THE shack SURF & paddleboard shop



Beachside boards, gear, rentals, and paddle tours - all located on gorgeous Pirates Cove in Rye, NH.

Just south of Wallis Sands beach, The Shack Surf & Paddleboard Shop has everything you need to ride the water - wavy or flat. Surf and SUP boards, paddles, PFDs, and wetsuits, plus t-shirts, bathing suits, board shorts and all the gear you need for a day at the beach. 

Rent a board and take it across the street to Pirates Cove beach for a fun day on the waves, or book a paddleboard tour and we'll show you the back channels and waterways of New Castle and Portsmouth Harbor.



(603) 610-7873


1191 Ocean Boulevard
Rye, NH 03870


M-Su 9am–6pm
Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day weekend


Come on down and we'll gear you up! We have surf and SUP boards of all shapes and sizes for all abilities, plus paddles, PFDs and wetsuits for those chillier days. You'll also find everything you need to enjoy a day at the beach -- sunglasses, hats, sunblock, towels, beach chairs, umbrellas, bathing suits and board shorts, plus t-shirts, sweatshirts and much more!

All sales final. No refunds or exchanges unless agreed upon by the owner.


Want to add even more fun to a day at the beach? Rent one of our paddleboards and ride the waves across the street on the beach at Pirates Cove! Board rentals include paddle and leash. 

  • 2-hour rental - $30 ($5 each add'l hour)
  • 1/2-day rental - $40
  • Full day rental - $50

We've teamed up with our friends at The Wandering Paddler to offer paddleboard tours around the back channels of New Castle and Portsmouth Harbor. Keep your eyes peeled - we often see eagles, cormorants, osprey, seals and other seacoast wildlife while we're paddling!

Standard 2-hour tour - $40 per person ($10 each add'l hour).
All tours depart from the boat launch either at Odiorne Point or Peirce Island in Portsmouth - tides, conditions, weather depending. Brief lesson plus board, paddle, leash & PFD included.


Our home at the beach can be your home too!
A Shack Beach Club membership is loaded with benefits - unlimited rentals, free parking, and use of our grill and outdoor shower! Bring your friends, BYOB, grill up some summer food, and enjoy our sitting area after a day at the beach.



Your membership gets you:

  • 1/2 price rentals on paddleboards, surfboards & wetsuits
  • Free parking (1 vehicle) behind The Shack
  • Use of the BBQ grill, sitting area & outdoor shower (bring your friends and BYOB!)
  • Good all season! (Memorial Day through Labor Day, fee covers one season, rentals & parking apply only to membership holder)
  • $200 per person


Become a member and hang out with a bunch of super cool folks who love to paddleboard! In addition to getting SUP discounts at some local businesses (including ours!), you can join in on their year-round meets ups, community paddles, and special events like The IOS Invitational. Their mission is to create a close knit community of individuals who help advance the sport of paddleboarding while taking care of our local waterways.