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


Ten Reasons to come to Cornwall in Spring

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From Polo On The Beach to flower festivals, there’s lots to do in Cornwall during spring. Here’s our pick of the ten best… 1. Explore the Cornish gardens Cornwall is lucky enough to see spring earlier than many parts of the country because of its climate. Through March, April and May all around Cornwall the beautiful gardens and hedgerows are […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , , on January 30, 2013


Happy Halloween!

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Things are getting a little bit spooky down here at Watergate Bay today. Here are some fun and freaky pumpkin facts for you… A pumpkin is really a squash? It is! It’s  a member of the Cucurbita family which includes squash and cucumbers. That pumpkins are grown all over the world? Six of the seven […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged , , , on October 31, 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


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

Video: Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach 2012

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Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach 2012 (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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This entry was posted in Events, Polo on the Beach, Videos and tagged , , , on September 19, 2012


Watergate gives you wings!

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This weekend saw rounds 7 & 8 of the RYA ThunderCat National Championship at Watergate Bay. The 2 man teams from across the UK battled through the infamous surf for that all important ‘King of Surf’ title.  This is the 2nd event that ThunderCat Racing has held at Watergate Bay this year and they are […]

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