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Mersea Island Watersports

Mersea Island 110 Coast Road, Colchester CO5 8NA, England
+44 7729 114550
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Awesome Weekend Sailing with MIW

Had the best weekend with a learn to sail two days with Henry at Mersea Island Watersports. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dodi38
Great watersports party

Our children (all age 7-9) and their friends enjoyed a watersports party. They did half an hour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lovetoskitoskitoski
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Here at Mersea Island Watersports we are Mersea Islands's first and only dedicated windsurfing and paddleboard centre. We are based right next to the water with a launch ramp a stones throw from our door. This gives us access to the water at all times. Being based around the side of the island we are fairly sheltered making it the perfect place to learn windsurfing or paddleboarding.
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“paddle boarding” (18 reviews)
“all ages” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mersea Island 110 Coast Road, Colchester CO5 8NA, England
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+44 7729 114550
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the best weekend with a learn to sail two days with Henry at Mersea Island Watersports. The sun was shining and the wind perfect which I'm sure MIW somehow managed to organise (they really are that good). Henry, the instructor, was charming, friendly and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our children (all age 7-9) and their friends enjoyed a watersports party. They did half an hour paddleboarding and half an hour kayaking which they all loved. The instructors were very relaxed and friendly. We had party food afterwards at the venue which we bought...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our taster paddle boarding session with Mark, great teacher with brilliant facilities definitely be going again. I would highly recommend to anyone wanting to learn paddle boarding.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Mark was a brilliant teacher, he got us kitted up and up on the boards in no time. We'd never done it before but he put us at ease and explained everything really clearly. He gave us loads of excellent tips. Everything he said made...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I booked my husband and some of his friends a 2hr session on the Saturday for his birthday....having never done any kind of water sports there were definitely some nerves. On arrival we were greeted by Mark & Jack who were both very friendly, welcoming,...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Booked as an anniversary gift for my wife She had a fantastic time and took to it like a duck to water Instruction was great and a great atmosphere Recommended

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Booked a 2.5 hour session to get some tips on Paddleboarding after trying on holiday. Jack was a brilliant host from start to finish (very amusing too) and took us on a great tour round, showing us the best places to go if ever we...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Came paddle boarding here on 10th March – some may say we are mad…. But it was so much fun! Our guide was so helpful and took us for a taster session. My co-ordination isn’t great but his instructions meant I stood up and got...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Brilliant in all aspects Instructor engaging and fun with a real sense of humour Quality Kit to use in unique environment amongst the creeks Bloody brilliant

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Super nice place close to London for some SUP with the possibility to go around the boats and watercourses. Staff very friendly and can give tips where to go. If possible it can be good to call ahead to see what time is best to...More

Thank Chris F
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Kate C
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Hi Kate have you emailed as well? Many thanks
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ERL1995
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Hi. We have you booked in already. We are open at the weekends and have been out nearly every Sunday over the winter. We have lots of warm wetsuits, changing and shower facilities. Also coffee and got chocolate Let us... More
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