English National Surfing Champs 2016 | 30 April – 2 May

English National Surfing Champs 2016 | 30 April – 2 May

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 April 4, 2016


Surfaced Pro – 14-15 May 2016

Surfaced Pro – 14-15 May 2016

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 March 22, 2016


UKSRL Surfboats at Watergate Bay | Saturday 11 July

UKSRL Surfboats at Watergate Bay | Saturday 11 July

Described as one of the most visually spectacular sporting disciplines in the world, the UK Surf Rowers League (UKSRL) is stopping at Watergate Bay this weekend on Saturday 11 July at 3pm as part of the six-event Summer Series.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , on July 7, 2015


Thundercats 2015 are set to go!

Thundercats 2015 are set to go!

Expect high drama, big airs and even people overboard as the ‘world’s toughest watersport’ – ThunderCat Racing – returns to Watergate Bay from 9-10 May 2015.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , , , on May 2, 2015


Josh and Dom crowned Legends

Josh and Dom crowned Legends

All hail our very own Josh Coombes from Extreme Academy, as he takes joint title of Legend of the Bay 2015 alongside reigning champ Dom Moore in challenging conditions.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , , , on April 21, 2015


Josh Coombes: Legend of the Bay – 27/28 April 2015

Josh Coombes: Legend of the Bay – 27/28 April 2015

One of the UK’s most unique sports events ‘Legend of the Bay’ returns to Watergate Bay for its second year on 18 & 19 April 2015 – a multidisciplinary competition combining stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) and kitesurfing. Our very own instructor Josh Coombes from The Extreme Academy will be entering once more, aiming give competitors a run for their money.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, What's on and tagged , , , on March 31, 2015


Five reasons to stay in… February

Five reasons to stay in… February

It may be the shortest month of the year but don’t let February fool you. There’s lots on at Watergate Bay and Cornwall during the month – here’s our top five pick-of-the-bunch things to enjoy.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Families, What's on and tagged , , , , , on January 16, 2015


Boardmasters Festival 2014

Boardmasters Festival 2014

Once again Boardmasters proved to be the best festival of the year in Cornwall. But we don’t need to tell you that, take a look for yourselves…

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall and tagged , , , on August 18, 2014


Sandball at Watergate Bay

Sandball at Watergate Bay

For the second year Newquay Handball Club are bringing Sandball to Watergate Bay!

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Uncategorized and tagged , , on July 23, 2014


Everything you need to know about Boardmasters 2014

Everything you need to know about Boardmasters 2014

With only one month to go until Boardmasters returns to the North Cornwall coast the excitement is mounting. We’ve got everything you need to know about the festival right here.

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall and tagged , , , on July 3, 2014