ABOUT THE CLUB
Our club is organised for windsurfers and kitesurfers by windsurfers and kitesurfers. It gives its members year round easy access to this the blue flag beach as well as a clubhouse (built in 2006) where they can hang out, shelter from the elements, have a second office with the new WIFI and have a nice hot shower before driving home. Add to that the top quality instruction from X-Train, free social events and the new hire and demo centre and you would be mad not to join the place.
For a long time West Wittering beach has been a favourite amongst windsurfers, kitesurfers and paddlesurfers. There has been a Club since the late 70’s.
The unspoilt, rural bliss of the surrounding area easily earns the place its reputation as one of the best beaches in the UK. It’s amazing really that you can find such a place just over an hour’s drive from London.
Being on the edge of the South Downs and Chichester Harbour, this really is a fantastic part of the world.
Lose yourself in a walk along the sand dunes at East Head, gorge yourself on a BBQ or just sit on the beach and take in the view, this place is not only for those that like to go in the water.
WORLD CLASS CONDITIONS
The range of conditions and spectacular open space on the beach means that windsurfers and kitesurfers from complete beginner to addicted wave-head can benefit from wonderful, non-gusty winds.
The beach is sandy and the water is clean, there is no shorebreak at any state of tide and you have all the space in the world to perfect that new manoeuvre or just sail about taking in the scenery.
The Clubhouse: Built in 2006, the building is very modern and withstands the elements well (it is about as close to the water’s edge as it can be!) The clubhouse is, most importantly, very warm and dry with french windows to take advantage of the summer weather.
There are male and female changing rooms with hot shower cubicles.
There is also a kitchen with a fridge, microwave, dishwasher and plenty of free tea, coffee, hot chocolate and milk. Members can keep their lunch in the fridge.
There is free WIFI and a lounge with sofas, so you can treat the club house as your second office (and many do!)
BBQ: There is a static barbecue next to the club that members can use to have barbecues with friends. West Wittering Windsurf Club run club barbecue nights throughout the season for the members.
Rental Gear: West Wittering Windsurf Club has a premium selection of windsurfing, kitesurfing, SUPing and kayaking rental gear which is replaced every year:
- RRD Windsurf Boards
- Ezzy Sails rigged on Ezzy Skinny Masts and Chinook booms
- RRD Kites and Kitesurf Boards
- Dakine Harnesses
- RRD and Fanatic SUPs
- Kialoa and Ainsworth Paddles
- RTM kayaks and paddles
WWWC members receive discounted hire as well as the option of taking the anual hire package. For full details of equipment hire, see the windsurfing and kitesurfing equipment hire page.
Rescue Jet Ski and Quad: WWWC has a (very fast to launch) jet ski and quad setup that is the ideal rescue vehicle for West Wittering’s range of conditions. The X-Train staff are very vigilant and will launch the ski at the drop of a hat.
From the blog
How To Choose Your First SUP The best way to go about figuring out what sort of SUP to buy – is probably start with a lesson – we offer at X-train, West Wittering a BSUPA Introduction to SUP course (Ready To Ride) which takes about two hours and covers the basics which includes the […]
Get your kids out from their ipads and TV and get them to the beach. We have found that if you can inspire a young person to take up a new sport – that person is changed for life! A new sport builds confidence, its social, great for fitness and healthy by being outside and […]
EZZY TAKA 2 5 batten , 4 Batten , 3 Batten and now the new Ezzy Taka 2 – is a 3 and a half battened sail – it feels like we are heading back to the old Robby Naish Style Gaastra Wavefoil Pro with the soft batten options! You may think its confusing, until […]
We have had some great surf in the past week and the X-Train Team (Simon, Holly & Rossco) have been making the most of it. The sand bars have moved around in front of the club giving us some great left handers. Pics are from Simon Bassett and Dave Gammon..
Holly Bassett, who is the current women’s BSUPA National Surf SUP Champion 2014 and 2013, has a place in Team GB and will be part of a 10-person team heading out to Sayulita Mexico to compete in the ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championships from May 10th -17th 2015. Last years Worlds were […]
New 2015 Dakine T7 harnesses – NOW IN STOCK Just taken delivery of the brand new Dakine T7 harness – available in great colour ways for 2015 (including a new retro neon). The plan shape of the harness has changed slightly, reduced weight and improved comfort are all key features of the T7. Here is […]
Kite surf instructors wanted We are looking for experienced BKSA Instructors to work for X-train, West Wittering beach for the 2015 season – if you have experience it would be helpful and have a real passion for watersports and want to be involved in running our Kitesurfing/windsurfing club and tuition centre at West Wittering. You […]