40 Years of Bray Lake

Bray Lake Watersports

Stand Up Paddleboard Tuition

Start Stand Up Paddleboarding – Course Price £49

This course will get you stand up paddleboarding with ease.

Lasting 2 hours, this course is great way to discover this new sport, covering a variety of paddle skills allowing you to paddle your board with confidence.

On successful completion of the course you will get a 'Ready to Ride' BSUPA certificate, a Bray Lake paddle license and an hours free hire.

Improver Stand Up Paddleboarding- Course Price £49

Have you been paddle boarding for a while but never had formal tuition? This course is perfect for you. It will cover all the basic skills as well as improving your knowledge and paddling efficiency. Skills will include, efficient  paddling, turning and steering, as well as step back turns, launching and landing and SUP safety to help make sure all your paddle adventures are trouble free.

This course is 2 hours and on completion you will receive a British Stand Up Paddle Association certificate.

 BSUPA Level 2 Ready To Tour - £89

This course is an introduction to touring and exploring and provides all the information and skills you need to start to explore your world on a SUP . It will include personal preparation and safety, trip planning, equipment, inland and coastal knowledge, rules of the road and safety, improved paddling skills and use of locks (portaging).

This 3 hour course is a mixture of short land based theory and practical SUPing on our lake and the River Thames.

To attend this course you need to be a competent regular paddler and ideally you have completed a beginners course although this is not essential with relevant experience.  

 

BSUPA Level 2 Ready To Race - £89

SUP is a great way to get fit and if racing short course club races or longer adventure races are something you’re interested in taking part in this course is the perfect way to start.

The course will cover all aspects of competitive SUP boarding and aims to make the whole process a little less scary or daunting and introduce you to a whole new activity to do on your SUP board.

The instructor will cover, introductory knowledge to racing, race equipment and personal gear, improved forward paddle strokes, steering, drafting, buoy turns, race starts and race fitness training.

This course is a 3 hour course and will be a mixture of on land theory and practical skills on the lake.

To attend this course you need to be a competent regular paddler and ideally you have completed a beginners course although this is not essential with relevant experience. 

Once you have completed this course, we run regular  friendly club events where you can come and test your new skills.  These races happen on the second Sunday of each month, throughout the year. More details and a link to register can be found on our Facebook page.

 

SUP Coaching

If you have been paddling for a while but are keen to improve your technique, we offer regular private SUP coaching sessions. These sessions are tailor made for the individual to focus on the skills and knowledge you would like to gain. Sessions could focus on a variety of skills including improved paddling techniques, faster turns, racing or touring skills amongst others. Where appropriate video analysis will be used.  These sessions can been run on the lake or river.  We have a variety of session lengths available,

1 hour - £60

90 minutes - £75

2 hours - £90

 

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