Chris Harvey and Lisa Pope are qualified enthusiastic BSUPA paddleboarding instructors and have experience instructing people from all walks of life, spanning ages from children to retired pensioners and are fully qualified in First Aid. Water sports are a routine part of their family lives and collectively they enjoy, sailing, surfing, paddleboarding, canoeing, kayaking and snorkelling. They have passion and drive to facilitate getting others onto the water to relax, switch off and de-stress.
Chris currently volunteers with “The Wave Project” charity, which provide surf sessions for children with a broad range of mental health issues and has witnessed first-hand the amazing benefits provided by immersive water sports.
Lisa experienced the trauma of living with a parent suffering from a mental health condition. She has a deep appreciation of the importance of providing activities for whole family participation in order to promote happiness and adhesion through difficult times.