Watersports (ie Bodyboarding, Canoeing, Coasteering, Diving, Kayaking, Kitesurfing, Powerboating, PWCs, Rafting, Rowing, Sailing, SUP, Surfing, Swimming, Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Windsurfing) in Poole, Dorset, includes the following:-
(Other places in Dorset are: Boscombe, Bournemouth, Bridport, Christchurch, Hythe, Lyme Regis, Poole, Portland, Studland, Swanage, Wareham, West Bay, Weymouth)
Absolute Aqua Ltd - SAILING Hire/Charter, Courses, Activities | WATERSKIING Courses, Activities, Shop | WAKEBOARDING Courses, Activities, Shop | PWC Hire, Courses, Activities | POWERBOAT Hire/Charter, Courses, Activities, Shop. Absolute Aqua Ltd is your premier watersports academy and marine service center. We provide for all your waterbased needs from professional training and deliveries to marine events and jet ski parties! Visit our facebook page for our weekly offers!
Acamar Sailing - SAILING Hire/Charter.
AquaSports Yachting - SAILING Hire/Charter.
Beowulf Diving - DIVING Hire/Charter. Diving 6-60+ mtrs. Fishing central English Channel. Birds in Poole harbour and around coast.
Bournemouth & Poole Kitesurf Club - KITESURFING Courses, Activities, Club/Assoc. Bournemouth & Poole Kitesurf Club is a club supporting the local communities of Poole and Bournemouth.
Bournemouth and Poole Dive Club - DIVING Club/Assoc. A local dive club operating a 7.25 m RIB from Poole Harbour. Divers trained by recognised agencies welcome. We offer a range of diving in a non-profit environment, all we ask for is you to have your own equipment (most of) and enthusiasm! Check out our website or join our facebook group or groupspace.
Bournemouth Canoes Ltd - CANOEING Shop | KAYAKING Shop.
Brenscombe Outdoor Centre - CANOEING Courses, Activities | KAYAKING Courses, Activities | WAKEBOARDING | WATERSKIING | POWERBOAT Hire/Charter | RAFTING Activities. RIBSkippered RIB charter for 3 hour or 6 hour sessions. Two 7.5m Ribeyes available for Poole Harbour, Solent and South Coast. Also waterskiing and wake boarding as well as guided fast-blast trips along the spectacular Jurassic coastline. Canoeing and KayakingWe offer canoeing and kayaking in several locations, a secluded lake, Wareham River, or Poole Harbour. You can paddle in either kayaks or canoes, in pairs, on your own or in rafted canoes. Our instructors can provide you with a great introduction to paddling, fun and games, a journey around the harbour or up the river, seeing some local sites and being taught new skills along the way, short breaks can be included to play some exciting kayak games and competitions to give you a chance to put your paddling skills to the test. For those of you wanting to improve existing skills we can coach you to achieve BCU skills awards. We can offer Paddle Power Awards in our watersports sessions for 8 to 15 year olds. These awards are designed as a fun introduction and progression to paddlesports. Each of the five awards has a certificate of completion. For over 14's, star awards are available. We can provide 1 to 3 star in canoe and kayak. One and two star are generic awards, taken in both canoe and kayak. 3 star is a discipline specific award taken in the craft of your choice. These are excellent benchmarks for paddlers of all ages and are pre-requisites for entering into the coaching scheme. Those age 14-15 can choose between the two schemes. Water skiing and wake boardingBeginner or expert, come rip up the water. If you have no previous experience, try the easier option of kneeboarding. Raft BuildingConstruct a raft in teams and then race around the harbour and complete lots of fun challenges. Dragon BoatingDragon boat racing began more than 2000 years ago. Compete against another crew or cruise around the islands.
Castaway Charters - DIVING Hire/Charter. Castaway is a boat for all seasons and completely multi-taskable from family celebrations to hen-stag partys to corporate team building days to diving and fishing trips to barbecues and fireworks nights we are possibly the only boat locally working all year round we are a trials boat for volvo, raymarine, and a number of defence and hydrograhpic contractors she is also flagship of our RYA seaschool, so if you would like some tuition, speak to us!!!
Coral Swim School - SWIMMING Lessons. We specialise in swimming lessons for adults and children of all ages and abilities. All our staff are fully qualified and have undergone the relevant CRB check. We firmly believe that all people, but especially children, learn better when they are having fun. All our lessons ensure that our pupils develop excellent water confidence and learn to swim, using the correct techniques, in a safe, structured and enjoyable environment. First lesson free? YES! We are so confident about the quality of our lessons that we offer the first lesson free!
Dive Charter Poole - DIVING Hire/Charter. Diving in Dorset. Dive out of Poole, Bournemouth, Swanage, across to the Isle of Wight and up to 20 miles offshore. Wrecks include the Kyarra, Betsy Anna and Valentine tanks. Dive Charter Poole has position marks for in excess of 50 wrecks ranging from 6 metres to 50 metres. Varied and interesting scuba on rocky out crops, drift dives, wrecks and a wide range of marine life. Mixed gas divers contact us with your requirements. We have over 20 years of diving in the Poole Bay and Dorset areas. Booking can be made for a single dive, to a whole weeks charter. We are here to ensure you get the dives you want.
Easyriders Ltd - POWERBOAT | WAKEBOARDING Courses | KITESURFING Courses | SUP.
ElyseeAdventure - DIVING Hire/Charter, Activities, Club/Assoc. Diving equipment available, local expeditions, photography, camping.
Extreme RIB Charters - POWERBOAT Hire/Charter.
FC Watersports - WINDSURFING Shop | BODYBOARDING Shop | KAYAKING Shop | WAKEBOARDING Shop | KITESURFING Shop | SUP Shop. Online Watersports Store.
Forward Diving Services - DIVING Courses, Shop.
GO AWOL Ltd - WINDSURFING Courses, Activities | SURFING Courses, Activities | KAYAKING Courses, Activities | WAKEBOARDING Courses, Activities | PWC Courses, Activities | POWERBOAT Hire/Charter, Courses | KITESURFING. We are dedicated to helping you escape work and live life. We provide a wide range of active and extreme sports on the South Coast. Check us out for kitesurfing, windsurfing, sea kayaking, mountain biking, surfing, stand up paddle boarding and a whole lot more. We cater for all abilities from complete beginner to people keen to improve and have a widest selection of lessons and experiences on the South Coast. Our instructors all hold the relevant professional qualifications e.g. BKSO kitesurfing, BCU kayaking and BMC climbing. Our two main areas are in Poole Harbour, Dorset and Camber Sands, East Sussex.
H2O Sports - WINDSURFING Shop | SURFING Shop | WATERSKIING Shop | WAKEBOARDING Shop | KAYAKING Shop | DIVING Shop.
Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre - SAILING Courses, Activities, Holidays | CANOEING Hire, Courses, Activities, Holidays | KAYAKING Hire, Courses, Activities, Holidays | POWERBOAT Courses, Activities, Holidays. Run by the local council. Hamworthy OE Centre has direct access to one of the finest locations in Poole Harbour. As well as sailing, kayaking, canoeing and powerboat handling the Centre also runs climbing and abseiling sessions. The Centre provides activities for local schools, groups, organisations and indivuals. An RYA training centre, we are also LOTC badged and Adventuremark accredited.
Harbour Challenge Outdoor Education Centre - SAILING Courses, Activities | WINDSURFING Courses, Activities | CANOEING Courses, Activities | KAYAKING Courses, Activities | POWERBOAT Courses, Activities. Harbour Challenge Outdoor Education Centre, offers a wide range of activities at low costs. All ages and abilities are welcome to participate in our activities and courses. We are situated on Brownsea Island, in the heart of Poole Harbour.
Inspiration Yacht Charter - SAILING Hire/Charter.
JA Diving & Marine - DIVING.
Jetski Safaris - PWC Courses, Activities. Jetski Safaris offer the thrill of Jetskiing in a safe environment under the watchful eye and guidance of a Personal Watercraft Instructor. Based in the breath taking Poole Harbour with the Jurassic Coast on its doorstep, it is the ultimate adventure on the most exhilarating watercraft. It's our location that sets Jetski Safaris apart. Without the confines of a lake clients can experience both the flatter waters of a harbour as well as the exhilarating conditions of the open sea. Located on the edge of Sandbanks, Jetski Safaris is less than five minutes drive from the popular coastal destinations of Bournemouth and Poole. We are open seven days a week from early March to late November.
Land and Wave Coasteering - COASTEERING. Swim, climb and jump off the rugged coastal terrain of Dorset. Visit caves, tunnels and plunge pools with Dorsets biggest and best coasteering provider. Dorset Coasteering uses a variety of sites within a short journey of Poole, Bournemouth, Swanage and Weymouth. We offer morning, afternoon, evening and moonlight sessions. Dorset Coasteering is the warmest coasteering in Dorset; we're the only company that provides specially designed 5mm wetsuits and wetsuit socks all year round. Dorset Coasteering offer Classic, Eco- and Power sessions. Dorset Coasteering uses stunning locations on Dorset's Jurassic coast, our coasteering guides are the best in Dorset and we are proud of our superb safety and customer satisfaction record. http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g190727-d1954236-Reviews-Coasteering_with_Land_Wave-Poole_Dorset_England.html
Land and Wave Kayaking - CANOEING Hire, Courses, Activities, Holidays | KAYAKING Hire, Courses, Activities, Holidays | SUP Hire/Charter, Courses, Activities, Holidays. Kayaking in Dorset, one of the finest ways to explore the magnificent Dorset coast. Jurassic Coast kayak tours from Swanage Pier. Paddle to Old Harry Rocks or along the Jurassic Coast, kayak with dolphins and seals. Take a kayak tour around Poole Harbour, a gentle paddle around the islands and creeks of the world's second biggest natural harbour. Kayak along the Jurassic Coast on Dorset's classic sea kayak tour, paddle in and around rocky headlands and through caves and arches like the iconic Durdle Door. Have fun with friends on a kayak session run from one of Poole or Bournemouth's award winning beaches. Dorset Kayaking, a division of Land & Wave Ltd is proud to be Dorset's premier kayaking provider. See the coastline from a completely different perspective, Dorset kayaking runs tours from Bournemouth, Poole, Swanage and Lulworth. We cater for all abilities and our guides will run a session that suits you and your friends or family. Morning, afternoon, evening and moonlight sessions available.
MBK Kitesurf School - KITESURFING Courses, Activities. MBK is an independent kitesurf school that teaches in the second largest natural harbour in the world, Poole Harbour in Dorset. This location stands out when compared with other locations in the UK as it excels in a wide range of wind directions and has warm, shallow water. It makes an ideal location for beginner lessons and a fantastic location for an independent kitesurfer to gain kitesurfing experience in a safe environment.
MJM Marine (Poole) - PWC Courses, Activities | POWERBOAT Courses, Activities. MJM Marine specialise in powerboat charters, deliveries, tuition and all round maintenance including valeting. We are situated on the beautiful harbour of Poole. Our charters, we are only a stone's throw from the Isle of Wight to the East and the world famous Jurassic Coast to the West. Our boat is the Sunseeker Hawk 34ft. We can provide larger boats upon request. These can be either 4 hour or day cruises or that extra special occasion. Tuition:- Being situated in one of the largest natural harbours in the world, making it ideal for novices and experienced boaters alike. Our commercial Yachtmaster will instruct you to a professional standard to become qualified on the water. Deliveries:- We can deliver any vessel up to 200 tonnes anywhere in the UK and Mediterranean. Our commercial Yachtmaster with over 20 years experience can personally assure you and your vessel will be united safely.
Moonfleet Sailing School - SAILING Courses.
Offshore Performance - PWC Shop. Sales, service and repairs to new and used personal watercraft, The UK's largest SeaDoo dealer.
Poole Harbour Watersports - WINDSURFING Shop | WATERSKIING Shop | WAKEBOARDING Shop | KAYAKING Shop | SURFING Shop | BODYBOARDING Shop.
Poole Personal Watercraft Club - PWC Club/Assoc.
Poole Rowing Club - ROWING Courses, Activities, Holidays, Club/Assoc. We are the oldest sporting club in Poole, and have rowers / members of all ages ranging from 12 to 60. We offer recreational rowing as well as competitive racing. Rowing courses are run throughout the year, these 5 week rowing courses cost £10 and this money is taken of your membership should you wish to join after your course.
Poole Sailing - SAILING Courses. Details of our programme for next year. Please book early to avoid disappointment, any dates not shown are available for daysails, corporate events and courses. We now have 5 boats available with the very best Skippers/Instructors. Any event booked this year will get a 10% discount on this years price list. Also remember we can offer Sailing Gift Vouchers for any amount/event, on these we offer a 15% discount if ordered before Christmas 2009. By the way we have had to postpone a course due to the weather (first time ever!) as a result we now have 2 spaces on a course w/c 6th Dec 2009 for anyone wishing to do their day skipper, coastal skipper or yachtmaster, practical, please call Mike on 01202681235 for more info. Poole Sailing Ltd 2010 Programme of courses and other cruising events. Jan/Feb. Shore based courses can be arranged to suit demand. March. 6-7: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course. 7-12: RYA Practical Course. 17: Boat Handling. 20-21: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course. 22-26: RYA Practical Course. April. 1-5: RYA Practical Course (Easter weekend). 14: Boat Handling. 16-18: Comp Crew Course. 19-23: RYA Practical Course. May. 1-3: RYA Practical Course (May Bank Holiday). 7: Corporate. 10-14: RYA Practical Course. 15-16: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course. 24-28: RYA Practical Course. 29-30: RYA Practical Course (Bank Holiday weekend). June. 5-6: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course. 7-11: RYA Practical Course. 16: Boat Handling. 19-20: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course (Fathers Day). 21-25: RYA Practical Course. July. 3-4: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course. 12-16: RYA Practical Course. 17-18: RYA Practical Course. 19-23: RYA Practical Course. 31-1/8: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course. August. 11: Boat Handling. 14-15: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course. 28-30: RYA Practical Course. September. 6-10: RYA Practical Course. 11-12: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course. 25-26: RYA Practical Course. 27-1/10: RYA Practical Course. October. 6: Boat Handling. 9-10: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course. 11-15: RYA Practical Course. 20: Boat Handling. 23-24: Weekend Cruise/RYA Practical Course. November. 10: Boat Handling. 15-19: RYA Practical Course. 24: Boat Handling. December. Courses/Events will be arranged to suit demand. * Please note that we can arrange events for a minimum of 3 persons for almost any date provided we have an early reservation.
Poole Windsurfing - WINDSURFING Hire, Courses, Activities, Holidays, Club/Assoc. Poole Windsurfing is a dedicated windsurf school with 15 years teaching experience, offering windsurfing lessons & windsurf equipment hire in Poole Harbour, known as the UK's top location to learn & progress. Instruction is provided for all levels using the latest equipment and at competitive prices.
Powerboat Training UK - POWERBOAT Courses | PWC Courses.
Princess Motor Yacht Academy - POWERBOAT Hire/Charter, Courses.
Principal Power Ltd - POWERBOAT Hire/Charter. For a day charter, or fantastic half day out on the water, experience the Jurassic Coast from the best vantage point - on board one of our Rib's or luxury power boats.
Purple Pelican Boat Hire - POWERBOAT Hire/Charter. Come and drive your own powerboat around Poole Harbour. No experience required for these 17ft powerboats which take up to 6 people (or 400Kg). See the RNLI Training Centre and its many lifeboats and hovercraft up close, choose your next Sunseeker from the many on display (as featured in the recent Bond movies) and cruise round the beautiful harbour. These boats are great for fishing too.
Quay Charter - DIVING Hire/Charter.
Random Harvest Charters - DIVING Hire/Charter. Full day, half day and evening trips available, all year round, weather permitting. Bass, inshore, wrecking trips in beautiful Poole and surrounding areas. Very high quality, fully equipped and purpose built for fishing and diving trips. Toliet and tea and coffee provided. Learners welcome.
Rocket - DIVING Hire/Charter. Fantastic day/evening events aboard this super fast catamaran named Rocket. We offer bespoke trips with food and drinks included. Stag and hen parties are our speciality. Catch and cook you own sea bass on our barbecue. Private and family parties welcome.
Rockley Watersports - SAILING Hire/Charter, Courses, Activities, Holidays, Club/Assoc, Shop | WINDSURFING Hire, Courses, Activities, Holidays | KAYAKING Hire, Courses, Activities | POWERBOAT Courses. Rockley Watersports offers RYA courses in sailing, windsurfing and powerboating to children and adults of all ages and all levels of experience. Courses run from 1 day to 13 days as well as a 6 week Intensive Dinghy Course. We offer a residential option for youngsters. All activities takes place in Poole Harbour. Our Poole Park location also offers short courses as well as 2 hour taster sessions and hire in sailing, windsurfing and kayaking.
Sail UK Yachting & Racing - SAILING Courses.
Seabug Divers - DIVING.
Spinnaker Yachts - SAILING Hire/Charter.
SUP School - SUP Hire/Charter, Courses, Activities. So why learn with the SUP School? We believe that our qualifications, skills, knowledge and passion are the perfect combination for teaching stand up paddle boarding. We have been at the forefront of the scene since its birth in the UK and we enjoy all aspects whether that be racing, training, surfing or just enjoying a social paddle with friends. When you are as passionate as us about the sport, you can't help but want to share with others and ensure people learn in the right way. Our comprehensive 3 hour lesson takes you through every aspect of SUP from understanding the difference in equipment to safety information and the highly important paddle technique. We also offer coaching sessions to increase your overall paddling technique and general board skills which will allow you to take your paddling to the next level. Get ready to change your life and your lifestyle!! Qualified ASI SUP Instructors - Flat Water Level 1 and Open Water Level 2. We are an ASI Accredited Stand Up Paddle (SUP) School and abide by the high international standards for SUP school operations.
SUP Store - SUP Hire/Charter, Activities, Shop. The SUPstore has been founded by two Bournemouth based dedicated Stand Up Paddleboarders, committed to sharing their enthusiasm for the ever growing popularity of this enervating sport, via the provision of knowledge based advice to newcomers and existing participants wishing to advance their participation in the sport, whether in regards to equipment needs and /or board and paddle skills, achieved via the giving of sound professional advice, the development of social networking and a lifestyle dedicated to the advancement of the sport.
Superhawk Marine - POWERBOAT Hire/Charter.
The Hobie Cat Centre - SAILING Shop.
The Watersports Academy - SAILING | WINDSURFING | POWERBOAT | KAYAKING.
UK Powerboat Charter - POWERBOAT Hire/Charter. Rib charter, Zapcat experiences, skippered charters, treasure hunts, corporate days, stag and hen events.