reference, I'm a 5'8", 160 lb woman in her late twenties and was 7 months post caesarean delivery as far as physical condition goes.

It inflates surprisingly quickly... I was prepared for a long haul but it was ready to go in no time! I can pump it up on my own but the last few psi are very difficult and I usually get my husband to do that bit. The valve works really well and there's no leakage. Once inflated it's nearly totally rigid: there's just enough give to make it easy on your feet, but not enough to affect usability.

It's heavy, but I can carry it around well enough. The handle in the centre is a little hard on the fingers, but it's totally doable for short distances. It's a little tricky to roll up but once you've got it, it packages well and the carry bag has shoulder straps with a chest clip so it's easy to pack around.

I found it pretty easy to use. After a little practicing on my knees with the paddle shortened, I was able to stand. My husband was able to stand right away but he's always had better balance/coordination than I do, never mind my diastatis recti. The bungees and d-rings are great to have and I wouldn't recommend a board without them. I also love that this has such a high upper weight limit: I definitely want the kid to be able to sit on the front in another year or two.

My only real complaint is that the paddle doesn't float. This seems like a massive oversight. We use the leash to attach it to the board just in case, but we will probably replace it at some point.

Also, the pin to attach the fin was super secure... Enough so that it was tricky to detach when we were packing up. We replaced it with one with a quick-release retainer from the hardware store for a few bucks.

Anyways, I love this board and have already recommended it to several people. Big fan!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

You get what you pay for!

The pump gauge does not work so you don't know how much air you have put in. When we blew it up for the first time in our living room, we noticed the stitching...Read complete review

The pump gauge does not work so you don't know how much air you have put in. When we blew it up for the first time in our living room, we noticed the stitching on the side is coming apart. The strap on the bag broke immediately. Also the paddle that comes with it is pretty heavy. This is one of the least expensive inflatable SUP packages and there is a reason why! I hope West Marine backs their return guarantee because unfortunately it is going back!

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love Love LOVE my SUP!!!

By Juanita Jane

from Lansing, MI

About Me Intermediate

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Comfortable To Ride
  • Easy To Inflate
  • Fun To Use
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Flat Water
    • Rough Water
    • Single Rider

    Comments about Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package:

    Bought one of these last year and brought it to Mexico... love it in the marina and even into the ocean on a good day. Got great advice from our local West Marine store... we had bought some inflatable kayaks from them a couple of years ago... still going strong! So we considered an inflatable sup... we are so glad we did! so easy to haul around and in- or de-flate.
    Buying another one this year!!! :)

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Good for Starters

    By Beppo

    from Estero

    About Me Beginner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Inflate

    Cons

    • Bad Handles

    Best Uses

    • Flat Water
    • Single Rider

    Comments about Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package:

    Was surprised how quick it was inflated and ready to use... Good quality

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Excellent beginner paddle boat very sturdy workmanship

    By I boat

    from Ft Lauderdale

    About Me Beginner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Inflate
    • Fun To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

    • Bad Handles

    Best Uses

    • Flat Water
    • Single Rider

    Comments about Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package:

    It takes a bit to learn to handle the turns otherwise a breeze

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A great Christmas gift for the wife!!

    By Tigger

    from Williams, AZ

    About Me Beginner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Inflate
    • Great for a Cabin Cruiser
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package:

        We first saw a SUP at Lake Powell this past summer and wanted to try one out. The weekly rental cost is the same as the purchase price for this SUP!! We're looking forward to trying this paddleboard out this next season. We have a cabin cruiser, so having an inflatable SUP will allow us to easily store it on board between trips to the lake.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Excellent Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard

        By Frank

        from West Newbury, MA

        About Me Beginner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Comfortable To Ride
        • Easy To Inflate
        • Fun To Use
        • Good Handles
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Flat Water
          • Single Rider

          Comments about Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package:

          The board is used in the canals around Marco Island, Florida.

          Service and delivery comments:

          I purchased the board at a West Marine Store in Seabrook, NH and had it shipped to the store on Marco Island. I was told the Marco Island Store would call me as soon as it arrived. I waited nearly 3 weeks and never received a call. I finally contacted the Marco Island Store and was informed that it had arrived. I was disappointed that they didn't follow up on their promise.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Practical and Fun

          By Sandro

          from Santos - Brasil

          About Me Beginner

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Inflate
          • Fun To Use
          • Good Handles
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Flat Water
            • Single Rider

            Comments about Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package:

            The board is practical and fun. I'm happy with the purchase.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great paddleboard!

            By Legomama

            from Tacoma, WA

            About Me Beginner

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Comfortable To Ride
            • Easy To Inflate
            • Fun To Use
            • Quality Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Flat Water
              • Rough Water

              Comments about Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package:

              Having and using this board has been awesome! I just recently fell in love with SUPing and have been renting boards all summer. But having this inflatable board makes it so much more convenient for me to go wherever and whenever I want to go. I'm kinda obsessed now. I'm a beginner and this board is extremely stable. *Warning about the gauge when pumping: You have to pump until you almost can't pump anymore before the gauge will read your psi, so be patient and bend your knees!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Exercise at its finest

              By Kodiak4x4

              from Bellingham wa

              About Me Intermediate

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Comfortable To Ride
              • Easy To Inflate
              • Fun To Use
              • Good Handles
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Flat Water
                • Rough Water
                • Single Rider

                Comments about Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package:

                We use this mainly on lakes. We are adventuring to rivers more. Works great on both.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great buy for the money

                By None

                from West Palm Beach, Fl

                About Me Intermediate

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable To Ride
                • Good Handles
                • Quality Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Single Rider

                  Comments about Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package:

                  I used the board in my bay with choppy waters 15mph plus winds. The board handled great. I had no problems with the inflation part as some have. The board was more sturdy then I expected. I was on the board the first time for about 4 hours with no complaints. For the money I am very satisfied.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great to take along just about anywhere

                  By Bigfoot

                  from Seattle

                  About Me Intermediate

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Comfortable To Ride
                  • Fun To Use
                  • Good Handles
                  • Quality Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Flat Water
                    • Single Rider

                    Comments about Jimmy Styks 10'6" Seeker Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package:

                    Bought this to take along on a trawler. Takes up minimal space when deflated and gets a lot of use from kids, guests, and myself. Valve system allows for 12 PSI inflation without too much trouble and at this pressure, rigid enough to use in most situations that you would want to have an SUP out in. Not recommended for surfing.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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