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Southport Paddle and Sail

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Southport Paddle and Sail offers Standup Paddleboard lessons and excursions. We specialize in getting beginners paddling safely and with confidence while keeping it fun. For those with some paddling skill, we offer excursions to scenic creeks...more
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606 W West St, Southport, NC 28461-3850
+1 910-294-0601
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Owner Marybeth managed to work our outing in between the storms of early August. We went out with guides George and Eileen for a great paddle. Fun and well worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Took a lesson with my Dad while visiting family in Southport. Great location, great instructors, great experience!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kelsey J
MarybethM246, Owner at Southport Paddle and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thanks for the review Kelsey. It was fun paddling with you and your dad. You both did great!

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Two adults in our 40's, a 13 year old, and an 11 year old, none of us had ever really done any SUP-ing before. Captain Marybeth took us under her wing and patiently showed us how to stand up and navigate. She was particularly kind...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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MarybethM246, Owner at Southport Paddle and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Rhonda - thanks for the great review. It was fun paddling with your family. Sure was impressed with the tenacity of your 11 year old paddling against a stiff breeze!

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We took 5 teens to paddle board . 3 of them had zero experience. I cannot begin to describe how patient and understanding every instructor was with this group. Our girls had the time of their lives. Asking to go again and we will definitely...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Marybeth is a certified instructor and has been a boat Captain for many years. She is the perfect person to teach individuals, couples, or an entire family how to safely navigate the water currents, wind, and boat traffic, tailored to your skill level. Paddle boarding...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lauren N
MarybethM246, Owner at Southport Paddle and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thanks, Lauren, for your review covering so well why we insist on a lesson. While Standup Paddling looks and can be simple, learning efficient paddling techniches, proper stance on the board and how to deal with wind, tide, current, boat traffic and bottom hazards is...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Marybeth and crew provided us with a wonderful family experience! Five of us, ranging in ages from 10 to 51 and all with varied athletic experience/ability were all novices to paddling. Despite a bit of a stiff breeze, we were all up and mobile very...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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MarybethM246, Owner at Southport Paddle and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thanks for the great review! What fun it was paddling with y'all. Everyone, even the kids, did a wonderful job handling that wind!

Reviewed 24 September 2016

Marybeth and George make paddle boarding FUN! and easy, and you get a real sense of adventure, touring around the harbor area! Our paddle board group was pretty big but they have boards to accomodate all sizes and comfort level . They also have these...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Paddle boarding is a great workout, and with the instruction provided by Spencer and MaryBeth, we were able to achieve our goal to enjoy the water and scenery of the area at the same time. Had a really fun time!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Susan D
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our lessons with Spencer and Mary Beth! Excellent instruction for varied abilities. Catered the lesson to individual needs and very personable. Will definitely return when back in town!

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Wow! What a great time with Marybeth. She was patient and explained everything thoroughly. We learned so much. We laughed and had an amazing time. Can't wait to come to Southport Paddle and Sail again!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Kelsey F
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George R
21 June 2015|
Response from MarybethM246 | Property representative |
Hello, We are located at the Southport Marina at 606 W. West St. Southport, NC 28165 We are on their "Recreation" dock, "R" dock, which is to the left of the marina's boat ramp. SOUTHPORT PADDLE and SAIL is about a two... More