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Cumbrae Watersports Centre

Cumbrae Isle of Cumbrae Ayrshire KA28 OHQ 01475 530 757

We say

Scotland offers world-class sailing around its myriad isles and inlets, and it is a great place to learn to sail to or even just hone your skills. The Sportscotland National Centre Cumbrae offers weekend or midweek courses that educate you in all types of sailing, along with windsurfing, kayaking and even powerboating. The courses are fun, but they lead to proper qualifications too. You can even train to become an instructor yourself, at a centre whose friendliness and welcoming nature belies the serious work they do.

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How much?

Costs vary depending on course type, duration and non-residential/residential

Taster days from £45

Summer camps from £80 - £350

Dinghy sailing from £190 - £399

Windsurfing from £180

Paddlesports from £7...


  • Boating & Canoeing
  • Equipment Hire
  • Group Bookings
  • Private Instruction
  • Sailing
  • Surfing & Watersports
  • Windsurfing

Getting There

There are many routes to our location on the beautiful island of Cumbrae but wherever your place of origin may be it will conclude with a ferry journey or RIB ride across from the seaside town of Largs, Ayrshire.

The nearest major city is Glasgow which is 45 minutes by car or 1 hour by train.

Visit to view a map and transport options to reach us.



Open all year

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