Summer SUP School Cork
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Cockleshell Strand, Crookhaven, Cork,
Mr Muirti O Chearnaigh
Summer SUP is one of Ireland's best stand up paddle boarding school! Summer SUP School Cork based in Crookhaven, Co. Cork provides the ultimate Stand up paddle boarding experience.
Learn how to stand up paddle and have SUP lessons at Summer SUP School, an ASI accredited learn to stand up paddle school, located at Crookhaven, Co. Cork, on the most southwestern tip of the island of Ireland, only 4 ½ hours drive (380 kms) south of Dublin.
Summer SUP is owned and operated by Muirti O'Cearnaigh, Muirtí set up Summer SUP School after travelling around the world seeing the potential SUP has to promote the local area. He also saw the wide variety of opportunities that SUP offers, from paddling on flat water to surfing.
Muirti has been teaching water sports for over 16 years full time and also owns a lifeguard training school and Beach Lifeguard Trainer. He also holds multiple watersports coaching qualifications.
Muirti holds ASI Level 1 and Level 2 SUP Instructor accreditation for Enclosed Flat Water and Exposed Waters locations, water rescue and first aid qualifications. He is assisted in the SUP school with experienced and accredited SUP instructors.
Summer SUP offers group and private SUP lessons, rentals, Summer Camps, certificate courses, SUP tours and fitness workouts for kids, adults, parties, school groups, backpackers, universities and corporates.
Lessons are held at the tiny hamlet of Crookhaven which lies about as far down in south-west Cork as you can go without falling in to the sea. Crookhaven is tucked snugly on the sheltered side of a narrow neck of land which creates a deep inlet - the 'crooked haven' which gave the little settlement its name.
It's the very epitome of a sleepy fishing village. Brightly-coloured boats bob at anchor; pastel-coloured cottages slumber in the sunshine along the sloping street. There is also a small campsite and village shop and pub.
Crookhaven's golden sand, crystal clear water and sheltered waters are idyllic for stand up paddling whether you are a beginner or looking to increase your skills. Or you just want to take in the beautiful scenery all around.
Summer SUP also operates a school at Old Head Beach, Co. Mayo.
With Muirti's knowledge of the local waters, their passion for SUP and vast array of qualifications and experience your time with them will leave you "stoked on the sport of SUP".