The Watersports Academy in Poole offers a wide range of windsurfing courses along with high end equipment hire. We have an extensive range of Starboard boards and Tushingham sails to suit wave riders of all abilities. Our windsurfing lessons take place in the sheltered and waist-deep Poole Harbour, proven to be an excellent training ground for first-time and experienced windsurfers.
RYA Adult Courses (ages 16+)
RYA Youth Courses (8-15 years)
Youth Windsurf Club
£20 per person
Windsurf club runs every Saturday morning for children aged 8 to 15. Our aim at the Watersports Academy is to develop their passion for windsurfing from complete beginners to racing in regional and even world standard competitions.
Become a Youth Member for reduced prices, FREE club t-shirt, FREE social nights – and much more.
Windsurf Club starts from the beginning of April to the end of September with a new in-take every 2 months. Saturday mornings between 9.30am and 11.30am. Weather dependant.
If you’re new to windsurfing or want to brush up, our taster lessons are ideal for getting you out on the water. (Prices based on one person)
- One Hour | £30 (extra person £20)
Private Windsurf Lessons
Prefer 1-2-1 tuition this is for you. (Prices based on one person)
- One Hour | £40
- Two Hours | £70
Want to improve in certain areas with experienced instructors? (Prices based on one person)
- Two Hours | £70 (extra person £35)
- Beginner | £20 per hour Starboard Rio & Trainer Sail
- Intermediate | £25 per hour Starboard Rio & Battened Sail
- Advanced | £30 per hour Starboard Carve & Battened Sail
Play for longer, get 4 hours for the price of 3.
50% OFF if you hire only a board or a sail.
Windsurfing is best enjoyed together! Book with a friend, as a family or as a group and recieve £10 off per person. Or book with more than 10 people for 2 hours at the price of one.
RYA Youth Windsurfing Course
Wednesday & Thursday | 25th & 26th October
9:30am-4pm | 2 days | £110pp
This is a great introduction to windsurfing – learning all the basics plus having fun too! The course includes tacking, gybing, sailing around a course, understanding the wind, return to start and kit knowledge. (8-16yrs).
Wednesday & Thursday
25th & 26th October
2 days | £110pp
Call 01202 708283 for further details.