News & Events

Plymouth welcomes the NSSA National Youth Regatta

Over the course of this week, the Centre will welcome hundreds of participants as part of the National School Sailing Association National Youth Regatta as Plymouth Youth Sailing hosts this annual event. In line with strict covid secure measures both on and off the...

What a week!

What a week here in Plymouth and the actual SailGP racing hasn’t even started yet! On Tuesday we were delighted to share the exciting news that Plymouth has been awarded £9.5million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to make its vision of a park in the sea a...

Statement on easing of restrictions Monday 19th July

With ‘Freedom Day’ as it has been termed rapidly approaching (Monday 19th July) we will continue to interpret both the laws, regulations and data in a responsible manner. Aside from anything further we will, as a Centre, and indeed a hub for engagement with the great...

SailGP comes to Plymouth!

We are so excited that Plymouth is a host city for SailGP and that all the excitement of the third event of Season 2 will happen in the Sound on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th July. We have put further details about accessing the Centre this weekend and relevant links...

Centre welcomes Supernova National Championships to Plymouth

This weekend (Friday 2nd until Sunday 4th July) Plymouth Youth Sailing and the Mount Batten Centre are delighted to host the Supernova Dinghy Class Association National Championships here in Plymouth. This is the first class national standalone event to be held here...

We are 22 years old today!

Twenty two years ago today, the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre was officially opened on the Mount Batten peninsula by HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, who this month would have celebrated his 100th birthday. The Centre was created to provide...

Sailors of Tomorrow set sail during the May Half Term

Over two hundred children from various organisations across the city enjoyed their May half term by sailing with Plymouth Youth Sailing and kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and indoor climbing at the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre as part of the...

Potential life saving device installed at Centre

After originally making plans to install a brand new AED (automated external defibrillator) in late 2019 and with subsequent delays caused by the pandemic, the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre are pleased to now have had one of these potentially...

Two city charities supporting each other

We are delighted that Shekinah will be undertaking a series of groundworks and decorating around our waterfront site for the foreseeable future. The two city charities have worked collaboratively on events and fundraising efforts previously. The Shekinah team have...