The latest sport creating a buzz at Watergate Bay is handplaning – a turbo-charged version of bodysurfing.

Popular with surfers and swimmers, the ancient art of riding waves without a surfboard has been updated for the 21st century with the addition of a hand-held mini surfboard measuring around 30cm long (hand plane).

Lesson prices include the latest Gul wetsuits and all the equipment you need to get you started. We also have heated changing facilities with hot showers and lockers.


Introduction to handplaning – Two hours £25
Handplaning is quick to learn; even those with no surfing experience you could be catching and bodysurfing waves within the first 15 minutes.

Hire is also available:

£6 for two hours and £12 for a full day.

Handplanning is not recommended for under those under 12 years old and you will need to be a competent swimmer.

Book your lesson today

01637 860840

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