ISLE SUP-Kayaks Now Available at West Marine Stores and Online

June 5, 2024

Premier boating retailer to offer ISLE’s award-winning Switch and Pioneer models

San Diego, CA (June 5th, 2024)/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – ISLE, the original surf and SUP manufacturer out of San Diego, CA, proudly announces its partnership with West Marine, the premier multi-channel retailer of boating, fishing, and water-related supplies. This collaboration marks a significant milestone as ISLE expands its retail distribution network and increases accessibility to its hybrid, performance-oriented boards.

Two of ISLE’s best-selling, award-winning inflatable boards, the 11’6” Switch package, retailing at $795, and the 10’6” Pioneer 3, retailing at $695, will be available at West Marine locations nationwide. This partnership brings together two watersports industry leaders with a shared passion for delivering exceptional products that connect outdoor enthusiasts to the water.

“The Switch and Pioneer 3 are thoughtfully designed for versatility and performance. Paddlers can customize and configure their set-up for stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, or electric-assist steering,” commented Jimmy Blakeney, President at ISLE. “West Marine’s extensive reach in the boating and paddlesports industry makes them the perfect partner to offer our Switch and Pioneer franchise models to a wider audience.”

The 11’6” Switch and 10’6” Pioneer 3 represent the brand’s fan-favorite collections as versatile, portable, and durable models. The Switch is ISLE’s lightweight 2-in-1 SUP-kayak package with the proprietary ISLE-Link connect system and a full-coverage traction pad. The Switch package includes ergonomic accessories for the sit-on-top hybrid kayak setup, including the kayak seat, footrest, and adjustable SUP-kayak paddle. The Pioneer 3, the brand’s new all-around paddle board, features the ISLE-Link connect system, as well as PowerFuse welded rail technology and upgraded accessories for portability. The Pioneer 3 includes a premium wheelie backpack, a ‘click-and-go’ fin system, a carbon paddle, and an ultralight leash.

The ISLE boards are available at West Marine locations nationwide and online. For more information, please visit: www.westmarine.com/inflatable-paddleboards/

About ISLE

ISLE believes life is better in balance and that creating balance can be as simple as taking your first paddle strokes or catching your first wave. Established in San Diego, CA, ISLE is the original surf and SUP company manufacturing products and accessories to keep you balanced, equipped, and inspired for adventures on the water. Since its inception in 2004, the brand has expanded its watersports offerings to include variations of hardtop and inflatable paddleboards, surfboards, hybrid kayaks, paddles, bags, and accessories. Learn more at: https://www.islesurfandsup.com.

About West Marine

For more than 50 years, West Marine has been the premier retailer of boating, fishing, sailing, and paddling gear. With over 230 stores located in 38 states and Puerto Rico and eCommerce websites reaching domestic, international, and professional customers, West Marine is recognized as a leading resource for cruisers, sailors, anglers, yachters, and other boating enthusiasts. West Marine crew members share the same love for the water as their customers and provide knowledgeable advice on the gear and gadgets they need to be safe and have fun. West Marine allows customers to spend less time worrying about their boat and more time enjoying their boat. To learn more about West Marine, please visit the West Marine website at westmarine.com.

West Marine Media Contact

Paulee Day