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RYA Dinghy Instructor October Half Term

RYA Dinghy Instructor October Half Term

Are you looking to qualify as a Royal Yachting Association Dinghy Instructor? Perhaps to help out at your local sailing club, to progress your instructional portfolio or in preparation for summer job - whatever your motivation, look no further! Working in partnership...

Proud to be a stamping station for the new SWCPA passport

Proud to be a stamping station for the new SWCPA passport

The millions of visitors who will be walking the famous 630-mile South West Coast Path this summer will now be able to keep a unique record of their journey, thanks to a new Coast Path Passport that has recently been launched. The new Coast Path Passport means that...

SailGP returns to Plymouth

SailGP returns to Plymouth

We are so excited that Plymouth is a host city for SailGP again this year and that all the excitement of the third event of Season 3 will happen in the Sound on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July. We've put together a dedicated page for the weekend's event which you...

Mount Batten Tower SailGP Experience

Mount Batten Tower SailGP Experience

Would you like to watch SailGP from one of Plymouth's most historic landmarks? On Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July we are offering a Mount Batten Tower SailGP Experience on each day to include an afternoon tea with sandwiches and a cream tea, a small bottle of...

Advance notices for 20th, 23rd and 24th July

Advance notices for 20th, 23rd and 24th July

ADVANCE NOTICES FOR WEDNESDAY 20TH, SATURDAY 23RD AND SUNDAY 24TH JULY WEDNESDAY 20TH JULY: We have received notification from Western Power that on Wednesday 20th July we will have two breaks in our electricity supply during the day. The first will be between 0800...

We’re celebrating 23 years today!

We’re celebrating 23 years today!

Today the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre celebrates its 23rd anniversary! Officially opened on the Mount Batten peninsula by HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, on 23rd June 1999, the Centre has, over the last twenty three years, welcomed...

Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeships applications open

Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeships applications open

Do you know someone who could join our next apprenticeship cohort this September? Via training provider Channel Training we are now seeking keen, motivated and dedicated people to join our popular Outdoor Activity Instructors Apprenticeship programme to start in...

Centre receive Plastic Free Gold Award

Centre receive Plastic Free Gold Award

Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre receive Plastic Free Gold Award The Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre has recently been awarded Gold for their ongoing plastic free pledge. The Centre are original members of the Plastic Free Plymouth...

Big Blue Splash

Big Blue Splash

A brand new event will give people in Plymouth a taste of the sea as part of the exciting year of activity celebrating Plymouth Sound National Marine Park, thanks to funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. The National Marine Park Big Blue Splash is coming to...

Plymouth Pirates Weekend 2022

Plymouth Pirates Weekend 2022

Ahoy me hearties! As part of Plymouth Pirates Weekend join the Mount Batten Pirates on a 30-minute Powerboat Experience and see the Hoe, Drake’s Island and Plymouth Sound from a Powerboat! Pre-booking available for 4 people only for £35 – unfortunately we can’t take...