Watersports Blog

Family Outdoor Activity Days

15th August 2016

Lots of fun has been had at the family activity days that Kieran has been running at the Medina Valley Centre on the Isle of Wight. The days are part of the extensive programme of outdoor activities that are running over the summer. Below are the comments from one of the families: “We just wanted […]

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Kite surfing on the Isle of Wight’s south-west coast

18th August 2013

Kite surfing at Brook Bay (see video clip below) on the Isle of Wight's south-west coast in Mid-August. The two kite surfers in the video are clearly expert and taking full advantage of the waves generated by this unusual summer gale.  

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Juniors enjoy sailing at the MVC

7th August 2013

Here at the MVC, we run both Junior courses up to Stage 4 as well as the Adult scheme. Recently, young first-time sailors have been learning new skills on the sheltered waters of the Medina and completing their RYA Stage 1 dinghy sailing programme (see picture). The majority have enjoyed themselves so much that they […]

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Cowes Week 2013 ‘champagne conditions’:

4th August 2013

Spectacular spinnaker-finish on Day 1 of Cowes Week 2013

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Sailing Instructors Weekend 2013

30th April 2013

After many days of preparation by John and Simon, we welcomed sailors past and present from overseas and all corners of England. It was great to see so many arrive at Medina Valley Centre for this special 50th year celebratory sailing instructors weekend. This special year brought instructors-to-be, young instructors and some more experienced instructors […]

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