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ESSA Water Activities Centre
ESSA is a registered charity and RYA Training Centre for young people to learn to sail in dinghies. We also run paddle sessions in kayaks and canoes. Join us for a taster session & then progress to a youth or adult course.
There are sailing dinghies for those age 9 upwards. Start with an Oppie at 9 years, progressing to Teras, Toppers, Picos, Feva's, Laser Bahia's, Wayfarer etc.
RYA Powerboat Level 1,2 (age 14+) and safety boat (age 16+) courses are run on demand.
If you come as a group there are dragon boat sessions, traditional rafting (barrels, poles & rope), wobble boarding, Katakanu and beginners windsurfing. All equipment is supplied including buoyancy aids, spray jackets and helmets. Just bring a change of clothes, towel and spare trainers.
Disability Access Information
We do not have toilets & changing rooms that are suitable for wheelchair users.
- Path slope no steeper than 1 in 10
- Paths wider than 1 metre