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Address: Behind the West Pier | Dun Laoghaire, Dun Laoghaire County Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 280 4774
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Description: Aboveboard is an outdoor sports activity centre. We offer Beginner and...
Aboveboard is an outdoor sports activity centre. We offer Beginner and Improver classes in stand up paddle boarding (SUP), Kite Surfing and wake boarding. Our courses run all year round, sunrise to sunset. Instructors are BSUPA/IKO certified and the club is fully licensed and insured to teach all these activities. Classes are structured and taught in a safe controlled environment, to the highest International standards and can be booked individually or as a group, for parties or corporate events.We use only the most up to date equipment in the school and also offer rescue boat, changing room and toilet facilities, BBQ and viewing deck. Aboveboard is ideally located near the beach at Salthill and Dun Laoghaire DART stations and 7, 8, 46A bus routes.
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SUP lessons

Three of us (2 adults, one teenager) enjoyed a lovely Sunday getting a lesson off Ronan. Great teacher fun day. Highly recommended

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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London, England, United Kingdom
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Three of us (2 adults, one teenager) enjoyed a lovely Sunday getting a lesson off Ronan. Great teacher fun day. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I've gone on a number of SUP sessions with Aboveboard. Richard and Ronan really looked after me each time I've gone out. They want you to chill out and enjoy the session, and will make sure that you get to go with a group of people where you can chat and enjoy the scenery are you pale around. The club... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

So, I live on the Northside and this is where I usually SUP, this time I wanted a change, so decided to visit Aboveboard on a warm and sunny April evening. The location is very convenient, especially for those who care about the environment and prefer the use public transport as it is located within a walking distance (2-3 min)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Had a great day SUPing around the harbour with Ronan and a bunch of friends this morning. Great, helpful, attentive instruction and top-end equipment (and the occasional seal sighting). Highly, highly recommended. Will be back!

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

After missing out last year I gladly got out paddling with Ronan and friends this year.. The experience is great!! Has to be done to appreciate it. I recommend SUP !!!! Instruction is top notch, and straight shooting, if your doing it wrong Ronan will explain , sometimes as a voice a distance behind you hear a voice , and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Three of us booked in for a spontaneous SUP lesson the following night. We had a great time out with Ronan and enjoyed the sunset on the roof after, what a nice bonus! It's a great place and the staff are top notch. Highly recommended, we'll be back!

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County Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Highly recommend checking this place out!! I came here with friends and had an amazing time...aboveboard have a very friendly, helpful staff. from one trip there i would consider taking SUP up as a pastime, our instructor Brian was also very entertaining, he is down-to-earth and took time to make sure you got it right. loved this activity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Had an absolutely fantastic time stand-up paddleboarding through Aboveboard. The staff were welcoming, polite and friendly. Our instructor Brian was very knowledgable and skillful. We were blessed by beautiful weather which added that extra little touch. Aside from the above, the centre had a great selection of boards, paddles, wetsuits and booties. A much recommended activity through a much recommended... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I tried SUP with Aboveboard this weekend as a taster session as part of the Outdoor Tourism project with Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. It was a nice relaxing way to spend a Sunday morning, The instructor Ronan gave a very straightforward, clear practical demonstration (I was amazed how much everyone remembered as we got on the boards) and very quickly... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Thanks to a special programme, sponsored by DLR I was given a chance to do a taster course in Stand Up Paddle Boarding with Aboveboard. What an extraordinary experience to paddle board through the harbour in Dun Laoghaire. I'm not particularly good in water sports and was amazed at how quickly I learned how to navigate my way around the... More 

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