In the 1800s, a whaler paddle-slapping a rival mermaid wrangler signaled the declaration of an oceanic duel at high seas. Experience more-polite paddle usage with today's deal for a stand-up paddleboard lesson from OEX Sunset Beach. For $30, you get your choice of an hour-long beginner- or intermediate-level class (a $60 value) on the glassy, diamond-sprinkled waters lapping up on Sunset Beach. This Groupon can also be used for an advanced course for an extra $10.
All the necessary gear will be provided for prospective paddle masters. Learn to slice through sea spray aboard a human-powered vessel in a level-one, level-two, or level-three lesson. In level one, on the focus is learning to keep upright, dry, and cruising. Level two instills the basics of handling, shark battling, and maneuvering. Those with prior board experience can take one level-three lesson for an additional $10. In this advanced session, riders will obtain all the knowledge and grit necessary to challenge nearby mermen to a sardine-eating contest while learning how to surf and cruise like a pro.
On an OEX paddleboard, you'll rip your abs and shoulders, shred waves, and tear up the Orange County sun. Acquire the skills necessary to traverse waters from the straights of Magellan to an extremely large bathtub atop the majestic paddleboard. Conquer this maritime sport in ways that only come naturally to direct descendants of McConaughey.
OEX Mission Bay
Enthusiastic instructors at OEX Mission Bay invite beginning and experienced adventurers into the cerulean waters of the Pacific. The outpost began as a kayak and freediving center, but has since branched out to include standup paddleboard, outrigger canoes, and poker tournaments with local sea bass. Staff members happily help sea student get fitted with the perfect-sized gear and train them in basic safety before their expedition over and under the blue bay waters.