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Sonya Brotherton and Steve Lynn

British Canoeing Open Water SUP Coaches and Coastal Leaders


Based in Hampshire, Core Flow began in 2018 when Steve  and Sonya  took a passion for water sports and Stand Up Paddling to a goal of qualifying to coach others.  

We are successful SUP racers with success in the GB National Sup Series and also Internationally

Sonya is also a BC Performance Coach Race SUP, Personal Trainer and Level 4 Strength and Conditioning Coach

We both attained BSUPA Level 1 in 2019 and then qualified as British Canoeing Open Water SUP coaches in 2020.


We are both British Canoeing Coastal Leaders so can also take you on some fantastic ocean tours.


Sonya is also a British Canoeing Performance Coach Race SUP, UKCC Level 3 Coach, Level 3 PT and Level 4 Strength and Conditioning Coach with  over 25 years of experience in coaching a range of Sports.


We are insured and both have our RYA Navigation, VHF Marine Radio License, Outdoor First Aid and Safeguarding.

We love to paddle, train for fitness, develop skills and race.  We also enjoy Surf SUP, SUP Polo, Whitewater SUP, Ocean Downwind, Touring and Exploring new locations.

Core Flow welcomes you to join us and enjoy some fun and activities on the water.

Whether you are a beginner or  looking for the perfect place to hone your skills, we provide individualised  lessons, rentals and coaches who share your passion.  Email us to enquire about your session now. We look forward to getting to know you!

See our page "Yardstrong" for details of Performance Personal Training and Strength & Conditioning in our unique gym.

SUP Surfing Hayling Island
Stand up paddling GB Sup Race
Stand Up Paddling Lessons Hayling Island

Thank you to GB SUP,  Supjunkie, SUPTOG,  Jade Rogers Photography  for their images

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