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Anniversary gift

Booked as an anniversary gift for my wife She had a fantastic time and took to it like a duck to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard H
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Great place to paddleboard

Booked a 2.5 hour session to get some tips on Paddleboarding after trying on holiday. Jack was a... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
NAB92
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London, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mersea Island 110 Coast Road, Colchester CO5 8NA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 April 9, 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 March 21, 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 January 21, 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 October 26, 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

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

We booked a couple of hours of supervised kayaking to discover the Blackwater and to gain some confidence on tidal waters. Our guide Mark was very friendly and knew the area well. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will definitely do this again

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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

We’ve just had a great couple of hours paddling with Mark. We are 3 adults and 3 teenage girls and our last minute arranged trip was perfect. Thanks so you fir a great time

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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Cant say anything but positives about our session with Mersea Island Watersports Great Instructors / Quality kit and amazing location Looked after from start if booking until departure Mark and his team offer a range of experiences and are brilliant Coaches Book with them when...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

This was booked as a surprise and have always wanted to give it a go! Jack was excellent, made my mum and myself feel relaxed on the water. He's instructions were clear to us, a total expert and lots to learn from him too. We...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

This was my 2 daughter's first time paddle boarding. As we headed for the water with a very wary 7yr old in tow Mark took her under his wing and with the patience of a saint had her standing up within the first 15mins after...More

Thank Fioprit
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Kate C
2 May 2018|
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Hi Kate have you emailed as well? Many thanks
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ERL1995
16 January 2018|
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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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katie g
26 May 2017|
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Hi Katie. £20 for a hour taster session. £40 for a 2:30 full lesson. Check us on Facebook or 07729114550. Thank you.
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