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Paddleboarding

SUP Group

Our Taster session is the perfect introduction to SUP for beginners. You will learn about beginner equipment, SUP safety, basic paddling strokes and balance – and of course about the tides! All equipment is included and only £20!
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SUP Creeks

Our Learn to SUP course runs for 2.5 hours and will teach you all the skills you will need to Paddleboard safely, independently and with confidence for just £40 per person.
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From as little as £35 you can have a session to yourself or a private group? A private session offers a 1 to 1 session with one of our coaches and we can deliver bespoke sessions to suit your needs.
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SUP Taster

Our paddleboarding taster session is the perfect introduction to this great sport. The aim of the taster is to get everyone up and paddling around within the hour. With limited time the session spends the full hour on the water with very little in the way of theory, however we will teach you everything you may need to know if you would like to continue to part take in a social session.

On the water we will cover the basics of paddling and safety to get you going as fast as possible. Once up and time permitting we often go for a little explore to really discover what this sport is about.

We have found this session is perfect for families with smaller children as the 2.5 hour Learn to SUP course can be too long for the youngsters. For those who are really keen to progress quickly and really make the most of their time on the water we would advise the Learn to SUP course.

If you are undecided as to whether to give paddleboarding a go book onto one of our tasters and let us prove it was a good decision. Only £20 per person, session is for 1 hour.

SUP Group

Learn to SUP

Our Learn to SUP course is the official BSUPA Level 1 course and at the end of it you will receive a BSUPA Level 1 certificate.

This course is a beginner’s complete guide to paddleboarding and by the end participants should feel more than confident on the water and with their equipment.

We teach beginners all the basics of how to SUP:

Introduction to the equipment, Carrying the Equipment, How to Hold the Paddle, Stance on the Board, How to Fall, Flat Water Paddling, Different Types of Turn, Planning a Distance Route, Changing Stance to Catch a Wave and Safety.

We provide you with everything you need to participate, including a high-quality wetsuit and Buoyancy aid. We also have a warm, dry club house with a hot shower, changing room and a fridge with soft drinks that can be purchased. In fact, the only thing you need to bring is your towel.

All our instructors are fully qualified to deliver the course and will happily cater for all abilities and types of learners.

Above all our instructor’s main focus is that you have as much fun as possible and can’t wait to come back! Only £40 per person, session is for 2.5 hours.

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Private Lessons

Private lessons are perfect for people who require more focused attention from their instructor. Whether your a beginner or want to improve the skills you already have, increase your ability to cope in a wider number of environmental conditions, or fancy stepping away from a big group, private coaching will help you at whatever level of experience you have.

Level 2 (Sunday mornings)

The Surfari SUP Course will enable you to gain a knowledge of improved SUPing techniques for paddling on the sea

This is a fun, highly informative course that will really take your SUPing to the next level. We will explore the creeks and estuary. Good paddle fitness required!

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