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Qualify as a Lifeguard, Surf Instructor or a SUP Instructor

Gain worldwide recognised qualifications with our training partner Water Skills Academy. If you're keen to work in the watersports industry, then we we have the courses for you! WSA have some of the most experienced and qualified trainers around, so you will be learning from the best. These qualifications will set…
April 21, 2015

Watersports and Activity Holidays In Cornwall

Harlyn Surf School is one of Cornwall's favourite Watersports Centres here in North Cornwall. From our original home on the beach at Harlyn Bay and riverside operation in Padstow we run an extensive programme of technical and coach education courses in surfing, stand up paddle boarding, coasteering  and kayaking. We also run an extensive…
February 21, 2014
Stand Up Paddleboarding


There is a lot of talk, blogs and social sites discussing SUP Surf boarding. So we added this video to remind us of some of the basics. We have also found this useful content from http://www.supsurfboards.co.uk/sup_etiquette.php Naish put it beautifully - Please use respect and common sense when surfing an SUP. Just…
January 21, 2014

Harlyn Bay, Cornwall Getting Hit Hard By The Storms

In February 2014 Cornwall was hammered by devastating storms. All around the South-West were reports of raging swells, floods and damaged harbours, towns and businesses. We had some damage here at Harlyn Surf School, with the tide surging 50m up and under the bridge! The severe weather has been captured…
January 20, 2014

SUP Tips, Correct Way To Fall Off Your Paddleboard

How to Fall off your Board & Get Back On Falling off and getting back on a SUP board is something that many paddlers fear.  I have a few students who hired me just for a falling/recovery clinic. And there's others who have never fallen and probably look stiff while…
November 22, 2013