Top ten tips for a beginner surfer

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  Watergate Bay is on the north coast of Cornwall, the perfect place to catch some waves and learn to surf. With waves currently rolling in between 3-5ft tall it’s time to book in a lesson at Extreme Academy and take to the Atlantic. But before you plunge into the ocean take a look at […]

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on April 12, 2013


Torpedos at the Extreme Academy

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  The Extreme Academy is pleased to announce the arrival of the ‘Torpedo’, a surf board looking craft standing at 55 inches tall (4.5ft). Designed to encourage children to stand up, they are light, easy to carry and great fun in the water. Perfect for your budding surfers! The idea is that youngsters can use the […]

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , on April 3, 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


Dreya Bennett gets set…

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Dreya is a familiar face around Watergate Bay, having kitesurfed and surfer here for most of her life. A seasoned competitor on the kitesurf world circuit – not to mention a former champion of the TV show Gladiators – Dreya is also pretty well known further afield. But now she is moving into a new […]

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , on January 10, 2013


The Beach

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It’s a windy stormy day today! Not many surfers around but the kiters are loving life!

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged , , on November 1, 2012


BSUPA Nationals on film

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Check out all the photos from the recent BSUPA Nationals here »

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Photos and tagged , , , on October 23, 2012


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


A weekend of good weather!

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The surf and the weather are both looking perfect this weekend – it’s a good time to jump in the car and get down to Cornwall The Extreme Academy have got plenty of availability on Friday, Saturday and Sunday so why not make a long weekend of it and perfect your surfing skills… Friday 8 […]

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , on September 6, 2012


Flexifoil at The Extreme Academy

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EXCITING NEWS! The Extreme Academy will be the first school in the UK to have Flexifoil’s newest kite The Force! Learn with the biggest and best! Call 01637 860840 to book or visit our website »

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged on August 18, 2012


Flexifoil team

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The Flexifoil team are on the beach today showcasing their new kites. Come and meet the sponsored riders including 5x Kitesurfing World Champion Aaron Hadlow! They’re set up on the beach until 4pm today and all day tomorrow so come on down and have a go with the kites!

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