Found backing onto the middle of Carbis Bay Beach, the laid-back award winning Ocean Sports Centre is the ideal way to get a taster of sea-based pursuits. From stand up paddle boarding (SUP) to sea safaris in Hawaiian canoes or kayaks and, there is something for all the family of whatever ability to enjoy.
The Ocean Sports Centre is a highly commended waters sports centre and is the only Water sports Centre in the area endorsed by the Government Adventurous Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) as well as being accredited as a centre of excellence with the world wide paddle boarding training body, ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors). Centre also boasts international and national level coaches and instructors ensuring that not only is your time spent on the water but as well as safe.
Fancy Trying a Kayak, Stand Up Paddle Board or Paddling a Mega SUP?
While many visitors to Carbis Bay Beach keep to a strict diet of swimming and sunbathing, others crave a little more activity. That could be a stroll or jog up the mile-long beach, or some frisbee-throwing and ball-and-bat. Another option is to take a craft out into the beckoning blue of St Ives Bay.
That’s where the Ocean Sports Centre comes in. Located halfway along Carbis Bay Beach, you may hire kayaks, stand-up paddleboards or even an eight person stand up paddle boards. If you want to keep the chill off wetsuits are available to hire. All equipment is maintained to the highest standards and, with friendly instructors on-hand, you can always glean a few handy tips before heading out. Peak season can be busy period at the Centre, please call ahead (01736794782) or you can book the most suitable time slot for your activity by going to www.oceansportscentre.co.uk
The SUPwise Starter
The SUPwise Starter is a fun and practical hands on lesson for anyone who is new to SUP.