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Boardskillz is multifaceted water sports provider specialising in stand up paddle board (SUP) lessons, taster sessions and experiences; surf trips and surf hire, windsurfing tuition and kite surfing hire. Based in North Shields just outside Tynemouth, Boardskillz works across a number of locations throughout the North East of England and Cumbria including South Shields, Seaburn, Blyth, Northumberland, Durham, Saltburn, Scarborough and The Lake District. As one of the first SUP Schools in the UK, Joe has spent years teaching people how to paddle board so is well placed to take you from beginner to winner with minimum fuss. For those looking to de-stress from work there’s no better way of unwinding than one of Boardskillz’ Micro SUP Adventures incorporating fast track SUP coaching and wild camping over a couple of days at beautiful locations like Bamburgh, the North Yorkshire Coast or Ulswater or Coniston Water in the Lakes…

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Boardskillz Test New Loco Aztec iSUP

Boardskillz Test New Loco Aztec iSUP After months of development Joe’s new Loco iSUPs finally... Read More

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Boardskillz Sponsors Northumberland Wave Slam

Boardskillz Sponsors Northumberland Wave Slam As social secretary for the Northumbrian Windsurfing Club, Joe thought... Read More

Boardskillz SUP Instructor Playtime in Northumberland

Boardskillz SUP Instructor Playtime in Northumberland Sometimes the waves are just too big to teach... Read More

Boardskillz Grom Finn Gamblin Makes Podium At BSUPA Nationals

Boardskillz Grom Finn Gamblin Makes Podium At BSUPA Nationals Congratulations to Tynemouth’s Finn Gamblin for... Read More

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