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

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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 group of children jumping into the water at the Adur Centre in Sussex

Adur Centre

Located on the banks of River Adur, the Adur Centre is an ou...
Kitesurfer in the sea at Littlehampton

LOOP Watersports

Coming May 2021, LOOP Watersports is a local built waterspor...
Shoreham Rowing Club

Shoreham Rowing Club

Rowing conditions around Shoreham are suitable for beginners...
Sussex Water Sports list of lessons

Sussex Watersports

Wakeboarding, waterskiing and knee boarding adds a touch of ...
Brighton Kitesurf SUP Academy teaching SUP yoga to a group on the water

Brighton Kitesurf & Sup Academy

Equipped with over eight thousand hours of teaching experien...
Black and white image of a kite boarder on the sea in West Sussex

Get Kiteboarding

Get kiteboarding is a kitesurfing and paddleboarding school ...
Group kayaking on a river with Hatt Adventures

Hatt Adventures

Hatt Adventures provide fun and exciting experiences in the ...

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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