What makes Hove Lagoon so special for learning?

Hove Lagoon is an old Victorian boating lake so has a solid bottom and is only waist deep. This means that any time you need to you can stand up. It is also right next to the sea so on those hot sunny days when there is little wind...

How many people will be on my course?

There will be a maximum of 6 people in the group which is as stated by the RYA.

Do I get a qualification so can prove my ability if I want to hire on holiday?

Lagoon Watersports is an RYA training centre so all the courses follow the RYA syllabus. Once you reach the required standard you will be able to take your certificate.

What happens if there is no wind?

Due to the location of Hove Lagoon right by the sea it is unusual for there to be no wind at at all. If there is no wind there is always something to be learning before it does fill in. Likewise if it is extremely windy we can use...

I want to windsurf on the sea

The aim of most people is to get out windsurfing on the sea, it is an amazing experience and definitely worth aiming for. Hove Lagoon is perfect for learning as it is waist deep so makes it less tiring when you fall off. Once your skills have reached a...

I am not very strong, am I going to be able to lift the sail?

To begin with everyone starts with a small sail, some are smaller than others. The more you practice the stronger you will get until you are able to work up to the larger sails. You will also need different sail sizes depending on the wind conditions but that will...

What do we do with our bags when we are on the water?

We have lockers that are free to use or if your bag does not fit in the locker we will look after it for you. Please do not bring massive suitcases as space is a little limited.

What if the weather is not great?

It is very unusual for us to cancel due to bad weather. You will be getting wet so rain is not a problem and if you have people coming to watch they can watch from our cafe which looks out over the lagoon.

I am not a very good swimmer, will I be ok?

Hove Lagoon is only waist deep so if you do fall off your board you will be able to stand up and then get back on your board. You will also be wearing a buoyancy aid for added confidence.

I don’t have a wetsuit, is this a problem?

We have wetsuits in all shapes and sizes to suit everyone. You are very welcome to borrow one of these (no additional charge).

Changing Bookings

Please click here for our full booking terms and conditions and ensure that you understand our cancellation policy. Alterations to Bookings Customers are able to rearrange course dates up to two times with no charge when Lagoon Watersports is given : 48 hours notice for courses under £75 per person 7 days notice...