Learn to sail, windsurf or canoe on the Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight

Your kids can take to the high seas and windsurf, canoe and sail their way around the 65 miles of the island’s spectacular coastline.

If your kids have got energy to burn this summer, head to the Isle of Wight to cool them off with a series of watery challenges that will leave even the most hyper-active needing time to catch their breath. 

For ages eight to sixteen, courses are available from introductory beginners level right through to courses for the more experienced sailers.

The Isle of Wight is circled by a coast of golden sands and a fascinating geology where evidence of evolutionary prehistory can be traced in the ancient rock faces; an incredible sight while bobbing about on the sparkling azure waters just off shore. The sheltered tidal waters of the estuary provide safe yet challenging conditions for dinghy sailing, canoeing and kayaking.

Read more Close

Refine your search:

SSea canoeists and a small sailing yacht on the Isle of Wight ©VisitBritain / Simon Kreitem

Latest Twitter updates

Close

Customer survey …

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website.

It should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Please click here to be taken to the survey

Close

To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a

Access your account

Enter your e-mail address.
Enter the password that accompanies your e-mail.
Forgot your password? Recover your account
Don't have an account? Register an account