Guest blog – London Girls Surf Club

Guest blog – London Girls Surf Club

Founder of London Girls Surf Club, Kylie Griffiths visited us with her husband during her pregnancy before giving birth to baby Harley. Find out what made Watergate Bay Hotel the perfect babymoon break.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Guest blog and tagged on July 23, 2018


English National Surfing Championships 2018

English National Surfing Championships 2018

Bring on the waves and the action. The UK’s top surfers will gather at Watergate Bay on the Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 2 to Monday 4 May to compete for national titles.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , on May 9, 2018


Legend of the Bay 2018

Legend of the Bay 2018

The UK’s best stand-up paddle boarders (SUP) & kitesurfers return to Watergate Bay on 1-2 April for one big weekend of high-adrenaline watersports.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , , on March 22, 2018


Surfaced Pro surf competition

Surfaced Pro surf competition

We were asked to host a new event promoting gender equality in surfing – the first UK surf event to award equal prize money of £2,000 to both men and women riders. We said yes.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on January 4, 2018


Lizzie Outside – guest blog

Lizzie Outside – guest blog

SUP record breaker Lizzie Outside visits Watergate Bay Hotel and tries her hand at surfing. Read her story and find out how you can give it a try.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Extreme Academy, Guest blog and tagged , , , , on December 15, 2017


National Stand-Up Paddleboard Championships – BSUPA

National Stand-Up Paddleboard Championships – BSUPA

Hosted by Extreme Academy, plans for this year’s British Stand Up Paddleboard Association (BSUPA) National Surf Championships are well under way – once again being held at Watergate Bay over the weekend of 13 & 14 October 2018.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on November 19, 2017


Legend of the Bay 2017

Legend of the Bay 2017

Back for a third year on 1&2 April 2017, Legend brings together the UK’s best stand-up paddle boarders (SUP) and kitesurfers. Take a look at the results and highlights.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , , on April 3, 2017


Stephen Mangan – guest blog

Stephen Mangan – guest blog

Actor Stephen Mangan talks early holiday memories in Ireland, recent experiences in Cornwall and the finer points of learning to surf with the “legs of John Cleese”.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, Guest blog, WGB Magazine and tagged , , , on February 2, 2017


Oliver Berry – guest blog

Oliver Berry – guest blog

Oliver Berry is a travel writer and photographer based in Cornwall. Given his wide globetrotting travel experience, we couldn’t wait to read what he sad to say about a weekend with us in his home county.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Food and drink, Guest blog, Swim Club and tagged , , , , , on January 23, 2017


Handplaning workshops at Watergate

Handplaning workshops at Watergate

Nothing beats throwing yourself into the waves for a body surf. Armed with your own own wooden hand plane created at our hand planing workshop on Saturday 4 March, led by James Otter of Otter Surfboards, it’s even better.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on November 2, 2016