Thundercats are go!

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The adrenaline-fuelled Thundercat Racing Series is making its second appearance at Watergate Bay from 28th to 30th June in the National Championships. Racing starts at 12.30pm on Saturday and Sunday. The Extreme Academy at Watergate Bay is set to host the 7th and 8th rounds of the competition over the weekend of Friday 28th – Sunday […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on June 27, 2013


English National Champions come to Watergate Bay

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Tomorrow sees the 41st English National Surfing Championships return to Watergate Bay hosted by Extreme Academy and sponsored by P20. The event attracts the best surfers from across the country to compete for the English title in 14 categories. Past winner Oli Adams (2008) and defending ladies champion, Hannah Harding, will be battling for the […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , on May 3, 2013


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


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


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