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Sausalito Stand Up Paddleboarding

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Stand Up Paddleboarding in Sausalito

Take on the Bay on a Stand Up Paddleboard!

Sausalito’s location on the calm corner of Richardson Bay makes it the perfect place to be if you are looking to participate in one of the most popular and growing watersports and exercise routines. Discover the beauty of the bay in a different way and get your exercise at the same time on a paddleboard and enjoy the calm waters and gentle swells of the bay!

What is a Paddleboard?

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is one of the fastest growing watersports in existence and is a unique combination of fitness and meditation that lets you work out and enjoy the peace and atmosphere of being on the water all at once. From workouts that tax and push the limits to a peaceful moonlight paddle, to yoga out on the open water, Stand Up Paddling is gaining ground everywhere and Sausalito has one of the most active and enthusiastic communities of paddlers!

Paddleboard Rentals – Teaching You the Basics

Stand Up Paddleboards can be rented in Sausalito from the same outfitters that have been renting kayaks and other water sporting goods to residents and visitors for years. These rentals are available with classes to get you situated and comfortable with this decidedly different style of motion and the instructors will have you up and ready for your own outings in no time.

Instruction from Sea Trek and Bluerush Boardsports, both rental outfitters for paddleboards and water sports equipment in Sausalito, generally last for two hours and cover getting you settled with balance and motion, and a short paddle along the clam waterfront with your instructor to help refine your technique and get you ready to head out. Rentals of the boards themselves are priced similarly to kayak rentals and both Sea Trek and Bluerush offer bulk discounts for blocks of time purchased in advance.

Yoga on Paddleboards

One of the most popular and unique uses of paddleboards in Sausalito is yoga sessions and classes on the water on the Stand Up Paddleboards themselves! Yoga classes are held out on the calm waters of Richardson Bay (a part of the San Francisco Bay) and are an invigorating and unique venue for your yoga experience. Onboard Fitness and Bluerush provide 75 minute classes that will take you out on the water for a truly relaxing and different set of yoga poses. The Stand Up Paddleboards themselves are very stable and once you get used to the idea that you are not on solid ground while doing your workout, it’s no problem at all!

Get down to the waterfront and take a look at the Stand Up Paddleboards, rental rates, yoga classes, guided trips for special events, and more at Sausalito’s sports rental outfitters.

Stand Up Paddleboarding in Sausalito, CA:

Sea Trek Ocean Kayaking Center
P.O. Box 1987
Sausalito, CA 94966
(415)332-8790
http://www.seatrek.com  

 

Bluerush Boardsports
404 Harbor Dr., STE A7
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415)339-9112
http://www.bluerushboardsports.com  

 

WhatSUPmarin
Sausalito Lessons & Training Clinic

Sausalito, CA 94965
http://www.whatsupmarin.com  

 

Onboard Fitness/Onboard SUP
Leigh Claxton
http://www.onboardsup.com
leigh@onboardsup.com

WhatSUPmarin
Photos copyright by Jay Graham Photographer