Blog #21 – high summer

After a somewhat stormy interlude the weekend before last, it certainly seems like normal service has resumed in this incredible summer of SUP. We're just back from a full day of SUP lessons yesterday in 30°+ temperatures, following a roasting Race Club on Friday evening and a sweltering SUP Club on Wednesday...

Learn to SUP lesson, Papermill Lock, Essex

Blog #15 – in full swing…

With midsummer’s day just a week away (!) our SUP school is in full swing right now – and we’re fresh back from a big weekend of paddleboard lessons up at Paper Mill Lock on the River Chelmer. In two days we’ve taught 24 paddlers over five courses – two Learn to SUP sessions on Saturday, followed...

Blog #8 – Summer School…

Wow – that was quite some heatwave, eh? Having scored the highest April temperatures since 1949, we really couldn't have hoped for a better way to start our 2018 teaching season. Because yesterday, Sunday 22nd April, saw the first couple of our paddleboarding school's Learn to SUP lessons up at Papermill Lock. It's amazing how quickly...

Blog #3 – Iced Out

Not all of the doors were frozen shut, but the kit certainly didn't come out of the van over the weekend. It was so widely forecast that it couldn't have come as a surprise to anyone, yet the snow, ice and bitter easterly wind is still a shock to the system eh? Especially as last week...