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Grab One Deal

November2

Keen on getting on the water this summer ?  Grab One and The Paddle Board Shed have combined to bring you a deal to get you paddling. Just click on the link below and grab a couple of vouchers and tick paddle boarding off that bucket list. Grab One and The Paddle Board Shed take […]

November WeekendTides

October24

The weather has really turned for the best with a few calm, glassy,and  sunny days racked up already. November Weekend High Tides Saturday 10th   Ht.12.30pm Sunday    11th   Ht. 01.10pm Saturday 17th   Ht 06.00am Sunday    18th   Ht 07.05am Saturday 24th  Ht.11.35  am Sunday   25th   Ht. 12.15 pm

Weekend Tides for September

September14

Weekend tides for September. September Saturday 15th   Ht. 1.50pm Sunday   16th    Ht. 2.40pm Saturday 22nd  Ht. 8.25am Sunday    23rd   Ht. 9.20am Saturday  29th   Ht. 12.30pm Sunday     30th   Ht. 2.15pm Daylight savings starts on the last weekend of the month. If you want to paddle during the week no problem we are happy […]

Here we are again

September14

Another season begins. Cant wait to start taking people paddling on this beautiful harbour we live next to. So welcome paddlers to another season of fun on the water. We have a promotion running on grab one if you are keen on an early season deal. GrabOne Deal    

Happy New Year

January2

Happy New Year , lets go paddling. Well hopefully ! We had some great days for paddling towards the end of 2017. Yesterday first day of 2018 was OK to paddle even if it was grey and drizzly. Today looks similar but hopefully without the rain. The mornings have been best with strong seabreezes most […]

Glassey mornings and low tide days

December12

Early morning glass with high tides making paddling look exellent for the early risers. The only bummer is the tide is out most of the day. High tide is 6.15am this morning and 10 to 7 this evening. Expecting seabreezes developing and windy conditions in the afternoon.

Forecast for summer is looking warm

November2

Hey did you hear the NIWA forecast for the weather coming up till Christmas ? The good news is it is supposed to be a couple of degrees warmer than what their expected average was. Yippeee I reckon, northeast winds forecast which means we have to change our  paddling  routes a little, and have to […]

Looking for a deal this summer

October27

The Shed is running deals on Grab One and Treat me right now. If you were thinking paddle boarding or if you are looking for a cool present for Christmas. Then look no further the solution is right here. So grab the opportunity and treat yourself to a real great time on the beautiful Whaiangaroa […]

Starting to improve, slowly though

October24

Managed to get two great paddles in last week, couldnt believe my luck. No wind  and high tide. Not so lucky late yesterday arvo, glassey but low tide. Still and what a great word to use, we are heading towards better weather. If you are looking at going paddling this summer, make sure you dont […]

Wow how windy was that ?

October4

Just when we though we would get a little break in the weather it goes crazy again. The water has started to warm up and with the west to northwest winds forecast we should see that trend continue. Not a lot of wind today but, we all know that will change as its the windy […]

A break in the weather

September19

Wow how wet has it been ? Today is a beautiful sunny day and a great day to paddle. High tide was ten minutes ago at 9.40 this morning. Lets hope we get a couple more days in.  

Bronze Medal For New Zealand at ISA Worlds

September11

From:   Surfing New Zealand Sport:   International Surfing Event:  2017 ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championship Disciplines: SUP Surfing, SUP Technical Race, SUP Long Distance, Paddleboard Technical Race, Paddleboard Long Distance Race Date:    1st – 10th September 2017 Location: Vorupor, Denmark Websites: ISA and Surfing New Zealand #ISAWSUPPC #ISAWorlds Bronze Medal For New Zealand at ISA Worlds New Zealand has taken bronze at the 2017 ISA […]

Smith Keeps Kiwi Team on Track for Podium and In Touch With Leaders

September8

From:   Surfing New Zealand Sport:   International Surfing Event:  2017 ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championship Disciplines: SUP Surfing, SUP Technical Race, SUP Long Distance, Paddleboard Technical Race, Paddleboard Long Distance Race Date:    1st – 10th September 2017 Location: Vorupor, Denmark Websites: ISA and Surfing New Zealand #ISAWSUPPC #ISAWorlds Smith Keeps Kiwi Team on Track for Podium and In Touch With Leaders A valiant seventh place […]

Kiwi Team Nail Qualifiers at Vorupor, Denmark

September6

From:   Surfing New Zealand Sport:   International Surfing Event:  2017 ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championship Disciplines: SUP Surfing, SUP Technical Race, SUP Long Distance. Paddleboard Technical Race, Paddleboard Long Distance Race Date:    1st – 10th September 2017 Location: Vorupor, Denmark Websites: ISA and Surfing New Zealand #ISAWSUPPC #ISAWorlds Kiwi Team Nail Qualifiers at Vorupor, Denmark The New Zealand Team has made a clean sweep of […]

September Weekend High Tides

September5

High Tides  September Saturday 9th    Ht 11.56 Sunday   10th   Ht 12.30 Saturday 16th   Ht 06.20 Sunday    17th   Ht 07.00 Saturday 23rd  Ht 11.50 Sunday    24th  Ht 12.20 Saturday  30th Ht 06.25

New Zealand Team Add Another Medal to the Tally, Lead Team Rankings

September4

From:   Surfing New Zealand Sport:   International Surfing Event:  2017 ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championship Disciplines: SUP Surfing, SUP Technical Race, SUP Long Distance. Paddleboard Technical Race, Paddleboard Long Distance Race Date:    1st – 10th September 2017 Location: Vorupor and Copenhagen, Denmark Websites: ISA and Surfing New Zealand #ISAWSUPPC #ISAWorlds New Zealand Team Add Another Medal to the Tally, Lead Team Rankings The New Zealand […]

Kiwi Gold and Two Silvers on Day One of the ISA Worlds

September4

From:   Surfing New Zealand Sport:   International Surfing Event:  2017 ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championship Disciplines: SUP Surfing, SUP Technical Race, SUP Long Distance. Paddleboard Technical Race, Paddleboard Long Distance Race Date:    1st – 10th September 2017 Location: Vorupor and Copenhagen, Denmark Websites: ISA and Surfing New Zealand #ISAWSUPPC #ISAWorlds Kiwi Gold and Two Silvers on Day One of the ISA Worlds The New Zealand […]

The wind has eased …..

December2

No wind this morning with a mid to incoming tide. Time to paddle. Dont muck around get on the water. High tide at 12.30 almost the middle of the day. Tomorrow is looking similar with light winds in the morning and a freshening southwest in the afternoon. We are fully booked for lesson this weekend, […]

Summer isn’t too far away

November29

As I sit here and look out the window at another day of white caps yu start to think when will the better weather get here. well its not too far away, the winds will lighten in the next couple of weeks and we are already experiencing warmer temps. The water temp has gone up […]

Wind continues

November27

Yes the wind continues, but we knew it would. It does every year so why wouldn’t be any different this summer. Don’t get me wrong I am not moaning. Today is real windy and it is coming out of the southwest to west. So very hard to find a paddling spot this morning. High tide […]

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QUESTIONS about PADDLE BOARDING

New to paddle boarding,have a heap of questions. Maybe you have been paddle boarding and are looking at a new board. Not sure what to get. Well we can help. Just flick through your query and we will endevor to answer and help you with your question.

email: keith@thepaddleboardshed.co.nz

 Learn to Stand Up Paddle

Situated  on the beautiful Whaingaroa Harbor  an enviable location,  that provides consistent conditions for surf and flat water instruction.  Allowing our school to cater for beginners in a safe environment,  through to paddlers who want to go to another level level and get out in the waves. There is access to the world  famous left hand points breaks and the consistent West Coast beaches along with calm inner harbour conditions.

The main thrust of the school will be towards Stand Up paddling, with group, and one on one lessons available along with board hire age.   We have spent the last few years promoting the sport of Stand Up paddling and have become well known in the region as the  people to come to, to find out  anything to do with stand Up paddling.

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We have been busy at the International Surfing Association, paddle board instructor school and have obtained the highest qualifications available in NZ for paddle boarding approved by Surfing NZ.

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We also updated our First Aid and Life Saver certificates while the water was a bit cooler. All aimed at you guys getting a great safe experience.

Lessons:
70 minute paddle lesson    $65
Guaranteed to get you paddling unaided
from 10 yrs to 80 yrs and older .

Group beginners 70 minute  $45 pp

minimum of three paddlers.

Board Hire

The paddle board shed has a range of Paddle boards to choose from as little as $20 for half an hour.

One hour  Board/paddle/leash   $25

Half day Board/paddle/leash  $55

Full Day Board/paddle/leash  $80

Longer times available on request.

Life jackets are provided

Denise Twentyman  commented          “My grandson was very tentative to start with and you had his and him eating out your hand within minutes! I thought my older age and low fitness level, might struggle to last ten minutes but quite the contrary. With your supportand guidence the time was over before I noticed. Thank you.”

Riley styling

Riley styling

Many thanks for taking us out, 
we loved it, and if we are 
back again next year we 
will be sure to have 
another go!" Sally.
"
Thanks for the fantastic afternoon yesterday.
Hinekaye and I really enjoyed our time on the water.
She is still buzzing about standing on the board.
All the other kids are jealous they missed out on a great afternoon. ” Michelle.

Thanks again for such an 
incredible afternoon 
out on the water. Mat 
and I really enjoyed 
the experience and are 
looking forward 
to giving it another go. 
" Ashleigh.

"Ben said you were a 
good caring teacher 
who focuses on the 
positive.
thanks again"
Patsy.

Contact

info@thepaddleboardshed.co.nz

lessons@thepaddleboardshed.co.nz

022 6239626