RYA Instructor
By Tim

October Newsletter

RYA Windsurfing & Winging trainer James Hardy completed another successful Windsurfing Instructors course with us at Rye this week.  He worked hard training up 7 students teaching them the skills needed to reach their goals. Now newly qualified and ready to start teaching either in the UK or abroad, the world is their oyster with …

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By Tim

September Newsletter

T15 Race Day on Saturday 2nd September was scorching hot with only a slight breeze.  Despite the light winds making for challenging racing the Rye Rebels were incredible.  Placed 1st in the 3.5m, 4.5m & 5.5m categories, congratulations go to our whole team of competitors along with all those who took part, it really was …

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By Tim

August Newsletter

What a great Summer season. Our team would like to thank all of our fantastic customers who have braved a mixed bag of summer weather to enjoy courses with us here at Rye Watersports. It has come to that time of year when a number of our teaching staff either head off to Uni or spread their …

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June Newsletter

Summer has arrived and we've been loving the warm weather over the last month down here at Rye.  We've had more school groups than ever before and our Winging/WingFoiling courses are proving super popular. Planning for the holidays has started and we've some new offerings to tell you all about so read on to find …

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By Tim

May 23 Newsletter

We’ve had another busy month at Rye welcoming back our regular schools who have enjoyed getting into their Sailing & Windsurfing weekly programs. The Watersports Enrichment Activity Days have also been going brilliantly, children from Rye Scouts & Cubs as well as Playden & Northiam schools have all enjoyed learning something new and getting out of the …

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April 23 Newsletter

We’ve had wind, rain, and showers in abundance throughout April. The sun didn’t put in much of an appearance at Easter and yet despite this, we had some hardy kids down over the holidays on windsurfing and sailing courses.  Thankfully now that we’re heading into May there seems to be a return of some south-westerly …

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March 23 Newsletter

Use code FP23 at checkout With the cost of living crisis impacting so many families at the moment, we have a great offer for you this Easter.  Book 1 child onto one of our Easter Holiday Kids Courses and 1 child goes FREE! Terms and Conditions:Cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount.Add 2 participants/places on …

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February 23 Newsletter

Goodbye To Richard Our Centre Manager For those of you that regularly visit us at Rye, you will know Richard our centre manager.  He's done a brilliant job over the last 2 seasons and we have been lucky to have him implement some super-efficient systems which we now have in place moving forward.  However, it's …

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January 23 Newsletter

Our First Mental Health Swim In January  Last Sunday morning saw the first of our wild swims organised with Annie from the charity Mental Health Swims.  We welcomed a fabulous group of brave swimmers in a mix of swimsuits and wetsuits.  Despite the chilly temperatures, the sun made an appearance and it was brilliant to see the …

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By Tim

November winds came in!

Thank you to everyone who has made our first month of being open over the winter such a success. We've so enjoyed welcoming regular day sailors and board-hire customers down here at the lake throughout November. Out on the water last weekend we had 10 Wingers, 6 Windsurfers, and a Powerboat Level 2 course running.  …

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Winter Plans

As October comes to an end and 1/2 Term finishes we go down to 5 days a week.  We will close Monday/Tuesday and open from Wednesday through to Sunday every week throughout winter this year.  With October having been so mild we should have a brilliant November.  Bring on those winter winds, you can now …

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By Tim

Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming Booking NOW Our water quality has been graded by the Environment Agency guidelines as ‘Excellent’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ We're excited to start our Wild Swimming Sessions on Thursday 4th August.  Open 17:00-19:00 every Thursday night until the end of September 500m course Wetsuits available to hire Swim Secure Tow Floats £7.50 per session  

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May Newsletter

There's been such a buzz around the new sport of winging this month. We've also had quite a few daysailors turning up with their wingfoiling gear and getting out on the lake to practice.  Our first courses have all been a great success and we're looking forward to running even more in the coming months. …

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By Tim

April Newsletter

WINGING... It is the New Watersports of the moment.  Why not come and give it a try on the fantastic flat waters at the lake. With sea breezes and no waves to unbalance you, there simply couldn't be better conditions. We're offering both Wingfoil and Wingsurf courses at the lake this season. Our very first course is …

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By Tim

March Newsletter

Our Kids Stage 1 & 2 or 2 & 3 Easter Offer (completed in one week) Stage 1 & 2 Offer Details Mon 11th - Fri 15th AprilYou choose eitherWindsurfing or Sailing  RYA Stage 1 - Mon/Tues - 2 days Windsurfing or SailingKids Windsurfing or Sailing Club - WednesdayRYA Stage 2 - Thurs/Fri - 2 days Windsurfing …

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By Tim

January Newsletter

  Hello from Rye Watersports, It's been a bright and chilly month with plenty of dry weather which has been just what we needed to get ahead with lake building renovations.   We were even grateful to have light winds, just this once when our new office was craned into place.  We're so looking forward to …

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End of Season 2021

As our season comes to a close this weekend we wanted to say a bigThank Youto each and every one of you for making it our busiest year yet. We’ve coached more children and adults this year than ever before and it has been brilliant seeing so many new faces getting involved in watersports!Over the winter …

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Exciting new season

We can’t wait to start the 2021 season and see you all again.Steve has left as Centre Manager due to family commitments.  He put much time and effort into the lake and I know will be missed by many. Our new Centre Manager Paul Davis windsurfed here for many years before going on to become …

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Course dates 2021

All course dates for 2021 are now on-line and available to book.Visit Rye Watersports whether you are a beginner needing a lessons or an advanced water sport user needing to use or have your own equipment come down and see us. We have reliable winds straight off the Sea!

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Closing/Opening dates 2020

We will be closed from Thursday 5th November November and open again Saturday 13th March. Phone lines will be open during this time for taking calls and all course dates will be available to book on-line soon. Gift Vouchers make a great Christmas present and can be bought here https://ryewatersports.bookinglive.com/vouchers/course-voucher/

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Demo Day 2014

 Rye Watersports Demo Day this year is on Sunday 27th July. It’s back ! The biggest date in the RWS diary is set for the 27th of July. As usual there will be lots of brand new windsurfing kit and SUP’s to try out from North/Fanatic and Starboard/Tushingham along with tips and advise from Nik …

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David Tuttlebee W4CR trophy

Rye Rebels are 2013 W4CR Top Club! Team15 outfit and Watersports centre raised over £4,500 on W4CR Day Rye Rebels are this years winners of the Windsurfing 4 Cancer Research (W4CR) David Tuttlebee Memorial Trophy. Together the Rye Rebels and everyone involved at Rye Watersports raised over £4,500 for the Watersports 4 Cancer Research Sunrise …

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Rye Rebels Home Race

Two of Rye Rebels young windsurf team bagged hard fought podium places in Sundays 2nd round of the South East championships, when 47 competitors descended on Rye Watersports, home of the Rebels. Lottie Burden in the 4.5 class and Ed Marsh in the 3.5s dug deep and used all their tactical nous to both secure …

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