Paddleboard Addict - Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons & Rentals
Why Renting a SUP Board is a Great Idea
May 29, 2015 @ 11:11 pm

Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP is the fastest growing water sport to date. There’s nothing like the feeling of standing on the water. Unlike a canoe or kayak, where you sit low in the water, a stand up paddle board utilizes your upright stance to minimize the glare off the water, giving you an unobstructed view of the water and it’s wildlife. It isn’t rare to see fish, turtles and even beavers swimming right underneath you while stand up paddle boarding. Stand Up Paddleboarding is a very easy sport to pick up. It doesn’t matter how old you are or how fit you are. In calm waters it will only take a few minutes to get going. Rougher waters and waves will take a bit more practise, but it is well worth the effort. Stand Up Paddleboarding works out your entire body, especially your core. Taking your first lesson (please link this to our lesson page) will definitely get you hooked!

So what do you do if you want to continue SUPing after your first lesson and you don’t have a board? You could purchase your very own stand up paddle board, unless you live in condo or apartment. The average SUP is 10’6”, so it will not fit in a typical condo storage unit or in an elevator. Another challenge with a SUP board is transporting it. You will need to have roof racks on your vehicle or a pick up truck to get your board to the beach. They are awkward to carry and can cause damage to your vehicle when trying to put them up on your roof.

There is an easier way to continue the stoke of stand up paddle boarding, you can always rent a SUP board from a local school. Many locations will rent you a board and everything you will need to get you out on the water including paddle, leashes and lifejackets. You can even purchase a multiple rental pass that will save you money in the long run. Renting a SUP is trouble free and much easier then lugging your own board to the beach when you want to paddle. The average price for an hourly rental is $25. Purchasing a 10 Pass will be even more cost effective. In comparison to purchasing a Stand Up Paddleboard, Life jacket, paddle and leash that can be in access of $2000, SUP Rentals (please link this to our rentals page) seem like a no brainer. So now there are no excuses, get on a SUP rental board and start enjoying the water!

This is What Our Customers Say About Us
Very patient teacher, knowledgeable about the sport and local environment. Easy going and fun. My 10 year old son and I had a great time and can't wait to try SUP again.
Thanks Paul for the amazing experience, your warm personality and extensive knowledge made learning easy :)
It was a wonderful experience. The instructor, was friendly, knowledgeable, and very encouraging. The weather was perfect, and the paddleboards were surprisingly easy to handle.
The experience was awesome! Great workout and would definitely do it again!
My friends and I had a great time with Paddleboard Addict. It was lovely to try a new sport and enjoy the beauty that is within reach of the city. Thank you, Paddleboard Addict!
A great introduction to paddleboarding. Care was taken to ensure that each new paddle board addict ended the season with confidence to take on new waters.
Great instructor. He showed us a lot of great features about the bluffs that I hadn't known before. Really enjoyed my lesson overall. Based on this experience, I would definitely do stand up paddleboarding again!
Will definitely return, really enjoyed the experience and was a great price.
Great experience for kids, good confidence builder. We have a child that never likes anything, but loved this! She had a great time! I would recommend it, and the price is affordable!
Instructor was super friendly, energetic and patient. He gave us a tour of the area, took pictures for us and even emailed them to me. My friends and I had an amazing time and would definitely recommend to anyone!
A lot of fun. It was a good place to learn because the water was so calm. It did become more complicated once you approached the open water (waves). The instructor was very friendly and informative.
Tour/training was awesome. 10x better than expected. Friends were awed by the eccotour.
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