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Region India

Upcoming WPA Instructor Courses

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Beginner and Class I Instructor Lessons/Certifications will be held in Himachal Pradesh starting the week of June 10th. Please email India@WorldPaddleAssociation.com for more details. Introduction to SUP is an excellent course for beginners to paddling, and the Class I Instructor certification will be provided for those with sufficient water knowledge and a desire to instruct others. Hope to see you ... Read More »

Beach Cleanup and Paddle Day

The Bay of Life Surf and SUP school has organized a beach cleanup for their home turf situated in Kovlam, Tamil Nadu. On the first two Saturday’s of March, students from the American International School in Chennai will come to the beach and collect trash. Unfortunately, infrastructure for dealing with trash in these areas is absent. What this means is ... Read More »

Results: India Surf Festival

  The second India Surf Festival hosted 2 races, a recreational race and an elite race. Over 20 participants raced in the recreational course, including Orissa’s first local female participant. The event was run in heats of four up river to a buoy and back for a beach finish with board and paddle. Participants came from Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, ... Read More »

SUP Clubs in the India Region

  Clubs throughout India are currently being updated so that interested paddlers have current information about where to learn how to paddle safely. Check out the clubs page!    To add your club to the list, send an email to indiaATworldpaddleassociationDOTcom Happy Paddling! Read More »

Welcome to India Region

  As the sport of Stand Up Paddling continues to grow around the world, the need for consistent and fair event judgement becomes apparent. Showing a healthy interest in the SUP scene, India has already hosted numerous surf and Stand Up Paddle specific events. The World Paddle Association is pleased to have a presence in India, and looks forward to ... Read More »