Windsurfing Lessons

at Polkerris Beach

There is no sport quite like windsurfing; the thrill, freedom, challenge, versatility, fitness, travel and people. Riding an ever-changing sea you can forget your worries and feel exhilarated.

The waters of the sheltered cove and bay of Polkerris are an excellent training ground for first-time and more experienced windsurfers. The bay is a perfect spot to find out if windsurfing is for you, windsurf with the family as well as progress your skills.

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Windsurfing Group Lesson

An introduction to windsurfing and the perfect way to find out if windsurfing is for you. The lesson will get you out on the water quickly with other beginner windsurfers. 

Duration: 1.5hr 

Price: £50 per person, maximum 3 people



Windsurfing One to One Clinic

A one to one session tailored to your needs and abilities to allow you to achieve your personal goals. Ideal if you want a session run at your own pace where you can focus on areas you want to improve.  

Duration: 1.5hr 

Price: 1:1 lesson £65 



RYA Youth Courses

RYA youth courses are suitable for children aged 8 - 15

Duration: Typically 2 mornings or afternoons

Price: £160 per person (minimum two people)
1:1 £260


Youth Stage One

An ideal introduction to windsurfing, teaching you the basics of getting on the water and sailing the board across the wind and back. It’s all about fun.


Youth Stage Two

These sessions will teach you the practical skills to get you sailing around a course practising tacking and gybing, and you'll build confidence on all points of sail. 

RYA Adult Courses

Duration: Typically run over 2 full days

Price: £160 per person (minimum two people)
1:1 £260


Adult Start Windsurfing 

This course teaches you the basics of windsurfing; using the right equipment, sailing to where you want to go and back to where you started. The course is predominantly water-based coaching but includes theory and practical sessions ashore, such as rigging and de-rigging a sail.


Polkerris Beach is an RYA recognised training centre: your assurance that we are equipped and managed to provide you with quality and safe experiences.


What's Included

We provide all equipment, including a full wetsuit and buoyancy aid, and have changing room facilities with showers, a cafe and shop all on site.


Age Requirements 

Lessons are suitable for those aged 8 and over. Youth courses are suitable for ages 8 -1 5. 

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Working In Collaboration with RYST: 2021 Youth Sailing Review

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