Blue Planet Surf brings you free clinics and board demos with safety, board design, advanced paddle technique clinics for intermediate and advanced paddlers and a introduction to SUP for first timers. Try our demo fleet for free, learn beginner and advanced paddle technique at the clinics and get advice on equipment. Demo boards by Starboards, Aquaglide, C4 Waterman, Paddle Surf Hawaii, Dennis Pang, Everpaddle, and more, including SUP race boards.
Hosted by Blue Planet Surf Shop and Wet Feet.
Next free clinic:
Saturday, May 7th
(note: we changed the date to Sat. the 7th as Sunday is Mother’s Day)
Tentative dates (please check www.getupstanduphawaii.com to confirm):
Sunday, June 5th
Sunday, July 3rd
Sunday, Aug. 7th
The clinics will be held from 8 am to 10 am only at the Ewa end of Ala Moana Beach park, close to the shower at the West end of the beach park, see map below. Just look for the Blue Planet tent and boards lined up on the beach.
8:00-8:30am- Sign up, safety briefing and basic instructions for entry level paddlers (please bring ID and show up on time). Dr. Dan Rodrigues: Health and Fitness benefits of Stand Up Paddling. Demos are limited to 10 minutes per board only to give everyone a chance to try different boards.
9:00-9:30am – Advanced paddle technique clinic with Robert Stehlik, Jared Vargas, and Jeff Chang. Board design clinic with John Amundson, Dennis Pang, and Kevin Seid.
10:00- time to pack up, all boards need to be out of the water by 10 am. If you can, please help us wash off and carry boards to the cars. You are welcome to bring your own paddle and board to the free clinics.
Valid ID required to sign up for demo
The map below shows the location of the signup tent and Blue Planet Surf Shop on Ward Ave. The red lines are the area of the board demo, please stay within this area only when demoing boards.
Demo participants must be good swimmers, participation is at own risk. Valid drivers license or ID required for liability waiver, must be over 18 yrs or supervised by adult. Please help us pick up trash while enjoying the beach. For more information, please call Blue Planet – Ward at 808 596 7755 or visit: