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Solent Sport Watersports Centre is a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) recognised teaching centre located near the mouth of the River Hamble and connected to the University’s Warsash campus.

The centre has been operating for over a quarter of a century and is well equipped with a fleet of three J80s, two small cruising yachts, 10 dinghies, seven powerboats and two jet skis. The centre offers a range of courses to students, staff and the general public.

We offer a range of RYA practical courses in sailing, powerboating, personal watercraft (jet ski) and kayaking, as well as shore-based courses that cover essential navigation, seamanship and communication skills. Email enquiries to or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter to learn more about the latest special offers.