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Littlehampton: Your Gateway to Mastering Kitesurfing

If you’re eager to experience the exhilaration of kitesurfing, and seeking the perfect destination to learn and improve your skills, look no further than Littlehampton. Located on the South Coast, this picturesque town offers a prime location for kitesurfing enthusiasts of all levels. It also serves as an excellent spot for a refreshing staycation, making it an ideal choice for both locals and visitors from afar. Let’s explore what makes Littlehampton the ultimate destination for your kitesurfing adventure. 

A man kitesurfing in Littlehampton on a red North kite. He looks happy.

Easy Access for Effortless Travel

Getting to Littlehampton is a breeze, whether you’re arriving by public transport or car. If you’re driving, the town is conveniently located just off the A27, with accessible car parks near the beach facilities. Just type in the postcode, BN16 2NA and you will find public parking both along the road and opposite the site, next to Littlehampton Wave.

 

For those opting for public transport, the train station is a short 20 minute walk from the beach, with frequent services that ensure a stress-free journey for everyone. Book your journey now at www.thetrainline.com.

 

Ideal Learning Conditions

Littlehampton’s beach boasts a unique advantage for kite boarding newcomers, with 2 hours either side of low tide the conditions allowing for kite boarders to comfortably stand and walk for up to 100m. This is due to the gentle shelving of the beach, also providing extensive areas of flat water, perfect for if you are trying body dragging, to your first transitions and onwards. This safe and welcoming environment provides an excellent foundation for beginners to build their kitesurfing skills. If you are more experienced and want to work on your skills in deeper water then coming at a little after low tide may suit you.

 

Expert Tuition

The Beach Watersports in Littlehampton prides itself on a team of qualified and experienced instructors who cater to all levels of expertise. Whether you’re a complete novice or seeking to enhance your skills, their friendly and patient approach ensures personalised learning and attention making the experience enjoyable and effective.

2 women learning to kitesurf on a sunny day in England
A man after going kitesurfing he is happy and smiling
A person walking into the sea ready to go kitesurfing

Comfortable Facilities

At the end of your kitesurfing session, The Beach Watersports offers facilities to ensure you feel refreshed and ready for more fun. Hot showers and changing rooms offer comfort, allowing you to spend the rest of your day relaxing on the beach or visiting the rooftop cafe.The cafe offers a variety of delicious food and drinks, including toasties, pizzas, and burgers, all while enjoying breathtaking coastal views.

 

Building a Kitesurfing Community

Kitesurfing isn’t just a sport, it’s a community-driven activity that fosters connections and friendships. Littlehampton’s kitesurfing scene welcomes enthusiasts of all levels providing an opportunity to meet like-minded individuals who share the same passion.

 

Equipment Safety and Reliability 

Whilst kitesurfing can be one of the most exciting ways to get out on the water, with the thrill of speed and jumping high safety is paramount. A number of attributes can ensure you are staying safe while maximising your time on the water. The Beach Watersports ensures you have access to high-quality and safe equipment, giving you confidence before you even head out. This includes providing everything you need, from wetsuits and helmets to the latest kite and boards.

If you're unsure about the conditions before heading out on the water there are always lots of people around to give advice on the local area. Email thebeachwatersports@gmail.com to get more information about the location, ideal tides and wind forecasts before going down.
 

Why choose Littlehampton as your number 1 kitesurfing destination?
With its prime location, expert instructors, top-notch facilities, and vibrant kitesurfing community, Littlehampton stands as the ultimate destination for aspiring kitesurfers. Whether you're a beginner looking to take your first steps or an experienced rider seeking to elevate your game, Littlehampton offers an unforgettable kitesurfing experience. So, pack your enthusiasm, head to Littlehampton, and let the winds carry you to kitesurfing paradise. Happy kitesurfing!

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