Saturday mornings's between 9.30am and 12.30pm but we can accomodate other times. Give us a call or email and we can discuss a suitable time.
Yes! Although stand-up paddle boarding is not as easy as it’s usually promoted, we guarantee that you’ll be on your feet and paddling in your first session.
No, previous water sports experience is an advantage but it will make no difference.
Please refer to the Our Equipment page for all details about our fantastic equipment. All equipment is provided for you, all you need is a towel.
Not at all!! The worst part about paddling in the winter is getting changed, once your on the water you will be super warm with our Animal winter wetsuit, boots and gloves. Also, don't forget that when you are paddling, you will become very warm and you are constantly moving. Trust us, you will not be cold!!
Poole Harbour Sandbanks & the Stour River. These locations offer safe teaching areas which are sheltered from the winds.
Our lessons are a maximum of 8 people as we feel this is the maximum to operate safely.
Learn to swim and then learn SUP!!! If you are wanting to partake in any watersport then you need to be able to swim. In surfing we say, "if you can't swim in, then don't paddle out" :)
Our current course will not teach you to surf. We currently only teach in flat water and open water environments. We will be offering surf lessons in summer 2013.
We are ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors) qualified and an ASI Accredited Stand Up Paddle (SUP) School and abide by the high international standards for SUP school operations. Check out the Our Instructors page for more info on our instructors. All instructors are also first aiders.
Academy of Surfing Instructors (ASI) is the world's leading education and accreditation organisation in the surf industry, specialising in surfing, stand up paddle and bodyboarding. They train accredited instructors, and issue ASI accredited school status according to the ASI worldwide standard.
From beginners upwards as this is designed to you from a beginner level into an intermediate or more. We feel we can offer coaching through our experience and knowledge of the sport. We are passing on what we know and have been taught ourselves.