Water Sports

Instruction for various RYA and taster courses are available. Water sports are permitted with own equipment. Rental equipment is available only to intermediate and advanced users. Watersports are currently restricted to individuals aged 12 and over. There are many watersports activities ongoing in the watersports area of the beach for you and your family to enjoy






Windsurfing is a sport that combines elements of both sailing and surfing to create a graceful yet unpredictable activity.

Learning to work alongside the changing tides, manipulating your maneuvers, shifting your style: it’s a sport of adaptation.

Windsurfing is extremely rewarding both physically and mentally and although reliant upon the natural elements windsurfing is a mobile and active sport that will leave you rewardingly exhausted and refreshed.

It is a full body workout and is an extremely enjoyable means of exercise, feel the burn of your calories as you squat and sway in rhythm with the water.

Windsurf Equipment Rental

If you are an experienced Windsurfer, you may visit the KAUST South Beach anytime during the beach working hours, rent our Windsurf kit and jump on the board to see where the wind takes you.

30 minutues
50 SAR
1 hour
100 SAR


Windsurf Tuition

Windsurfing is a sport that provides limitless thrills and excitement. Modern lightweight windsurf kit, expert tuition and warm Red sea water makes KAUST South Beach the best place to learn. Windsurfing is highly addictive and once you have mastered the basics there is no looking back!

10 AM, Every Saturday at KAUST South Beach
175 SAR per person



Guest Care Office

For booking/registration, please visit Guest Care office at Al Marsa Yacht Club, (Open Daily) 08:00 –19:00 with exception of one hour Friday prayer break from 12:15 to 13:15.

You may also email Guest Care at marinebookings@kaust.edu.sa or call at 808-6621 | 808-6634.




Whether you want to escape work for the evening or explore the KAUST waters, sailing a small boat is a fantastic yet affordable activity at KAUST.

You can take your family, go with friends or escape by yourself, leaving the stress of daily life behind on the shore. One of the best things about sailing is its a sport for all.

Sailing Boat Rentals

You can come and hire a dinghy if you have prior experience and can rig your boat.

Sail Boat Rental
165 SAR per hour
Sailing Lesson
175 SAR per hour





Rental Price for 1/2 hour
Rental Price for 1 hour
Single Rental - 30 SAR
60 SAR
Double Rental - 40 SAR
80 SAR



Other Watersports


Rental Price for 1/2 hour
Rental Price for 1 hour
Green Pedalo Rental 30 SAR
60 SAR
SUP Rental - 40 SAR
70 SAR