English National Surfing Championships 2014

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Last weekend, 3-5 May, the UK’s best surfers descended on Watergate Bay to compete for the title of English National Surfing Champion 2014. All the waves. All the Action. All the winners.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, In the bay and tagged , , , , on May 13, 2014


Harry, Josh and Mark

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Harry, Josh and Mark are three local gents who all have a passion for watersports, be it surfing or kitesurfing you’ll find these three in the surf.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , , on April 9, 2014


Our new GUL Waterman wetsuits

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Hand planing is the latest craze to take hold on the Cornish shores and our guys at the Extreme Academy try and get into the surf with a hand plane as often as possible. Recently we received a set of Waterman wetsuits from our friends at Gul to use specifically on our on hand planing lessons, here’ s why they have made such a difference.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on March 27, 2014


Josh Coombes

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You may recognise Josh if you’ve ever been for a lesson with Extreme Academy, but what you may not know if Josh is a professional kitesurfer. We caught up with him to see what he’s been up to.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on February 28, 2014


Mark ‘Egor’ Harris

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Mark Harris, a.k.a Egor was born and raised in Newquay. With the beaches as his backyard he was destined to become a true surfing gent.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on February 4, 2014


Harry Timson

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Watergate Bay has been Harry Timson’s local surf break for as long as he has been surfing. We caught up with Harry to see what he’s been up to and where he’s been…

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on January 26, 2014


The history of Watergate Bay

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Watergate Bay Hotel’s history stretches back to 1904.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Flotsam & Jetsam, Living Space, Photos, Swim Club, The Beach Hut and tagged , , , , on November 6, 2013


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


11 gnarly surfing facts

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Can you guess the most amount of people to ever surf on the same surf board?

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on September 28, 2013


Surfing in Autumn

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Autumn is a great time of year to get into the ocean and learn to surf; forget about the cold, the sea is actually pretty warm throughout the autumn months.

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