Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Hire
Explore, discover and enjoy the creeks and coves around Combe Martin bay on your own kayak or stand up paddle board. Sea kayaking in Combe Martin has become one of the must thing to do whilst on holiday in Devon. Combe Martin bay is perfect for kayaking and stand up paddle boarding for all levels. There is around 3km of coastline to safely paddle, along with having one of the most beautiful and scenic coastlines in the South West, best viewed from the sea. There is also plenty of wildlife to spot... fulmars, oyster catchers, peregrine falcons, seals, porpoise and dolphins can be often seen here. For the more adventurous and experienced paddler there is even more to explore... get in contact to find out more.
We use sit-on-top type kayaks which are very stable and easy to use. They are new at the start of every season and are fitted with luxury seats for your ultimate comfort and best experience. We have a range of sizes to suit all paddler weights, sizes and abilities. Cockpit kayaks are available to experienced kayakers only. We are the only company operating from Combe Martin that have fully qualified kayak instructors for your ultimate safety and best advice.
Stand up paddle boards - SUP's
We have a rage of SUP's to suit all sizes from small hard (soft top) boards for children, small adults or advanced paddlers to very large inflatable paddle boards for the larger person, beginners or the novice. We also have the "Explorer" suitable for up to 4 paddlers and the "Super Tanker" which will take up to 10 people. We are the only company in Combe Martin with qualified and experienced SUP instructors.
Hassle Free Expert Service...
OSKC Watersports centre is ideally located just 50m from Combe Martin beach, your kayaks / paddle boards will be either on the beach waiting for you or taken to the waters edge for you. We have full changing, shower and toilet facilities at our centre so just bring what you need. Once changed and kitted up you will be taken to the beach, given a short briefing on safety and the best areas to paddle. We are the only company operating in Combe Martin that: is licensed by AALA, that have qualified instructors for kayak and stand up paddle board and with qualified sea kayak leaders (required for sea kayak tours) We have decades of unrivalled professional experience and expertise so be reassured, you are in the safest of hands at the OSKC.
The sea and weather can be very unpredictable and unforgiving, the Bristol Channel also boasts the second largest tidal range in the world!! It is very important that you receive the correct advise from people with relevant qualifications and experience!!
We are the most qualified and experienced company operating in Combe Martin by a long way...fact! Owner and head instructor (Vince) has lived in Combe Martin all his life, he served with HM Coastguard search and rescue service for 18 years - the last 9 as the full time manager and instructor for the North Devon and Somerset area and was based in Ilfracombe. He is also a qualified British Canoeing level 2 instructor and sea kayak leader along with being a qualified RYA yachtmaster. All staff members are first aid trained. For the best and safest kayaking and kayak / stand up paddle board hire, paddle with us at OSKC.