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Waterborn

Waters Edge Embankment Road | Crabshell Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
+44 7908 193632
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Lesson on the estuary

We had a great one hour lesson with Crispin. Our girls, 9 and 14, and I had a great time. Crispin... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Graham H
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London, United Kingdom
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Great fun

Had an hours lesson with Crispin which was really good. He's a really good teacher, very patient... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ahallen_10
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Bristol, UK
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Waterborn is one of the largest Stand Up Paddle Boarding schools in the UK based in Kingsbridge, South Devon in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). It’s a BSUPA dedicated school that’s recognised for its reputation and high quality equipment and tuition. Waterborn offers lessons and tours from fully qualified instructors, hire, SUP Yoga and a SUP club.
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“local rivers” (2 reviews)
“great fun” (3 reviews)
“paddle boards” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Waters Edge Embankment Road | Crabshell Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great one hour lesson with Crispin. Our girls, 9 and 14, and I had a great time. Crispin was incredibly patient to get us all enjoying paddle boarding for the 1st time. Great fun and we recommend this to families as a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an hours lesson with Crispin which was really good. He's a really good teacher, very patient. He explained things really well and inspired confidence. Learned a lot from the lesson

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great time learning how to paddle board and enjoyed doing a bit of Yogo too. Crispin was great and even fished our lost sunglasses out once the tide went out. Highly recommended!

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks Hal, I will get them back to either yourself or Marco asap. Glad you enjoyed the session. See you on the water!

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Would definitely recommend! Booked this experience for my boyfriend's birthday during our stay in Devon. Having never been paddle boarding I was quite nervous, but Crispin was absolutely fantastic. Thanks to his tuition, we were both standing up on the paddle boards within the first...More

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Glad you both enjoyed the session and pleased I was able to find the glasses for him. Nice to have a story behind a session :) Look forward to seeing you both in the near future. See you on the water!

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend! I’ve never been paddle boarding before & was quite nervous. But Crispin’s patience, confidence & great instruction meant I could actually get up & paddle! You’re on the river estuary so it’s relatively calm which helps. Two friends and my son had all...More

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for your kind words, I am really happy the session was able to help you all achieve new confidence on SUPs. I look forward to welcoming you all back in the near future. See you on the water! Kind regards Crispin Jones -...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

On holiday in Kingsbridge Devon we were watching the Paddleboarders and the terrific fun they were having with the Paddleboard company WATERBORN. I decided to have a go, it was safe and I really loved the new experience. Crispin gave excellent instruction to achieve confidence........More

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Sometimes it can be a bit nerve wracking to try something new, I am pleased you gave paddleboarding with us a go and enjoyed your session. I look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. See you on the water! Kind regards...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

I had my first SUP lesson with Crispin a few years back and dabbled with a few holiday-hires but took the plunge of ownership a week back, and have been out on the water every time the tide has allowed, with my little boy sitting...More

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Your most welcome, hope your still getting plenty of outings on your SUP with this fabulous weather. See you on the water!

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

A group of 8 of us tried SU Paddleboarding for the first time. Crispin was friendly, supportive, helpful and fun. It was a perfect way to spend an hour in a beautiful setting. Would recommend.

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you very much for your review. It was a pleasure to introduce your group to SUP here in Kingsbridge, it truly is a lovely spot. I hope to 'See you on the water' again soon. Kind Regards - Crispin Jones Waterborn

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Did the 2 hour Ready to Ride lesson with Crispin this morning - what fun! He was very welcoming, professional but laid back and helped me get over my bambi legs! I can’t wait to go back!

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you Andrew, glad you enjoyed your first experience of SUP with Waterborn! Look forward to getting you out on the water again in the near future. See you on the water!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We go paddle boarding with Crispin every time we holiday in Kingsbridge - 3/4 times a year. Every time he does something different to keep it fun and entertaining! Tonight we played stuck in the mud with another family and a Waterborn version of Quidditch!...More

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words, its always great to see you all and watch your confidence grow on the water. Hopefully see you againon your next trip. See you on the water!

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