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


Surf Lessons with Extreme Academy

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  The morning surf lesson warming up before hitting the waves. Perfect conditions today for beginners! http://www.watergatebay.co.uk/extremeacademy.htm

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


Perfect conditions for SUP

Conditions are perfect for a spot of Stand Up Paddleboarding this week! Have you ever tried it? What do you think of the sport? If you fancy a lesson, you can book with our Extreme Academy here »

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on June 19, 2012

English Open Surfing Championships

We are very pleased that after several cancellations throughout May (the flattest month of surf ever) the English Open Surfing Champtionships WILL be going ahead this weekend – the 9th/10th June. Now in its 40th anniversary year, the English National Championships will see up and coming surfers battle to knock established surfers off the top […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , on June 8, 2012

Thundercats roar into Watergate Bay!

Last weekend saw the Thundercats zoom around Watergate Bay at top speeds, wowing the gathered crowd. The event was so successful, the Thundercats will be returning on the weekend of September 15th/16th, so if you missed it this time, make sure you catch it then! To read the full report on This is Cornwall, click […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , , on May 22, 2012

BKSA Nationals come to Watergate Bay

Don’t miss the British Kite Surfing Association Nationals this weekend at Watergate Bay. Imagine 30 plus kitesurfers all racing along the waves in what are set to be perfect conditions. Grab an ‘Extreme’ hot chocolate from The Beach Hut and watch some of the best kitesurfers in the country! For more details click here »

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on April 19, 2012