West Wittering beach is the ideal place to learn to Surf, SUP, Windsurf and Kite.

The water is clean (it’s a blue flag beach) and the conditions vary with the tide providing a playground for complete beginners and experts alike.

X-Train at West Wittering have been running watersports courses since 1991 and over the last 11 years, X-Train has pioneered kids’ watersports tuition in its Rippers programme which has excelled in teaching children as young as 5 years old how to windsurf, surf and power kite.

Simon Bassett, the owner of X-Train, 2XS and West Wittering Windsurf Club, has developed and rolled out a coaching programme for SUP instructors as the BSUPA head coach. In 2006, X-Train was one of the first SUP schools and since then they have succeeded in teaching hundreds of people how to stand up paddle surf

X-Train is based at West Wittering Windsurf Club, a premium windsurfing, kitesurfing and SUP centre that offers a beautiful beach (West Wittering Beach), great club facilities (a modern club house, changing rooms with hot showers, WIFI, a kitchen and free tea and coffee), a jet-ski rescue service and equipment storage.

X-train has featured in the BBC News, Observer, London Lite, Metro, Times, Times Magazine and Brighton Argos.