SUP River Journey 2024

  • paddleboarding

  • 4 hrs 30 mins

  • Up to 11 people
  • pin

    Boroughbridge, GB

  • ticket-price
    From
    £65.00
    / adult
  • user-group

    Group discount available

  • Description

    To come on this trip you must

    1. Have paddling experience (e.g. have completed an intro to SUP session or be self proficient).
    2. Be able to self-rescue (get back on the board in deep water unassisted).
    3. Be able to swim and confident in the water. 
    4. Have the flexibility to get from kneeling to standing.


    We will meet at Boroughbridge Marina carpark. Here you will be given a safety brief and provided with the equipment listed below. There are toilet facilities at this car park. From Boroughbridge Marnia we will provide transport to Ripon where our paddle begins. The trip will be 11k in length and takes approximately 3:30-4:30 hours.


    The SUP adventure starts on the picturesque canal in Ripon. A few kilometers into our paddle, after passing through a couple of locks, we will take a break at the beautifully kept Oxclose Lock. Snacks eaten and batteries charged, it's onto the meandering river Ure. You will find yourself gently gliding down the wide, slow-moving river with the sounds of the water and birds to keep you company. Look out for riverside wildlife such as kingfishers, herons, and lots more. Soon we will pass the grand gardens of Newby Hall and our halfway point at Westwick Lock. The river journey then continues all the way down to the pretty town of Boroughbridge where we finish at our original meet point, the Marina Carpark.


    We Supply:

    1. Long john wetsuit and wetsuit top(Great to mix and match depending on weather)
    2. Quality Palm paddle Jacket with hood
    3. Buoyancy Aid (Palm Solo great comfortable SUP specific BA)
    4. Waist leash, paddle, and SUP Board
    5. Water Proof bag to carry personal possessions and spare kit


    A minimum of 4 people will need to have booked onto the trip for it to go ahead, this will be confirmed ahead of time.


    If this trip is booked as a group it can be made bespoke to your requirements so give us a ring if you would like to discuss.


    Please get in touch to find out more about shorter trip options.







    What to bring
    1. Footwear: trainers or wetsuit boots
    2. Base Layer top/ T-shirt
    3. Mid-weight fleece
    4. Leggings or shorts
    5. Spare clothing in case you get wet
    6. Towel
    7. Drink, 1 liter (NO alcohol)
    8. Personal Medication: any prescription medicines you need such as inhaler



    Itinerary

    We will meet at 9:15am in the Boroughbridge Marina carpark.

    We will then supply personal equipment, leave the vehicles there, and provide transport to start in Ripon.




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