Water Skills Academy iSUP Smart

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Loch Ard

Keeping yourself right

A 6 hour workshop to ensure you are prepared and have planned your next SUP adventure. This workshop is endorsed by the RNLI and Adventure Smart UK, both organisations promote safety whilst maintaining a sense of fun and adventure.

Whether you SUP alone or as part of a group, this is one day workshop aimed at all levels of Paddle boarders from new to the sport of SUP through to experienced SUPers keen to learn more about journey planning & safety management, the iSUP Smart workshop will give you knowledge & the skill-set to stay safe on the water, be confident, equipped & prepared for your next SUP adventure.

This 6-hour Workshop is a theory & practical

What is covered in the iSUP Smart Workshop

  • Equipment: boards, paddles, clothing, safety kit, buoyancy aids, leashes.

  • Planning: weather, seasons, venues, navigation, a float plan, health, tides, swell, launching, recovery, waves.

  • Rescue skills: self-rescue, team rescue, plan, broken kit, first aid, paddle tips.

  • Environmental: seasonal considerations, leave no trace, biosecurity.

  • Miscellaneous: equipment, travel, hiring, transport.

  • Certification.