Devon Windsurf & Canoe Centre offers expert kayaking, canoeing, SUP (stand up Paddleboarding) and windsurfing tuition.
In addition we rent by the half hour or hour for canoes, kayaks and "sit on tops" and by the hour for windurfers or SUPs. (wet suits also available for hire)
We also offer childrens watersports parties and throughout the summer we run two "junior watersports clubs" on Monday and Thursday evenings.
We operate on Decoy Lake in Devon, which is situated near the A380 Dual Carriageway. Our idyllic surroundings create the perfect teaching environment.
We also have large modern centrally heated changing facilities and hot showers. There is no better watersports centre in the South West for learning the basics of these sports.
As an approved member of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA), you can be confident that we run a safe and controlled centre.
Visit Devon Windsurf & Canoe Centre for a great on water experience where you will be greeted by friendly, professional, qualified staff. No one ever just visits us once!
We look forward to welcoming you soon.
Welcome to Devon Windsurf & Canoe Centre Kayaking!
Kayaking is great fun for all the family. There are many different aspects of the sport to try, ranging from flat water paddling to the thrill of white water and sea kayaking.
It is important that you learn the basic paddling manoeuvres first before attempting moving waters. We aim to show you just that!
As a reputable school with qualified instructors, we will show you the many safety aspects that need to be adhered to from the outset.
Our beginners´ course consists of:
The completion of the course is followed up by regularly organised open water trips, which are either coastal, estuary or river. It all depends on group ability and the weather conditions.
Contact Devon Windsurf & Canoe Centre Kayaking for more details. We hope to hear from you soon.
Devon Windsurf & Canoe Centre Windsurfing is relatively easy to learn if you are taught in the correct manner. We aim to do just that!
Decoy Lake is an ideal venue to start on; the 12 acre freshwater lake is always flat and sheltered, which results in a great beginners environment.
As a RYA recognised centre we adhere to their principles and use large boards with small sails.
You can choose from the following courses:
We are that confident in our teaching practices that we promise to refund your money if we can´t get you up and sailing in your first lesson. If you think you are up for the challenge, visit Devon Windsurf & Canoe Centre Windsurfing for a unique water experience.
If you’ve heard about Stand Up Paddleboarding, and are interested in learning more about this fun sport, look no further than Devon and Canoe Centre. The water you will learn on is perfect for beginners, as it is calm and flat, allowing you to get used to all the techniques and skills that you need to use when you are learning, before you attempt something a bit harder!
Stand Up Paddleboarding is great way to increase your fitness, as well as your core strength, as you need to be able to balance on an uneven surface. In fact, Stand Up Paddleboarding is very popular with yoga practioneers. It’s also a great sport to take up for cross training if you enjoy other watersports as well. If you would like some more information, contact Devon and Canoe Centre.
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