Portsmouth Watersports Centre

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Portsmouth Watersports Centre is based in the stunning Langstone Harbour with views of the South Down on the eastern side of the island.

The Unique facilities host a wide range of land and water based activities such as Sailing, Windsurfing, Stand up Paddle boarding, Powerboating, Climbing, Archery, High ropes and much more.

The Harbour offers an amazing variety of wildlife from rare birds to a large friendly colony of local seals.

We can facilitate School groups to small parties here at the centre with indoor areas to relax and take in the views across the habour.

There is a 20 station Expression gym on site available to use with stunning views looking out over the harbour while you workout.

Our staff are very welcoming and highly qualified and experienced all with a passion for the sports that they teach and will ensure your visit here will be one to remember.

Due to the predicted weather conditions this weekend everything has been cancelled and there will be no pay and play happening. 

If you have booked onto anything at the centre for this weekend please give us a call on 02392 663 873 if we haven't already been in touch with you. 




Instructor training programme 

We are running an instructor training programme this year starting on the 1st November for 2 days a week through to March (depending on conditions) 

The qualifications that you will gain are as follows: 

RYA Levels 1, 2, 3 

RYA Seamanship 

RYA Powerboat Level 2 

RYA First Aid 

RYA Short Reange Certificate (VHF)


RYA Dinghy Instructor Course 

The course that is starting in November will also have a bolt on which can be completed, this year it is windsurfing, and the qualifications you will gain are: 

RYA Start Windsurfing 

RYA Intermediate Non-Planing 

RYA Beach Start Clinic

RYA Non-Planing Carve Gybe Clinic

Pre - assessment

RYA Start Windsurfing Instructor 





Contact us today on: 023 9266 3873

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Business Hours

Opening Days:

  • Monday - Friday   08:30 - 19:30
  • Saturday - Sunday (March - October)   08:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday (Nov - March)   9:00 - 13:00
  • Sunday (Nov - March)   CLOSED

About Us

Welcome to Portsmouth Watersports Centre. For over 45 years the centre has provided high quality experiences and instruction in a range of activities. Situated on the east side of Portsmouth in the picturesque Langstone Harbour with views over the South Downs.


Eastern Road Portsmouth Hampshire PO3 5LY