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Ocean Sports Hire Centre


Fancy trying a Kayak, SUP or sailing a Topper?

Our Hire Centre located on Carbis Bay Beach is the ideal way to get a taster of what it’s like to get onto the ocean. Our hire equipment is maintained to the highest standards and with our instructors on hand you can always glean a few handy tips before you head out.
We are a fully AALA Accredited Centre – this ensures we have the correct support craft and safety procedures in place if you should ever need assistance.

You do not need to book for hire, just turn up at the beach.

Our Hire Prices



Ocean Sports Tours

Always fancied exploring the coastline around Carbis Bay and St. Ives, but never had the chance?

Sea Life Explorer

Coastal Explorer

Adventure Snorkeling

Our traditional four man and six man Hawaiian canoe is just the ticket. We run sessions from one and a half hours up to a full day touring the stunning coastline around the St. Ives Bay area. The emphasis is on your needs from purely recreational messing about on the water, to high speed, high energy paddling, in more challenging conditions and actually surfing waves!

Perfect for kids parties, adults parties, or families looking for adventure, a tour is the best way to get up close a personal with the many coves and inlets around Carbis Bay, Porthminster, St Ives, The Island and beyond.

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The Ocean Sports Center, Carbis Bay
born out of a passion for the ocean and a desire to share it with others


Our Accreditations

At The Ocean Sports Center we take the safety of our customers and staff extremely seriously. We are proud of our Accreditations and are commited to providing the best and safest watersports facilities in Cornwall
British Canoe Union

We are accredited by The British Canoe Union to provide lessons and activities using canoes, ocean ski’s and Kayaks.

Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Adventure activities licensing ensures that activity providers follow good safety management practices. These should allow young people to experience exciting and stimulating activities outdoors without being exposed to avoidable risks.


Get in Touch with Us

If you have any questions about The Ocean Sports Center, would like to book a lesson or find out about our great deals for parties, please drop us a line using one of the phone numbers below or the Contact form and we will be in touch

Our Location

Carbis Bay Beach
Carbis Bay
St Ives
TR26 2TL

Contact Us

Phone 1: 07533 695 031
Phone 2: 07970629493


Staffed Hours

In Season: 7 days a week:
9-00am to 6-00pm
Out of Season:
By Appointment and Club times only*

*See the events calendar for club times

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