"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.”
Stand up paddleboard (SUP) lessons and hire in Marazion & Penzance. GoSUP also offer a wide range of paddle board activities to suit everyone, from SUP lessons, 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 qualified Level 2 and fully insured.
Being mobile allows us the choice of various locations and Cornwall has lots of amazing beaches to offer for SUP lessons, touring, surf and wing surfing, allowing us to find the most suitable conditions for you regardless of your ability. SUP surfing is all about progression and correct conditions vs student ability can quicken the learning curve. Our SUP surf coach will choose a local surf break that is best suited to aid that progression whether you are a total beginner or looking for more advanced SUP surf coaching. Stand up paddle surfing can be enjoyed by everyone with correct knowledge of surf etiquette and safety. Our SUP Tour guides check weather conditions continiously, monitoring the wind strength / direction and localised ground swell to give you flattest conditions possible on the day for your tour.
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.
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 8 mile radius from our Marazion base.
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. Lots of people are using wings as a crossover sport in addition to SUP or surfing. 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 to the ultimate goal of wing foiling.
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, bumper stickers, dry bags and gift vouchers.
Looking for something different?, check out our Cornish SUP Holidays, where you can combine great accommodation in 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 / Coaching
Although most stand up paddlers will stick to flat water, the sport actually 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).
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 coach will teach you everything you need to know about wing handling , wind/sailing awareness and safety.
SUP Parties (from £POA)
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.