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WESUP SAFE PADDLE AWARD

17th October - 21st November 2021

Have you always wanted to try paddle boarding? Are you a beginner who doesn’t seem to be progressing? Build your skills in the winter, preparing you for a full season of paddling fun in the spring/summer! 

The Wesup Safe Paddle award is a progressional series of technical paddle boarding clinics which covering basic to advanced paddle boarding technique.  This award has been put together to help up skill paddlers to ensure that they can safely paddle year round. All clinics include a free hot drink of your choice from our coffee house or coffee box. Clinics are £45 each for non members and free for members. If you book more than 1 clinic, each additional clinic can be purchased at a 25% discount. We will donate a further 25% of the price to Above Water. You will receive a certificate of completion if you complete the entire award!!

We are confident that completing the award will take you from ZERO to HERO, becoming the safe, skilful, fit, and adventurous paddler you crave to be!

Non-member prices

1 Clinic – £45
2 Clinics – £78.25
3 Clinics – £112.50
4 Clinics – £146.25
Full Series – £180

To book, please click on the clinics that you wish to attend and add them to your basket.


24th October 2021 - 9am

A 2 hour practical & theoretical course , that will give you excellent fundamental paddling and safety skills, preparing you for year round paddling. This is perfect for beginner and improver paddlers and will teach you proper technique , correcting any bad habits you may have picked up. You will leave the course a confident,  graceful and efficient paddler. 

Location: Wesup Dartside Quay

7th November 2021 - 9 am

Being able to read and understand wind & tide charts is simply the most essential skill for paddle boarders.  It will enable you to make quality, safe decisions on when and where you can go paddling. This 3 hour course is split into two super informative parts: 1.5 hours in the classroom and 1.5 hours on the water with the classroom session taking place at Wesup Torquay Marina.

Location: Wesup Torquay Marina

14th November 2021 - 9am

Learning to control your board is an important skill that is often overlooked. This 2 hour course will teach you how to control your board in windy, wavy and fair conditions. This gives you the skills to cope and stay calm in scenarios where you have gone off course, enabling you to get to safety. These skills could save your life, so this course is essential for beginners & improvers.

Location: Wesup Dartside Quay

21st November 2021 - 9am

Paddle boarding is great for your core, if you know how to engage it! During this 2 hour course, we will teach you how to paddle with real purpose and power. You will learn how to take full advantage of your body’s natural mechanics to paddle with far less effort per stroke, revolutionising your skills. This course is suitable for those who are able to stand up, without a consistent concern of falling.

Location: Wesup Dartside Quay

28th November 2021 - 9am

This course will pull together all of the theory from the prior courses, and will teach you how to plan your micro adventures and wilderness expeditions. This 4 hour course will teach you how to prepare for your adventure, reading the weather on route, exit strategies, helping those in trouble and how to stay safe on the water. Upon completion, you will be comfortable with safely planning future adventures!

Location: Wesup Torquay Marina

SUP AND KAYAK EXPERIENCES

Come and join one of our SUP and Kayak experiences! Whether you are looking to do a tour of the River Dart, or you have always wondered what joining Club Wesup is like, we have lots to offer!  Our Introduction to the River Dart tour is led by our senior instructors, who will guide and help you to improve your paddle boarding technique as you go. This tour is led out of Dartside Quay and offers a way to see the river from a unique and magical perspective. SUP and Kayak experiences are run year round,  giving you the opportunity to observe the changing seasons from the water.

This 3 hour tour is designed to educate you on river paddling, starting with a land based informative brief covering wind & tides. We will go with the river flow, exploring the scenery and providing helpful guidance on how to improve your technique on route.

If SUP is not your thing, the tour is also available on single or double kayak.

 

COMING SOON

Experience Club Wesup

Club Wesup is more than just a paddle boarding club. It is an opportunity to connect with like minded people and make great friends. A chance to maintain activity during the darker months, avoid hibernation and be a part of adventurous social activities over the winter season. Over the winter we will be offering locals the opportunity to give one of our club activities a try! If you decide to join the club after this,  the cost of the experience will be deducted in full from the joining fee!

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