Paddleboarding on the Wansbeck
"James taught us how to do stuff like turning and gave us fun challenges. We got to try out all the boards. I really enjoyed paddleboarding with James" - Grace, 10
Based either in the centre of Morpeth or at Sheepwash, sessions are run on the river Wansbeck. These are ideal spots for everyone from complete novices stepping on a board for the first time to racers wanting to improve their performance.
Our sessions are approximately 1 hours 30 min however we ask you to arrive 15-20 minutes early to prepare for the session. We have group sessions including our 1 hour "play round work" sessions for up to 5 participants and 1-1 coaching sessions available.
Intro to Paddleboarding
These sessions will help you go from complete beginner to having the understanding to progress in your paddleboarding.
Using our range of boards we are able to advise the best equipment to make learning enjoyable and progression to your goals easy.
Most people start with no skills to understanding:
Getting on the board safely
Paddling Kneeling and Standing
Turning the board
Environmental affects on the board and paddler
Improve your paddle skills
Paddleboard sales sky rocketed in 2020 as it is an excellent sport for all. If you have stood on a paddleboard before this option is for you!
Whether you have your own kit or not we run through key information so you are safe and most importantly find paddling enjoyable. We cover the following areas:
Board set up
Paddle set up
Suitable weather conditions
As well as helping you start in the right direction with your current challenge whether that be improving your balance, perfecting the step back turn or anything in between!
1 hour Play round Work
Unfortunately, working 9 to 5 always seems to get in the way. Not anymore! We have designated 1 hour sessions before and after work so you can fit in playtime to suit your lifestyle!
As well as single sessions we have 4 week and 10 week progression packages available for these so you can pre-book to make sure playtime is always when you can fit it in.