paddle canada basic and advanced sup skills bundle

Minimum number of participants



This course is led by qualified Paddle Canada Instructors and provides detailed instruction on how to best navigate your SUP for maximum safety and fun!

This 5 hour course bundles the Basic and Advanced SUP Skills Certifications into a single course. These two courses are the official prerequisites to becoming a Paddle Canada SUP instructor. Some of the skills covered include basic turns, crossbow turns, pivot turns, paddling in wind and small waves, and bracing. Upon successful completion, students will be awarded with the Paddle Canada Basic and Advanced SUP Skills certification.


Included: SUP, Paddle, Leash, PFD

Length: 5 hours

Prerequisites: Prior SUP experience suggested but not necessary. Please contact us if you have questions.

Class Min/Max: Min 2/Max 6

Price : $180

Rental Policy

All paddlers must sign a waiver to release Bowen Island Sea Kayaking from liability. Any damaged or lost gear will be charged to the renter at the full, retail price. Solo paddlers renting without a group must demonstrate their ability to return into the kayak after capsizing. All youth under the age of 19 must have waiver release forms signed by a parent or guardian and rent in groups of at least three unless renting with an adult. Youth between the ages of 6 and 15 may rent single or double kayaks when they are part of a school, club, or family group if they have waivers signed by a legal guardian or parent. During rentals every paddler must wear his or her personal flotation device when in or on the water. No alcohol or drug use permitted during rentals, tours or lessons. Staff reserves the right to postpone kayak trips, depending on weather conditions. If a rental must be cancelled by the operator credit will be given to the customer if the rental cannot be rescheduled to accommodate the customer.