Here at Saltwater SUP we are a friendly, professional Stand up Paddle Board School and Social Club established in 2017, operating from our local beach at Chalkwell, Essex. We have a team of British Stand Up Paddle Association (BSUPA) qualified instructors teaching a variety of paddle board classes including our excellent Stand up Paddle board taster sessions ideal for beginners keen to experience paddleboarding, our development improver classes , along with 1/2/1 coaching, family teaching days and tours.
Saltwater SUP is in Essex and our instructors are Jeff, Daryl and Ollie, BSUPA Qualified Paddle Board Instructors; all with a strong passion for Stand Up Paddle boarding, along with a keen interest in other water sports. We all have a background in qualified teaching in a variety of different sports – Jeff has FA Football Coaching badges, Ollie qualified as a PADI Dive Instructor before becoming hooked on Paddle Boarding, and Daryl is a Windsurf, Sailing, Kayak and Swimming instructor teaching overseas for many years. We are also Qualified First Aiders. Jeff and Ollie have SUP racing experience and recently both have won UK category club races.
MEET JEFF, OLLIE & DARYL
Jeff has enjoyed surfing over the years and first tried Stand up paddle boarding in Jersey many years ago. He enjoyed it so much he came home and immediately bought a paddle board. Teaching paddle boarding at Saltwater since 2017, he has recently started SUP racing.
Ollie is the king of ‘step backs’, often seen helicoptering at Chalkwell on his board. Ollie qualified as a PADI Dive Instructor teaching in Islands of Thailand, before becoming hooked on Paddle Boarding. Ollie has also recently started SUP racing and won his first competitive race. Ollie also won the inaugural Saltwater SUP 10.6 club men’s race in 2020.
Daryl is a qualified Paddleboard, Windsurf, Sailing, Kayak and Swimming instructor. Daryl has taught all of the above around the UK and in Europe for many years, currently studying as a PE teacher.
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