Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experience

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experience

THE EXPERIENCE

New to SUP? You’ve come to the right place. We will start you off on the right path and will make your SUP experience as easy as possible for you. we’ll go as far as to
say that you are almost certainly going to stay dry. Yep, that’s right. Your wet-suit which we will supply is merely a formality! You’ll be on a board that is so stable that all you’ll need to do is enjoy yourself. Those are our primary goals for your first session, that you finish dry, and with a big smile, keen to get out for some more.

The format for a beginner lesson is simple. Starting off on dry land, we familiarise you with the paddling and turning techniques, and that all-important first stand-up. Once we’re confident that you’ve got the hang of it, we all get out onto the water, and paddle around for a while in the kneeling position (we call it the ‘safe position’), until you’re comfortable with paddling, turning and generally being on a board. Then we’ll get you up into the stand-up position, and head off for a cruise. The session will normally last about 80-90 minutes all in.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Wexford

A REAL IRISH EXPERIENCE

The lesson will take place at the most sheltered, safe piece of water we can find for you. This will be at Baginbun Beach or Cairnivan Beach in Fethard-On-Sea Co Wexford. We decide the location on the day pending weather conditions.

There will be no waves or surf to put you off or make it harder. We guarantee that you will be standing up and paddling in that first session. You may think you have dreadful balance, or are not fit enough to manage it, but the truth is that if you can stand up, you can stand-up paddleboard. We have taught many people over the past year, and have a huge repertoire of tricks and techniques up our sleeve. Rarely have we not been able to get someone up and going on their first session.

 

The lesson will take place at the most sheltered, safe piece of water we can find for you. This will be at Baginbun Beach or Cairnivan Beach in Fethard-On-Sea Co Wexford. We decide the location on the day pending weather conditions.

What To Bring

  • Bottle of water
  • Aqua shoes or booties
  • Shorts or bathing suit (Please avoid cotton)
  • Towel
  • Extra food e.g bar, nuts, flapjack etc (full day)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream

What Is Included

  • Wetsuit
  • Paddle board and equipment
  • All Safety Gear
  • Snack
  • Hot Drink

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I check availability and book my experience?
You can view live availability and book in by clicking on the “Book now!”-button at the top of this page. Choose the date and time of your preference and available times and the number of spaces available will then be displayed, after which you fill in your personal details and complete payment in order to confirm your reservation. You will receive a confirmation email within minutes, if not, please make sure to check your spam folder and mark us as “safe” as you will also receive an important reminder email.
When should I arrive?
You should check in at least 30 minutes before your tour start-time at our Booking Office. Please be prepared to wait for people checking in ahead of you.
What is the starting location?
After check in at our Booking Office you will then drive the short distance to the specified starting point of your experience where you will meet your guide. There is parking available in the village and at the starting point.
Do I need to be able to swim?
No, you do not need to be able to swim to join one of our kayaking experiences. You will always be provided with a buoyancy aid, which will keep you afloat if you are in the water and a guide will always be near to help you back into your kayak, although our sit-on top kayaks are extremely stable – especially our double XL kayaks.
Do I need prior kayaking experience?
Not at all, our experiences are suitable for all, ranging from people who have never kayaked before to experienced kayakers.
Is there a minimum age?
The minimum age for our Sea Cave Kayaking Experience is 10 and anyone younger than 15 will have to share a kayak with a parent/guardian.
Are there weight or height restrictions?
There is a maximum weight limit for our kayaking experiences. The maximum weight limit for our single kayaks is approximately 140kg / 22 stone and the combined total weight restriction for our double XL kayaks is approximately 200kg / 32 stone. There are no height restrictions on our experiences
Should we choose a double or a single kayak?
Our double XL kayaks are by far the most popular kayak, as they are the most stable and you can share the paddling together. If you are alone or have a group with an odd number you could of course choose a mix of double and single kayaks too. Please note: our guides will always be in their own kayaks and cannot share a kayak with any guests or their children

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