We are unable to accept advance bookings for equipment hire on the Lagoon. Please email or call to check availability or just turn up. PLEASE DO NOT MAKE A LONG JOURNEY WITH OUT CHECKING OUR HIRE AVAILABILITY FIRST. At peak times of July and August we are extremely busy and as a rule we only have capacity to hire to Club Members or Flexi pass holders. Sorry but we only have so much space and equipment. It is always worth emailing to check. Windsurf hire on Hove Lagoon : Pre requirement RYA level 1 - £20 per hour Dinghy hire on Hove Lagoon : Pre requirement RYA level 1 – £20 per hour SUP and Kayak hire on Hove Lagoon : Pre requirement SUP Taster Session – £20 per hour Hire on the Sea : Our insurance company restricts hire to our regular customers. Any hire is also subject being a regular customer, (Club Member or Flexi pass holder,) Find out more... Any hire is also subject to the individuals ability, approval by the Duty Manager, the weather and sea state on the day. Wakeboard practice sessions : £32 per hour
Wakeboard practice sessions : £33 per hour Kids Windsurfer on Hove Lagoon : Pre requirement RYA Stage 2 – £20 per hour Kids Dinghy hire on Hove Lagoon : Pre requirement RYA Stage 2 – £20 per hour Kids SUP hire on Hove Lagoon : Evidence of previous experience – £20 per hour Kids Kayak hire on Hove Lagoon : No previous experience but water confident – £20 per hour / £10 per 30 mins Kids Hire on the Sea :Under 14’s
: Sorry no hire on the sea in any circumstances.
Windsurfers may go on the sea as part of lessons and private tuition. Other activities may not. Age 14 - 16’s : May hire on the sea if they are supervised by any adult that is going on the water who either has parental responsibility for the child or is willing to act in loco parentis and be responsible for their care.
Windsurfers may go on the sea as part of lessons and private tuition. Other activities may not. Age 16+ :
May hire on the seaAny hire is also subject being a regular customer, (Club Member or Flexi pass holder), the individuals ability, approval by the Duty Manager, the weather and sea state on the day.
Wakeboarding : Pre Booking is essentialHire on the Lagoon : No pre booking available. Please turn up , advised to call in advance to check availability. To speed things up on arrival please complete a disclaimer on (valid for 12 months) by clicking here.Sea Hire : Pre booking essential. Please contact su to check you are suitable before booking.
Hove Lagoon, BN3 4LX
April - Late November.
We strongly advise calling before travelling any distance to check we have availability and conditions are suitable for you.
What to bring Swimwear: To wear under the wetsuit and impact vests which are provided.Towel: We have hot showers so you will need a towel to dry off at the end of the session.Bag: To put your wet things in.Other stuff: Suitable clothing for the weather on the day. Sunscreen, layers in case the wind gets up, anorak or waterproof jacket.What not to bring Valuables. We have free lockers in the changing rooms but better safe than sorry.
It’s the responsibility of all visitors to follow these guidelines. Please help us to keep our customers, staff and members of the public safe.
This information may have changed by the time your session starts so please check back.
In order for us to keep both our staff and customers safe, please adhere strictly to these rules :
In summer 2020 we do not expect to be able to return to our previous “normal” operating. We expect some restrictions to remain in place all season. If you have any questions please ask. Please see our COVID-19 Phased opening plan.
Last updated 03/07/2020
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 has passed every test.
Independent water quality test results from 2017 testing
Please see our full Booking Terms and Conditions
Cancellation chargesYou may cancel your course/event at any time. Written notification from the Lead Name in your group is required. Cancellation will only be accepted on payment of the cancellation charges as set out below. The following cancellation fees apply :
• More than 8 weeks before course/event – loss of deposit• Less than 8 weeks before course/event – 100% of price of course/event
At our discretion, we may allow a forfeited deposit to be used towards an alternative course/event run by us or the same course on an alternative date. In each case, such a booking will be at the price prevailing at the time of re-booking and subject to an admin charge of £25 for courses over £150 and £10 for courses under £150. In these circumstances we offer significant discounts on rebooking within 12 months.
The discount is based on how much notice was given for the booking cancellation and non discounted course rates:
• More than 4 weeks before course/event – 90% discount on full brochure rates• 2- 4 weeks before course/event – 75% discount on full brochure rates• 13 days – 72 hours before course/event – 50% discount on full brochure rates• 72 hours or less – 25% discount on full brochure rates
For example if you book a course worth £200 and need to change the date of that course:
4 weeks notice this will cost you an additional £202 weeks notice this will cost you an additional £503 days notice this will cost you an additional £10024 hours notice this will cost you an additional £150
Postponement by us due to bad weatherOn some occasions courses may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances we will offer you alternative dates, no refund will be available.
On some occasions group events may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances we will offer you alternative dates.If you are unable or unwilling to accept these new dates then we will refund you the full cost of the course less 15%.