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With two Long Island locations and one in Palm Harbor, Florida, Kostal Paddles has the East Coast covered when it comes to learning SUP and other Watersports.

Location

We have two locations on Long Island, New York, and one in Tampa Bay, Florda.  One New York location is in Port Washington, NY at Manorhaven Beach Park .

The other is located at Masone Beach Park in Island Park, NY.
Our Florida location is in Palm Harbor, Florida.

What board companies do you carry?

Our own brand, Kostal Paddle

What paddles do you carry?

Our own Kostal Paddles

Do you have Paddleboard Rentals?

Yes

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Do you offer lessons?

Yes

What other services do you provide?

We specialize in stand up paddle and kayak lessons, rental, tours and much, much more, including kiteboarding, surfing, and other various watersport lessons.

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On a scale of 1-10, how healthy is the sport?

10

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How likely will the sport continue to grow in this next year?

10

Where will we see the growth if any?

In our youth.

What kind of paddling settings and conditions are near your shop? Remember – we need all the details!! Make us want to paddle there!

All of our locations are well suited for maximum paddle time on awesome flat water for any beginner, intermediate , or advance paddler. Our locations are safe and protected from wind from most of the wind. We provide excellent and professional services and all of our instructors are certified in first aid and CPR.

What is it about paddling that gets you up in the morning? That gets you excited? We REALLY want to know!

Stand up paddling, to us, is everythin! It’s great for the mind, body, and soul. These are the reasons to wake up every morning and paddle!

Describe your local paddle community. When do you get together and what are they like?

Everyone is super enthusiastic and very up beat. We usually all get together with events that we provide or go to such as races or clinics and everyone has fun.

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Best piece of SUP advice you give to paddlers?

Just get out there and have fun always put a smile on your face.

What are your must-have accessories for every paddler?

Gopro, LifeProof case, inflatable pfd, and Camelbak.

Website: http://www.kostalpaddle.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kostalpaddle

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kostalpaddle

 

Lisa
Lisa is managing editor of PaddleMonster.com and is an avid paddler of all the things - including sup, SurfSki, outrigger canoe and prone, though she especially enjoys paddle surfing and downwinding. She is a former journalist with more than 30 years experience in print and broadcast journalism and in government communications. She is a six-time Chattajack finisher, racing both sup and OC2. When not paddling, she is an outdoor instructor.

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