SUP Taster (Stand Up Paddleboarding Brighton) Email us

Hove Lagoon, Brighton, Sussex offers the perfect location to learn to Stand up Paddleboard ( SUP ). The flat, shallow water is ideal for beginners with the challenges of the sea with in easy reach. Our Taster session is a quick way to try the sport out and see if it is for you. Success is guaranteed with the flat shallow waters of Hove Lagoon, combined with friendly BSUPA tuition,  top equipment, a great club house with changing rooms, hot showers, a licensed cafe and over 20 years of experience. We will take photos of you and they can be downloaded for a small fee at the end of the day.

As you become more confident a whole world of paddling opens up including coastal, lake and river touring, racing and even SUP surfing.

Course Content Includes:

• Kneeling and stand up on the paddle board
• Self rescue and safety techniques
• Basic turns
• Paddle techniques
• Flat water paddling techniques
• How to carry the equipment
• Be aware of different conditions and the environment

The BSUPA Learn to SUP Course at Lagoon Watersports:

• Run by experienced and friendly BSUPA instructors.
• All specialised equipment is provided, including wetsuits.
• Suitable for complete beginners or those with a little experience - we train everyone from kids to grandparents!
• Master the basics of the board, balance and to paddle the board in all directions
• Perfect learning location of Hove Lagoon combining shallow and flat water right next to the sea which we will paddle on if conditions are suitable.
• Great club house with changing rooms, hot showers and licensed cafe.

Course Objective: You will be able to paddle the SUP with a degree confidence in all directions on calm water. On completion of the course you will receive a BSUPA ready to ride certificate.

Suitability: Adults

Prerequisites: This course is aimed at complete beginners. Non swimmers please advise us in advance.

What to bring: All you need to bring is an old pair of shoes you don’t mind getting wet, towel and swim wear. We sell neoprene shoes in the office. Wetsuit, buoyancy aid and SUP equipment hire is included.

Booking terms and conditions apply and re-booking fees are charged for cancellations made with less than 4 weeks notice.

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Jez Beasley
"Loved wake-boarding and SUP taster . Will definitely be doing this again . Thanks to everyone there . Jez"

Charlotte Curl
Cheers for yesterday lucy, bon sup. Think I'm one sup closer to our goal!

Becca Shelly
Thanks for the great lagoon fitness SUP class this morning. It was great fun, and we all really enjoyed it

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