Mark ‘Egor’ Harris: English National Surfing Championships

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A highlight of the UK surfing calendar will return to Watergate Bay on 4th-6th May when the 41st English National Surfing Championships takes place. Hosted by the Extreme Academy and sponsored by sun protection brand P20, the competition will attract the best surfers from across the country to compete for the English title in 14 […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , , , on April 26, 2013


Scone recipe for Polo on the Beach

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Scones will be served as part of the afternoon cream tea at the House Party VIP reception for Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach. If you can’t make it to polo this year you can still enjoy a proper Cornish cream tea by making your scones at home. Take a look at Neil Haydock’s recipe for […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Polo on the Beach, Recipes and tagged , , , , , on April 24, 2013


Polo on the Beach – 18th/19th May

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With only a few weeks to go until the seventh Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach we have created our very own polo blog with all the information you need to plan your weekend. Don’t miss the full line-up on Saturday 18th May and Sunday 19th May. There will be kitesurfing, Cossack horse displays, polo […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Polo on the Beach and tagged , , , , , on April 23, 2013


Josh Coombes: Legends of the Bay – 27th/28th April

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  Legends of the Bay is a brand new competition at Watergate Bay bringing together stand-up paddle boarders (SUP) and kitesurfers, and will be taking place on the weekend of 27th April and 28th April. It’s the first collaboration between the British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) and the British Kitesports Association (BKSA) and judging by the […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on April 18, 2013


Barefoot Running Clinic

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10/11/12/13 OCTOBER 2013 Have you ever fancied trying barefoot running? Or are you already a convert and would like to improve your technique? Then this is the break for you. The Barefoot Performance Academy active break is an extended weekend from Friday to Sunday where you will learn more about your body than ever before. Rollo […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Swim Club and tagged , , , on March 21, 2013


Extreme Academy 2013 Events Schedule

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Our 2013 events calendar is already packed with eleven action-fuelled spectacles from stand up paddleboarding to beach polo. Get your diary out and save the date for kitesurfing competitions, music festivals, polo matches, ThunderCat racing and endurance running. With so much to choose from, the dilemma is what to come and see? New: Legends of […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , on February 4, 2013


The BSUPA Nationals – what a success!

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Last weekend, the SUP world once again descended on Watergate Bay for the BSUPA Nationals. After a hugely successful weekend with standards going through the roof, the winners were announced: Men’s Open Surf Andre Le Geyt Women’s Open Surf Maria Buchanan Jnr Boy’s Surf Aaron Rowe Jnr Girl’s Surf Holly Basset Battle of the Paddle […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on October 16, 2012


Charity bike ride puts South West sustainable venues on the map

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Watergate Bay was one of ten top sustainable venues chosen as pits stops along a gruelling 200km bike ride through Devon and Cornwall this week. Three hospitality champions Mark Linehan, Managing Director, Sustainable Restaurant Association, Mike Mellor, Managing Director, Space Catering and Andy Cook, partners at Ease project management, the company who has be instrumental […]

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This entry was posted in Events and tagged , , on October 12, 2012


BSUPA National Championships

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The BSUPA National Championships return to Watergate Bay this weekend! Check out this video from last year’s event by Soup Creative. (Source: http://vimeo.com/)

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This entry was posted in Events, Videos and tagged , , on October 8, 2012


Peace One Day

Last Friday, we we’re celebrating Peace Day! Lots of you joined us on the beach to help create our very own Master Peace. The Plan? To create a message of peace out of 300 sandcastles! http://peaceoneday.org/welcome/ Here’s our finished master-peace…

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This entry was posted in Events, Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged , on September 24, 2012