Combined SUP Courses: L1, Rescue, SUP Wise

Training Venue

Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

14-September-2019 - 16-September-2019

Closing: 31-August-2019


Three (3) x ASI instructor certifications: (1) SUP Water Safety Rescue Award, (2) L1 SUP Instructor Enclosed Flat Water & (3) SUP Wise for Instructors Foundation Skills 
Training manuals 
ASI T-shirt
Access to SUP video library
12 months ASI membership​


Bring to Workshop

Your lunch
SUP board-leash-paddle
SUP clothing




Refund Policy

Full refund less £50 administration fee provided on minimum notice of 14 days prior to workshop.


Course Fee

Early Bird Rate: GBPGBP £ 410

Pay by :17-August-2019

Usual Rate: GBPGBP £ 445

Training Room, Ocean Sports Centre (on the beach), Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NW Cornwall 

There is limited parking available.  Parking fees apply.   Approximately £5 per day. 


Enrol into 3 (three) ASI SUP instructor qualifications at the same time and take advantage of the combined workshop discount fee. 

Delivered over 3 days, it’s the ideal way to get qualified.

Early bird rate is available if you enrol and pay in advance.

(click link for course information and requirements)

SUP Wise for Instructors Foundation Skills
Sat. 14 September 2019.  8am to 11am  (3 hrs)

SUP Water Safety Rescue Award (Flat Water)
Sat. 14 September 2019. 12pm to 5pm (half day)

Level 1 SUP Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water) 
Sun-Mon. 15-16 September 2018. 9am to 5pm (2 days)
Practical held at nearby inland water location  - Hayle or St Ives.

Ocean Sports Centre are providing local support for the ASI Instructor workshops, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.  

Ocean Sports Centre can also provide on-the-job practical experience.


Read the course information and requirements before enrolling.  
See links under Course Schedule.
Within 12 months for attending the workshop, instructors must submit a:
-Water Rescue Certificate
-Senior First Aid certificate
Your SUP instructor certificate will not be issued until these are received.
After the workshop you will complete practical hours experience.


Glenn Eldridge  Biography
Ph: +44 7533 695 031
Instructor Training Centre:  Ocean Sports Centre


Some accommodation options are listed below: 

  • Coast B&B, Carbis Bay - TR26 2RT  (15 mins walk)  £45 - £85 per night   website
  • The Atlantic Hotel, Carbis Bay - TR26 2SB (15 mins walk)    £50 - £85 per night   website
  • Cohert Hostel, St Ives - TR26 1FF  (20 min walk. 10 mins drive).  £18 share room.  £40 per night private  website
  • The Badger Inn, St Ives - TR26 3JT (20 min walk. 5 mins drive) £60 per night  website
  • Green Apple B&B, St Ives - TR26 2SX (10 min walk.)   £40 per night website website
  • Travelodge Premier Inn, Hayle -  TR27 5DG  (10-15 mins drive)  ₤30 - ₤70 per night   website
  • Nanterrowfarm B&B, Hayle - TR27 5BP  (20-25 min drive).  ₤25 per night   website   
  • Open Lodge B&B, Hayle - TR14 0JJ (20-25 min drive).  ₤25 per night   Ph:  01209610651
  • White Heart Hotel, Hayle - TR27 4HQ  (10-15 mins drive)   £50 - £85 per night   website
  • Gwithian Holiday Apartments, Gwithian - TR27 5BW  (18-25 mins drive)  ₤50 - ₤75 per night.  Min 2 nights.   website


Camping & Cabins

  • Hellesveor Holidays Caravan & Camping - TR26 3AD (10-15 mins drive)  Camping £20 -  £27 per night.  Cabins min. 3 nights  £60 - 80 per night  website
  • Polmanter Caravan & Camping - TR26 3LX (10-15 mins drive)  website
  • Ayr Holiday Park - TR26 1EJ  Camping & Cabins (10-20 mins drive) website



  • Carbis Bay Hotel - TR26 2NP  (same as training venue)   £100 - £140 per night    website
  • Headland House B&B - TR26 2NS (12 mins walk)  £95 - £150 per night     website

Closest airport: 
Newquay.  (Approx. 38 miles, 50 minute drive to training venue)
Taxi's and car rentals available at airport.

Closest train station: 
Carbis Bay Railway Station.  Next to the training venue at Carbis Bay hotel. 5 minute walk.

Closest bus station:  
Carbis Bay, Count House Lane (stop).  10 minute walk


Please bring the following equipment: 

  • Flat water SUP board & coiled leash
  • Paddle 
  • SUP paddling clothing

Your board and gear can be left overnight at the training room venue.     

If you are travelling and don’t have your SUP board or SUP gear, you can loan it from Ocean Sports Centre. 
Ph:  +44 7533 695 031 
Please contact the trainer in advance to organise.


Carbis Bay is a seaside resort in Cornwall, only one mile south east of St Ives.

It is a sheltered bay with Mediterranean blue waters and offers ideal supping conditions.

Inland flat water locations are close by at Hayle and St Ives. 

Outside the bay, is excellent downwinding conditions with a range of routes depending on the prevailing wind conditions.

Right on the water, at Carbis Bay, is a restaurant and a cafe, changing rooms and parking facilities.  

Nearby St Ives offers a range of activities and the famous Tate Gallery.   The beach and coastline offers stunning ocean views.