Spring Big Weekender 2024

Sandbanks Big Spring Weekender 2024 

Confirmed Saturday April 27th 10am-4pm - Final Up Date

Demo Confirmation for Tomorrow… Its looking fresh, so wrap up warm… We’ll be kicking off from 10am tomorrow. For your taster sessions please arrive suited and booted 5-10minutes before your sessions and head to the Buccaneer tent (It will have four H20 Flags on it) for registration and welcome chat before we begin… We’ll have plenty going on all day and no doubt some spectacular displays from the pros… Wind is light to moderate from the North East / East so calm and flat in the harbour and no doubt bumpy and breeze on the sea for the more advanced riders… (Kiting will be set up on the sea side accessed through the path from our harbour display) 

Evening Plan – Debrief party at Coast (Next to our Shop) Arrive at Coast from 6pm… Nik Baker and co will be presenting a Foil based chat around Tuning and performance from 6.30pm… Pizza’s Served from 7pm followed by Q&A With the Pros from 7.30pm Hoping to have Nik Baker, Jay Sup Manning, Guy Cribb, Timo Mullin and a few more TBC

What its all ABOUT 

We will be kicking off the 2024 season with our FREE Watersports Demo on Saturday 27th April 2024 in Poole Harbour, Sandbanks... We'll be running in conjunction with Easy Riders & H2O Windsurf School Free taster sessions for Wing Foiling, Paddle boarding and Windsurfing on the day to give everyone a taste of these exciting sports and kick off the season in style... Combined with the industry's leading watersports brands, showcasing all their new toys to play with... Our Team Riders and Pro's putting on a show (Wind God's Pending!) There will be something for everyone...   Plus with the beach side of Sandbanks beach available for the more advanced riders, there will also be a chance to play on the industry's leading watersports brands new seasons toys – so there will be something for everyone...


The industry's leading brands as below are confirmed for our Demo... Located in Poole harbour by the slips ways and continued onto Sandbanks beach via the walkway providing the perfect conditions no matter what your ability for demoing and trying new toys! (Location Map below - keep scrolling) We'll all be set up by 10AM and start to pack down around 4pm.

The Focus will be for the Saturday pending the weather gods, with a roll over for the Sunday if needed. (Sadly some brands can only be present for the Saturday). 

Duotone Windsurfing / Duotone Kiting / Duotone Wing / ION / KT / Cabrinha / F-ONE (TBC) / JP Australia / Pryde / O'Neill / Quatro / Goya / Fanatic SUP / O'Shea

Taster Sessions

With the help of our friendly Watersports Schools Easy Riders and H20 Windsurfing we'll be running taster sessions for all our favorite sports over the weekend and you can book now.

There will be opportunities / promotions to book more comprehensive lessons continuing your learning once you’re hooked from the taster sessions with the Schools after your session... Just ask... 

What you'll need - A warm wetsuit and boots (It’s still cold in April). Over 16 years of age and be flexible for either day pending the weather forecast.  

For the crash course in Wing Foiling, you’ll need to be confident in the water, a strong swimmer and ideally with a background in watersports.

For Paddle Boarding and Windsurfing Taster Sessions, confident in the water and a good swimmer is advised.

What we'll provide - A helmet and impact / floatation vest for wing foiling and a flotation vest only for windsurfing or Paddle boarding. O'Neill Wetsuits will be on hand with a small selection of key wetsuits, but to avoid disappointment - you'll advised to bring your own.

What to Expect Wing Foil Tasters. For customers with a strong watersport background we'll offer the chance of a crash course in winging on a large foil wing board with a stable foil and wing. For customers will little or no watersports background and or want to take it slower, we'll offer the change to begin on a Paddle Board with the wing.

For the Windsurfing Tasters. After a quick run through of the equipment and demo of the basic skills - You will be on the water for half an hour mastering sailing across the wind and turning around with a basic tack! 

For the Paddle Boarding Tasters. After a quick run through of the equipment and demo of the basic skills – You will be on the water for half an hour mastering your paddle techniques, turning and building up your confidence in balance and moving around on the boards.



Located on the Main Sandbanks Road (Harbour Side, by the slip ways) towards the Main Sandbanks Top Car Park...  

Parking on the road or in the large Sandbanks top car park are all pay at meter parking FYI.

Saturday Night Debrief.

Pizza And Drinks in Coast . Surf + Moto Saturday Evening for the debrief with the Pro's... Industry legends like Nik Baker, Andy Bubble Chambers, Jay Manning, Farrel O'Shea, and a few more... So prepare your questions for a planned Q&A session...  Not going to make it? Email / DM us your questions and we'll get them answered, recorded and published on our media channels live on the night!  


Some Snaps from last Years Event!







Modal dialog

You won't be able to dismiss this by usual means (escape or click button), but you can close it programatically based on user choices or actions.