News & Events

Statement on easing of restrictions Monday 19th July

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!

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

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!

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

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

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

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...

Delighted to be hosting the RYA Youth Nationals this year

Delighted to be hosting the RYA Youth Nationals this year

We are delighted to be the host venue for the RYA Youth Nationals which will be held here in Britain's Ocean City in August. Plymouth Youth Sailing and ourselves look forward to welcoming as many as 350 young sailors to our city to compete in the Youth Nationals,...

Meet Jessica!

Meet Jessica!

Jessica lives with Type 1 diabetes, a serious condition in which a person’s blood glucose (sugar) level is too high because their body cannot make insulin. This means they have to monitor their exercise, food and glucose levels and administer insulin accordingly....

We can’t wait to re-open!

We can’t wait to re-open!

We can't wait to re-open and get back to doing what we love! We will be re-opening the Centre on Wednesday 7th April and full details of our re-opening plans can be found here. We do have watersports sessions available for the Easter School Holidays starting from...