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Sailing, Rowing and Watersports

Whitby has a marina and berths for boats, Runswick Bay has a sailing club with open water sailing taking place on the sea and another sailing club based at Scaling Dam reservoir provides inland water sailing.
Rowing is a particular sport in Whitby where various teams compete in the Whitby Regatta. Surfing takes place at Saltburn by the Sea which is just up the coast past Skinningrove and Brotton.

Canoeing takes place on the River Esk, where you will find canoes and rowing boats for hire, for example at Ruswarp. For those of you who prefer kayaking on the sea then at Runswick Bay there is Barefoot Kayak If you are involved in watersports in the Esk Valley or on the coast and would like to post details up on the site, please contact us.

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