Clear waters and sheltered bays make Scilly an ideal place to learn to sail, windsurf or stand-up paddle board. The Isles of Scilly Sailing Centre provides tuition and taster sessions – as well as hire, if you’re more experienced, or simply want to kayak across to a deserted island of your own.

Porthmellon, St. Mary’s
01720 422060

Raven’s Porth, Tresco (July & August only)
01720 424919