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Intro to SUP

  • Yorkshire Post SUP
  • Explore Yorkshire Coast by SUP
  • Lobster SUP
  • Sunset SUP safari
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP

Intro to SUP lessons are normally 2 hrs long for a maximum of 6 people and we operate a morning or afternoon session. Check the calendar on the Home Page for the latest times. These will take place on flat water either on the lower reaches of the River Esk, less than 10 mins drive from the centre of Whitby or if conditions are suitable from our HQ at West Cliff Beach.


What is covered?

  • SUP and general water safety.
  • Equipment introduction and orientation.
  • Carrying your board and paddle.
  • Launching and landing.
  • Prone paddling and self rescue.
  • Knee paddling.
  • Stand up paddling.
  • Variety of paddle strokes giving 100% control of paddle board.
  • Turning the paddle board.

NB: A prerequisite for Intro to SUP is a swimming ability of at least 25m unaided.

SUP Safari

SUP Safari This is a tailor made program of SUP adventure. It is geared towards those who have successfully completed an Intro to SUP Lesson or other competent paddlers, allowing exploration of the breathtaking Yorkshire Coast or the River Esk with an experienced guide. Typically these are arranged for a max group size of 6 and can be split into half day or full day packages. Booking is essential.

SUP Wave

SUP Wave Lessons are available for SUP Paddlers who have attained a competent flat water level and have some knowledge of the surf zone. Lessons are 2 hrs long and are run from our HQ at West Cliff Beach. Our teaching ratio is 1:3 and lessons are wave and wind dependent. Booking is essential and we reserve the right to reschedule at your convenience if wave and wind conditions aren’t appropriate.

Upcoming Stand Up Paddleboarding Lessons