Guest Paddle Clinic with Starboard Paddler Evelyn O’Doherty

Sunday, July 9th at 9 AM – 11 AM

Develop your paddling technique with Starboard National Team Rider and Kialoa ambassador, Evelyn O’Doherty!

In this 2-hour clinic, we will spend 20 minutes on land discussing essential points of paddle stroke technique, including building a strong frame, paddle entry, power phase and release. After an on-land warm up, we will head to the water for individualized instruction from Evelyn who will analyze each participant’s stroke and offer skills and drills in order to develop them. We will discuss the safety aspects of paddleboarding and learn how to control your board in high winds paddle back to land safely. Full of laughter, learning, and fun, Evelyn’s enthusiasm for paddling will leave you laughing, inspired and confident in your skills on the water.

Evelyn O’Doherty is a Starboard National Team Rider and Kialoa ambassador from East Hampton NY. She offers progressive paddle clinics throughout the North East every summer and, in winter, hosts multiple stand up paddle & yoga retreats around the world. She is a nationally ranked SUP racer who has spent numerous hours on the water perfecting her stroke to compete against elite racers across the country.Her skill as a waterwoman, teacher, and yoga instructor will help you grow in your confidence and performance on the water. You can find out more about her & her upcoming retreats at