Level 3 SUP Touring Instructor (Exposed Waters)

Training Venue

Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

28-October-2019 - 29-October-2019

Closing: 14-October-2019


Training manuals 
ASI T-shirt
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 £ 270

Pay by :30-September-2019

Usual Rate: GBPGBP £ 300

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. 


The course is delivered over 2 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)

Level 3 SUP Touring Instructor (Exposed Waters)
Monday-Tuesday 28-29 October 2019.    9am to 5pm (2 days)

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 current:
-Water Rescue Certificate  or Surf Rescue Certificate
-Senior First Aid certificate

Your SUP instructor certificate will not be issued until these are received.

ASI delivers the ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Course. (half day).  Complete the enrolment form. 

After the workshop you will complete practical hours experience.

Glenn Eldridge  Biography
Ph: +44 7533 695 031
Email: info@academyofsurfing.com 

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: 

  • SUP Touring board (or suitable hard board) 
  • Paddle
  • Leash (leg-rope)
  • SUP clothing suitable for longer distance paddling
  • Hydration - camel back or water bottle
  • Energy food
  • Personal protection e.g sunscreen 
  • Watch – ideally a GPS watch

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 
Email: glenn@oceansportuk.com
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 SUP touring 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.