Introduction to Paddle Boarding

sup xsStand up paddle boarding (SUP), is one of the fastest growing arms of paddle sport, this is largely down to how easy it is to learn, with beginners becoming comfortable in as little as an hour of training. SUP is a fantastic way to explore the rivers, lakes and costal waters of Sussex and Surrey. SUP also provides a great workout working on your core muscles.

The emphasis of the course is on learning correct safe practice and to have fun.

What it will cover?
  • Theory & Safety Consideration
  • Equipment
  • Basic paddling - forwards & backwards
  • Turning
  • Journeying
  • Your next step

Who it's for?

cuckmere supping xsYou need no previous experience, just a healthy sense of adventure! If you have an interest in learning the basic skills and principals of paddleboarding then this is the course for you. Perfect if you're not sure if paddleboarding's for you, you'd like to try a craft that you've not paddled before or just need a bit more confidence on the water.

What you'll need?

You will need to be fit enough to last a day of activity. We'll supply all the equipment you require. Bring along a wet suit or warm layers to paddle in, fleece material and wool are best. Also a packed lunch, snacks and drinks to keep your energy levels up, and sun cream if it's a hot day.

This course is run over 2 hours

Please see individual course date for exact timings.

Group size: 6 max

Course Dates & Locations:

Our Introduction to paddle boarding courses take place on the river Adur in West Sussex, just north of Steyning.


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*Prices Per Person

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