Paddleboards may look like relatively simple instruments from the outside, but if you take a closer look you’ll see that there is a wealth of little details that have to be placed just in the right spot for everything to work smoothly. The NIXY Venice G4 is no exception, and you can feel that a great deal of attention has been placed on its construction to deliver to the user the smoothest possible experience. Here is a quick rundown of the most impressive technical features that you’ll find in the NIXY Venice G4:
- Soft EVA non-slip traction pad on top, for improved stability while paddling
- 3 available fins, one 9” center fin, and two 5” side fins let you configure the board as you prefer
- 16 D-rings spread all over the board
- Kayak seats can be installed
- Inflation valve is very simple to operate thanks to push-pin
- Bungee side paddle holder
- Five action mounting brackets to install cameras and other accessories
- Carbon fiber reinforced side rails
- Transport backpack has wheels and extra padding for better comfort
- Draining holes in backpack let excess water flow away
Dimensions: 10’6” x 34” x 6”/320 x 83.82 x 15.24 cm
Volume: 315 liters
Weight (fins included): 23 pounds/10.43 kg
Maximum load: 350 pounds/160 kg
Length: 67” to 84”/170 to 213 cm
Shaft diameter: 28.5 mm
Weight: 1.54 pounds/25 ounces
Blade surface: 90 square inches/580.6 square cm
Dimensions: 25” x 13 ½” x 5”/63.5 x 34.29 x 12.7 cm
Folded dimensions: 25” x 9” x 6”/63.5 x 22.86 x 15.24 cm
Weight: 4.37 pounds/2 kg
Length: 10’/305 cm
Diameter: 7 mm
Dimensions: 39” x 17” x 9”/99 x 43.18 x 22.86 cm
Weight: 5.75 pounds/2.6 kg
Usability: Whatever situation you choose to head into with the NIXY Venice G4 iSUP, you can rest assured that the board will not let you down. First of all, thanks to the included hand pump that you receive in the kit, the board is extremely easy to put together and even by a person on their own, and can have you in the water in no time. Then, when you’re on the waves you’ll feel completely at ease and stable even if it is one of the first times you are heading out.
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Be it fitness, fishing, or just the simple curiosity of trying something new that is driving you to take on the sea, you’ll find in the NIXY Venice G4 a precious ally that will greatly aid and assist you all along the way. The included paddle feels solid and reliable in the hand, with a range that can accommodate users of almost any size. Once you’re done, the valve to deflate the whole thing is very easy to operate and will have you stuffing everything back in the transport bag in a blink.
Durability: The superb build quality of the NIXY Venice G4 iSUP is one of the most remarkable features of the whole set, and the fact that this has been achieved while keeping the weight remarkably low is even more astonishing. Thanks to the thick PVC coating, the non-slip top traction pad, and the carbon fiber reinforced sides, the whole paddleboard gives the user a nice and reassuring feeling of having something trusty and sturdy under their feet.
Everything else in the kit also feels premium and well built as well. The paddle especially stands out, made from light but incredibly strong carbon fiber, giving you a great feeling in the hands. The backpack is sturdy and reliable, while the interchangeable fins feel rock solid when you attach them under the board. Furthermore, the overall weight of the whole kit is kept just under 40 pounds, which makes it perfect to be thrown in the back of the car and moved around as you head out towards new adventures.
Usability: 98% – The great thing about the NIXY Venice G4 iSUP is that between the moment that you receive your package and the one where you enter the water an astonishingly short amount of time can pass. This is because everything is so well designed and put together that even a novice will have no problem understanding how to put things in place. Once you’re on the water, then the real magic happens, with the wide and ample base providing plenty of support and balance and lending itself well for almost any kind of use you might think of.
Durability: 99% – Thanks to the use of high-quality materials, durability is a category in which the NIXY Venice G4 iSUP truly stands out. The board feels super stiff and reliable thanks to the use of dual-layer PVC, while the carbon fiber reinforcements on the side give everything even more strength. Aside from the board, everything else in the kit feels premium, especially the paddle, and contributes to the reassuring feeling of having gear you can trust when you find yourself out among the waves.
Price: 93% – For people only just getting into paddleboarding, the price of the NIXY Venice G4 might seem a bit steep. It is certainly not cheap, but when you consider everything you are getting for the price, then you’ll realize how good a deal you are getting. Considering that a board such as this one can be used in a variety of different situations and that you’re facing a one-time purchase that can have you covered for years, you’ll soon come to realize that it might well be worth spending a little more money at the start to avoid regretting it later on.
Overall: 98% – Rarely do we see a kit so well put together as in the case of the NIXY Venice G4 iSUP. With the excellent build quality and a versatile shape, there is really not much to complain about in this board, and we would heartily recommend it to anyone who is either looking to get into the sport or wants a wider board to take their pets along or exercise during their water adventures.
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The NIXY Venice G4 iSUP is among the best items the market has to offer when it comes to all-around paddleboards, and we are truly hard-pressed to find anything to dislike in it. It might well be the ideal choice for beginners or those in need of some extra real estate in the water. We wish more brands would come up with such quality offers, but the NIXY Venice G4 has set the bar remarkably high.