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Butler Reigns Supreme at the Night Surf

Tom Butler Wins Night Surf 2014

Newquay surfer Tom Butler showed his wave riding prowess to win the Night Surf 2014 contest at Fistral Beach during the first week of July. Sunshine and surf welcomed competitors and spectators to the beach for one of the most popular events on the UK Pro Surf Tour with heats running over two days. In the Beach Bum Under14 Boys, UKPSA Under 12 Champion Stanley

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Categories: Blog , Surfing

Polo on the Beach Pulls in the Crowds

Action at Polo on the Beach

This year’s Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay was a huge success with a record number of spectators turning out to watch the display of equine skill. Now in its eighth year, the popular sporting event hosted by Watergate Bay Hotel kept the crowds entertained with a series of polo matches and entertainment over the first weekend in July. On Saturday

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Categories: Adventure Sports , Blog

Elite Watermen Complete Celtic Crossing

Glenn Eldidge in Ocean Ski during the Celtic-Crossing

It was billed as an epic challenge. A race from the Isles of Scilly to Sennen in Cornwall using only paddle power. And the event lived up to the hype as eight wold class athletes completed the 50km paddle in May. The watermen and women, made up of world champion surf lifesavers, surfers and stand-up paddle boarders, paddled against the clock across the notoriously

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Categories: Adventure Races , Blog , Charity Adventures

Active Attractions at Fal River Festival

Fal River Festival Castle to Castle swim

Falmouth University Fal River Festival is now in full swing with a a line-up of over 150 events for the annual 10-day festival of sports, arts, music and drama events taking place at various locations around the Fal River. The Festival started on Friday the 23rd May, with an opening party at Events Square in Falmouth - an evening filled with local food, music and

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Categories: Adventure Sports , Blog

St Ives Surfer Wins National Championships


St Ives surfer Jayce Robinson was crowned 2014 English champion after a spectacular performance at the English National Surfing Championships at Watergate Bay in May. The talented surfer finished in top spot despite fierce competition from Jobe Harris, Luke Dillon and Russell Winter in n the final of the P20 men's open. Surfers from Cornwall did extremely well in

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Categories: Blog , Surfing

Anyone for Spearfishing?

Spearfishing in Cornwall

Spearfishing is not likely to be at the forefront of your mind when you think of activities to do in Cornwall. But spearfishing aficionado Tony Eynon argues that it is a fun and accessible activity which almost anyone can enjoy. As well as making you feel like James Bond, it is a unique activity where you get to see the Cornish coast from a whole

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Categories: Adventure Sports , Blog

Surfing Stars Compete for National Title

English National Surfing Championships

The UK’s best surfers will descend on Watergate Bay next month to compete for the chance to be national champion. Firmly established on the European surfing calendar, The English National Surfing Championships takes places from Saturday 3 to Monday 5 May. Hosted by Watergate Bay’s Extreme Academy, the annual event is organised by Surf Science and Technology

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Categories: Blog , Surfing

Cornish Volunteers Help Protect Beaches

People at the SAS marine litter pick Watergate

Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) recently coordinated its biggest ever Big Spring Beach Clean involving over 3500 volunteers at 130 beaches around the UK coastline who together removed a staggering 25 tonnes of marine litter. The Big Spring Beach Clean was also the first action for SAS’s new team of Cornish Beach Guardians. The Beach Guardians are teams of experienced

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Categories: Blog , Environment

Surf to The Stable

The Stable Newquay

Last night was the perfect night to open a brand new pizza, pie and cider joint in Newquay.  Watching some lovely little lines coming through at Fistral in brilliant sunshine AND eating amazing pizza has to be the best way to spend a Thursday night (or in fact any night). [caption id="attachment_4379" align="alignleft" width="200"] The Stable Views over

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Categories: Blog , Product Reviews , Surfing

Action-Sports Video Camera Buyer’s Guide

Like anything else electronic, video cameras have gotten smaller and lighter over the last few years, to the point that now you can buy a reasonably priced, easy-to-use video camera that mounts unobtrusively on your motorcycle to record plenty of...Elliot Walker's insight:This is an excellent round of sports action cameras. We see the GoPro everywhere we go in Cornwall -

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