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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Learning how to kitesurf in Lancing

Lancing Kitesurf School

Ran by a professional team of International Kitesurf Organis...
SUP paddleboards on Goring-on-sea beach

Glo-wellbeing

Dedicated in providing an unforgettable experience in SUP (s...
Black and white image of a kite boarder on the sea in West Sussex

Get Kiteboarding

Get kiteboarding is a kitesurfing and paddleboarding school ...
A group of paddleboarders in the river

TJ Boardhire

TJ Boardhire is all about getting people out on the water an...
Sussex Water Sports list of lessons

Sussex Watersports

Wakeboarding, waterskiing and knee boarding adds a touch of ...
Arun Divers posing on boat

Arun Divers

For those with some diving experience the West Sussex coast ...
SUP paddlleboarders out in the water holding ores above their heads

SUP & Soul

SUP & Soul offers clients water-based wellbeing experien...

The Kite, Surf and Sup Co.

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

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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