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About Simon Winkley Marine

Simon Winkley Marine (SWM) provides a unique selection of high-quality services to the marine industry to include wingfoil and windsurf coaching. We are based in the UK at Queen Mary Sailing Club (QMSC) in Surrey and some of our training is in other locations.


Services include a wingfoiling school, windsurf coaching, RYA instructor training, RYA First Aid courses, boat repair and fitting services, on-water photography, equipment sales and consultancy. Simon heads up the business and we work with a range of RYA qualified instructors, RYA trainers and experienced marine professionals.

Booking Lessons and Clinics

Please use the on-screen button:

  • to book wing lessons at our centre at Queen Mary Sailing Club (QMSC); or

  • to book a place on one of Simon’s windsurfing clinics in Weymouth


Please complete and submit the form here to request a 1 : 1 wingfoil or improver/advanced windsurfing lesson at QMSC with Simon.


Please complete and submit the form here to express interest in a place on one of Simon’s windsurf or wingfoil clinics in Prasonisi (Rhodes).


Use this link to view the clinics on the Sportif website.

The number to call to book through Sportif Travel is 01273 844919.

Boat, Board or Trailer Repair

Please complete and submit the form here:

  • to request a quote for a repair to your dinghy, windsurf/wingfoil board

  • to arrange a service to your small, unbraked dinghy trailer

Client Portfolio

Key clients include: The Royal Yachting Association (RYA), Queen Mary Sailing Club (QMSC), The Official Test Centre (OTC), Royal Thames Yacht Club (RTYC), Noble Marine Insurance, United Kingdom Sailing Academy (UKSA) & Sportif Travel. We have a growing customer base for our wing school, retail sales, boat repair services and windsurf coaching.

Website Photos

Most of the images on this website have been taken by SWM. Other contributors, to whom we are very grateful, include Eye Sea You Photo, Sportography, Ben Luckett, Chloe Upton Studio, Rob Spencer, Richard Sawyer, Pete Clarke and Liz Matthews. All photos on this website are copyright and permission is required to reproduce them in any form. Click here to learn more about our marine photography services.


Some of our valued partners are listed here. Their work and/or products are highly recommended:


Main operating base, Surrey: Queen Mary Sailing Club

Clinic operating base, Weymouth: The Official Test Centre (OTC)

Overseas clinic agent: Sportif Travel

Prasonisi windsurf and wingfoil centre: Pro Centre Christof Kirschner


Wingfoil boards and foils: Starboard

Wings: Freewing

Windsurf boards: Starboard Windsurfing

Windsurf sails: Severne Sails

Action cam mounts: Flymount

Windsurfing fins: K4 Fins

Sunglasses: Bollé Eyewear

Premium goods made from upcycled sails: Sails & Canvas


Watersports booking & management software: Sailia

Website design: George Lewis

Logo design: Pete Galvin

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