Hurst Castle SUP Event
with Starboard
April 30th & May 1st 2022

Demos - Tasters - Race - Clinics - Raffle & More!

Hurst Castle Stand Up Paddle Board Event



Why not join us for 2 days of SUP at Hurst Castle!

We are running our popular Stand Up Paddle Boarding Event at Hurst Castle on

Saturday 30th of April and Sunday 1st of May 2022.

In association with Hurst Marine and Starboard SUP UK.

We are offering a range of activities to suit everyone from

novice to seasoned paddler!

Sessions DO NOT include entry to Hurst Castle or Ferry Tickets.

You will need to purchase ferry tickets on the day or you can walk or paddle from Keyhaven.

If you wish to use the castle's toilets or cafe during the day

you will need to pay the entry fee on the day.

Car Parking at Keyhaven will be very busy over the weekend

so we recommend car sharing or walking to Keyhaven to avoid missing your session.

What's on

 FREE Unlimited Starboard Demo's

2022 Demo equipment from one of the worlds top brands. Starboard UK and New Forest staff will be there

to help guide you on choosing the perfect board or paddle!

We will have a range of:

Inflatable & Solid SUP's

Inflatable SUP Windsurfer

Inflatable Wing Board

Solid Wing Board



If there is a certain board you would like to test please contact us.

Stand Up Paddle Board Raffle

Win a Brand New Starboard ISUP

with our raffle.

£10 a ticket

We will be running a raffle for a Brand New 2022 Starboard 10'8 x 33 I Go Zen Inflatable Paddle Board Package.


Tickets will ONLY be available to purchase on the days of the event with

the prize draw happening at 2pm on Sunday 1st of May in the Starboard Tent at the event.

All profits from the raffle will be donated to our local RNLI station Lymington.

There is no limit on how many tickets you may purchase during the event.

Help raise money for a fantastic local charity and get a new board for 2022!

Stand Up Paddle Board Racing


Saturday 9:00am


We will be running a SUP race from Keyhaven Quay finishing at Hurst Castle.

The course will be finalised by email the night before as the course will depend on weather conditions

and confirmed at the briefing at 9am on the day.

  The race distance will be confirmed on the email, this could range from 2.5 -6 km

We will be running 4 classes:

Womens 12ft and under - Mens 12ft and under - Womens 12'6ft and over - Mens 12'6 and over 

Race course will vary depending on your class.

There will be safety cover on the water.

You will need your own board and equipment. You will be required to be at the briefing

at Keyhaven Quay for 9am for a 9:15am start.

Spaces will be capped at 40 in total spread between the classes.

Everyone's welcome!

Entry will include launching fee's from Keyhaven

There will be prizes for the top 3 in each class awarded after the race at the main Starboard Tent.

To enter please click here

Stand Up Paddle Boarding at Hurst Castle

30 minute Taster's

 £10 per person

For beginner paddlers getting up on a board for the first time

All under 18's must have a parent on the water taking part with them during the session.

The youngest we recommend for paddling on there own is 8 years old.

April 30th Sessions

10:30am - 11:15am - 12pm - 1pm

       May 1st Sessions        

10:30am - 11:15am - 12pm - 1pm

All sessions are pre-book in advance by clicking here

Step Back Turning a Race SUP

30 minutes Improver Clinics

£10 per person

For paddlers looking at working on improving set paddling skills

Adult ONLY sessions

These can be done on your own board or on a demo model.

April 30th Sessions

11:30am - Reverse Paddle Turns 

12:15pm - Step Back Turns

1:15pm - Towing & Rescues

May 1st Sessions 

10:45am - Efficient Forward Paddling

11:30am - Reverse Paddle Turns

12:15pm - Step Back Turns

1:15pm - Towing & Rescues

All sessions are pre-book in advance by clicking here

Reverse Paddle Turn Round a Buoy with a SUP

Time Trial Challenge

£2.50 per person

Why not compete against friends and family on a time trial challenge!

Who can complete our slalom course the fastest? 

Sign up on the day  the fastest time over the weekend wins a prize!

Family Mega SUP Board

Family Mega Board

£5 per person for 30 min

(minimum of 3 per booking)

Want to get the whole family on the water?

Why not try out the Starship! up to 6 people on 1 board!

You will need to have at least 2 people on the board who have paddled before.

All under 18's must be accompanied on the water and be wearing a buoyancy aid.

4 time slots available per day

11am - 11:45am - 12:30 - 1:30pm

Pre book by clicking here