BSUPA event round up

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Last weekend, Extreme Academy hosted the fifth British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) National Championships at Watergate Bay.

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy, In the bay and tagged , , , , on October 8, 2013


Reasons to come to Cornwall in autumn

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Cornwall is a great place to visit in Autumn. From food festivals to music festivals, surf competitions to heritage open days, there is so much going on. Here are more than ten reasons to come to Cornwall this autumn, which will you be going to?

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , , on October 1, 2013


BSUPA National Championships

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Hosted by Extreme Academy the fifth British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) National Championships will take place over the weekend of 4th to 6th October at Watergate Bay. Britain’s best stand up paddleboarders will head for the waves to compete for the title of National SUP Wave Champion. Stand up paddle boarding is the oldest […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy, In the bay and tagged , , , , on September 13, 2013


Thundercat World Championships at Watergate Bay

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Thundercat racers from around the globe will be competing for the title of world champion at Watergate Bay From Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th October. Extreme Academy will be hosting the biggest international Thundercat Racing World Championships to date with Elite racers from 12 countries including UK, Canada, South Africa, Russia, Germany, Sweden and Norway […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , , on September 12, 2013


#ElectricBeach Competition

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How would you like to win yourself two tickets to the Electric Beach Festival at Watergate Bay? On Saturday 31st August Soul II Soul will be headlining as the sun goes down over Watergate Bay. Other acts, including Zion Train, Swiss Lips, Martin Harley and Hot D’Jour will be taking to the stage throughout the […]

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This entry was posted in Events and tagged , , , , on August 12, 2013


Electric Beach 2013

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On 31st August 2013 Electric Beach Festival returns to Watergate Bay with legendary Soul II Soul headlining alongside acts such as Zion Train, Swiss Lips and Martin Harley. Thousands of sun, sea and music worshipers are expected to flock to the beach for one of ‘the best beach parties of all time’. Listen to our […]

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Sandball at Watergate Bay: tournament review

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On July 27th Newquay Handball Club hosted Cornwall’s first ever handball, or Sandball, tournament at Watergate Bay and what a day it was. Four teams competed to become Sandball champions! Each stage of the tournament proved to be hard fought, with each team giving it their all until the very last minute to move onto […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on August 6, 2013


Boardmasters 2013 – Beach Sessions

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It’s only three weeks until Boardmasters Festival returns to Fistral and Watergate Bay, and we can’t wait! The main stage line up, at Watergate Bay, is better than ever with The Vaccines, Basement Jaxx and Brit award winning Ben Howard headlining across the weekend. Whilst over at Fistral the ‘Marley Presents Beach Sessions’ lineup is […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , on July 17, 2013


Sunset SUP

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Stand-up paddlesurf is the oldest form of surfing and the lastest craze to hit our shores. Paddles are used to propel the board on flat water as well as to turn and control the board when riding waves.This week we are taking advantage of the flat, still waters and running sunset SUP lessons with the […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on July 15, 2013


Sandball at Watergate Bay 27th July

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Beach handball, or Sandball, is a fast paced, small sided game that rewards showboating. Showboating? Yep, if a team scores a goal that is deemed to be impressive or extravagant, then they win two points instead of one. The same goes if the goalkeeper scores. The team handball game of today was formed by the […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , on July 11, 2013