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The Salty Paddle is located in St. Augustine, FL and offers a variety of Stand Up Paddleboard experiences for all levels; including lessons, sightseeing tours, private events, SUP Yoga, fitness classes and board rentals.  David and Madelin Lepri, launched their family business along with their two sons, Justin and Derek, and their very own Salty Dog Bailey.  After relocating from the Northeast to the Ponte Vedra area they are happily rooted in the North Florida community.

Looking for things to do in St. Augustine?  Come experience the Salt Life, with The Salty Paddle.  Our certified SUP instructors will guide you through your Paddle Board experience.  We specialize in gatherings such as anniversaries, engagement, bridal and birthday parties, corporate team building, fund raising and other special events in the Jacksonville area.  We also offer Paddle Board tours where encounters with dolphins, sea turtles, and majestic manatees are common place.

Our Paddleboard Yoga classes are a local favorite.  Saint Augustine ‘s beautiful waterways provide us with the perfect surroundings for a peaceful & invigorating yoga practice!  Retreat to one of our SUP yoga classes for the ultimate balance of peace and serenity.  Not local?  We’re Mobile!  We travel in our custom retro VW inspired trailer to the Florida Springs, Palm Coast, Ponte Vedra and the greater Jacksonville area.



 “We quickly fell in love and felt at home with St. Augustine’s old city charm, the salty air, beautiful landscapes and the amazing people.”  – Dave


Mady has become a staple in the St. Augustine fitness community, teaching classes both on and off the water.  Mady’s accomplishments include; Group Exercise Fitness Instructor, Certified H2yo SUP Yoga Instructor, ACA SUP Instructor, Certified Yoga Teacher, Certified Pilates Instructor and Certified Core & Functional Fitness Instructor.

The Salty Paddle was born from my passion to unite SUP, yoga, and an overall fitness & wellness lifestyle with Nature’s outdoor elements and my family’s love for the water.” – Mady


To Promote a Healthy, Clean & Green Lifestyle Through Elevating The Awareness of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP).

To grow the SUP community by connecting people of every skill level with a superior SUP experience, in a safe and  fun environment. 

To provide legendary service, blending our expertise in SUP within the tranquil setting of beautiful St. Augustine.  

Contact The Salty Paddle

All email inquiries are read and replied to within 24 hours. We know your time is valuable, and we promise to be as responsive as possible. Alternatively, call us on 1-904-615-6239.