O’Shea is a UK based stand up paddle board brand founded by Farrel O’Shea.
Farrel’s 35 years of top level board sports participation and production has brought a high level of knowledge and expertise to the world of SUP design, especially regarding the design and production of iSUP’s (inflatable stand-up paddleboards).
It is this long heritage of board knowledge and product testing, combined with intensive R&D which has helped create one of the world’s best range of iSUP’s.
O’Shea understands the need to fully product test boards before they reach the marketplace. This ensures that you end up with a stand-up paddleboard that has the correct dimensions and is made from the best materials. The result is an iSUP that will stand up to the rigours of continued usage.
Here are 10 reasons for you to buy O’Shea iSUP’s
With experience in the field of performance board sports stretching back to the mid 1980’s, O’Shea have the knowledge and experience to bring you the best in design and construction.
O’Shea’s stand-up paddleboards have proven durability. Their yellow PVC outer skin is anti UV, reducing the effect of the sun’s harmful rays (and saltwater). This Keeps the board not only looking good for longer but also maintains its residual value if you want to upgrade to a more advanced board or pass it on. 3. PERFORMANCE
Whichever board you choose, O’Shea’s many years of experience in the board sports sector ensure that all of their Inflatable SUP boards will deliver for you. They have a board for almost every level of experience and purpose. Whether you want something for the kids, something for the whole family to enjoy, or a board for those that like to tour or ride the waves, the O’Shea range has got your covered.
O’Shea lead the way in both design and construction with their HPx construction, which is 20% lighter than any fusion or MSL and it is also stiffer too!!!
5. HIGH QUALITY CONSTRUCTION
O’Shea combine the best available materials with cutting edge manufacturing processes.
O’Shea inflatable paddle boards are made exclusively from Korean “Mirasol” drop stitch, which is considered the Rolls Royce of Inflatable SUP core fabric. It is quality that will last and O’Shea reckon it is the best that money can buy.
For those of you are into the engineering tech, O’Shea’s 1000D PVC outer, full double layer rail lap combines to make a trouble free belt and braces construction.
Longitudinally and torsionally (often neglected) stiffer construction results in boards that maintain both shape and performance characteristics. You won’t feel like you are standing on a floppy lilo!
The boards also have heavy duty front towing and rear leash D-Rings.
O’Shea believes that yellow is the safest yet fun colourway. Bright yellow is base colour of all the boards, with different complimentary colour schemes for all tastes. Be seen and stay safe on river, lake or ocean.
7. EASY TO USE & TRANSPORT
O’Shea boards can be typically used at lower pressures, 13 to the recommended 15 psi. Pressures easily achievable by even the lighter weight riders with any pump.
Lightweight and easy to transport, all boards come with a durable backpack to carry your iSUP and accessories. O’Shea’s HPx range are some of the lightest available on the market today.
Competitive pricing policy. There are cheaper boards on the market, however, when it comes to that all important price to quality ratio, with O’Shea you are getting fantastic value for money.
9. RIDER TESTED
All O’Shea Inflatable SUP products go through a rigorous testing procedure to ensure that the product you choose will be the right one and of the highest quality.
10. 2 YEAR WARRANTY
All O’Shea Inflatable SUP’s are already covered by a 12 month warranty against manufacturing defects. To upgrade to a free 2 year warranty, simply fill in the form on their warranty registration page.
So don’t waste any time, prepare yourself for getting on the water this Spring/Summer and get involved!
You can buy an O’Shea iSUP from Brighton Water Sports in-store at our Brighton seafront shop between the piers on Brighton Beach or here on our online store.