Watersports Activities in Poole Harbour

The Watersports Academy is Sandbanks’ premier centre for water-babies of all ages, skills and fearlessness. Our qualified instructors teach a wide range of activities. Plus with direct access to Poole Harbour’s shallow and sheltered waters, there’s no better place to learn, progress and conquer the water.

Become A Member

Member and Non-members welcome but if you become a member you just get more for your money.. 

Join for only £60 per year

 Free Taster Sessions Choose 3 sessions from: 2 hours Windsurfing 1 hour Paddle Boarding 2 hours Sailing 1/2 day Kids Club - Discounts on Activities - Discounts on Hire - Use of Changing Rooms & Hot Showers - Club T-shirt - Free Club Social Nights 

Call 01202 708 283 for further details.

  • Windsurfing

    Freestyle your way over the water’s surface by combining elements of sailing and surfing.

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  • Kitesurfing

    Harness the wind with a mix of wake boarding, windsurfing and paragliding.

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  • Wakeboarding & Waterskiing

    Skim along the surface pulled by our specially designed boats.

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  • Sailing

    Master the essential skills you need to helm a sailing boat with our RYA-qualified instructors.

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  • Yachting

    Voyage the historic Jurassic Coast on our luxury 44ft catamaran.

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  • Kayak

    Explore the tranquillity and natural beauty of Poole Harbour on your own kayak.

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  • Paddle Boarding

    Stand up and paddle your way yourself around the calm waters of Poole Harbour.

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  • Powerboating

    Blast your way down the coast or cruise the Harbour with up to 7 thrill seeker friends!

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  • Biking

    Sandbanks and the Isle of Purbeck are perfect for land-lovers on pedal adventures.

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