Castle Rock at Pembroke pond is a beautiful place for a Stand Up Paddleboarding adventure. The calm waters of Pembroke pond on the New River offer a perfect way to experience Stand Up Paddleboarding with friends and family.
During this half day Stand Up Paddleboarding experience, tangent guide will teach the basics of Stand Up Paddleboarding, take you on a guided paddleboarding tour, and lastly you will have the ability to explore the beauty of Pembroke pond and Castle rock in an on water experience.
The half day paddleboarding adventure will start with teaching the following:
-Getting familiar with the parts of a stand up paddleboard and stand up paddle.
-Basic safety precautions when getting on and off a stand up paddleboard.
-How to wear your pfd
-On water safety
-Paddling on your knees and most importantly standing up to paddle and various stances.
-How to get back on the board in deep water.
-Effective forward stroke, back stroke, sweep stroke, J-stroke.
-How to paddle forward, spin, stop, brace, turn, and move sideways
-Last but not least everyone will have the opportunity to walk the nose of the board, just like surfing a wave on a long board!
-This Stand Up Paddleboard course will cover all the above and more.
Half day price: $139/per person (Board, Paddle, pfd is included)
Photo by Jeff Greenough