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Waterborn

Waters Edge Embankment Road | Crabshell Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
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Brilliant new experience

A group of 8 of us tried SU Paddleboarding for the first time. Crispin was friendly, supportive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fairy_Cake2014
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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Great first lesson!

Did the 2 hour Ready to Ride lesson with Crispin this morning - what fun! He was very welcoming... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
andrewdodden
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Waters Edge Embankment Road | Crabshell Quay, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 8 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 4 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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Reviewed 3 April 2018

A wonderful experience, I have been paddle boarding a few times, but the friend who I took with me has never been before and is terrified of water. Finished with a big smile on her face. Thank you, Crispin, Be back soon!!!More

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

Thank you Richard, glad you both had a great time, the shelter of Kingsbridge makes anyone a little nervous feel a lot more relaxed and it was great to see Mia with a grin from ear to ear by the end of the session. See...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Yesterday I was fortunate to have a two hour paddle boarding session with Crispin, I enjoyed every minute Crispin was so professional in his approach to me as a complete novice to the sport and after the session I felt like I had actually acheived...More

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

A pleasure Steve, glad you enjoyed your session and hope you get plenty of use out of your new board. If you manage to convince Sue to have a go you know where I am. Kind Regards, Crispin Jones - Waterborn - 07908 193632 See...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Booked as a family of 4 with 2 teenage kids and 2 not very fit adults! Crispin was brilliant, he explains things well and doesn't push you more than he thinks you can cope with. He is very encouraging and I rate him highly which...More

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Taught by Crispin in not wonderful weather, but had the most wonderful time as Crispin made the session fun, he was generous with his time and made sure everyone got out of it what they wanted. All the kit is in very good condition and...More

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for your kind words. It is always nice to see people embrace the English weather and realise it can still be great fun. I hope next time the sun is shining for you so you can see the estuary in its best form.

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We booked for our 8 year old daughter and her friend to have their first ever paddle board lesson with Crispin and they absolutely loved it! Crispin was an excellent instructor with lots of patience and communication with the girls. We can't wait to go...More

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Crispin J, Owner at Waterborn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

We look forward to welcoming you all back soon. See you on the water!

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Had an hour's lesson with Crispin at Waterborn on the paddle boards and it was great fun. Really nice, friendly instructor, kids and I loved it, and has inspired them to try it again at a local lake back home. Wife was happy sat at...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Birthday pressie having just moved to South Hams, loved the hour on the beautiful estuary at Kingsbridge. Great advice from Crispin and Tom throughout, despite bambi legs to start with, didn't fall off and made it back to the pontoon - dry!!!

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