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Riding the Surf

Riding the Surf


Sailing and Windsurfing in Dorset

If you love the water you'll be right at home with the range of watersports in Dorset. Take the plunge and discover sailing on Olympic waters, boat trips along the Jurassic Coast, underwater snorkelling trails and so much more, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Dorset coast and countryside.

Tide times and weather information for the Dorset coastline can be found at BBC Weather Centre.

For further details of water sports operators in Dorset please visit the iCoast website.

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  1. Add Purbeck Sports Centre to your Itinerary

    Purbeck Sports Centre


    Sport/Leisure Centre


    Fitness fun in Purbeck
    Stunning countryside views, fantastic facilities for all the family and a 25 metre indoor pool make Purbeck Sports Centre the perfect venue to keep active.
    • Sessions for all the family in the low-chlorine swimming pool
    • Three all-weather floodlit tennis courts...

  2. Add City Cruises to your Itinerary

    City Cruises


    Boat Trip


    Cruises operate daily from Swanage Pier and Poole Quay.

  3. Add Appetite for Adventure to your Itinerary

    Appetite for Adventure


    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Get out there and try something new!

    We run a range of exhilarating activities throughout the U.K. and overseas. Days can be tailored for anything, be it groups of friends, stag/hen events, families or corporate.

    Activities include:
    •Sea Kayaking
    •Charity Cycle...

  4. Add Christchurch Sailing Club to your Itinerary

    Christchurch Sailing Club




    The club is actively involved with the organisation and promotion of sailing

  5. Add Greenslade Pleasure Boats to your Itinerary

    Greenslade Pleasure Boats


    Boat Trip

    Poole Quay, POOLE

    Fresh air, fun, fantastic views and relaxation for you to enjoy on every sailing. Daily trips running from March – October.

    We have ferries to Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour Cruises, Coastal Cruises and our Wareham River Cruise which all run from our base on Poole Quay.

  6. Add Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre and Paddlesports Academy to your Itinerary

    Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre and Paddlesports Academy


    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre


    Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre & Paddlesports Academy (part of Dorset County Council’s Outdoor Education Service) is a day centre providing land and water-based activities. Courses run from taster level to accredited national qualifications in sailing, kayaking, rock-climbing, team development...

  7. Add Cumulus Outdoor Adventure to your Itinerary

    Cumulus Outdoor Adventure


    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre


    Cumulus Outdoors offer a full range of outdoor adventure experiences and services for families and private groups, corporate businesses and the education sector.

    Adventure experiences can include Coasteering, Kayaking and Climbing amongst other things, plus outdoor corporate events and...

  8. Add Mudeford Sailing Club to your Itinerary

    Mudeford Sailing Club



    Mudeford, CHRISTCHURCH

    Mudeford Sailing Club is a small and friendly club based on the north-eastern shore of Christchurch Harbour, adjacent to Strides boatyard, about 200m to the left of the end of Argyle Road. There, we have a Dutch barge “Vrouwe Johanna” which is our club house, galley, race control and meeting place...

  9. Add The Chatsworth Centre to your Itinerary

    The Chatsworth Centre


    Field Studies Centre


    With the Jurassic Coast on our doorstep, we specialise in the seaside, the beach, and coastal processes for schools, colleges and universities. We provide a wide range of quality outdoor learning experiences and adventurous activities in Swanage and Purbeck. Joseph Allnatt Centres Ltd – Teaching...

  10. Add Brenscombe Outdoor Centre to your Itinerary

    Brenscombe Outdoor Centre


    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre


    Outdoor activity centre specialising in adventure activities located in spectacular surroundings close to Corfe Castle and Poole Harbour.

    Experienced, qualified instructors provide activity days and stays for a variety of groups including: educational, teambuilding, and celebrations...