About us

Welcome to the Kahula SUP Center Basel

Our goal is to establish water sports in Switzerland. We are specialized in Stand Up Paddle, as the Rhine and the Birsköpfli offer a great environment to the development of this sport.

We offer SUP courses for both Beginners as well as for Advanced to, and SUP Yoga Courses And Foiling.

With us you can also book a team event,your private tour or your own personal course / tour.

In addition, we advise you competently when purchasing a Stand Up Paddle Board from our online shop.

Kahula SUP Team

Johann Pasqualini

(owner and founder of the SUP Center)

He is a qualified Stand Up Paddle Instructor SKV/SWAV (Swiss Canoe Association / Swiss Windsurf Training Association) and has also completed the RYT 200H Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh (India). Yoga Lehrer Training absolviert.
He developed his passion for board and water sports at a young age, through surfing, bodysurfing, skateboarding & cliffjumping. He was able to do this in countries such as Maldives, India, Italy, Brazil, Morocco, France, Portugal etc… Practice and live out to the fullest.
As a native Brazilian and passionate dancer, he has also been teaching the Forró pair dance for years.
He chose the name “Kahula”, whose Hawaiian meaning is “dancing”, for the center because it best describes his passions in one word. The Hawaiian spirit as the “cradle of surfing” and dancing, which is not only a hobby but a part of his life.