Acivites SurfingBlue Monkey is the perfect Coastal Cottage to rent in Cornwall and Whitsand bay is a great learners surfing beach (experienced surfers can hire boards from the cafe on the beach) at low tide kite surfing is excellent.

Discovery Surf School is run by husband and wife team Martin and Annika Connolly. Martin is a top rated British surfer and highly experienced BSA coach and lifeguard; working several seasons on local and Australian beaches. Martin is also the Producer of 110% Surfing Techniques, the international best selling coaching DVD’s, bringing our coaching to a worldwide audience. Discovery Surf School coaches are all highly experienced BSA surf coaches, first aiders, beach lifeguards and with extensive knowledge of local surf/beaches. They are also CRB checked.

Surf Lessons/courses are in groups with other pupils of the same level. The maximum ratio of coaches to pupils in the water is 1 to 6. School/youth groups 1 to 8 max.

Discovery Surf School Whitsand Bay – Lessons from £34 (07813 639622).


Activities SailingFamily (individual adult or child) sailing lessons are available all year round weather permitting from Sailing.

Mountbatten Centre – Lessons start from £24. Tel: (01752 404567).

This is a 30 minute journey via the Cawsand Ferry into Plymouth or a 50 min drive.

Kite Surfing

Mobius – Mobius – 01637 831383 offer kiting tuition at Perranporth which is approximately 1 hours drive from Blue Monkey. Tim & Louise run an excellent operation providing kiting experience for first time beginners to advanced riders who are looking to take their kiting to the next level. They come highly recommended and they were awarded the Silver Award for Cornish “Leisure Pursuit Provider of the Year in 2007”. This year they entered the tourism awards and won Gold in the Cornwall Awards and Gold in the SW Tourism Excellence Awards.

Gig Rowing

Gig training occurs over the summer and guests can receive free tuition from the Cawsand Club. Just pop along and enquire.