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7th Wave

Type:Watersports Centre

Manx Youth Sailing Squad training at 7th Wave in preparation for RS Tera National and World Championships


Whether you want to discover sailing, learn powerboating, understand navigation or just enjoy a paddle around the bay, we are here to get you on the water and help you discover something amazing on your doorstep.

The stunning bay in the village of Port Erin is enclosed on three sides, making it ideal to learn to sail. The sheltered bay is also ideal for exploring on one of our sit on kayaks or paddleboards, available to hire. Our shop also specialises in watersports equipment including wetsuits, buoyancy aids, swimwear, beach toys, sunglasses, masks, snorkels and loads more.  

We offer Youth Sailing Weeks in the summer holidays and under 8s to Get Afloat day sessions.

Open every day April to September and on Saturdays in the winter. On-the-water activities run from Easter to the end of September and shorebased courses run during the winter.

Established in 2006 by Jen Kneale, 7th Wave is an RYA Recognised Training Centre, based in Port Erin.  7th Wave offers dinghy sailing, powerboating and shorebased courses, for adults and kids, families and corporate groups. All our staff are qualified instructors and are here to make sure you have the best possible experience on the water. 

Guide Prices

Youth Sailing Weeks (for children aged 8 and above)
Sessions run Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm every week throughout the Summer Holidays.
RYA Accredited courses, RYA Logbook and certificates included. Equipment is also supplied.
£279 including VAT.

For further information or to book call 01624 836366.

Kayak Hire
x4 Single Kayaks and x1 Double Kayak available to hire - all sit on top, safe and easy to use.
For hire on an hourly basis in Port Erin Bay only.

Single Kayak Hire £10 per hour
Double Kayak Hire £18 per hour

For further information or to book call 01624 836366.

Dinghy Sailing Tester Sessions
Enjoy 2 hours on the water with an instructor on board to show you the ropes and guide you as you take the helm.
Suitable for families, couples, individuals, young and not so young.
One to one tuition £49 per person, discount for groups of 2 or more. Available daily (weather permitting).

For further information or to book call 01624 836366.



  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • German spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - Parking available on the lower promenade car parking places

Payment Methods

  • BACS accepted
  • Booking essential - For RYA courses and Taster Sessions advance booking is essential please. For kayak hire you can just turn up or call the shop after 10am on the day you want to go
  • Cheques accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Major credit cards accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Group Friendly
  • Some areas accessible to disabled visitors
  • TT & Biker Friendly

Provider Features

  • Equipment/Clothing available for hire
  • Lessons/Courses available
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Village Location - Right by the beach in Port Erin

Target Markets

  • Family Fun - Kayak hire for groups of up to 6. Sailing Taster Sessions RYA Sailing Courses
  • Marketed Towards Children - Youth Sailing Weeks Sailing Tuition Taster Sessions Kayak birthday parties
  • Marketed Towards Families
Strand Road, Port Erin, IM9 6HF
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Tel+44 (0) 7624 450824

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Opening Times

* Our season runs from April to October.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Head into Port Erin, turn left for the beach immediately after the zebra crossing on Station Road, drive down the hill and we are on the right, next door to Scoops ice cream shop.

Public Transport Directions

Parking is usually available on the lower promenade, the bus stop at Port Erin Railway Station is a 2 minute walk away, and for a journey with a difference you can even get here by steam train!

What's Nearby

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Port Erin Beach, Port ErinPicturesque Port Erin Beach is situated in the southwest of the Island. The beach sits in a sheltered bay bordered by the tall cliffs of Bradda Head to the north.

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