'Aboveboard' is a water sports adventure centre located in the heart of Dublin's south coast in Dun Laoghaire. The club offers kitesurfing and stand up paddle boarding lessons and rentals. Courses run from April to November, are fully certified and available to all ages and ability, 16 years and above. Classes can be booked individually or in small groups so as to maximise class participation and are structured by IKO / ASI International standards. The club supplies the most up to date equipment to teach on in the school. We also offer club rescue boat facilities and we are fully mobile, enabling us to transport students to the most suitable launch areas on the day
Stand up paddle boarding is the most pleasurable way to spend an afternoon or evening after work. SUP’ing is a sport that promotes balance, strength and general fitness using minimal equipment - long board, extendable paddle and buoyancy aid. Our class are sunrise to sun down and can be booked in groups of up to six people. It is a superb way to explore the coastline and get up close and personal with nature and all the while getting a great full core body work out.
Kitesurfing is an adventure surface water sport, using a leading inflatable edge kite to harnesses the power of the wind and propel the rider across the water on a small kite board. It is a sport with a growing community and interest, as it appeals to all kinds of sport’s enthusiasts, both young and old riders, making it a sport for everyone.
Our location at the back of the west pier, is the perfect location for learning or improving water based activities. The greater bay in front of the centre is a safe environment, ideal for start up lessons.
Aboveboard is ideally located near the beach at Salthill and Dun Laoghaire DART stations and 7, 8, 46A bus routes. Please contact Aboveboard through our website to arrange a course or lesson at www.aboveboard.ie