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 Blue Planet, Starboards, Riviera, Aquaglide, C4 Waterman, Paddle Surf Hawaii, Dennis Pang, Everpaddle, and more, including SUP race boards, click here for our most current list of rental boards. Hosted by Blue Planet Surf Shop, Wet Feet and other guest businesses.
Next free clinic:
Sunday, Nov. 6th
Tentative dates (please check back to confirm):
Sunday, Dec. 4th
No clinic in January
Sunday, Feb. 5th
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, Jeff Chang, and guest coaches.
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.
Donations: The clinics are free but donations to offset expenses are most welcome, a $5 donation per person is suggested and we will give a free instructional DVD or other gift to anyone donating $10 or more. We also ask you to please support the businesses that make these clinics possible. We will usually make a special offer available to clinic participants that are interested in buying equipment.
For more information, please call or visit:
Blue Planet Surf Shop
540 Ward Ave.
Honolulu, Hi 96814
Tel. 808 596 7755
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: www.getupstanduphawaii.com