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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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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...
LAR watersports shop front

LAR Watersports

Surrounded by nature reserves and wildlife Pagham has some l...
Group kayaking on a river with Hatt Adventures

Hatt Adventures

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

The Kite, Surf and Sup Co.

Where better to learn to kitesurf than at a school establish...
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...
Sussex Water Sports list of lessons

Sussex Watersports

Wakeboarding, waterskiing and knee boarding adds a touch of ...
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 people trying out SUP yoga on a river in Sussex

Moxie Unleashed

Have fun, learn & improve as you 'find your moxie' on &a...

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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