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Water sports in Torquay (South Devon)

Being next to the sea and in a sheltered bay, Torbay offers many opportunities for water sport enthusiasts. Activities include windsurfing, water skiing,  sailing, canoeing, surfing, wake boarding, kite boarding and swimming of course.

There are many centres around the bay offering lessons and equipment hire for these activities. Fun can be had by all the family! Speed boat and banana boat rides can also found on the Princess pier next to the Marina. For more information, please visit

Around the south West Peninsular there are many interesting places to dive, In Torquay the local diving establishment is Pressure Seekers diver and training club.

Pressure Seekers can train to Dive Master, through PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) specialising in 'Try Dives' and learning to dive for beginners including families and the nervous diver.  Groups are limited to 4 students to ensure the best quality tuition. Our male and female instructors are patient, knowledgeable, professional and above all fun. Based on the Torquay harbour of Beacon Quay (part of Jibset Marine) you will find friendly staff, quality equipment and good access to the local charter dive boat (50ft from the shop!).

For further information or to check availability, please phone George or Chris on 01803 293158.