A small sailing school making big waves…

With breathtaking views, clear waters, stunning sunsets and an abundance of marine life, Port Erin Bay is perfect for watersports.  Dip your toes in and let us show you the ropes.  We are the island’s premier sailing and powerboating specialists.

An RYA Recognised Training Centre with enthusiastic, qualified, home-grown staff, high quality equipment and superb beachside venue. Whether you want to try sailing, learn powerboating, understand navigation or enjoy a paddle around the bay, we are here to get you on the water and discover something amazing on your doorstep.

Kayak and SUP hire now available!

We are open for kayak and SUP hire.  Please note the following changes:  Bookings can only be made online.  Kayaks and SUPs will be hired from the beach in front of the Cosy Nook.  Please meet us on the beach and be mindful of maintaining social distancing around our staff members and other hirers. 

We will provide buoyancy aids, we cannot provide wetsuits or changing rooms at this time.  Hire sessions are at specific times to allow for all kit to be cleaned thoroughly between uses. 

Please note our new mobile number is 450824 to make appointments.

Welcome to 2020 at 7th Wave, we are looking forward to welcoming you on board this summer…

RYA Courses for big kids

Dinghy sailing and powerboating are still on hold for now, but we are working on this.

In the meantime if you are keen to keep learning from your own home we do have the RYA Dayskipper and Yachtmaster Theory courses which are available online here


Summer Courses for kids

The relaxing of the social distancing rules mean that we will be able to bring you Youth Sailing Weeks this summer! 

We have had to make a few adjustments to our usual full program, this summer we are offering courses as follows:

27 to 31 July: Stages 3 & 4
3 to 7 August: Stages 1 & 2
10 to 14 August: Advanced courses
17 to 21 August: Stage 3 & 4
24 to 28 August: Stages 1 & 2
31 August to 4 September: Advanced courses


Places will be limited to maximum of 12 persons per week.  Courses run from 10am to 5pm each day, you will need to bring your own lunches and drinks (please remember no plastic bottles, bring your reusable bottles).   The course fee is £289 per person.

We are really really excited to get back on the water and are looking forward to seeing everyone again!


Kayak and SUP Hire

Single kayaks £12.50 per hour, double kayaks £25 per hour. 

Stand Up Paddleboards £22.50 per hour.

We are the only centre on the island offering hire, we have a safety boat on the water to look after your safety.

Booking is only available online at present due to COVID-19



Our shop is located on Strand Road, Port Erin.  We stock Gul wetsuits, buoyancy aids, neoprene gloves, boots, hoods, spray tops and accessories,  bodyboards, snorkelling gear, beach toys and much much more.  

Open weekends only at the moment, open 7 days a week during the school summer holidays in 2020.