Activities & Courses

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Holiday Camps

Here at Portsmouth Watersports Centre our mission is to get youngsters outside and having fun! We provide several programmes for kids during the holidays. We’re sure they’ll have new experiences, meet new mates and build some great memories! Take a look at what we have to offer.

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Pay & Play

Pay & Pay is the hire facility at Portsmouth Watersports Centre. Come down and hire Sailing Dinghies, Kayaks, Windsurfers and Stand Up Paddle Boards for an affordable price.

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Instructor Courses

Portsmouth Watersports Centre is the ideal location to complete your instructor course. With an extensive range of equipment and an excellent location you will find everything you will need here at the centre to complete your course. Pre-entry assessments are compulsory for each course.

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Immerse yourself in Langstone Harbour where we offer courses that allow you to learn more about kayaking and canoeing as well as the opportunity to participate in themed tours throughout the year. Some of the tours we offer include wildlife and bird watching tours for nature lovers, Langstone maritime history tours for culture admirers, navigational planning and practice tours and general tours around the harbour. From the calm and steady paddle on placid waters, to the thrilling competitive sprint racing, kayaking and canoeing is an inclusive activity suitable for all.

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Powerboating

Beginner and experienced powerboaters can get involved with the powerboating courses we have available at the Portsmouth Watersports Centre. We welcome all abilities and are keen to get you progressing out on the water. Professional powerboating courses are essential if you wish to hire or take your own boat abroad. With a whole range of powerboats to practice your skills with, our centre is the ultimate location to complete the courses.

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Rowing

Rowing is a truly inclusive sport. It's fun, friendly and addictive, and it’s never been easier to have a go yourself! Portsmouth Watersports Centre has two sliding seat rowing boats for beginners of all ages. With each of our rowing course programmes running for 4 weeks, rowing is the perfect solution; whether you want to get fit and healthy or just enjoy the fresh air and make new friends. Why not book on one of our learn-to-row courses today?

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Sailing

Our welcoming instructors are on hand to ease you into the world of sailing! Whether you are a beginner or a well seasoned sailor, we have a course for you. We provide all of the equipment and clothing needed including; buoyancy aids, boats and instructors! All you need to bring with you is a change of clothing, a towel, and shoes you don’t mind getting wet! All of the courses we provide are conveniently available over a weekend period, six evening sessions, or 4 days.

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Shore Based Courses

We are delighted to offer a range of shore-based courses aimed at all abilities looking to further their knowledge in sailing and motor boating theory, as well as radio license, navigational, and seamanship courses. Our shore based sessions are an excellent opportunity to compliment practical experiences but are also ideal stand alone courses. Either way, you are guaranteed a worthwhile and rewarding course. Unravel the mysteries of navigation, pilotage, passage planning, and meteorology!

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding (S.U.P)

Cruise our harbour in style! Stand up Paddle Boarding (or SUP) is the watersport sweeping the globe! It’s the fastest growing watersport in the world right now and we’re not surprised why! SUP is great fun and can be as relaxed or competitive as you want it to be, with leisurely tours, races and even SUP surfing. Stand up Paddle Boarding not only gets you outdoors in a great environment, but it’s also a surprising workout and a great opportunity to increase core strength and fitness. We’re sure we have a SUP course to suit you, check out the courses and see what we have to offer:

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Team Building

It’s time to shake off your suits and ties, gather your colleagues and get to it in some of our many activities on offer! Our great value team building days out are ideal for colleagues, families and friends who are ready to feel inspired and work together. We all know that great teamwork makes for excellent results and what better way to get everyone moving than in a tailor made programme made to suit all of your needs. With a varied selection of water and land based activities to choose from we are certain we can create the perfect environment and activities for your team building day out!

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Windsurfing

Windsurfing here at the Portsmouth Watersports Centre is one of the most thrilling water sports on offer. Thanks to its unique location in Langstone Harbour, windsurfing can be enjoyed by everyone, from first-timers to seasoned windsurfers. We’re sure you’ll love it as much as we do, so come and give it a try!

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Youth Activity Weekend Courses

The weekends were made for fun and what better way to get some fresh, outdoor experiences than one of our youth activity weekend courses? The courses are designed to keep youngsters busy and interested, giving them worthwhile, hands on experiences out on the water. Our passionate and friendly staff welcome all abilities and will give expert tuition for all individuals to reach their potential. Safety is our priority and with every member of our team highly qualified and enthusiastic about their watersport, you’re sure to have a great weekend in and around our amazing harbour.

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Youth Clubs

Fun and safety are at the heart of our youth clubs, offering an energetic and educational setting for youngsters! Our youth clubs are designed to keep youngsters busy and interested, giving them worthwhile, hands on experiences out on the water. Our passionate and friendly staff welcome all abilities and will give expert tuition for all individuals to reach their potential. All of our courses are run to the standards of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority and all sailing courses follow the RYA Youth Scheme ensuring high quality experiences for all participants! Every member of our team is highly qualified and enthusiastic about their watersport, we aim to provide epic experiences in and around our amazing harbour.

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Beach Club

The Beach Club is a new facility situated oposite the Rose Garden on Eastney Beach. Here you can hire Stand Up Paddle Boards, Kayaks and Windsurf Kit. It is open to all abilities children must be acompanied to the beach by an adult.

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