A workshop to learn how to Surf ski paddle (a lightweight kayak designed for traveling through surf at high speed). This activity will help you get fit while having fun! Enjoy the skyline of the city from the water and paddle up Douro river . Forget the city's chaos and listen to the sound of your paddle in the water - enjoy the beautiful views from a privileged perspective.
We are a team of two made up of Bailey a Surfski/kayaking/SUP coach from South Africa. I come from a lifesaving background and have a good understanding of the ocean and rivers. I have been trained and coached by a 12 time Surfski world champion. Then we have Joana a Portuguese kayaking coach whom has been coaching paddlers and training for a number of years on the Douro river. The craft/kayaks we use are made by Nelo kayaks which is the leading manufacturer of canoes/kayaks. Our goal is to grow the sport of Surfski, kayaking, SUP And to show off the beautiful city of Porto.
Life jackets, surf ski Paddles
We will start at the Douro academy shop, located at the Douro marina. From there, we'll kayak in the Douro river, watching the incredible views of the city.