The dramatic mayo coastline and the 365 islands of clew bay make Westport the perfect base for a water sports holiday. Whether you’re an experienced sportsman looking to explore new scenery or an enthusiastic beginner who wants to learn somewhere beautiful, you will find what you are looking for in Westport.
Sailing Westport is home to Glenans Irish Sailing Club, the largest sail training organisation in Ireland, where you can learn to sail, improve your skills, or train for official qualifications.
Sea-Kayaking Explore the beautiful Clew Bay in a very unique way! Ireland West Sea Kayaking offers sea kayaking courses and trips for all abilities. They can provide a large variety of experiences ranging from evening classes for beginners to overnight expeditions which allow in depth exploration of the area.
Surfing The Irish coastline is the ideal place to catch that perfect wave, and is considered one of the most resplendent and abundant surfing spots in Europe. For those looking to learn or improve, the Surf Mayo school of surfing in nearby Louisburg offers lessons at least twice daily between March and November, as well as week long summer surf camps for children in July and August.
Windsurfing The stunning Blue-Flag beaches around Westport are the perfect place to learn to windsurf. Allplay, a windsurfing school based in nearby Murrisk offers a course to suit everyone and uses the most modern teaching methods and equipment to conduct lessons from Betra Strand, a safe and sheltered spot at the foot of Croagh Patrick
For more information please visit the Mayo Sailing club.