What is an I SUP SMART Course?

This is one day course aimed at SUPers who wish to be safe on the water and be confident and equipped to explore new areas confidently.  The course includes, board selection, equipment, safety and rescue, navigation, common mistakes and problems, paddling with friends, safety systems and knowledge to accompany you on your next adventure.

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Who’s it for?

The WSA I-SUP-Smart Workshop is suitable for SUP’ers leaving lessons, long term hire companies and anyone who wants basic knowledge to SUP SMART and SAFE.

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What’s covered in the Course?

  • Equipment

    Boards, Paddles, Clothing, Safety Kit, Buoyancy Aids, Leashes…

  • Planning

    Weather, Seasons, Venues, Navigation, Float Plan, Health, Tides/Swell, Launching/Recovery, Wakes and Waves, Travel, Hiring.

  • Environment

    Seasonal considerations, Leave no trace, Bio security

  • Rescue Theory & Practical

    Self rescue, Team rescue, Plan, Broken kit, First Aid, Paddle Tips

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What dates are available and where is it?

  • Theory – Tuesday 14th July 2020

    19:00 – 21:00

  • Theory – Thursday 16th July 2020

    19:00 – 21:00

  • Practical – Bookable once lockdown instructions understood

    Will be approx 3-4 hrs

Practical will be hosted at the brand new GOODSHEDS Barry!

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How much is it?

Theory – £50

Practical will also be £50 when bookable

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Will I receive anything that recognises my time and effort in the course?

Yes, everyone who completes the course will receive a personalised certificate of compeltion.

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