STAND UP PADDLE BOARD CLASSES
Why Hire Us?
Benefits include our Alumni Group Facebook page to meet other paddlers, find gear and ask paddling questions. Our alumni newsletter is packed full of paddling tips, trip ideas and class/tour updates. We stay in touch with our students to help with their journey in becoming experienced paddlers.
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STAND UP PADDLING BASICS, LEVEL 1 – 3 HOURS – For beginners. Our patient instructors will work with you at your own pace to stand up, learn how to turn, paddle straight and gain confidence while learning how to be stable in wind and boat wakes. You'll also learn how to paddle up and downwind, fall safely and get back on your board.
STAND UP PADDLING BASICS, LEVEL 1 – 3 CLASS SERIES – For beginners or a great refresher. This class is a more in-depth version of SUP Basics 1. You'll have more water time to master the basics and get comfortable with your new skills in a variety of water conditions from light current and wind to boat wakes and possibly freighter waves if available.
STAND UP PADDLING BASICS, LEVEL 2 – 3 HOURS – For experienced paddlers wanting to get to the next level. Refine your forward stroke, learn bomber rough water skills, rescues, racing tips, easy buoy turns and reading water so you can get there faster with less effort.
ADVANCED SUP SKILLS, LEVEL 3 – 3 HOURS – For experienced paddlers to refine technique and learn super efficient buoy turns, downwinding, race board surfing, bracing and rough water skills.
SEVENTY48 TRAINING, – Several Classes – Learn how to ace the 70/48 with solid navigation, the right mind set, fitness, nutrition, gear outfitting, paddle camping and endurance training skills. Marine Nav class with David Burch..
DOWNWINDING, LEVEL 1-3 – 3 HOURS – For experienced paddlers wanting to downwind surf in the PNW. Learn how to read waves, find the best conditions, catch more waves and stay off the news.
TUG SURFING – Learn to catch epic peeling waves on Puget Sound from 3 story tall coastal tugs. Rides up to a half mile. For experienced SUP surfers, surf ski or kayakers only.
FREIGHTER WAVE SURFING – SUP surf in Seattle on waist to chest high waves. We'll teach you how to surf and where and when to catch these waves. Experienced surfers welcome.Spring-Fall.
RIVER SUP CLASS AT DECEPTION PASS – 'DP' as we call it as an amazing place to paddle while learning to SUP in mild to swift current. You'll leave this class with solid rough water skills, more confidence and will be stoked to go again! Paddling in DP will strengthen your skills for downwinding, surfing, racing and paddle trips.
SUP SURFING – Learn how to surf your SUP or improve your surfing skills. New to surfing or have had difficulty learning? We can help! ! We can also help racers learn how to surf race boards. Requires Level 1 paddling skills.
SUP SURF CAMP – This is an in-depth sup surfing experience that will leave you with solid skills to surf on your own. Ideal for beginning to experienced SUP surfers who want to learn the basics. Experienced surfers will learn how to catch more waves easier and handle rough water better. This class requires Level 1 paddling skills. Private camps welcome.
Other Classes Available by Request: SUP Racing, SUP Rescues, Overnight SUP Trip Training and Custom designed classes.