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SUP - Stand Up Paddleboarding

  •  Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP
  •  Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP
  •  Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP

Stand Up Paddle boarding or SUP is the fastest growing water sport in the world that is truly accessible for all. Its origins are essentially derived from a traditional form of Hawaiian surfing and consists of standing on an oversize surfboard using a long single bladed paddle for propulsion.

SUP is the most exciting new addition to mainstream board sports in recent years, as there is such a huge variety in its application from flat water, coastal or inland touring, to wave surfing. Famed also for a fitness workout that can be as relaxed or extreme as an individual wants and its ability to develop excellent core strength, it is no wonder that it is becoming so popular.

At Whitby Surf School we believe that SUP is not simply an activity to do when the surfs has gone flat. We are passionate paddlers both wave and touring and have been exploring the possibilities that the Yorkshire Coast offers since SUP made its inroads into the UK 8 years ago. Our coaches have the experience and qualifications to give you the best start to learning or improving your SUP skills amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Yorkshire Coast.

We offer a variety of programs to cater for all your SUP needs:

  • Intro to SUP
  • SUP Safari
  • SUP Wave
  • SUP Club
  • SUP Junior - Forthcoming
  • SUP Corporates
  • SUP Trips - Forthcoming


What to bring:

We provide all equipment wetsuits, boards, paddles etc so you will only need to bring:

  • A completed hard copy of the medical form which will be emailed to you on booking your lesson
  • Swimming Costume (to wear under the wetsuit).
  • Towel
  • Waterproof Sunblock (even if its overcast its advisable to wear skin protection)
  • Sun hat
  • Warm Clothing and food for after the lesson
  • A smile and sense of adventure :)

** We are happy for you to bring your own board, paddle and wetsuit providing our instructors feel that they are appropriate for the activity.

Lesson Duration, Times and Bookings:

Check individual programs for details or see calendar below.