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Intro to Paddle Boarding for Beginners

Paddle Boarding is currently the fastest growing area of paddlesports in Bothe the UK and USA and it is easy to understand why. Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is hugely versatile, from lazy days spent on lochs to take in the sights to tackling raids on rivers, these water craft can do it all.

On this full day experience, we will introduce you to this amazing sport, give you the basic skills to ensure you have fun on the water whilst giving you top tips on how to keep safe.

This course covers the following topics

  • Venue Choice
  • Board set up - inflation, fins and leashes.
  • Introduction to paddle strokes - moving forward and turning.
  • Introduction to different paddle stances
  • Route plotting
  • How to cope with adverse weather
  • Rescues
  • Towing techniques

Ratio: 1 Instructor to 8 participants

Cost: £80.00 per person


  • Sat 6th May 2023
  • Sat 27th May 2023
  • Sat 24th June 2023
  • Sat 15th July 2023
  • Sat 12th August 2023

All course dates take place at Beyond Adventure's home base in Aberfeldy

Equipment List

Beyond Adventure can supply wetsuits, buoyancy aids, paddle boards, leashes and paddles - please let us know if you need to borrow any equipment.

Please bring:

  • Paddle board with leash + pump
  • Paddle
  • Wetsuit
  • Buoyancy aid
  • Footwear
  • Dry bag
  • Full change of clothes
  • Water bottle
  • Lunch
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If you have any questions about the course you can get in touch with Beyond Adventure:

01887 829 894


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Course is provided by Beyond Adventure

Beyond Adventure is an expert provider in paddlesport tuition and guiding. Since 1998 they have introduced paddlers to canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding across Scotland. The rivers and lochs of Aberfeldy, Perthshire provide the perfect playground to inspire safe, responsible and an epically fun introduction to paddling.

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