Rye Watersports is a long established teaching centre by Camber Sands in East Sussex, South East England, offering lessons in Kitesurfing, Windsurfing, Dinghy Sailing and Stand Up Paddleboarding.

Just over one hour from South East London, on the border of the Kent and Sussex coast, we also provide windsurf, dinghy and SUP Paddleboard hire. Day sailors with their own kit are welcome.  The large coastal lake is perfect for all levels whether children or adults.

Hoolie Cafe, now open for the season, serving yummy cakes, coffee, bacon baps and more

Set up in 1986 by Margaret Meadowcroft, and still family run, Rye Watersports is a Royal Yachting windsurfing and dinghy sailing school, a BSUPA Stand Up Paddleboard centre, and BKSA kitesurfing school.   


Our position on the South East Coast, mid-way along the Kent and Sussex coastline, means the wind stats here are amazing.   We offer the best conditions for kitesurfing, windsurfing and sailing  lessons anywhere in the South of England.  

The superb beaches at Camber Sands East Sussex and Greatstone Kent are where we run our kitesurfing lessons.  We were one of the first kite schools on the South Coast and provide tuition of the highest standard.

Ben Ainslie is an inspiration to dinghy sailors with his continued success at Olympic level. Our RYA dinghy sailing school is the perfect place to learn and progress.

Stand Up Paddleboarding is the latest watersport everyone is wanting to try and our coastal lake in Sussex is the perfect water area to have your first lesson or to come and hire.

It’s easy to book a lesson via our online system or if you want to chat to an instructor first call us on 01797 225238

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