British Canoeing Discover SUP Award - 8 Hour Course
British Canoeing Discover SUP Award – 8 Hour Course

From: £120.00


If you are keen and want to progress quickly, this course is suitable for beginners or those with a small amount of experience. 

This course, along with the basics, will help expand your basic paddling knowledge further.

This award will cover topics such as:

  • Encouraging independent decision making on different bodies of water (moving river, canal, estuary, harbour), covering safety and weather aspects
  • Preparing for self-guided adventures
  • Equipment you will need for a variety of paddle trips
  • Further developing your SUP paddling and rescue skills
  • Advanced paddling skills
  • Use of different type of paddle boards and paddles

If you want to develop your skills from you Start SUP Award, or feel you want to expand your basic paddling knowledge further this is the award you need.


• Waterproof sun block (factor 30 or above is advisable)
• Water bottle with water inside (preferably a reusable one, we recommend Kleen Canteen)
• Any medication you may need whilst on the water
• Change of clothing (especially underwear)
• Swimming costume to wear under your wetsuit
• Old trainers or water sport shoes (shoes you won’t mind getting wet!)
• Warm jacket to warm up the core when you come off the water

* Please let me know if you cannot swim and I can supply a buoyancy aid for you.