The 2 Types of Electric Pumps for Your Inflatable Paddle Board

Posted on November 1, 2017 by Douglas Robichaud

Inflating a SUP Just Got Better

Let’s be real – pumping up your inflatable stand up paddle board by hand gets old. Well, we’ve got some great news for all you inflatable owners who hand pump your inflatable paddle boards — there are these awesome paddle board accessories called electric paddle board pumps that will do all the pumping for you.

You can now say “bye bye!” to hand pumping your board, and say “hello!” to increasing your energy levels and time on the water. At ISLE we offer two electric SUP pumps. Each electric pump has unique features which are explained below.


The Bravo BP12electric SUP pump’s power source is a car battery. This means that you need to be next to your car in order to use the SUP pump to inflate your board.

This electric stand up paddle board pump is reliable, easy to use, and stores neatly in its own carrying bag. Attaches in seconds to your car’s 12-volt battery and inflates your paddle boards in minutes with no effort needed. There is an auto stop feature that allows you to just set it and forget it.


  • Runs off car battery
  • Comes with a carrying bag that stores pump, hose and wires
  • Compatible with our Halkey Roberts valve
  • Pressure level selector: Analog dial with auto stop
  • Easy to use alligator clips

Buy now – $145


You won’t need to be next to your car while using the Bravo BP20 electric pump because it has a built-in rechargeable battery pack. This lightweight and easy to use SUP pump can be transported wherever due to its compact design and is the perfect choice for an inflatable SUP board adventure. Inflate your paddle board anywhere you please without connection to a battery, power cord, or power outlet!

The BP20’s battery can conveniently be recharged through your car’s cigarette plug or any standard wall plug. This SUP pump can hold enough charge to inflate your standard inflatable SUPs several times.


  • Charge and go – easy portability
  • Comes with multiple valve attachments for other inflatable accessories
  • Carrying bag included
  • Over heat protection
  • Built-in pressure gauge
  • The battery will pump 2-3 iSUPs to suggested psi (12psi) before the battery needs recharging

Buy now – $295


The BP12 Electric Pump is right for you if you’re a stand up paddle boarder on a budget who doesn’t mind inflating your board next to your car every time you want paddle.

The BP20 Electric Pump is right for you if you’re a paddler who likes the convenience of being able to pump up your inflatable from anywhere you please.

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Douglas Robichaud -

Doug is a content writer at ISLE Surf & SUP who has been surfing and paddle boarding for over 10 years. With a degree in English/Journalism, Doug has been an outdoor adventure content writer for over four years. Since joining the ISLE team, he has become a paddle board expert in all topics ranging from products, basic tutorials, tips and tricks, SUP safety, and new trends.


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