Boating in the Channel Islands

Located between the South Coast of the United Kingdom and northern France, the Channel Islands provide an abundance of opportunities to get on the water with their exquisite coastline, beautiful harbours and picturesque bays.

The north coast of Guernsey provides the ideal place to windsurf or maybe the small islands of Sark & Herm could surprise you by their unique and unspoiled Sea Kayaking experiences. In Alderney you can see the coastline from a different perspective by hopping aboard a boat tour to learn about the islands eclectic history, or you could head to Jersey, the largest island, which provides every opportunity imaginable for getting on the water; from dinghy sailing to jet skiing, it’s an adventurer's paradise.

On The Water Guide to the Channel Islands

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With one of the largest tidal ranges in the world and local watermen are highly skilled and internationally held in regard as some of the best in the world. More... 


Sailing Boat

Rapidly becoming a destination that attracts top sporting events and competitors you will find a wide range of water sports activities to indulge in. More...


Alderney Cost Line

If you are new to boating why not go on an Island Boat tour where you can learn the island history and explore Shipwrecks and natural wildlife. More...


Isle of Sark
The Isle of Sark

With some of the clearest water in the world and a vast expanse of caves to explore, getting out on the water in a Sea Kayak is becoming a popular activity in Sark. More...


Isle of herm

Perfect for hiring kayaks or going for guided exploration trips to get up close and personal with the coastline around the island. More...


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