This is a great place for those who are trying stand-up paddleboarding for the first time since it is in a cove of Newport Beach's Back Bay. There aren't any currents or boat traffic to deal with until you leave the cove. The price for rentals was reasonable - $20/hr. as of Aug. 2013. The staff were very friendly, relaxed, and helpful with instructions on getting started. We left our beach towels and flip-flops on the small sandy beach, and the staff didn't mind keeping an eye on our stuff. The only thing that was missing was a place to rinse off the salt water since I fell in a couple of times. But it wasn't big deal, and all in all, I would highly recommend this company to others.
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