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Sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, Stand-up paddle boarding, instruction & hires. We are the only licensed water sports provider in the islands. Scilly is a watersports paradise!
| Porthmellon, TR21 0NE, England
+44 1720 424919
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Great service for a rib boat transfer from St Martin’s. Very windy but very good safety details and excellent help/approach with two children. Thanks very much. Kids loved it!

Thank itcwinner26
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

after 2 sessions” if you could choose LEGO land or sailing” Sailing with Eckels and Dan! Very impressed with your professional and enthusiastic team thanks

Thank clair m
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Old Grimsby base, Tresco SUP hire twice, topper topaz hire and 3 hr fun filled sailing trip for four children during the course of the week. Liam and Paul could not have been more helpful and the sailing trip with children aged 12 to 15...More

Thank B Y
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Hired two double kayaks for day trip to Samson. Kids loved it! Appropriate safety orientation at start and safety boat stopped by to check on progress. Would happily recommend.

Thank professionaltourists
Reviewed 10 August 2017

9 of us took a trip on Endeavour today to go to St. martins. Reliable service, right on time, great value for money and brilliant fun. Felt safe and secure even for our 83 year old Mum with a clear safety brief, provision of lifejackets...More

Thank scillychick
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I've long harboured a desire to learn to sail properly, so when my wife told me she'd booked me on to a sailing course during our usual holiday in Scilly I was thrilled. I had two full days of one to one instruction from Jed,...More

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We rented kayaks from the centre and had a very fun time in the sea and could venture very far out which we all enjoyed. The staff where very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend to families or couples.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I have just had a windsurfing lesson with the guy with the dreds, had a brilliant time, instructor was really good, I came away having learnt much more than I expected and being able to do the basics! I thought I would have been still...More

Thank Stu B
Reviewed 13 June 2016

On a calm day, it is a wonderful way to see the islands. Richard's helpful and constructive advice on where to paddle ensured we had a top day. The kayaks were stable which meant we could enjoy the views without worrying about "man overboard"! The...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Visited the premises several times only to find them closed. Eventually found someone there who said we could hire equipment and go across to the next beach. Went back ready to go and another staff member said we had to stay in view of the...More

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RAPMS, Owner at The Sailing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2015

Dear Luxuryaddict I m really sorry that you are so unhappy with our setup and feel we are "unreliable". Please call me on 01720 422060 so I can try to find out exactly how we have failed you and apologise in person, or if you...More

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