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Riding the Surf

Riding the Surf


Sailing & 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 Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy to your Itinerary

    Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy


    Watersports Centre


    The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy primarily offers its superb venue for events and training, but it is also home to a successful sailing school, windsurfing school and a large members’ community catering for all abilities from complete beginners to Olympians.

    Our purpose is to...

  2. Add Purbeck Sports Centre to your Itinerary

    Purbeck Sports Centre


    Sport/Leisure Centre


    Swimming sessions for all the family. 3 tennis courts. Football & cricket pitches. Badminton & squash courts. Indoor football facilities. Modern gym. Extensive exercise class programme.
    For the children
    • Trampolining, climbing, swimming, snorkelling, dancing, football, golf, cheerleading,...

  3. Add Moonfleet Adventure Sailing to your Itinerary

    Moonfleet Adventure Sailing


    Watersports Centre


    Treat yourself to some time at sea sailing our classic gaff rigged cutter, Moonfleet of Swanage!

    Here’s a real opportunity for both novice and sailor to try your hand at classic tall-ship sailing around Southern England’s stunning Jurassic coastline and the fascinating chalk downlands of The...

  4. 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...

  5. Add Dorchester Sports Centre to your Itinerary

    Dorchester Sports Centre


    Sport/Leisure Centre


    Your new Dorchester Sports Centre – Opened 22nd October 2012

    The new £8 million centre provides the local community with a first-class swimming and fitness facility offering a huge range of activities and classes for people of all ages to enjoy.

    The new centre includes:
    • 50 station fitness...

  6. 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...

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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...

  10. Add Wareham Boat Hire to your Itinerary

    Wareham Boat Hire




    Come and hire a boat and enjoy the River Frome from Wareham.
    See the yachts, birds and abundant wildlife.
    Motor Boats, Kayaks, Canoes, Rowing Boats, Paddle Boards.
    Offering a complete range of boating activities to be enjoyed by beginners or professionals.
    Life jackets provided. Book or just...