"Stand up paddle boarding is more than just a sport, its a way to see and explore our natural surroundings, a tool to travel and connect with nature, a state of mind, a lifestyle. It teaches us how to respect and appreciate our natural surroundings.”
GoSUP offer a wide range of Stand up paddleboard (SUP) activities to suit everyone, from SUP lessons and hire in Marazion & Penzance to SUP surf, SUP tours and Wing surf coaching. Other activities including paddle board based fun games for hen & stag parties and corporate activities. Based in Marazion we are privileged to be able take our lessons and club's around some of Cornwall's most stunning coastline's, so if your looking for a Cornish SUP adventure, then get in touch. Water safety is always our main priority, our senior instructors and coaches have over 40 years experience of the surrounding coastline and conditions, so you can be assured you are in safe hands at all times. All of our Instructors / coaches are BSUPA & BKSA qualified and fully insured.
Although based in Marazion, being mobile gives us lots of flexibility to choose from various locations throughout Cornwall and the local area to find the most suitable conditions, which in turn will give you the best experience for SUP lessons, touring, surf and wing foiling.
Our instructors check the weather conditions continuously, monitoring the wind strength / direction and localised ground swell choosing the best possible location vs the days conditions for your activity, which in turn will aid your progression whether you are a total beginner or looking for more advanced coaching
SUP Foiling / Wing Foiling / Wing Surfing.
So you may have heard the hype about wing surfing or wing foiling and seen some pretty cool internet videos of people cruising around with wings and surfing with wings and foils. Many people are using wings as a crossover sport in addition to SUP, Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing. Many paddleboarders are utilising wings for those windier days, and using the wing can definitely make those days much more fun. Our wing surf coach will teach you the basic fundamentals of handling the wing, wind awareness, and other safety aspects that go with this rapidly growing new sport, with all the insights on how to progress and move forward to the ultimate goal of wing foiling.
Our paddle board rental service is ideal if you don't have your own board or are on holiday but still want to paddle. We deliver your SUP to you free of charge, all checked and ready to go with the appropriate safety equipment, just jump on and have fun!! We can deliver your SUP up to an 12 mile radius from our Marazion base.
We paddle throughout the year and run a social SUP club for any regular local paddlers wanting to join us. There is no annual membership, just a £15 fee for board hire if you need one, if you have your own board then good news its free. We regularly paddle the West Cornish coastline, from Marazion, St Michaels Mount, Mousehole Island, Perranuthnoe, Prussia Cove, Praa Sands, Hayle, Gwithian and beyond, usually accompanied by the odd seal, please contact us for more information if you are interested in joining us.
Love everything SUP?, check out our online shop, with branded SUP clothing such as T shirts, Hoodies, hats, shorts etc. Paddle boards,
SUP surf boards, SUP Foil Boards, wing boards and Foils, and gift vouchers.
Looking for something different?, check out our Cornish SUP Holidays, where you can combine great accommodation in the beautiful coastal town of Marazion, along with a week of SUP touring and activities.
GoSUP has implemented a COVID-19 risk assessment & wash down procedure for all kit after every use to protect our customers from cross contamination.
What we offer.
SUP Lessons (from £25)
We offer 1hr Taster session or the 2hr BSUPA 'Ready to ride' lesson. SUP is relatively easy if taught in suitable conditions, so we choose a location that offers the best conditions on the day and meet you there. Our BSUPA qualified instructors will teach you how to use the equipment (board & paddle), weather conditions, safety and much more. SUP is a super-accessible sport that gets you out on the ocean in no time. Its all about Standing up, but falling in is fun and part of the learning curve!! Lessons are usually taken in either Abbey Basin (Penzance Harbour) or Marazion Beach.
SUP Surf Lessons (from £60pp)
SUP surfing originated in Hawaii as an off shoot of traditional surfing. Our BSUPA SUP surf coach will teach you how to handle your board in surf, safety for yourself and others and surf etiquette. You will
learn the key fundamentals of how to paddle out in surf, wave selection, positioning for catching waves, foot work and paddle technique for turning. Advanced SUP surf coaching is available for those looking to improve their surfing. One to one lessons are also available. SUP surfing lessons are only recommended for competent paddlers.
SUP Tours (from £30)
Our guided River & Coastal tours will take you along some of the Westcountry's most stunning and dramatic coastline and inland waterways it has to offer. The stunning Helford River is our location of choice for river tours, taking in the tranquility of this amazing stretch of water, exploring the narrow creeks, and is available to book on set dates. Due to the more diverse weather conditions, the
coastal tours are taken on more short notice. as and when suitable. Both tours are suitable for novice to advanced level paddlers and are 2.5-3hrs.
SUP Hire (from £25/half day)
Paddle board hire is simple, choose how many boards you want to hire, and how long you want the boards for. You get to use the latest JP Australia 10'6", all-round paddle boards which will be delivered to your doorstep. Boards are checked and ready to go complete with buoyancy aid, just jump on and have fun!! Board hire is for 3hrs and either in the morning 9.30-12.30 or afternoon 1-4pm.
Boards can also be hired on a daily or weekly basis. We deliver up to an 8 mile radius of Marazion. Some of the areas we deliver to are: Penzance, Perranuthnoe, Praa Sands, Hayle, Gwithain (St Ives Bay).
Wing Foil Lessons/Coaching
More and more people are taking to their SUP's with wings these days to gain even more use out of their boards in breezy conditions. The wing allows you to be propelled through the water using the power of the wind. For most though the wing signifies a transition to foiling, where the wing is most utilised, combining the efficiency of the foil with the wing, to deliver a whole new experience. Whether you are a total beginner with no foiling background or a competent foiler wanting to step up, our BKSA wing foil instructor will teach you everything you need to know for moving forward in this new sport.
SUP Parties (from £25pp)
If you are looking for something different, then look no further than one of our SUP parties or activities.Your balance will be tested, fun guaranteed, staying dry isn't an option!!
We can cater for, children's birthday parties, adults parties, corporate activities and team building, hen and stag parties. Your party/activity can be tailored to suit your needs.
Get in touch today to schedule a session with GoSUP, or you can book online through the bookings buttons above.