Author - Harvey Dawkins

The BTEC Level 3 Sport

We will be offering a The BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) starting in September 2019 in conjunction with Newman College and Rockley Academy. Click here for More info The BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) is a 2-year full time course that is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and represents the [...]


Autumn Half Term at Hove Lagoon

We have some fun courses planned for the autumn half term. Kids taster half day Try windsurfing , Sailing and Standup paddle boarding. Suitable for : Kids age 8+. No previous experience required. Tuition and all equipment provided When : Wednesday October 24th, Thursday October 25th, Friday October 26th - 13:00 - 16:00 Price [...]


Hove Lagoon Water Quality 

Hove Lagoon Water Quality Interview with Seafront Officer Charles Branson https://youtu.be/IKuogiln2dA   The water quality in Hove Lagoon is independently tested regularly during the summer season as part of the Brighton and Hove City Councils seafront beach water quality testing. Lagoon Watersports opened in 1994, since that date the water in Hove Lagoon [...]


Members Online Booking

We are pleased, in partnership with pavilionweb to release online booking for Club members. Two click booking For club members booking free sessions, once you are logged into your account, is just two clicks. No going through the check out. Once you have made a booking a confirmation email will be sent [...]


7 Reasons You Should Standup Paddleboard

7 REASONS YOU SHOULD STAND UP PADDLEBOARD Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), involves standing on a large board and propelling yourself along with a single bladed paddle. It's pretty easy to pick up with instruction and nearly anyone can do it, providing you can swim. Stand Up Paddleboarding offers something for everyone, [...]


Josephines SUP Race Tips

JOSEPHINES SUP RACE TIPS  Thinking of competing in your first race? Josephine gives us her SUP Race tips: Find some friends to paddle with The best advice would be to get involved with a SUP club. There will be likeminded people, of all abilities, which will help motivate and encourage you. There will [...]


Start Your Family’s On Water Adventure

START YOUR FAMILY’S ON WATER ADVENTURE  There are many benefits to getting the whole family out on the water – Time spent enjoying a shared activity can only help to build both strong bodies and family bonds. Kids grow up fast and sharing a passion for any activity can help bring [...]


Josephine’s SUP improver advice

Josephine’s improver advice Once the basics have been mastered, its time to progress! Giving you the skills needed to SUP in different locations, different weather conditions and on different equipment. There are different routes to improving your skills, this is how Josephine improved: Improvers Session Josephine: “The first step back turn attempt was [...]


Josephine’s Top SUP Tips

Josephine's Top SUP Tips Always touted as a relatively easy sport to learn, lets find out the truth! Josephine, never having stepped on a board before, tell us what she really thought of her first lesson. Josephine: “I actually really enjoying it, I found myself smiling away whilst paddling even when I [...]


Start Standup Paddleboarding

START STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING  Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) offers a great way to get on the water. Standing on a large board and propelling yourself along with a single bladed paddle, you can unplug from everything around you and immerse yourself in the great outdoors! It’s a relatively easy sport to [...]


What do kids need to bring for a kids activity week at Hove Lagoon ?

What to bring One of the questions we are asked many times by parents when they are sending their children for their first session of watersports is ‘what do they need to bring?’. Totally understandable. You don't want them to turn up with a suitcase of ‘just in case’ items [...]


SUP

This Girl Can… ‘If in doubt, paddle out.’ I wake up unusually early on a Saturday morning but the fact that the sun is shining and I’m going to be Stand-Up-Paddle boarding over the glistening water offers a lot of reassurance. Although, considering my poor balance and co-ordination skills, I prepare [...]


Race Yachts

This Girl Can…Skipper a Yacht in the Fastnet Race  Anna Strang works for Lagoon Watersports from the Brighton Marina centre as a senior sailing and yacht instructor. She is one of a handful of women skippering yachts in the 2015 Fastnet race. We recently caught up with Anna Strang and asked her [...]


wakeboard

Ella real life This Girl Can…Learn to Wakeboard story I enter the Lagoon on a warm summer’s evening, taking in the energetic nature in the water as beginners and professionals alike share an adrenaline rush on the wakeboarding cable. For a brief moment my teenager alarm rings as I question [...]


Kids Learn to Windsurf RYA Stage 1

The Kids & Youth Windsurf Stage 1 course is the ideal way to learn to windsurf. The combination of special light weight sails designed for kids and the shallow calm waters of Hove Lagoon mean windsurfing is fully accessible to kids as young as 8. Kids Will : Learn to windsurf Have a great [...]