Mission

Our passionate water sports family promote enjoyment and safety on the water, by providing the latest and best watersports equipment, for all conditions and abilities.

Vision

If you’re anything like us, your time on the water is a valued commodity. At the Watersport Centre, we want you to enjoy every second of it. We aim to provide tried and tested equipment for Kiteboarding, Stand-up-Paddleboarding and Wing Foiling with quick dispatch throughout the UK.

We know Watersports. Our reputation, years of expertise and customer service are rooted across our sister companies; Hampshire Kitesurfing Centre, Hampshire Watersports and George Dufty Coaching.

Beginner or expert, you can buy the very best watersports equipment at The Watersports Centre. Shop online now, in-store or give us a call and we can make your Watersports world a little bit bigger!

HISTORY

‘Watersports Excellence’

The Watersports Centre is owned and run by father and son Tim and George Dufty. Tim Dufty is owner and senior kitesurfing instructor of Hampshire Kitesurfing Centre along with his wife Sarah. Hampshire Kitesurfing Centre has been running kitesurfing and SUP lessons since 2006, now in its 15th year of business with rave reviews. In 2014 Hampshire Kitesurfing Centre became a recognised BKSA kite school.

George Dufty is 4 times (and reigning) BKSA/BKC British Pro Freestyle kitesurfing champion and former world U20’s champion. George is also a fully qualified advanced kitesurfing coach. His kitesurfing coaching business, George Dufty Coaching, run advanced kitesurf tuition both in the UK and abroad for those wishing to push their limits. This includes those who also compete in the BKSA/BKC British Championships including junior pro’s and men’s and women’s amateur ranks.

Over time Hampshire Kitesurfing Centre and George Dufty Coaching have cemented relationships with a number of kite, paddleboard, wing and general watersports brands. They have secured dealership status for kites; Liquid Force, Best, Ozone, Cabrinha and Airush – and for kiteboards with Liquid Force, Best, Shinn & Cabrinha.

Hampshire Kitesurfing Centre have used and supplied paddleboard brands BIC, JP-Australia and Fanatic paddleboards for many years. In addition to this, they have many years of experience and testing with personal equipment such as wetsuits, wetsuits boots, wetsuit gloves, harnesses, impact vests, buoyancy aids, safety helmets.

This combination of over a decade of industry experience, relationships and testing allows us to provide the very best equipment and advice to you as The Watersports Centre.