Poole
Poole Watersports
Dorset BH15
 
 

Poole’s lovely clean beaches and large harbour provide ample opportunity for a variety of water sports.

Beaches
Three miles (4.8 km) of safe, sandy beaches stretch along Poole Bay from the Sandbanks peninsular to Branksome Dene Chine at the border with Bournemouth.
 
Between May and September the beaches are patrolled by the RNLI Beach Rescue lifeguards.
 
These beaches are divided into four areas: Sandbanks, Shore Road, Canford Cliffs Chine and Branksome Chine.
 
Learn to surf
A purpose built surf school is based directly in front of Europe’s first artificial surfing reef on the award winning beaches of Boscombe, Bournemouth.
Website   +44 (0)1202 399 099
Website   Sorted Surf Shop    External Link
 
Poole Harbour Watersports
Learn to windsurf, kitsurfing or join a kayak safari
Telephone   +44 (0)1202 700 503
Website   Poole Harbour Watersports    External Link
 
Harbour Challenge Outdoor Education Centre
Full range of RYA sailing, power boating windsurfing and BCU kayaking lessons from taster sessions to full accredited courses for adults and children. They state that all ages are welcome - no experience needed.
 
Windproofs and buoyancy aids are provided for all lessons and hire. They have a wide variety of dinghies and kayaks for hire.
Website   +44 (0)1202 772 436
Website   Harbour Challenge    External Link
 
Rockley Watersports
Learn to sail.
Telephone   +44 (0)1202 677 272
Website   Rockley Watersports    External Link
 
Jetski Safaris
Learn to Jetski, wakeboard/waterski with RYA INSTRUCTORS. Novices through to experienced riders welcome
Website   +44 (0) 7803 620 650
Website   JetSki  Safaris    External Link
 
Diving & Fishing
Castaway Charters
Diving and Angling Charters.
Telephone   +44 (0)1202 749 122 
Website   Castaway Charters    External Link
 
Poole Sea Angling Centre
Ocean Blue Charters runs boat fishing trips. Rods and tackle may be hired. They also retail fishing tackle and bait.
Telephone   +44 (0)1202 676 597
Website   Poole Sea Angling Centre    External Link
 
Land-based Watersports
Poole Park adjacent to Poole Harbour and the town centre has a large lake where sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and rowing take place.
 
Rockley Watersports
Provide tuition and equipment.
Website   +44 (0)1202 677 272
Website   Rockley Watersports    External Link
 
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