Tag Archives: water safety

Persian dispatches #1: South from the Mountains to the desert seas.

I went to Iran last year in April, so had a strong knowledge and experience base to readily accept another offer from the Iranian Surfing Association to run some courses this year. But this time for longer, for more courses and see new places!

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Andy’s Arctic Adventure

Latitude N 63° 57.7013′ Longitude E 10°.11.3 3993′ Lofoten, Norway 9-14 August.

Back in March, Norwegian friends and SUP organisors Kjell and Eilen got in touch: “We’re looking at running some courses in the Lofoten’s, would you like to run them? The location we’re looking at is Unstad beach, a top surf destination in the Lofoten Islands, is that ok? ”

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Sun, Surf and Snow!

I had an awesome time being part of an ISA level one Surf instructor course, Dunbar Scotland.

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L-R(ish) ISA presenter Josh Christoperson, Scott, Jess, Colin, Guye, Lynn, Tamsin, Megan and Russell.

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Surf Steps Junior Club

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Due to popularity we will be running our juniors sessions on Saturday AND SUNDAY! 10am-11am
Saturday is now full! if Sunday fills up aswell we will try and increase the group sizes for both days.

The course is a 6 week block (hoping to run from November 5th – Dec 10th) and will cost £10 per session per child. (there is a reduced rate available if you have not attended our juniors club before and would like to fill in a funding form to recieve a discount)

Please email us to confirm your spot! info@surfsteps.co.uk

SUP safely workshops

Are you really safe when you Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)?

Do you know:

-What to do if the wind changes or the water becomes rough?

-How to choose when to ride an inflatable or hard board?

-What equipment to wear and when?

If not, contact me on andy@surfsteps.co.uk or +44 (0)7941508531 for more info or to book!

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Cold water SUP-wetsuit, leash and some people nearby!

Cold water SUP-wetsuit, leash and people nearby!

Hi all, small water safety article I wrote this week, please spread the word: http://www.paddlenation.co.uk/#!Cold-Water-Shock-Please-SUP Safely/c1sa2/558044ce0cf2997278212992