Experience water sports

Water sports on Sylt

Sylt not only invites you to stroll along the promenade, you can also do many water sports on the island.

Surfing & Wave Riding

Every year the Windsurf World Cup takes place on Sylt. But also for non-professionals there are many possibilities to surf on the North Sea island. Whether you want to stand on a "normal" surfboard or prefer windsurfing or kiting, the surf off Sylt offers many possibilities.

Syltferry surfing in the ocean on Sylt.
Syltferry Cat Festival on Sylt.

Sailing & Stand-up Paddling

Those who prefer sailing will also find what they are looking for on Sylt: There are several sailing schools that offer courses for beginners and advanced sailors. You can find further information here: www.sylt.de/wassersport
Have you ever heard of stand-up paddling (SUP for short)? This sport from Hawaii has now arrived in Germany and can be learned on Sylt. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced paddler, SUP is fun for everyone and is a completely new way to explore the North Sea.

Water sports on Heligoland

Heligoland also offers water sports enthusiasts a wide range of sporting opportunities. Discover some activities for your holiday here.

Surfing on Heligoland

Surfers get their money's worth on the north beach of the dune: Here you can ride the waves and compete with the Heligoland surf. As there is unfortunately no surf equipment rental on the island, you have to bring your own equipment.


Syltferry Kite Surf Worldcup Jump on Sylt .