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The Beach Hut playlist

Introducing our new Beach Hut soundtrack, heavily influenced by the tide and the sun and created by specialist music curators at Altaura. Tune into the Beach Hut rhythm and listen along with Spotify.

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Meet Wavehunters founder Andy Cameron

As we begin a new chapter at the Extreme Academy we catch up with Wavehunters founder, Andy Cameron. From expert surf tuition to Groms clubs and fitness and yoga classes on the beach, we can’t wait to see what he has planned for Wavehunters at the Extreme Academy.

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English National Surfing Championships

Surfing England returned to Watergate Bay for the 2022 Caravan and Motorhome Club English National Surfing Championships. Take a look at the results.
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Carl Coombes

As Carl prepares to retire after almost 20 years at the helm of the Extreme Academy, we caught up with him to chat about surfing in all seasons, spotting dolphins in your day job and the new partnership between Extreme Academy and Wavehunters. 

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Which wetsuit do I need?

Wetsuit technology has come a long way since its inception and now there's a range of wetsuits keeping you warm all year round, with flexibility and durability to withstand nature's elements, but which one do you need?

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Ruark post surf playlist

From Otis Redding to Ben Howard, the sea is an enduring muse for songwriters. We asked Ruark Audio – who make the stylish R1 bedside radios you’ll find in all of our rooms – to tap into this creative inspiration and put together a playlist that celebrates the ocean.

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How to find the right wetsuit

Wetsuits are an essential piece of kit for getting in the sea, making being cold in the water a thing of the past. Here's Watergate Bay team's top tips.

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Surf therapy podcast with the Wave Project

An award-winning charity that enhances the lives of children and young people through community, surfing and the sea, The Wave Project was born in the swell here at Watergate Bay back in 2010.
(90 minute listen)

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High as a kite

A simple pleasure that has swooped through countless centuries, nothing beats the exhilaration of watching your kite take flight.

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SUP spotters’ guide

The still blue waters, secluded coves and craggy outcrops along from the Bay host an ecosystem full of surprises – best spotted standing a few feet above the surface on a standup paddleboard.

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