Every SUP rider have been through a process of choosing between composite boards and i-SUPs at least once, if not many times. Each customer has different needs, which will lead to the final choice. At JP-Australia we developed technologies to make both options very good for the situations the boards will face.
SUPboarder magazine had this doubt as a theme for one of their reviews. They compared a Hybrid 11’6″ x 32″ (composite) to a CruisAir 11’6″ x 30″ (i-SUP) and explained from the point of view of a rider which one would be better for many situations. Please see on the video below what they recommend: