Salcombe Paddleboarding is a family business, founded in 2015 by Marcus Nolan. 

Marcus is a fully qualified ISA paddleboard instructor and a former professional surf lifeguard. He combines his dedication to safety with his love of paddleboarding in the place he calls home – the Salcombe Estuary.

Our mission is to give people of all ages and abilities an unforgettable day paddleboarding on the Salcombe Estuary.

We achieve this by offering;

  • expert tuition for all ages and abilities

  • world-class kit

  • the highest industry standards for instructor to pupil ratio 

  • hire facilities for experienced paddleboarders

  • guided explorations of the Salcombe Estuary

  • sharing our local knowledge and our love for this area of outstanding natural beauty 

  • our promise that you can paddleboard at all states of the tide, thanks to our unique and often sheltered position here on the Salcombe Estuary

  • a range of packages and prices, starting at £35 per person


Your safety is paramount to us

When you paddleboard with us, you know;

  • you will be taught by a fully qualified ISA paddleboard instructor 

  • we are Aquatic First Aid trained

  • we are CRB (DBS) checked. 

  • our safety boat is licenced by the Salcombe Harbour Authority.