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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 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...

  3. Add Lulworth RIB Rides to your Itinerary

    Lulworth RIB Rides


    Boat Trip


    The BEST way to see the Jurassic Coast!

    You will get a unique view of the 200 Million year old rock formations including Stair Hole, Man O’ War, St Oswalds Bay and Durdle Door.

    Our boat ‘Karelisa’ runs daily (weather permitting) from the beach. Trips are 15 mins approx and no booking is...

  4. 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...

  5. Add City Cruises to your Itinerary

    City Cruises


    Boat Trip


    Cruises operate daily from Swanage Pier and Poole Quay.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Add Two Riversmeet Leisure Complex to your Itinerary

    Two Riversmeet Leisure Complex


    Sport/Leisure Centre


    Two Riversmeet is a council owned centre offering leisure and fitness facilities in Christchurch.

  9. 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...

  10. Add Lyme Bay RIB Charter to your Itinerary

    Lyme Bay RIB Charter


    Boat Trip


    Exciting & exhilarating boat trips running from West Bay along the Jurassic Coast.

    RIB Blasts, Coastal Cruises, Water Skiing & Wake Boarding & Jurassic Coast Link between West Bay & Lyme Regis picking up from either harbour.
    Charters & water based events for families, groups, clubs & schools.