Windsurfing Launch Rules

  1. All owners must register and obtain an annual  Launch Permit.
  2. Temporary registration and  launch permits are available.
  3. In order to register, all owners must provide an original and valid certificate of insurance detailing levels of cover (usually a minimum of £500,000 of third party cover).
  4. Registered owners will receive an electronic barrier card to gain automatic entry and exit to Tallington, there is a refundable deposit of £15 per card. All guests must pay £3 per vehicle (plus any relevant launch fees) at reception.
  5. Windsurfers may only be launched in their designated area on lake 3
  6. Windsurfers may use all of lakes 3, 4, 5 and 6 but strictly when there are no powerboats on the water. As soon as a powerboat begins use of lakes 4,5 or 6 the windsurfer must return to lake 3 as soon as possible.
  7. No craft is permitted on the lake between the hours of 10pm (or dusk, whichever is sooner) and 8.00 am.
  8. Tallington Lakes reserves the right to revoke launch rights at any time without warning, reason or reimbursement.
  9. Never operate a windsurfer after consuming alcohol, using drugs or, when intoxicated.
  10. Please note that there is an element of danger when participating in watersports or when in the vicinity of water.
To view map of site, please click here.
Access to Tallington Lakes and use of all facilities is strictly at the individuals risk. Tallington Lakes will not accept liablilty for any accident or injury however caused.
Please note: The lakes are not supervised.

Windsurf Launch Fees

Customers wishing to launch their own craft will need to purchase a Launch Permit from the Main Office.

Annual Launch Fee

From 01 April - 31 March

Windsurf Launch £100 (please note insurance is required)

Day Launch Fee

Windsurf Launch £10 (please note insurance is required)

Windsurf Courses

Adult Windsurf Courses

Have a go session  £45    1 1/2hrs

Adult RYA Courses

Start (level 1) - £130 2 days

Intermediate Non-Planing - £160 2 days

Intermediate Planing - £150 2 days

Beach Starting Clinic - £60 3 hrs

Non-Planning Carve Gybe Clinic - £60 3 hrs

Junior Windsurfing Courses (U16)

Have a go session - £40 11/2 hrs

Junior RYA Courses

Stage 1 - £110 2 days

Stage 2 - £130 2 days

Stage 3 - £130 2 days

Stage 4 - £130 2 days

Please note attendance on a course does not guarantee an RYA endorsed certificate.

Private lessons

Basically you hire the kit that you require and then book an instructor for personal tuition.

Hire Charges 1 hour 2 hours 3 hour 4 hours
Beginner w/surf kit £15 £25 £35 £45
Intermediate w/surf kit £15 £25 £35 £45

Personal Tuition

Hire an instructor for £20 per hour. You tell us when you want to come and what you want to learn and we’ll tailor the session to suit your needs.

Recreational Hire

The hire charges are as above, customers wishing to hire kit only, must hold the appropriate competency certificate, Windsurfing RYA Level 1(start windsurfing) or Intermediate non planing.

Junior Windsurf Club

Team 15 Tallington Tornadoes

Team 15 is the ideal way to participate in this exciting sport on a regualr basis as part of the Tallington Tornados. We provide all the kit and RYA qualified instuctors. Regional and national events available to team members.

Sunday: 9.30am - 11am April - September

Price £15 (sessions must be booked at least one week in advance)

Please book now by telephone or emailing us.

To follow the Tallington Tornados progress this season view the Midlands Zone race results.