Josh and Dom crowned Legends

Josh and Dom crowned Legends

All hail our very own Josh Coombes from Extreme Academy, as he takes joint title of Legend of the Bay 2015 alongside reigning champ Dom Moore in challenging conditions.

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy, In the bay and tagged , , , , , on April 21, 2015


The alternative guide to swimming in Cornwall

The alternative guide to swimming in Cornwall

When our hotel’s general manager Mark mentioned he stumbled across (not into) the Victorian swimming pool at Lanydrock, it got us thinking about the great alternative swimming spots on our doorstep…

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , on April 19, 2015


Somersault Festival – 23-27 July 2015

Somersault Festival – 23-27 July 2015

Brought to you by the team behind Wilderness, Somersault is a new festival with a vision beyond the music. It’s about stripped back happiness and outdoor bliss.

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , on April 17, 2015


Our new uniform from Joules

Our new uniform from Joules

We’ve got together with the team at Joules to create our very own ‘surfer dude’ shirt which the team in The Living Space will be wearing this spring as their uniform.

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This entry was posted in In the bay and tagged , , , on April 13, 2015


English National Surfing Champs 2015

English National Surfing Champs 2015

Bring on the waves and the action. The UK’s top surfers will gather at Watergate Bay on the Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 2 to Monday 4 May to compete for national titles.

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , on April 8, 2015


The world’s best surf breaks

The world’s best surf breaks

The Extreme Academy team share their world best surf breaks – aside from Watergate Bay, of course.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on April 7, 2015


Cornwall’s best music festivals 2015

Cornwall’s best music festivals 2015

In the summer, it seems that Cornwall hosts a different festival almost every weekend. There’s something for everyone and all tastes of music, including Boardmasters, Eden Sessions and small up-and-coming events. Which are you going to this year?

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Josh Coombes: Legend of the Bay – 27/28 April 2015

Josh Coombes: Legend of the Bay – 27/28 April 2015

One of the UK’s most unique sports events ‘Legend of the Bay’ returns to Watergate Bay for its second year on 18 & 19 April 2015 – a multidisciplinary competition combining stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) and kitesurfing. Our very own instructor Josh Coombes from The Extreme Academy will be entering once more, aiming give competitors a run for their money.

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on March 31, 2015


Five reasons to stay in… May

Five reasons to stay in… May

May ushers in the start of summer in Cornwall, and the events calendar really starts to get packed out. From action-packed sports events at Watergate Bay, to traditional town gatherings, top music acts and literary festivals, it’s all happening.

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This entry was posted in Out & about, What's On and tagged , on March 30, 2015


The UK’s best surf breaks

The UK’s best surf breaks

There’s no doubt the Extreme Academy team are complete surfaholics. So who best to ask to find out about their favourite surf breaks in the UK?

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Get fit and tagged , , on March 25, 2015