Surf & SUP Hire Cornwall

We have a great range of quality surf equipment available from our beach base at Praa Sands. Choose from surfboards, paddle boards, advanced bodyboards, handplanes and full length wetsuits to hire.

We are open daily 9am – 6pm July – September from the top of the main car park. Outside these months or if you want to take the equipment with you for your stay please fill in the below enquiry form.


Our Equipment To Hire

Surfboard Hire

New for 2019. We have range of soft & hard surfboards to suit all ages and abilities. Ranging from 5ft - 9ft.

  • 2hrs - £10
  • 1 Day - £15

SUP / Paddle board Hire

Brand New for 2019.
Our BIC Inflatable 11ft Stand Up Paddleboard (ISUP). Explore the rugged Cornish coastline on this stable high quality ISUP. Alternatively you can hire the ISUP in it’s deflated form and take it away with your during your holiday to Cornwall.

  • 2hrs - £20
  • 1 Day - £30

Wetsuit Hire

Our range of high quality wetsuits are both flexible and warm ensuring your water experience is as enjoyable as possible.

  • 2hrs - £5
  • Day - £10

Advanced Bodyboard Hire

New for 2019 are our advanced bodyboard selection. Sizes for both children and adults, the Science bodyboards are top of the range and will transform your bodyboarding experience. Bodyboard fins also included

  • 2hrs - £10
  • Day - £15

Interested in hiring an item? Enquire or check our FAQs below!

Date required:


Global Boarders Surf Co. Cornwall (Office)
2 Trevelyan Close
TR20 9JA

Gwithian Surf School & Hire

Sunset Surf Cafe,
10 Gwithian Towans,
TR27 5BT

Praa Sands Surf School & Hire

Praa Sands Beach Car Park,
Castle Drive,
Praa Sands,
TR20 9TQ


Equipment Hire FAQs

Do I need to leave a deposit?

Yes we require a photo ID (Driving Licence / Passport) or Bank Card. These items will be stored securely and handed back to you when the equipment is returned.

Can we SUP to different beaches

No due to lifeguard / safety reasons

Is Praa Sands lifeguard patrolled

Yes from May until the end of September 10am – 6pm

Can we hire equipment overnight

Yes please either contact us before your proffered hire days to arrange.

Can you drop off pre booked hire equipment to our holiday accommodation

Yes this is possible for longer rentals (more than 1 day) please contact us direct for a quote

Can I swap a surfboard for a bodyboard or vice versa during the hire period

Yes this is possible depending on our equipment availability. Simply bring your surfboard / bodyboard back to the hire station and we’ll swap it.

What's the quality like of your hire wetsuits

All of our wetsuits are made by the wetsuit specialists XCEL. The wetsuits are made from an extra stretchy neoprene and are spring / autumn thickness (4mm) to ensure the most enjoyable water experience

What types of surfboards do you have

We have a wide range of surfboards to suit all ages, sizes and abilities. From 5ft boards perfect for 6-8 year olds to safely handle to nice soft and stable 7ft – 9ft boards for adults. We use 3 of the top companies for our hire boards in Swell, Softtech & Ocean & Earth.

What makes a Bodyboard Advanced

Our selection of Advanced Bodyboards include comfortable spring cord leashes, channel bottom design for extra speed and control and bodyboard fins.