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Beginner Stand Up Paddle boarding

broadstairs
sup - Up to 6 people

Description

Our beginner Stand Up Paddle boarding lessons are aimed at getting you to be safe in open water and to get you Standing Up and Paddling (SUP), having fun in a safe environment! We will introduce you to the equipment, how to paddle out through small surf, enhanced turning skills, wave selection, positioning and surf etiquette.


TICKET TO RIDE.

This will allow you to hire SUP equipment from us


(Over 12’s advised) – children under 12 will not handle the boards


Junior – 12 yrs upwards

Adult – 16 yrs and over


Check our booking system to see what activities are available on the day.


What to bring

  1. 'Slim-fit'/Lycra swimwear, to be worn underneath the wetsuit (i.e., no 'baggy' shorts)
  2. Towel

Physical requirements

  1. Over 12s advised for this activity as the boards are very heavy to handle.
  2. All participants must be able to swim at least 50 metres and should, under no circumstances, be under the influence of any alcohol, drugs or medication at the time of the lesson which may adversely affect their physical capabilities.
  3. All participants suffering any physical or medical conditions, illnesses or allergies, including any prescribed medications, should make us aware of any such conditions or requirements prior to the event.
  4. No-one should participate in any SUP lesson if they are pregnant or suffering from a heart condition.


Itinerary

  1. Meet & greet your selected instructor
  2. Allocation of equipment, wetsuit and SUP at the surf school
  3. A full 2 hour supervised surfing lesson
  4. Assessment of ocean conditions
  5. Beach/surf safety introduction
  6. Introduction to equipment and safe handling techniques
  7. Introduction to using the paddle and standing up
  8. Transitioning to feet, accelerating and stopping/falling safely
  9. Applying newly-developed skills to changing conditions and/or more progressive equipment
  10. Session debrief


Cancellations

CANCELLATIONS

All cancellations must be sent in writing / email wherever possible and will be effective on the date which they are received by Kent Surf School. Cancellation charges are payable as follows: Over 14 days: deposit only, Less than 14 days before lesson date: 100% of total cost payable. Gift vouchers are non-refundable but can be transferred to different recipients, valid for 1 year from date of purchase. Participants that fail to show will be charged in full for the lesson, no exceptions.

Please note that your travel insurance may provide a full refund if the reason for your cancellation falls within the terms of your policy and as such we recommend clients take out a suitable insurance policy prior to booking a course with us.

When booking a course, a contract is made when the booking is confirmed by Kent Surf School either in writing, email or verbally. In the case of late telephone bookings, when written/e-mail confirmation is not possible in time then the agreement is a verbal contract. When making a booking with Kent Surf School you are confirming that you and everyone listed in that booking have read and agreed to these terms and conditions. Exceptions to these terms and conditions cannot be made for any reason as we run an extremely high quality, tight margin program with limited spaces.

PAYMENT

Payment of a deposit is required when booking the course or group bookings, full payment is then required 14 days in advance. If the booking is made less than 14 days before the event then full payment will be required upon booking. The date and time will be held until payment is received. Kent surf school reserves the right to cancel the booking should the payment not be received within the specified time. Payment can be in the form of a cheque or BACS. The person submitting the booking form accepts responsibility for payment for everyone listed on the booking form and is responsible for ensuring that all other persons listed on the booking form are aware of the terms and conditions



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Where we'll meet

We are situated centre of the Viking bay Beach , follow the 6 metre red flags

Kent surf school
£35 per adult
£25 per child


Sun, 22nd Sep
13:00 - 14:30 · 3 spaces left

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