Welcome to Hickling Windsurfing Club

The premier windsurfing location on the Norfolk Broads, East Anglia, UK. A beautiful relatively safe location, close to the North Sea coast, great winds, beginner loan equipment, excellent facilities, and a warm welcome. 

The sport of Windsurfing is great for personal fitness, and sailing along under your own power is the ultimate thrill. We can arrange limited coaching to new members to help learning and to get the most from the club. We occasionally have training days and public ‘come and try’ days too.

If you are interested in joining then e-mail There’s also further information on joining here.

Come and try it day: Saturday 30th May

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28 May Update: The weather forecast is good so the event is confirmed.

Members: Please remember the beach is closed for member sailing as it’s just too busy on the beach. Sorry.

Come and try windsurfing

Just bring your swimwear, a towel and an old pair of trainers

All equipment provided including wetsuits and buoyancy aids

10.30am to 3.30pm

£5.00 per person, includes refreshments

Please note that this is weather-dependent and may be cancelled at short notice if the conditions are considered to be unsuitable. Check our website or Facebook page for updates.

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Training Day: 9th May

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This is taking place on Saturday 9th May – confirmed.

All members are welcome to come along and improve their skills with the assistance of our Instructors.  All aspects of your sailing can be covered; from getting to grips with the basics, right through to the carve gybe.

Please arrive by 10am to allow you time to rig up and be allocated and Instructor according to your aims/ requirements.


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Work Party: Saturday 14th March

Please can we have some volunteers?  Many hands make light work, and the quicker the jobs are done the sooner we can go for a sail afterwards (for those that wish to).

This is our annual tidy up of the premises.  Please arrive at 10am with rake/gloves/enthusiasm  to help with the following tasks:

Washing the green slime off the Northern side of the changing rooms;

Cleaning and fixing gutters;

Tidying hedges/ stray branches;

Sweeping leaves and twigs from the car park, paths and rigging area;

Sorting out the slippery decking on the boat jetty

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Winter exclusion zone: 1st November to 31st March

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To avoid a potential £20,000 fine then please remember not to sail in the areas marked with “Bird Refuge – please avoid” areas as marked on this diagram. For more information click here.

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6 November – AGM

Picture: 30th year celebration event at Hickling earlier this year.

The East Anglian Tennis and Squash Club hosted the 2014 AGM.

We have a had another very successful year at the Club: Come and Try day, 2 training days, 30th year celebration, new carpark surface, and new changing room flooring. The Club facebook is building momentum too. Although we had a very expensive year it was decided to freeze fees for 2015. The committee says good bye to Pat, Tony, Dave, and Philip – who collectively have over 80 years committee experience! Yes, that is amazing. Martin takes on the role of […]

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