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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 City Cruises to your Itinerary

    City Cruises


    Boat Trip


    Cruises operate daily from Swanage Pier and Poole Quay.

  2. 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...

  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 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Add Shell Bay Sailing Centre to your Itinerary

    Shell Bay Sailing Centre


    Watersports Centre


    Dinghy Sailing Centre situated next to the chain ferry on the Studland Peninsula.
    We offer sailing tuition to all ages from 8 years upwards and also hire dinghies to experienced sailors.
    Try sailing sessions are also available.
    We are a RYA recognised centre and hold a licence from the AALA.

  7. Add Wareham River Cruises to your Itinerary

    Wareham River Cruises


    Boat Trip


    Town history river cruises on a genuine Admiralty motor whaler. Entertaining and informative. See birds and wildlife. 1 Hour cruises to Poole Harbour. Boats depart daily.

    Coming soon… Cruises on the paddle steamer Monarch to Poole Harbour. Tea and coffee on board.

    Please ring Russ for times...

  8. Add The Big Canoe to your Itinerary

    The Big Canoe


    Watersports Centre

    Poole Harbour

    Big Canoe Guided Canoeing Tours in Poole Harbour, Dorset. Book a Boat for an exclusive tour or Book a Place to join a group. Great family day out. Ideal for groups, hen/stag parties, corporate events and school trips.

  9. Add Land and Wave to your Itinerary

    Land and Wave


    Adventure Sport Centre


    Land & Wave offers: Climbing, Coasteering, Sea Kayaking, Bushcraft, Raft Building, Stand Up Paddle Boarding & more in Swanage and The Purbecks. They are renowned for their excellent instructors, top notch kit and passion for the Great Outdoors. School groups, corporate bookings, stag & hens and...

  10. Add Adventure Voyages to your Itinerary

    Adventure Voyages


    Extreme Watersports

    Mudeford, CHRISTCHURCH

    An unforgettable interactive marine experience that includes spectacular scenery