90-Minute Standup-Paddleboard Lesson and One, Two, or Four 60-Minute SUP Rentals at SUP Shack (Up to 71% Off)

Santa Cruz

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In a Nutshell

Instructors lead students through basic core-strengthening maneuvers with provided equipment before letting boarders ride Santa Cruz Harbor

The Fine Print

Expires Mar 31st, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. 48hr cancellation notice required, or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must be 18 or older. Prior SUP experience required for rental. Must be able to swim or supply your own life vest. Rental is valid only within the Santa Cruz Harbor. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

  • $25 for a 90-minute standup-paddleboard (SUP) lesson and a 60-minute rental of a 10-foot Angulo SUP board (an $85 value)
  • $39 for a 90-minute standup-paddleboard (SUP) lesson and two 60-minute rentals of a 10-foot Angulo SUP board (a $110 value)
  • $59 for a 90-minute standup-paddleboard (SUP) lesson and four 60-minute rentals of a 10-foot Angulo SUP board (a $160 value)

Beginners learn the basics of standing up, steering, and paddling during the SUP lesson, which includes board and paddle rental, before hitting the waves on an Angulo Suppah Slippah board.

SUP Shack

Trudie Ransom knows just how addictive the sensation of standing above the waves can be. After just a few trips out on her board, she not only began training with the standup-paddleboarding master Andy Whitman from Angulo boards, but also opened up SUP Shack. From her experience shadowing Whitman, she decided the best way to introduce people to the sport was with Angulo's soft, 10-foot boards, which serve as an easy surface to learn on while spending a day on the waves or taking one of the shop's classes or tours. Classes never contain more than six students, allowing each student to have the one-on-one attention needed to master the art of balancing and maneuvering the board. Once pupils are sure of their strokes, the shop's instructors lead guided tours that slip out across the rippling blue mirror and past the sights of the harbor or tackle the more advanced paths past sea-lion habitats. Late-evening tours pause as the sun sets over the ocean, filling the sky with color like somebody inciting peacocks to riot.


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