Shaping a paddlerHarvey Dawkins2018-04-09T10:47:43+01:00 Shaping a Paddler Shaping a Paddler Lagoon Watersports searched for 1 person who was up for a 2 month Stand Up Paddle Board challenge, taking them from beginner to racing in their first competition at the British SUP Club Championships. Harvey Dawkins, Director explains why “We believe that we can train anyone from novice to skilled, so we wanted to put our money where our mouth is and document someone’s real life journey and shape a paddler!” Watersports often looks harder than it is, but with expert instructors and good equipment anyone can give it a go. The chosen one was Josephine Hook, 36, from Hove. Never having been on the water before, she wanted to take on the challenge and be a role model for her 2 children. Josephine’s Story The Trailer Shaping a Paddler – what will one lucky person will be facing. 7 reasons why you should Stand Up Paddleboard The One Why Josephine? Find out what Josephine’s challenge involves and why she stood out. How to start Stand Up Paddleboarding The Initiation How does Josephine get on with her rst session? How big are the challenges ahead? Joesphine’s top SUP tips Halfway Find out how Josephine fares with input from the SUP Race team. Joesphine’s Improver advice The Family What are Josephine’s biggest challenges? Does her Family think it’s a good idea? Start your Family’s on water adventure Comp Day Watch Joesphine’s reaction to comp day and nd out how she got on. Josephines SUP Race Tips LEARN TO SUP SUP CLUB CONTACT US Friendly We love being on the water and will share our passion with you As seen on TV Featured on BBC TV & Radio, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 & Sky Inspected Inspected and assessed by RYA, BWSW, LOtC Est 1994 Proud & happy to have been run by the same management since 1994 Start Your Adventure… Contact Us More on the Blog 20519Harvey Dawkins2018-02-09T14:29:34+01:00SUPHarvey Dawkins2018-02-09T14:29:34+01:00February 9th, 2018|0 CommentsThis Girl Can… ‘If in doubt, paddle out.’ I wake up unusually early on a Saturday morning but the fact that the sun is shining and I’m going to be Stand-Up-Paddle boarding over the glistening water [...]20517Harvey Dawkins2018-03-06T16:06:38+01:00Race YachtsHarvey Dawkins2018-03-06T16:06:38+01:00February 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Race YachtsThis Girl Can…Skipper a Yacht in the Fastnet Race Anna Strang works for Lagoon Watersports from the Brighton Marina centre as a senior sailing and yacht instructor. She is one of a handful of women [...]20515Harvey Dawkins2018-02-09T14:21:04+01:00wakeboardHarvey Dawkins2018-02-09T14:21:04+01:00February 9th, 2018|0 CommentsElla real life This Girl Can…Learn to Wakeboard story I enter the Lagoon on a warm summer’s evening, taking in the energetic nature in the water as beginners and professionals alike share an adrenaline rush [...]20323Harvey Dawkins2018-05-01T11:37:42+01:00Meet the WindsurfersHarvey Dawkins2018-05-01T11:37:42+01:00November 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Meet the WindsurfersMeet the Windsurfers - Mike and Suzy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbedd91k2es Start your adventure and learn to windsurf , Try Wakeboarding or Standup Paddleboarding Name: Suzanne Goetz Age: 34 Name: Michael Watts Age: 63.5 Meet Suzy and Mike, [...]20182Harvey Dawkins2018-02-09T15:01:55+01:00Meet the Watersports Instructors – Joe and SamHarvey Dawkins2018-02-09T15:01:55+01:00October 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Meet the Watersports Instructors – Joe and SamMeet the Watersports Instructors - Joe and Sam https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bb_LI3Uyqck&t=15s Name: Sam York Age: 18 Name: Joe Murdoch Age: 18 With a budding bromance after knowing each other for 4 long years, Joe and [...]11628Harvey Dawkins2018-02-10T08:24:45+01:00This Girl Can at Lagoon WatersportsHarvey Dawkins2018-02-10T08:24:45+01:00March 20th, 2016|Comments Off on This Girl Can at Lagoon Watersports“Eww Water!” – I hear you scream. “What about my hair?” – I hear you fear. It's the 21st century, lets wipe away these potentially thought hindrances and have an open mind when it comes to exploring watersports.