SUP surfing or Paddle boarding is a relatively new water sport originally from Hawaii, one of the varieties of surfing, where a person moves on the water surface with a paddle, standing on a surf board large.
SUP stands for Stand up Paddle or "standing with a paddle". Even this sport called Paddle Surf. Harness paddle surf is best in calm weather, when strong waves of the sea, keep your balance on the board will not be easy. Quiet Mediterranean and the Barcelona beaches with gradual entry into the water are ideal for this sport. The best time to practice Paddle Surfing is early in the morning, when the sea calm and quiet.
When you are watching from the shore, how to deal with paddle Cerf, it could seem, it is boring and too easy sport, but this impression is deceptive. Actually work all your leg muscles, hands and even the press. Even with complete calm, hour paddle boarding lessons you will work all the muscles in your body. The main advice - to bend the knees for the best balance and do not forget the sunblock.
In Barcelona there are many surf schools, where you can rent a Paddle Board and enjoy the view of the city from the sea. We compared the prices for rent, location and quality of the material and picked up the most optimal place to practice Paddle Surfing in Barcelona:
This school is located on the beach of San Sebastia near the W Hotel. Besides the usual surfboard, here also teach paddle Cerf. If you typed 4 or more people, the introductory course with board rental will cost 26 € per person, just rent boards for an hour costs 13 €, 18 € two hours and 35 € for the whole day
Address: Passeig Joan de Borbon, 93. Phone +34 931 186 021. Hours with 9 a.m. to 20-00.
This school is the only SUP Center, where teachers are professionals guarantee to put you on the board a couple of hours. There are boards of different sizes, rent which costs 15 € per hour or € 25 for two hours, and a two-hour course to a group of 4 to 6 guests 30 €. If you have two, then you can go for training 80 €. If you are not new, this school will improve your proficiency paddle board making, learn to surf on the waves and the right to control the paddle.
Address: Carrer Meer, 39, Barceloneta. Phone +34 932 214 868 or +34 654 082 099. The school is open every day from 10 a.m. to 18-00.
3) Municipal Sailing Centre (Centro Municipal de Vela)
In this school, classes are held Paddle Surfing, which lasted for two hours and cost 25 € per person. You can also rent a board for 15 € in time. The easiest way to do this online, passing short registration on the Center's website.
Address: Dock NE, S / N plyazh about Metro Ciutadella Vila Olimpica, phone +34 93 225 79 40. open from 9 a.m. to 18-00, summer to 21-00.
Paddle Surfing is best practiced in the morning