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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Shoreham beach pebbles and sea with headland in the background

Shoreham Sailing Club

Located on Shoreham beach, Shoreham Sailing Club are a volun...
Sussex Water Sports list of lessons

Sussex Watersports

Wakeboarding, waterskiing and knee boarding adds a touch of ...
A group of divers on the boat after diving for oysters

Oyster Diving

The UK's premier PADI Scuba Diving and Travel Centre, Oyster...
Kitesurfer in the sea at Littlehampton

LOOP Watersports

LOOP Watersports is a local built watersports centre in Litt...
Surfboards lined up on the grass at Sussex Surf School

Sussex Surf School

The Sussex Surf School specialise in paddle boarding, kayaki...
SUP paddlleboarders out in the water holding ores above their heads

SUP & Soul

SUP & Soul offers clients water-based wellbeing experien...
SUP paddleboards on Goring-on-sea beach

Glo-wellbeing

Dedicated in providing an unforgettable experience in SUP (s...
Kitesurfer in the water mid jump

Lancing Kitesurf Club

Lancing boasts one of the best kitesurfing spots in the UK 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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