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Watersports

With long stretches of stunning beaches, peaceful canals and an abundance of coastal nature reserves, there really is no better place to try your hand at watersports than West Sussex! Spend the day immersed in the most picturesque locations whilst staying active in the West Sussex sun. Whether you’re looking to learn the basics, or you want to improve your skills in the water, our expert instructors will be with you every step of the way.

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Owner of Learn to kitesurf next to his van waiting for a lesson in Sussex

Learn To Kitesurf

Offering the safest, most enjoyable and exciting services to...
A flood of sail boats out on the ocean

Itchenor Sailing Club

The West Sussex coastline is simply stunning, with huge stre...
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Chichester Watersports

This 40-acre lake in Chichester is a major center for a wid...
Shoreham beach pebbles and sea with headland in the background

Shoreham Sailing Club

Located on Shoreham beach, Shoreham Sailing Club are a volun...
Three boats on the water at the Cobnor Acitivities Centre

Cobnor Activities Centre Trust

Cobnor Activities Centre Trust is an independent charity an...
Underwater diving with Mulberry Marine Experiences

Mulberry Marine Experiences

"We are passionate about our oceans and helping you engage a...
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K66 Boardriders

K66 Boardriders offers SUP lessons and taster sessions for t...
Kite surfing

The Kite, Surf and Sup Co.

Where better to learn to kitesurf than at a school establish...
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Arun Divers

For those with some diving experience the West Sussex coast ...
Learning how to sail with The Sail Boat Project

Sail Boat Project

Sail Boat Project provides a range of learning activities ba...
Children learning to surf in West Sussex

Natural Surf School

From lessons to surf related activities, Natural Surf School...
Man on Lancing beach preparing the kite for a kite surfing session with BN1 Kitesurfing

BN1 Kitesurfing

BN1 Kitesurfing is A BKSA recognised Kitesurfing School spec...
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LAR Watersports

Surrounded by nature reserves and wildlife Pagham has some l...
A river kayak in West Sussex

The Kayak Coach

A long (but not overly strenuous!) guided kayak trip in one ...
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Seal Bay Resort

Seal Bay Resort is a 300 acre holiday resort park in Selsey,...
Kitesurfer in the sea at Littlehampton

LOOP Watersports

LOOP Watersports is a local built watersports centre in Litt...

Watersports for all

From a gentle morning paddle board down the historic Chichester Basin Canal, to an exhilarating weekend kitesurfing at the renowned Lancing beach, there is a sport to suit all levels. Looking to mix up your day? With a wealth of historic sites, art galleries and award-winning food and drink spots also on offer across West Sussex, outdoor adventurers with an eye for the arts can shake it up with a cocktail of culture, nature and watersports.

Whether you’re catching the morning waves or the evening sunset, our many coastal towns will have you covered. Start planning today and rediscover your love for the outdoors.

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Get inspired

Get inspiration for your next trip with the help of our guides and itineraries. There is something for everyone in West Sussex.