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We are an RYA Affiliated training centre specializing in Dinghy and multi-hull sailing,Beginner and Intermediate windsurfing and Level 1,2 and Safety Boat Powerboat courses. With a fleet of over 50 craft including Kayaks,Canoes and Stand up paddle...more
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| Porth Eirias, The Promenade, Colwyn Bay LL29 8HH, Wales
+44 1492 437177
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Having sailed in the past my dad and I wanted to experience colwyn bay and try out catamarans. Taffy (who runs the outfit) was clearly very knowledgeable and experienced but also enthusiastic and keen to get Us on the water. In the end the wind...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I had a great time today learning to windsurf for the first time. Dan is an amazing instructor and the venue has all everything you need, even beer after working up a thirst. I will definitely be returning to continue my journey into windsurfing. Thank...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 2:00pm and was instructed to go to the little hut on the beach. Waited there with another family till 2:55pm amongst all the unhired kayaks when the guy came and told us that its too late to hire a kayak for 1 hour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank sixysix
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Went down to sail, the team are welcoming, helpful and have clear knowledge and competence. Safety is very high on the agenda and we will definitely return.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Booked on a windsurfer taster session, zero communication from the staff on arrival, 3 of us from a group of 6 had a ask for kit that we thought we needed and I even had to enquire if there was any forms that I needed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Richie O
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely laid back system where you go and ask if they have any kayaks free when you are ready for a bit of exercise! Really easy and straight forward. Admin side was done quickly and life jackets fitted. Down to the beach for a quick...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Dora912
ColwynBayWatersports, Sustainability Officer at Colwyn Bay Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hi Dora912, Thanks for your great comments and look forward to seeing you down here again. Kai

Reviewed 8 June 2017

The Staff at Colwyn Bay Watersports were great, they were really helpful, and gave lots of instruction about sailing, but most of all it was fun,the instructors, Angus and Lloyd made learning how to sail really enjoyable. we stopped for lunch about 1ish both Saturday...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We came here recently using a Groupon voucher entitling us to a windsurfing taster session for 2 people. Our instructor James was very friendly and ensured we spent as much time on the water as possible, giving us some land instructions and demonstrations before we...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank charliec614
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Daughters have tried sailing, windsurfing and kayaking here and loved it. I went for a sailing taster session on a 'challenging' weather day and the instructor did a great job of keeping everyone informed and safe. The kit is kept in v. good condition and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Simon R
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My friends & I booked 2 double sea kayaks for an hour. We were given good advice & support before we went into the sea. However bear in mind you are kayaking in an allocated area an hour was plenty.

Date of experience: April 2017
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