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Owned by Steph & Eric Bridge who have a combined 50 years experience of teaching watersports in Exmouth, Edgewatersports is provides top quality tuition, sales and club membership from their brand new watersports centre on Exmouth Seafront. Embrace a new sport or simply come and get some advice with one of the world’s most famous kitesurfing families –Team Bridge.

The story…
Eric & Steph first began their watersports business in Exmouth with ‘Spinnakers’. This was an evolving dinghy sailing school which was a huge part of their growing family lives. The site was taken over for development at the same time as kitesurfing getting popular so it became apparent that teaching Kitesurfing would also be a great lifestyle choice!!! We never had to repair a dinghy again! Edge was born at the ‘Edge’ of the duck pond in 2003 where we ran the shop & centre before getting evicted once more to make way for a Pub. We re-established the business at Exmouth Harbour while always looking for a site closer to Exmouth Seafront. This dream came true in 2020…

The new Watersports centre (opened October 2020) is a testament to both Steph, Eric & many other’s hard work as well as what Exmouth has become for Watersports. A worldwide destination for kitesurfing, wingsurfing, windsurfing, Hydrofoil & paddle boarding. Exmouth offers a huge variety of conditions at all states of Tide for all pillars of the pyramid. International athletes, members of the British Sailing Team for kitesurfing & world champions train and use the waters to keep them at the top of their sport. The Edge Experience is sure to leave you wanting more so come along and see us at ‘Sideshore’ where we can share some energy that the ‘Edge’ way brings.

Steph & Eric Bridge

Steph, Watersports manager & coach is a 5 x Kite Race world champion, 2014 world sailing Rolex Sailor of the year Nominee, holds multiple World records and podium finishes.

Managing Director, Eric (Husband ) & business partner for 30years is the powerhouse behind all operations. As passionate as all others to ensure he gets his daily water fix, Eric controls all aspects of the shoreside operations.

Our family of 3 boys which all kite surf, compete and get to to travel the world doing this are now a brand in themselves; ‘team-bridge’.

Edge is an extension of what we are passionate about. The wind, the water, the ever changing weather, the ebb & flow of the tide, The thrill of boosting a massive jump, catching a wave, winning a regatta, paddling the river and ensuring that you are getting the most out of your sport.


Guy Bridge
In 2016 Guy took Youth Gold in numerous stops and the hydrofoil pro tour final. Guy has placed 3rd in the World Sailing Final in Melbourne 2016, showing that he will be a force to be reconned with in future years when his studies are complete. Also in 2016 Guy became the youngest & fastest single handed sailor to circumnavigate the Isle of Wight. Guy kitesurfed around the Island in 2hrs 30mins beating Olly by a few seconds in an incredible endurance challenge. As a youth freestyle rider Guy took many podium positions at european & world events.

Liam Proctor
Liam has been part of the ‘Edge family’ for many years having spent his teenage years improving his kiting & coaching with Team Bridge before going off to study and then travel. He has made good use of his teaching skills to secure jobs all over the world. Whatever the windsport or paddleboarding discipline you’re looking to pursue, he is sure to inspire confidence and make your time on the water enjoyable.

Tom Bridge
Tom Has been European freestyle Youth Champion since 2010, won the 2013 & 2014 PKRA Youth World Championships and Virgin Kitesurf Junior world Champion 2015. In 2016 Tom regained his European championship title following a large period off the water with a knee injury. Also in 2016 Tom won the mens Freestyle Grand Slam in Sardinia, his first major mens competition. Tom has been around kiteboarding since he was age 7 and has been a role model for many young kiters. He has just been signed by Red Bull UK

Olly Bridge
Olly is the oldest of three brothers and is a real all round waterman. Olly was the European junior freestyle champion in 2010, and became race youth world champion in 2012, defending his title in 2013. Olly is 2013,2014 & 2015 men’s European Race Champion. In 2016 Olly took a number of silver medal positions in the World Championships, Europeans, Gold Cup, hydrofoil pro tour & ended the season in Melbourne at the Sailing World Cup Final with a Gold. Olly is involved with board design and production and works with Levitaz to test the fastest foils on the market. He isn’t as actively involved with Edge as he once was thanks to his own venture ‘Hangtime Cafe’ coming to fruition in 2020 with his partner Megan. Be sure to see them and grab a coffee whenever you’re visiting us at Edge as they’re just next door!

Our very own beach house

As well as our watersports offerings, we are proud to share ‘The Beach House’ with you! The Beach House is a wonderful location for larger groups or a number of families having a celebration. The house is a classic Arts and Crafts house dating from 1896 decorated to a high standard with an airy and beachy feel.

The Beach House sleeps 20 in 10 double bedrooms many with sea views. Three large reception rooms and a large terrace for al fresco dining. The grounds include a large hot tub and seasonally heated pool (mid May to end of September).

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