SCHOOLS, DEALERS & SHOPS
Cloudbase has been operating in the local area since 2009 and is now a paragliding school, dealer, servicer as well as a microlight school too. Lee Bligh (Chief Flying Instructor) is also the club's chief coach and should you choose to learn with him, you are all but guaranteed to come out a safe pilot with the skills necessary to progress in the sport. His hills are easily reachable from throughout the Thames Valley and beyond. Lee has access to sites in the Pewsey vale and West Berkshire.
EP, CP training, Pilot exam training, Reserve repacks, Advanced Pilot exam training, SIV and international trips, dealer for 777.
Flow paragliders have gained an impressive reputation in a very short space of time, the XCRacer is competitive with the Zeno and the Fusion is right at the top of the C category in performance, but with relatively mellow handling. If you want to try or buy one the dealer for the south of England is Bruce Zaayman 07983345203
Flybubble is one of the biggest retailers of paragliding kit in the UK and the team there will do everything they can to find whatever it is your are looking for. Ably Run by Carlo (former British Champion paraglider pilot) and his partner Nancy. Also have a good range of second hand stock.
Swing is a German brand that has been around for over 20 years and the inventors of the RAST system that helps to keep air in the rear half of the wing should it collapse, making them incredibly resistant to full collapses and many would say far safer as a result. Richard Barber (comps officer for the Thames Valley) is the dealer for them in the South of England and can be reached on 07860103003.
The loft Workshop
Specialist repair/service centre for paragliders with well organised couriers to get your kit to them and back again.
Retailer and importer for multiple Brands including Gin.