SUP SKILLS (level2)

QAR QAR180.00
  • Duration: 90 Minutes
  • Product code: Advanced SUP L2

THE OCEAN IS OUR PLAYGROUND


Get fit, explore more, play with waves and the wind, understand your limits, progress safely. Go fast and strong and far only when you're ready, when the foundations are strong. 

In this intermediate session we train together to prepare you.  

Your body gets stronger, skills more focused and fluid. 

You start to understand more about the ocean, how to read it, respect it.


 LEVEL:BASICS+


Intermediate skills include:

- open water paddling

- new turning techniques (pivot turn),

- buoy turn,

- Kahi stroke,

- riding bumps basics - upwind-downwind skills up to 15knots,

- SUP surf basics 

- racing basics,

- endurance paddling,

- how to go faster

- know how to choose your gear 


Only Blue Pearl trains watermen & women in Qatar and gives you these BLUE PEARL add-ons as our commitment to a healthy-outdoor lifestyle. 


Tips & information on:

- mobility, flexibility through Yoga,

- watersport nutrition what to and not to

- paddle fitness

- assisting buddies for water safety  


Covid19 guidelines:

 ·      Online bookings only. All communication via email including cancellation requests and updates.

·      Show your Green status Ehteraz app on arrival. If sick please stay at home

·      Wear a mask on arrival, during safety briefing and once off the water. 

·      Arrive 15 minutes early to enable preparation for session. Late arrivals will not be able to join the session.

·      Physical distancing of 2 meters at all times. Please follow the instructions of our staff at all times and follow the markings inside the base.

·      Booking with children: As per our policies during September 2020 bookings with children 10-14 years old can be made into SUP Basics sessions with accompanying parents with valid booking. We hope to go ahead with the programs for younger children soon; we can only do this once the circumstances enable us to, we follow government and Ministry of Education advisory and actions in this regard.

·      Bring your own hydration we unfortunately cannot provide water refill at this time. 1,5 liters per person recommended for one session

·      No special rates, discounts applicable or sale of Loyalty Cards until further notice. Due to our operations having been closed for the last 3 months following local regulations and Blue Pearl setting up and adhering to the newly set safety standards (such as smaller group sizes); to enable us to continue operating at the usual high safety and instruction level.

 

Details of your session

·       Safety:  Blue Pearl provides all gear for participants in accordance with International safety standards. Including lights, buoyancy aids and International standard instructor to group ratio for a safe, professional touring experience.

·       Prerequisite: swimming ability of 50 meters

·       Capacity:  8 participants per instructor as per international safety standards, all SUP & safety gear provided (solid SUPs and adjustable paddles)

·       Recommended age group:  adults 

·       Photography: Blue Pearl does not commit to taking photographs in the sessions, our main concern and focus are your safety and enjoyment of the outdoors. 

·       Location:  Blue Pearl base in Porto Arabia, Marina Gate 22, The Pearl-Qatar. Free parking in the retail parking of La Croisette 22-23 just outside our marina gate.

·       How to prepare:  Please wear appropriate gear for cultural considerations. Swimming gear, t-shirt/rashguard and shorts. Be prepared with a cap, sunblock and water for hydration, change of dry clothes. 

·       Payment: exact cash payment, or bank transfer 3 days before the session 

·       Group bookings: see below

 

Booking & Cancellation policy

 

All bookings are to be made online at www.bluepearlexperience.com, we do not process bookings via messages, or phone calls. The booking system enables you to search availability and make bookings 24/7.

All communication including session updates rescheduling, cancellations are via email. Please keep an eye on your emails for updates!

 

BOOKING PROCESS

When booking you will receive an automated PENDING status email. 

We will CONFIRM the go ahead up to 24 hours before your session, however on rare occasions the confirmation can be 12 hours before the session due to weather and unforeseen circumstances effecting the scheduled sessions.

Blue Pearl reserves the right to reschedule your session in case of 1./ unsafe weather conditions or in the case of 2./ insufficient number of bookings for the session to go ahead (minimum 3 bookings required for a session to go ahead). 

Our team will communicate the postponement of the session & possible reschedule timings with you via email. 

 

Private Group Bookings 

- send your inquiry to hello@bluepearlexperience.com and we will advise of details based on availability

- full upfront payment up to 48 hours before the session in cash or by bank transfer is required to confirm your booking

- minimum order for Private group bookings is 6 people on weekdays, 8 people on weekends.

- cancellation via email to hello@bluepearlexperience.comup to 48 hours before the session are eligible for full refund

- cancellation via email to hello@bluepearlexperience.comup to 24 hours before the session are eligible to 50% refund

- cancellation within 24 hours of the session via email and no-shows on the day are fully chargeable and non-refundable

- in the case of unsafe weather conditions our team will reschedule the session with you to a suitable timing 

 

 

Group Bookings into scheduled group sessions 

- book your group through our online booking system

- for groups from 3 people full upfront payment is required in cash or by bank transfer up to 24 hours before your session. Your spots are confirmed once payment is settled. 

- our team will contact you via email for the upfront payment

- cancellations can be made via email to hello@bluepearlexperience.comup to 24 hours before your session for full refund 

- cancellations within 24 hours of the session and no-shows are fully chargeable and non-refundable 

- in the case of unsafe weather conditions our team will reschedule the session with you to a suitable timing 

 

 

CANCELLATION of individual bookings into Scheduled Group Sessions 

We recognise that the majority of those who cancel do out of necessity. To allow all in the community to enjoy the sessions even with limited group sizes please note the below policy to enable the transfer of spots to other clients in case of cancellations.

Cancellations - contact Blue Pearl of your cancellation request up to 12 hours before the session, by replying to the booking email received from the system. This will enable us to transfer spots to those potentially on the waiting list and to plan our instructor to client ratios and equipment need for the session.

No-shows - full fees of your no-show session will be charged to the next session's fees.