On The Water
On and in the sea around Cornwall
Wherever you are in Cornwall you are never far from the sea. Our lush sheltered south shorse are a dramtic contrast to the wild towering cliffs and rugged coastline of the northern Atlantic coast. Take a sailing break in Cornwall or see what else you can do both on and in the water...
Mylor Sailing School
A small but long established, owner-run independent sailing school. RYA recognised centre with an AALA license ensuring standards of safety, equipment and quality of tuition.
A friendly personal service to children and adults that can be tailored to your requirements. With a range of beginner, intermediate and advanced RYA Sailing and Powerboating courses and tuition here in Cornwall, combined with an ideal location you will find Sailing and Powerboating at Mylor Sailing School a great experience.
Falmouth Surf School
Falmouth Surf School is one of Cornwall's longest running, most successful and fully dedicated companies to surfing and watersports.It offers you and your family all inclusive, safe, fun and unforgettable surfing lessons on Cornwall's most beautiful stretches of coastline.
All instructors are BSA qualified, trained beach Lifeguards and are experienced in ensuring maximum enjoyment for every participant.
Falmouth Surf School can give you free transport to and from the surf break so you can relax and enjoy a day to remember.
All equipment is also available for hire.
AK Wildlife Cruises - Cornwall Whale & Dolphin Watching
Experience spectacular "wildlife based boat trips " at its best, on board the warm and comfortable well appointed fast Aquabell 33 motor cruiser "Free Spirit".
It's fun, exciting and pure adventure for all the family and friends.As we explore this dramatic, beautiful, wildlife rich coastline of south Cornwall. Join CK who was the very first dedicated whale and dolphin watching wildlife operator in Cornwall. He is an expert naturalist and enthusiastic guide.
Taking in the wonderful sheltered waters of Falmouth Bay and beyond, we explore east or west, depending on weather conditions.We only take small intimate parties of 8 as this enables us to cater for our clients requests. Looking for the very best experience that wildlife has to offer on each and every trip. Personalised and Specialist trips are available on request. Running 12 months of the year.
Sail or be Sailed
Kernow charters, based on the Carrick Roads, offers full or half day sails - exploring wooded creeks and remote beaches.
Whether you are a novice sailor, or Yachtmaster; solo, group or family with young children, Kernow Charters tailor their trips to suit individual needs.
Trips include a Cornish menu of pasties and cream teas.
Sea Safaris in Cornwall
The adventure of a lifetime - Orca Sea Safaris operate Wildlife Watching and Eco Tourism trips from its base in Falmouth all year round.
With sea safaris from two hours to a full day, or the excitement of an evening shark watching trip this could be the closest you ever get to some of the world’s most endearing and dangerous creatures.
With dolphins, seals, sharks and turtles found in the waters off Falmouth, this safari is all about getting close enough to appreciate the true majesty of the creatures of the deep. Special 3 day activity breaks can be arranged exclusively through St Michael’s hotel.
Falmouth School of Sailing
In conjunction with Falmouth School of Sailing, St Michael's Hotel and Spa can arrange sailing holidays for our guests, you can choose to take sailing lessons or just have a couple of leisurely days spent messing about in boats (fully skippered so you can just relax and enjoy being out on the water). Accredited for instruction, the sailing school will ensure that you have a great time and learn to sail in a safe and enjoyable environment. There is nothing better than the wind and sun on your face and the sound of the water against the hull . Contact us for details. 01326 312707 Picture courtesey fo Falmouth School of Saling.
Kids Activities with Elemental UK
Based near the hotel at Swanpool beach. Kids get to try a range of activities from dinghy sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, raft building, beach games, coasteering and lots more. With highly qualified staff, an enviable safety record, and an array of state-of-the-art equipment. Their aim is to nurture the skills and confidence of children in a safe, fun and educational environment. We can arrange for your children to spend a half (£15) or full day (£33 includes a packed lunch) with Elemental UK. Book on arrival or during your stay.
Cornwall Power Cruises
The Power Cruise
All the cruises take place aboard the luxury 39ft flybridge cruiser, MV 'Fossils Venture' and are available either as morning, afternoon or evening cruise. Full day and weekend charters are also available as required. They are operated daily from the Visitor's Yacht Haven, North Quay, Falmouth. We limit the guest capacity on these cruisers to a minimum of 10 people to ensure maximum comfort and personal attention. Please call for further details. 01326 312707 the hotel will be delighted to add this to any break on your behalf.
Out and About in the Fal Estuary
Great days out in Falmouth, Truro, Helford and St Mawes. A network of ferries, boats, buses and trains linking some of Cornwall’s best attractions, walks and scenery. Choose the car free option when you next visit Truro. Ask at reception for ferry details.
Windsurfing, powerboating, kayaking, and sailing, Loe Beach Watersports Centre provides a whole range of activities to enjoy on the water.