We are the areas largest and most experienced paddlesports business, and the largest seller of paddleboards (SUP’s) and SUP accessories in Charlotte County. We are Authorized Yolo Board and Quickblade Paddle Dealers and are well known as the local experts in everything SUP. Our founder and owner was the first Certified Paddleboard Instructor in Charlotte & Sarasota Counties and has been certified since February 2011.
Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is the fastest growing water sports on the planet thanks to surfing legends Laird Hamilton & Dave Kalama, who introduced the ancient sport to the modern surf world. Being so close to the water allows you to see fish, stingrays, dolphins & even manatee swimming by, as if you are floating on a tropical aquarium. Paddle boarding and kayaking are visually amazing experiences, while also giving you a complete body and core workout. It is perfect for all ages and skill levels, the only requirement is that you can swim and that you want to have the time of your life on the water!
We offer private and group lessons, magical eco-tours through the mangrove forests and across the beautiful flats of Don Pedro State Park, Lemon Bay, Palm Island, Stump Pass Beach State Park, as well as special event party paddles and full moon paddles. We guarantee it’s the most fun you can have standing up. Learn to walk on water and get fit doing it! All of our guided tours can be done by stand up paddleboard, single kayak, or double kayak. Tours are designed for paddlers of all skill levels and a lesson is given before getting on the water.
Because of the explosive growth and popularity of stand up paddle boarding and kayaking there are many new “businesses” popping up at every public beach, boat ramp, or existing water sports locations trying to convert their business’s into a Stand Up Paddle Board businesses. While we appreciate the enthusiasm for the sport, we are also very passionate about making sure that it is represented properly, and that every new person who is introduced to SUP and kayaking are given the best training available. That’s why we have dedicated ourselves from day one to being the most educated and experienced resource for stand up paddle boarding and kayaking in our area. Our instructors have 2 certifications that are specific to Stand Up Paddle…Paddle Fit Level 2 and/or Level 3 and World Paddle Association Class 1. If you are taking a paddle board lesson from another business please ask if they are Certified Instructors, and if they say yes, ask what are their certifications and safety/rescue plan. Our business was solely founded on the platform of spreading the stoke that is literally on fire in every community we’ve encountered, and we are committed to making sure that every person who comes in contact with us walks away safely, with reliable knowledge that they will share with the next person.
See ya on the water!