A fully approved British Stand Up Paddle Association School

Please find attached Saltwater SUP’s listings of our SUP calendar & events along with other local and national activities that are of interest to us and our members. Anyone is able to join these events, if you want further information please email us.  

If there any paddle events or races that are new out there and not listed,  please let us know! 

SUP Calendar & Event Dates

 MAY 2022 

When: 21st May 2022 

Where: Two Tree Island 

What: Saltwater members club social paddle, 430pm. Interested in joining please visit our membership page about how to join. 

JUNE 2022

When: Saturday 4th June 2022

Where: Saltwater Beach Cafe, Chalkwell Beach 

What: The Queen’s Jubilee Party celebration. Live music from 1pm, Darren Jones & Love Won’t Be Long. 

Saltwater SUP, we are running lessons both ‘Tasters’ and ‘Improver’ sessions followed by a SUP social paddle at 4pm open to all, tide 16.16 Saltwater Beach Cafe has a late kitchen with traditional Picnic Fare along with Street Food. Perfect for families, friends to enjoy the long Bank Holiday and celebrate the Jubilee at the beach.  

When: Sunday 5th June 2022

Where: Saltwater Beach Cafe, Chalkwell Beach 

What: The Queen’s Jubilee Party Celebration. Family and friends day with chilled Ibiza tunes with DJ Chris Powell & friends. Open to all.  Saltwater Beach Cafe kitchen is open late with street food menu running.

Saltwater SUP social paddle, depart 330pm on a later 16.54 high tide. 

When: 25th & 26th June 2022 

Where: Hadleigh Country Park, Chapel Lane, Benfleet, SS7 2PP

What: SUP Yoga/Pilates Teacher Training Course

Saltwater SUP are hosting SUPTA Training Academy at Hadleigh Country Park on Sat 25th/Sun 26th June when they will be running their SUP Yoga/Pilates Level 2/3 course at Hadleigh Country Park. These are accredited, industry endorsed courses enabling you to qualify in SUP Yoga and Pilates. For further information and to book head to their website supta.co.uk/courses.  

JULY 2022

When: Saturday 16th July 2022

Where: Tonbridge, Kent 

What: Saltwater SUP members club trip to Tonbridge and the Medway, a long and slow guided tour from our friends at the Paddle Cabin, interested in coming along please visit our membership page about joining. 

AUGUST 2022 

When:  Saturday  13th August 2022

Where: Chalkwell Beach 

What: Saltwater SUP’s yearly  fun day, our 10.6 inflatable boards race challenge.
We have the boards, if you have your own 106 Isup or under you can use your own board if you prefer.
What else – Live music, facepainting for kids, Saltwater Beach Cafe, the cafe will be open late as well.

Who can race – Anyone

This is aimed for novices, from anyone who has recently learnt/and or socially paddles and wants to try something different and have some fun.
It is for short beach course, about 4 minutes in total with a beach start and finish.
Age group for races for both female/male –
11-16 , 17-44, 45 +The Masters) –

There will also be a SUP relay race for the instructors.

When: Saturday 20th August 2022 

Where: Viking Bay, Kent

What: Saltwater members club head to Viking Bay for a day on the beach, with families, SUP boards and surf lessons with Kent Surf School. Interested in coming along, please check out our membership page and email for details. 


When: 22nd October 2022

Where: Chalkwell Beach 

What: International Paddle Out for Mental Health – Paddle board social, let’s recreate the SUP circle, can we make it bigger than 50 boards this year? 



MAY 2022

5-8th  Loch Awesome, Scotland  – A 75km circumnavigation of the UKs longest lake/freshwater loch over 2 days.

14th The Paddle Skedaddle – Location Great Yarmouth

21st GBSUP National Race Series, Ocean Technical Beadnell Belta, Northumberland

JUNE 2022

18th GBSUP National Race Series, Flat Water – Battle of the Thames –

25th GBSUP National Race Series, Flat Water, – Bournemouth

JULY 2022

2nd/3rd The Norfolk Broads Ultra, 78k challenge over two days

10th GBSUP National Race Series, Ocean Technical Series, Celtic Cup, Carbis Bay


3/4th GBSUP National Race Series British Championships Nottingham

10/11th Round Hayling Challenge, a weekend of water sports and SUP races, including round Hayling Island on 11th


16th GBSUP National Race Series, Ocean Technical Series Barefoot Wells SUP

22nd/23rd October SUP The Creek, Devon – 2 races, Distance and Technical Beach race, with different distance challenges for all level of racers. 


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