Paddle boarder observing ship in the distance.

Ocean Sports

Found backing onto the middle of Carbis Bay Beach, the laid-back Ocean Sports Hire Centre is the ideal way to get a taster of sea-based pursuits. From SUP to kayaking and sea safaris, there is something for all the family of whatever ability to enjoy.

Fancy trying a Kayak, SUP or Sailing a Topper?

While many visitors to Carbis Bay Beach keep to a strict diet of swimming and sunbathing, others crave a little more activity. That could be a stroll or jog up the mile-long beach, or some frisbee-throwing and ball-and-bat. Another option is to take a craft out into the beckoning blue of St Ives Bay.

That’s where the Ocean Sports Centre comes in. Located halfway along Carbis Bay Beach, you may hire kayaks, stand-up paddleboards or Topper sailing dinghies. All equipment is maintained to the highest standards and, with friendly instructors on-hand, you can always glean a few handy tips before heading out. There’s no need to book ahead for hire; just turn up at the beach.

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