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Women of Watergate Waves

Watergate has a strong female surf community and to celebrate International Women's Day, Ocean Day and Surfing Day we meet a handful of regulars in the Watergate line-up to explore the draw of this section of the north Cornwall coast.

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Clara Jonas
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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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Andy Cameron Wavehunters
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7 inspiring short films about the sea

Take a visual voyage across the oceans. We’ve selected seven beautiful and enlightening short films to deepen your understanding of the many benefits the sea brings.

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Seven Sea Films
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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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The big blue

Everyone loves the beach, but there’s a growing body of evidence to suggest that it’s more than just a nice place to be - it could actually be vital for your health.
(9 minute read)

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Sophiehellyerandmattbarr
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Water 101

Tristan Gooley, the Natural Navigator, picks out five things to look out for the next time you’re walking on the beach.

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Glitter Path
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A guide to our coastal tides

The tides can completely transform a landscape in a matter of hours, as vast expanses of sand are hidden beneath the waves. Find out what creates the tide and how to keep safe in them.

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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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Sup Safari
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We should all be surfers

How to get surfing – a beginner’s guide to everything you need to know, from choosing a board to falling off to not ‘dropping in’… and always having fun.

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WGB Beach Surfing Samuel Crosby OTD Opt
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Surfers Against Sewage beach guide

How Surfers Against Sewage are helping us all head back to the beach the right way. Follow their guide on how to be responsible and sustainable.

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