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Southampton Water Activities Centre

Southampton Water Activities Centre

Opening Times

  • Monday: 08.30 - 17.00
  • Tuesday: 08.30 - 17.00
  • Wednesday: 08.30 - 17.00
  • Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
  • Friday: 08.30 - 17.00
  • Saturday: 08.30 - 17.00
  • Sunday: 08.30 - 17.00


Southampton Water Activities Centre
Floating Bridge Road, Chapel, Southampton, SO14 3FL
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Sailing Membership Adult

Monthly Sailing Pass (Adult)


The key to improving your sailing is regular practice and time on the water. Our sailing subscription is perfect as it gives supporters access to supervised sessions on evenings and weekends throughout the year.

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Sailing Membership Junior

Monthly Sailing Pass (Junior)


Our youth sailing subscription is popular with sailors aged 8-16 years. They can access our fully instructed onboard session each week and once they reach stage 3 can access the recreational sailing programme running on evenings and weekends.

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Southampton Water Activities Centre

At Southampton Water Activities Centre (or SWAC as we like to call it) we’re passionate about water sports…from sailing and rowing, to powerboating and stand up paddle boarding, we’ve got it all covered.

So whether you’ve never been in a boat before and can’t tell the pointy end from the flappy bit, or if you’re a seasoned sailor looking to improve, we can guarantee that we’ve got a course, experience or package that will be perfect for you.

With over 25 years of experience in operation, a talented team of instructors, and a hugely impressive array of boats and equipment, Southampton Water Activities Centre is the perfect place to indulge your passion for life on the water. Our expert team are in place to help you Discover, Explore or Excel all that there is to love about sailing and powerboating.

"SWAC has over 25 years of experience in operation, a talented team of instructors, and a hugely impressive array of boats and equipment"
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