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10% Off All Accesrrories! The 10'6" NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board gives you the same sleek, swift ride as the original Earl 4, but in a 6-inch-thick design with more air volume for larger paddlers.
  • Designed for efficient paddling and smooth turning, this is a great all-around stand-up paddle board for fitness paddling, touring, river running and light surfing.
  • With 280 liters of air volume, the 6-inch-thick Earl 6 provides optimal performance and stability for paddlers up to 235 pounds.
  • Inflates to a rock-hard 15 psi for performance that rivals a hard board, then rolls up compactly when deflated for easy transport and storage.
  • Three removable, interchangeable fins let you customize your board for tracking and turning to suit the water you're riding.
  • Heavy-duty PVC construction stands up to abrasion and abuse.
  • The diamond-textured foam deck pad gives you a non-slip surface for excellent riding control.
  • Nylon fins flex to absorb impacts without breaking.
  • Top-quality Leafield C7 inflation/deflation valve for unsurpassed reliability.
  • Sturdy webbing handle in the center of the board for easy carrying.
  • Two webbing handles up front, plus one on the tail, help you hold onto the board during a swim.
  • Three stainless D-rings give you attachment points for gear and a leash.
  • The Earl 6 comes with a handy carry/storage backpack, interchangeable fins, pressure gauge, high-pressure pump, Leafield valve adapter and a repair kit.
  • There's always room in your home or car for an inflatable SUP from NRS. Throw it on your back, in the car or on an airplane, and you're on your way to your next adventure.
  • 3-year retail warranty, 3-year commercial.
  • Repair kit included.
NRS SUP boards are not available to ship to Hawaii.

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Length: 10' 6"
Application:
  • Fitness
  • Flatwater
  • Downriver
  • Surfing
Paddler Size: up to 235 lbs.
Dimensions: 10' 6" L x 30" W x 6" D
Deck Surface: 84" L x 23" W - Grippy Foam Pad
Weight: 22 lbs.
Volume: 280 liters
Material: PVC Drop-Stitch
Valve Type: Leafield - C7
Number of D-rings: 3
Number of Handles: 4
Warranty: 3 Years Retail, 3 Years Commercial
Includes:
  • Two 2", two 5" and one 9" fins
  • High-pressure pump
  • Pressure gauge
  • Carry bag with integrated backpack straps
  • Leafield valve adapter
  • Repair kit
Features:
  • Built for efficient paddling and smooth turning
  • Great all-around, can do it all SUP like the Earl 4, but in a thicker design with more air volume for larger paddlers
  • Inflates to 15 psi for super rigid performance
Earl 6 Sizing

video: Quick Tips | How to Inflate a SUP Board

Quick Tips | How to Inflate a SUP Board (1:07)

Proper inflation is key to getting the best performance from your inflatable SUP board. Learn how to operate the valve and how to use a pressure gauge to ensure the board reaches, but does not exceed, optimal pressure as you pump.

video: Quick Tips | How to Fold a SUP Board

Quick Tips | How to Fold a SUP Board (0:54)

Inflatable SUP boards are fun to paddle, easy to store and simple to transport. However, it's important to know how to properly fold your inflatable SUP so that the fin plates aren't damaged from bending. In this Quick Tips video, we show you the best way to fold your board for transport and storage.

video: Quick Tips | How to Install SUP Fins

Quick Tips | How to Install SUP Fins (0:53)

Removable, interchangeable fins add versatility and convenience to your NRS inflatable SUP board. You can select your fin setup to suit whatever kind of paddling you want to do, from ocean surfing to fitness touring to river running. Installing the fins on your stand up paddleboard is quick and easy. Just follow these simple instructions.

video: Quick Tips | How to Transport an Inflatable SUP Board

Quick Tips | How to Transport an Inflatable SUP Board (0:59)

One of the advantages of inflatable SUP boards is that they're easy to transport to and from the water. Following these simple suggestions will ensure that your board always makes it where you're going safe and sound.

video: Quick Tips | Inflatable SUP Board Cleaning and Care

Quick Tips | Inflatable SUP Board Cleaning and Care (1:37)

Proper cleaning and maintenance will help prolong the life of your inflatable SUP board. Learn how to wash your SUP, protect it from UV light and repair common valve problems from the experts at NRS.

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  • NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board - Closeout

    Q:

    What configuration of fins are used for what conditions?
    Asked on 11/6/2014 by Brent from Canada

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Brent, the larger surface area of the 9" fin is useful for good tracking in open water paddling. The 2" fins are preferred by river paddlers where there are shallow rocks, and where they want some help with tracking, but also need to be able to maneuver quickly. The 5" fins are intermediate in length and might be used in conjunction with the other two.

      Answered on 11/7/2014 by Clyde from NRS
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    Does the NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board come with a leash?
    Asked on 8/12/2014 by Jason from Oxford, PA

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    Hi, I'm 190lbs but want to be able to take my 50lbs son with me (he'll sit on the front). What's the maximum capacity of the Earl 6? Should I go for the Baron 6 instead?
    Asked on 7/4/2014 by Jimbo from Ottawa, ON

    2 answers

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      The NRS Earl 6 has a optimal weight range up to 240lbs. This board would work just fine for your use.The Baron will be a more stable board but less nimble.

      Answered on 7/7/2014 by Kyle from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I have the Earl 6 and I let a friend of mine who weighs 200 pounds take his two 40 to 50 pound girls for a ride, one in front and one in back, and they were fine. I don't think you will have an issue taking your son with you. Just make sure you inflate the board to 15 psi and you will be good to go. The Earl is narrow so it does take good balance when taking someone with you. Bu if you are already a stable rider you won't have an issue taking someone with you.

      Answered on 7/6/2014 by Anonymous
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    Q:

    What board would you recommend for choppy lake paddling ? Earl or Baron and how are the different ? Whick style fins should I use for better tracking ?


    Thanks NRS I work at a SUPChile

    (Look us up on Facebook)
    Asked on 1/4/2014 by Nico @ SUPChile from Pucon, Chile

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The Baron will be more stable, the Earl a bit sportier. For lake paddling, definitely the longer 9" fin will give you best tracking.

      Answered on 1/4/2014 by Clyde from NRS
  • NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board - Closeout

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    Hey NRS,

    My name is Nicolas Buenaventura and I run a small company called SUPChile in Pucon. (Look us up on Facebook). I just started a small rental and instructional business and NRS is our biggest supplier through Ian Garcia's RiversLakes&Oceans boards, lifejackets and paddles were all about NRS !
    I have looked at bunch of different boards but felt like the Earl were the ones I wanted to buy for many different reasons, packing, maneuverability and transport to the beach every day.

    But I was wondering if the Baron 6 is really much more stable than the Earl 6 ?

    Which style fins would you recommend for lake paddling ?

    The lake in Pucon gets a little choppy due to wind and I feel the Earls are a little hard to stay on ... would the Baron make any significant difference in terms of stability against small waves ?

    Thanks Guys at SUPCHile we really enjoy all of your products .
    Asked on 1/4/2014 by Nico @ SUPChile from Pucon, Chile

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Nico, that extra 6" of width in the Baron definitely adds extra stability. I think you'll like it.

      Answered on 1/4/2014 by Clyde from NRS
  • NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board - Closeout

    Q:

    One more question. What are the dimensions of the shipping container for the Earl 6? Thank you!
    Asked on 8/26/2013 by jane

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Jane, the box is 33.5" x 20" x 11".

      Answered on 8/26/2013 by Clyde from NRS
  • NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board - Closeout

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    What are the dimensions of the board during shipment, prior to inflation. Just the board, not the packaging?
    Asked on 8/26/2013 by Jane

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Jane, the Earl 6 is ~ 30" x 16" x 9" folded up in the carry bag.

      Answered on 8/26/2013 by Clyde from NRS
  • NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board - Closeout

    Q:

    Do you really lose that much speed going from an Earl 4 to the 6? I weigh around 180 to 190 pounds, depending on the time of year.
    Asked on 8/21/2013 by greg from Oregon

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The 4 and 6 have the same dimensions, except for the thickness, so speed won't change. For your weight I think you'll like the 6 much better.

      Answered on 8/24/2013 by Clyde from NRS
  • NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board - Closeout

    Q:

    I think this is the board I want to buy for flatwater / some class 1 whitewater. Any way to try one out before I spend the money? In the Eugene, OR area....thanks.
    Asked on 8/19/2013 by Julian from Eugene, CA

    1 answer

  • NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board - Closeout

    Q:

    What type of k-pump does this come with?
    Is it sufficient to get the board to 15psi?
    Thanks
    Asked on 8/2/2013 by John from Colorado

    2 answers

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      John, it includes the K-100. It's a bit of work at the 15 psi, but it does the job.

      Answered on 8/5/2013 by Clyde from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The board come with the K-pump 100 , it will get to 15 psi in less than 10 minutes , wich is a good warm up .
      Cheers

      Answered on 8/3/2013 by Anonymous
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5.0

Easy transport and great SUP

By timon

from Central Washington

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Pros

  • Adjustable Fins
  • Compact For Easy Travel
  • Easy To Control
  • Stiff
  • Well constructed

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board - Closeout:

      I was looking for a good SUP for mostly flat water use but some river use as well. I tried many different hard boards and they are great but I have a small car and wanted to be able to travel and explore different places. The hard boards were too hard to go long distances on the highway. I started to look into inflatable SUPs but was afraid the quality or performance wouldn't be as good. The Earl 6 solved all my problems. It fits in the trunk or back seat of my small car and is actually easy to inflate. I have read the reviews about taking 15 minutes to inflate. Not for me. I can be ready for the water in under 5 minutes. It is a workout getting the last couple of lbs of pressure but no problem. Once inflated to 15lbs it is very stiff. It really feels very close to a hard board. The Earl 6 is very easy for me to control in the water. Choppy water has been no problem as the Earl 6 is a very stable board. I went with the 6 because I am 6' tall and weigh 220lbs.I needed something that could handle more weight. On the Earl 6 I can stay out of the water if I want. With other boards the water was always lapping over the sides. I have found the valve system on the NRS boards to be the best out there. Easy to inflate and easy to deflate and pack up. This is my first year on an SUP board. Since I was a beginner I was afraid it would be hard to learn how to stay on the board. I am happy to say I haven't fallen off of the Earl 6 once. The only time I am in the water is when I want to be!

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      5.0

      I LOVE this board!

      By VanCanada

      from Vancouver, BC, CA

      About Me Beginner

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Shock Well
      • Durable
      • Turning Ability

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about NRS Earl 6 Inflatable SUP Board - Closeout:

          I use this board in the local protected areas and some choppy areas. I'm a noob, so just getting the hang of it. I love it! I'm not interested in racing, so the speed is not a factor. It's a forgiving board and easy to recover balance from near mishaps. My friend wants one, too! I love that it fits in my vehicle! Tried it at a local Paddlefest and fell in love.

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