The Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb

The Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb

The new Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb, Cornwall’s first motorsport event on a closed public road, will take place on the weekend of 15/16 September.

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This entry was posted in What's on and tagged , , , , on September 4, 2018


Guest blog – Ultimate Library

Guest blog – Ultimate Library

When Ultimate Library was asked to curate the Library at Watergate Bay, we were honoured. We knew how important this task would be after learning that Swim Club (in which the Library would sit) was the main area of relaxation in the hotel – aside from the beach of course!

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This entry was posted in Guest blog, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on March 13, 2018


Guest blog – Lizzie Outside

Guest blog – Lizzie Outside

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


WGB Magazine: Out in the cold

WGB Magazine: Out in the cold

The air temperature is six degrees Celsius, the water is nine, and the surf is firing. Simple maths suggests you’re better off joining them in the water than standing on the shore watching. So who’s really mad? And what, ultimately, drives cold-water surfers to take the plunge?

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, WGB Magazine and tagged , , , on February 2, 2016


Moroccan magic – guest blog by Harry Timson

Moroccan magic – guest blog by Harry Timson

A 2,000km road trip. Three Jeeps. One shower. What happened when our Extreme Academy sponsored surfer prowled Morocco in search of perfect waves.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , on February 1, 2016


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


Meet the Timpsons

Meet the Timpsons

Extreme Academy’s team surfer, Harry Timson, and his family recently featured in surfer’s bible Wavelength magazine. We take a sneak peak.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , , on November 26, 2014


Mark, Harry and Josh

Mark, Harry and Josh

Harry, Josh and Mark are three local guys who all have a passion for watersports. Be it surfing or kitesurfing you’ll regularly find these three in the ocean. We caught up with them to see where they’ve been and what they’ve been up to over summer.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , , , on October 6, 2014


Strapless Kitesurfing

Strapless Kitesurfing

Strapless kitesurfing combines the best of surfing and kitesurfing in one exhilarating sport. And you can now learn to strapless kitesurf at Extreme Academy

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy and tagged , , on September 12, 2014