Stand Up Paddle

Stand up paddle board or and inflatable SUP is the fastest growing water sport in the world. Essentially an oversize surfboard that you stand on and propel with a long single bladed paddle SUP is the most exciting new addition to board sports for many years.

Derived from a traditional form of Hawaiian surfing, stand up paddle is accessible to everyone. As relaxed or extreme as the individual wants SUP is the board sport that you can literally do on any body of water.

At Crantock Bay Surf School stand up paddle lessons take place on the beautiful River Gannel estuary. One of Cornwall’s best paddling locations the Gannel estuary provides a safe and scenic location for your first paddle strokes. First time SUP paddlers will learn a complete set of skills and be up and paddling with confidence in the first lesson.

You will be a competent enclosed flat water paddler by the end of session one!

Crantock Bay Surf School teaches the ISA stand up paddle course.

What is covered?

  • SUP and general water safety.
  • Equipment introduction and orientation.
  • Carrying you paddle board and paddle.
  • Launching and landing.
  • Prone paddling and self rescue.
  • Knee paddling.
  • Stand up paddling.
  • Best inflatable sups
  • Variety of paddle strokes giving 100% control of cheap paddle board.
  • Turning the paddle board.
  • Some other fun stuff!

SUP Lesson

  • Lessons at high tide.
  • Lesson times vary.
  • Lesson 2 1/2 hours.

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Crantock Bay Surf School provides everything for the lesson, just bring your towel.

Stand up paddle surfing lessons

Stand up paddle surfing lessons are available to SUP paddlers who have attained a competent flat water level and have some knowledge of the surf zone.

These lessons are goal oriented and have a maximum group size of 2.

Please contact us for more details.