Terms & Conditions of Hire:


COVID-19. I, or anyone in my group do not have COVID-19 symptoms, nor have had any contact with anyone with COVID-19 symptoms in the past 2 weeks.


Hiring paddles boards will require a form of photo ID. We accept either photo driving licence or passport, this will be held by us during the hire period.


Please paddle within your capabilities.

We recommend that unless you have previous experience you arrange a lesson with us first.


• Buoyancy Aid (BA)

Please wear the ones provided when you are on or near the water. This is for your safety.

• Recommended Clothing

We recommend that you wear suitable wetsuits for the weather conditions and any footwear as some beaches have sharp pebbles.

• Children

You must be 18 or over to hire a craft. Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult at all times, SUP hire is only suitable for over 12's.

• Contact

We highly recommend that you take a mobile phone with you as a means of communication if any problems arise, and also let someone know where you set off from and where / when you will return. Please make a note of details for the emergency services.


• Protecting Hire Equipment

Please do not drag the board, only carry them as you have been shown. Please keep paddles with the board and avoid abrading the blade of the paddle on hard surfaces or rocks etc.

You are responsible for the equipment while it’s in your care for the hire period. Do not leave it unattended or out of your sight. Take your paddles and buoyancy aids with you wherever you go and keep the board in sight at all times.

• Cost of damage.

Whilst we accept that light scuffs and scrapes are part of normal wear and tear, heavy abrasions, punctures to boards, and damage which would hinder the use of any equipment must be paid for as per the costs laid out below.

Replacement board due to unrepairable damage £899

Repairable puncture to board £145-265 (based on size of repair needed)

Loss or damage to paddle £95

Loss or damage to to fin £45

Loss or damage to leash £25

Loss or damage to buoyancy aid £48

Loss or damage to board bag (if left with hirer) £69

Loss or damage to pump (if left with hirer) £49


• Other Water Users

Please respect other water users and in the case of motor boats or professional water users (including racing kayaks and rowers) please keep well clear and to the right when they are approaching.

• Alcohol & Drugs

Customers must ensure prior to hiring that they are not under the influence of alcohol, drugs or any medication that would make it dangerous to engage in paddleboarding.

• Help or Emergency

If you or anyone with you is in need of help please immediately call the emergency services on 999 with details of the incidents and your location. Stay with your board at all times (providing it is safe to do so) in an emergency on the water until help arrives.



Hire Disclaimer

• Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times when on the water.

• All hirer’s must be able to swim a minimum of 100 metres and be confident in the water wearing a buoyancy aid.

• We recommend that you stay within visual sight of the life guarded beach that your boards were delivered to.

• Minimum age to use a paddle board is 12.

• All participants must wear a buoyancy aid at all times whilst on the water.

• We recommend that you remain kneeling on the board in water that is less than waist deep


• Participants must be considerate to all other water users i.e.; fellow SUP’ers, powered boats and fisherman.

• You are responsible for ensuring that you have the correct clothing, and are fit enough to paddle comfortably.

• Only launch and land at suitable areas. Always launch and land in a kneeling position.

• You must always stay with your board at all times. (providing it is safe to do so)

• The hirer agrees to pay for any loss or damage of equipment. as laid out in our terms & conditions of hire.

• Anyone who appears under the influence of drink or drugs will not be allowed to hire and will not be eligible for a refund.

• We reserve the right to refuse hire to any customer if we consider any of the above conditions are likely not to be met or we consider weather conditions to be unsafe.


We will not be liable for any death, personal injury, or loss of or damage to goods arising out of the hire of any items by them unless that death, personal injury or loss of, or damage to the goods arises directly from an act of omission on the part of GoSUP. As a hirer you understand the use of the hired equipment is beyond the control of GoSUP. You acknowledge and agree that any advice ,recommendation, information or services provided by GoSUP regarding the hire equipment and its use shall not be construed as contractual conditions or warranties. You agree that GoSUP shall not, subject to Exclusion of Implied Terms as detailed, be liable to you for loss or damage sustained by yourself as a consequence of any incorrect advice, recommendations, information or services provided by ourselves regarding the hired equipment or the methods or conditions of use of the hired equipment.Whether such loss was caused by any act of negligence ,act of recklessness or any breach of duty of care which may be owed to me by GoSUP.

Participants should be aware that stand up paddle board can be dangerous. Hazards include (but not limited to); drowning, hypothermia, repetitive strain injury, slips, trips, falls, biological hazards from sea water, skeletal/muscular injuries from paddling or moving equipment. All participants accept exposure to the afore mentioned hazards and do not hold GoSUP responsible for injuries obtained from Stand Up Paddle Boarding or any associated activity. We do not have any responsibility whatsoever for loss or damage to your personal belongings. You accept that you are taking your personal property on to the water at your own risk.

People with existing injuries should not participate.

We reserve the right to make amendments to this hire disclaimer without notice.