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Red Paddle Co 9'8" Ride MSL Inflatable Paddle Board Package 2023

£659.00 GBP Regular price £879.00
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Perfect for smaller paddlers, the 9'8" Ride inflatable paddleboard is a versatile, stable all-rounder for lightweight beginners and improvers in a wide range of conditions. This classic shape also suits heavier, more experienced paddlers looking to get into surf. A rounded nose and 31" of width offers a smooth, predictable ride, whatever the water state.

Constructed in our exclusive high-density MSL® drop-stitch, the 9'8" Ride is exceptionally durable and super-stiff at a reduced thickness of 4". Add our patented RSS battens and that rigidity increases by almost a third. So with a volume of 186L, it can comfortably accommodate paddlers up to 90kg.

The high-traction deckpad provides a secure footing in all conditions, three super-soft handles make carrying comfortable and the adjustable cargo system adapts to most payloads. All Rides come fully equipped with a choice of paddle, a coiled leash, All-Terrain Backpack, repair kit, waterproof phone case, and 5-year warranty.


Board Length 9'8" 
Board Thickness 4.0" / 100mm
Board Volume 186L
Board Weight 9.70kg / 21.38lb
Board Width 31" / 787mm
Bag Size 980mm (h) x 380mm (w) x 360mm (d)
Bag Volume 134L
Fins Moulded Twin iFin System
Paddle Options Hybrid Tough, Prime
Complete Package Weight 16.9kg / 37.26lb



  • Versatile: ideal lightweight’s all-rounder for learning and improving, or experienced heavier paddler’s surfSUP.
  • Stable: 31" width and rounded nose ensure a smooth, predictable ride on all waters.
  • Super-stiff: high-density MSL® construction, reinforced by RSS battens for incredible rigidity.
  • Tough: heavy-duty build quality and virtually indestructible twin-fins, backed with a 5-year warranty.
  • Top-spec: high-traction deckpad, three soft handles, accessory mount, adjustable cargo system.
  • Complete package: includes Titan II pump, coiled leash, choice of paddle, plus repair kit and waterproof phone case, in our All-Terrain Backpack.


What is MSL®? Safe. Stiff. Durable. 

Monocoque Structural Laminate or MSL® is the world’s leading drop-stitch material. Exclusive to Red Paddle Co boards, it’s made to our exact specifications. 

Monocoque: meaning the coating is integral to the structure. MSL® drop-stitch technology integrates a highly durable, reinforced coating to the ultra-high-definition weave to form an inseparable base layer. 

Structural: the high-tensile drop-stitch fibres are designed to withstand pressures in excess of 22psi, meaning Red boards can be inflated to provide unrivalled stiffness and confidence, no matter the rider weight or prevailing conditions. 

Laminate: the reinforced composite coating is bonded to the textile core using machine welding that applies heat and pressure to the inner PVC layer, saving over 2kg of adhesives and reducing cosmetic and safety concerns. Produced under low tension, this process creates a torsional stiffening effect when the boards are inflated, making MSL® stiffer at lower pressures.

Prime Paddle

This performance paddle uses a carbon weave for greater strength whilst keeping the paddle super light and responsive.

Package includes Board, Fins, Board Carry Strap, Water Resistant Phone Case, Leash, ATB Bag, Titan 2 Pump and 100% Carbon Prime Paddle.


Hybrid Tough

If you're after a durable nylon blade with a lightweight shaft then our new Hybrid Tough is the best paddle for you.

Package includes Board, Fins, Board Carry Strap, Water Resistant Phone Case, Leash, ATB Bag, Titan 2 Pump and 50% Carbon Hybrid Tough Paddle.


At Red, sustainability isn’t just marketing hype – it’s at the core of what we do. As a certified B Corp ( we champion high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. 

Fundamentally, our boards are designed and built to last. Our quality-assured Tec-Air process has a negligible warranty rate. Maximum longevity minimises our impact on the planet. 

Yet even durable Red kit will eventually reach end-of-life, hence our ‘design for disassembly’ approach. For example, all Titan pump components are replaceable, while using 100% recoverable virgin plastic in our fins, finboxes and RSS battens ensure they’re fully recyclable. 

Our manufacturing processes, like turning the offcuts from our EVA deckpads into keyrings, aim for zero waste too, reflecting our commitment to low-impact resource selection.