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PHOTOS: Paddle Boarders Learn Their Lesson at New Suffolk Waterfront

A calm and beautiful Sunday morning was the perfect setting for paddle board lessons on Peconic Bay.

Paddle boarders of all ages and skill levels took advantage of the calm and beautiful day on Sunday morning for lessons from instructor Mary Scheerer of Paddle Diva off the in the bay.

Students stood up on their boards paddling past the Galley Ho down to an inlet across from Nassau Point.

“There was a lot of preparation I had no idea about — size of paddle in relation to body, a lesson how to paddleboard, life saving floatation belt,” said Patch photographer Connie Gillies. “We all had a great time.”

Check out this slide show from Connie.

paula didonato June 05, 2012 at 11:54 AM
How Wonderful! The Giving Room will be hosting weekly Stand UP Paddle Yoga outings in partnership with Paddle Diva all summer at the Waterfront in New Suffolk. Thursdays at 1230 with Jessica Bellofatto - Stand Up Paddle Yoga for all levels and regularly schedule Sundays with Paddle Diva guides. We are delighted to be in such a gorgeous spot!
Ted Webb June 05, 2012 at 12:07 PM
And don't forget the "Paddlesmaert" safety course for kayakers & canoers, presented by US Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors, June 19 and 21 at Peconic Recreation Center.
Deborah Kusa June 05, 2012 at 01:18 PM
Thanks Ted for the reminder...you must have noticed me out in Orient Harbor on my SUP (paddleboard) over the past couple of weeks. :) Great workout, I have left my kayak days behind...
Victoria Germaise June 06, 2012 at 11:28 AM
Double-0-Deb! You must come to New Suffolk with your paddleboard!!

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