Taster sessions are designed to give you just that: a little taste of the activity, so you can get a feel for it and decide whether it’s something you want to pursue. Of course they’re great fun, and the perfect way to dip your toes in the water – literally and metaphorically. For families, groups of friends, and younger participants, they offer a chance to try something new together.

All our taster sessions last 2.5 hours, and are provided by a suitably qualified instructor. For groups of 3 or more we can arrange sessions outside the dates listed below.

Taster sessions cost £49 for adults and £39 for 16 and under. Book 3 adults on one session and we’ll give you a 4th space free. Sessions are available 10.00-12.30 and 13.30 -16.00 on the dates listed below.

Please have a look at the session details below for more information and available dates. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 0131 319 1820 or email bookings@portedgarwatersports.com. To make a booking directly through our website CLICK HERE

Windsurfing

Our Windsurf Taster session is the ideal way to get a feel for what windsurfing has to offer, and will give you an introduction to windsurfing, showing you how to use the equipment, get you up on the board and basic windsurfing techniques. With our brand new kit and fantastic location its never been easier to try out this amazing sport.

2.5 hour session from 10.00-12.30 for Youth or 13.30 – 16.00 for Adults

2019 Dates:  21 April, 18 May, 7 July, 20 July, 10 August, 15 September

Other dates may be available on request, please call to discuss

Keelboat sailing

Keelboats are fast, fun, small racing yachts. With our fleet of Hunter 707s you can try helming and crewing, perfect if you want to try multiple jobs on a boat. Keelboats are all about teamwork and great fun if you want to go fast!

2-5 hour session 10.00 – 12.30 or 13.30-16.00

2019 Dates:  20 April, 19 May, 6 July, 21 July, 11 August, 14 September

Other dates may be available on request, please call to discuss.

Paddlesports Experience

These 2.5 hour trips are a great way to get out on the water using open canoes, stand-up paddleboards and kayaks – you can even try swapping with someone during the session if you fancy trying more than one craft.

Our trips will take place on the canal in a scenic environment, with plenty of options for stops along the way meeting at the The Port Edgar Watersports van in the Car Park of The Bridge Inn, Newbridge, EH28 8RA, In partnership with JP Watersports and The Bridge Inn.

No experience necessary. Canoeists may be paddling solo or tandem with another person. Sessions run 10.00-12.30 and 13.30-16.00.

2019 Dates: 4 May, 2 June, 15 June, 7 July, 3 August, 18 August, 14 September
Cost: £49 Adult, £39 Under 16
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