Adult Courses

At Portsmouth Watersports Centre we have a wide range of watersports for anyone looking to try out a new sport or to progress on one of our courses. Our fantastic staff will ensure you have a great experience no matter what session you choose to carry out. We have great facilities and an amazing location to ensure that your experience is an unforgettable one, with top of the range equipment, highly qualified staff we aim to please every individual.  

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Cruise our harbour in style! Stand up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is the watersport sweeping the globe! It’s the fastest growing watersport in the world right now and we’re not surprised why! SUP is great fun and can be as relaxed or competitive as you want it to be, with leisurely tours, races and even SUP surfing.

Stand up Paddle Boarding not only gets you outdoors in a great environment, but it’s also a surprising workout and a great opportunity to increase core strength and fitness.

We’re sure we have a SUP course to suit you, check out the courses and see what we have to offer:  

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Kayaking

Immerse yourself in Langstone Harbour where we offer courses that allow you to learn more about kayaking and canoeing as well as the opportunity to participate in themed tours throughout the year. Some of the tours we offer include wildlife and bird watching tours for nature lovers, Langstone maritime history tours for culture admirers, navigational planning and practice tours and general tours around the harbour. From the calm and steady paddle on placid waters, to the thrilling competitive sprint racing, kayaking and canoeing is an inclusive activity suitable for all.

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Powerboating

Beginner and experienced powerboaters can get involved with the powerboating courses we have available at the Portsmouth Watersports Centre. We welcome all abilities and are keen to get you progressing out on the water. Professional powerboating courses are essential if you wish to hire or take your own boat abroad. With a whole range of powerboats to practice your skills with, our centre is the ultimate location to complete the courses.

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Windsurfing

The South coast is the ideal location for windsurfing in the UK with varying conditions and amazing locations to access. At Portsmouth watersports centre we operate in the stunning langstone harbour. A safe place for beginners and advanced windsurfers.

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Dinghy Sailing

Our welcoming instructors are on hand to ease you into the world of sailing! Whether you are a beginner or a well seasoned sailor, we have a course for you. We provide all of the equipment and clothing needed including; buoyancy aids, boats and instructors! All you need to bring with you is a change of clothing, a towel, and shoes you don't mind getting wet! All of the courses we provide are conveniently available over a weekend period, six evening sessions, or 4 days.

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  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding

    Stand Up Paddle Boarding

    Paddle boarding is a fast growing watersport. Really accessible for all ages and abilities. It improves balance, strengthens you core, and is an enjoyable way of getting out on the water.

  • Kayaking

    Kayaking

    Kayaking is a great way to get out on the water and explore the harbour. Learn new skills, try and spot the seals or play games with others.

  • Powerboating

    Powerboating

    We offer powerboat courses for all your needs whether its basic skills and background knowledge or you want to provide saftey cover for sailing boats or other craft.

  • Windsurfing

    Windsurfing

    Windsurfing gives you a great feeling while you go fast along the surface of the water, also keeps you fit.The south coast is the ideal location for windsurfing in the UK, with southwesterly prevailing winds.

  • Dinghy Sailing

    Dinghy Sailing

    The Solent's sheltered harbours such as Langstone Harbour are renowned for their recreational value as an ideal location for learning to sail.

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Business Hours

Opening Days:

  • Monday - Friday   08:30 - 19:30
  • Saturday - Sunday (March - October)   08:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday (Nov - March)   9:00 - 13:00
  • Sunday (Nov - March)   CLOSED

About Us

Welcome to Portsmouth Watersports Centre. For over 45 years the centre has provided high quality experiences and instruction in a range of activities. Situated on the east side of Portsmouth in the picturesque Langstone Harbour.

Address

Eastern Road Portsmouth Hampshire PO3 5LY