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Meet the team

All staff have the appropriate lifeguard, wakeboard and first aid training. As well as passing the enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

Alex Sly

The owner and founder of Kernow Adventure Park, Alex, has been involved in outdoor activities since he started windsurfing at the age of five. He pursued his passion for watersports and went on to work in the industry for over 10 years – teaching people how to sail, kayak, powerboat and wakeboard. After which he became a manager at the British Disabled Waterski and Wakeboard Association before moving to Cornwall and founding Kernow Adventure Park. 

“Kessel quarry holds a special place in my heart for a number of reasons; the peaceful atmosphere, the deep spring fed water and the sheer walls of granite to name a few, and I’m not alone in believing that the location has a special energy.”



Will is manager at the park. Having grown up in Cornwall, he has a strong connection to the ocean and to surfing. This extends to other watersports as well and he enjoys leading activities and interacting with customers to make sure they have a memorable experience and will be happy to help answer any questions. 



Izzy Berks

Izzy is our Senior Instructor, specialising in wakeboarding thanks to her background in snowboarding. Over winter she returns to the slopes to show off her board skills in the snow. Izzy is smiley, outgoing and kids will often fall in love with her positive energy and encouraging attitude. 

“Working at Kernow Adventure is so much fun, I love every aspect, from playing on the aquapark to greeting people at the desk.”


Phil Hickey

Phil is a new member of the team, having been a keen regular wakeboarder for a number of years now we decided to offer him a job as an instructor. Phil has a history of snowboard instructing and is a keen videoographer.

Latest Review...

"Great setup, fun staff and the standard of wakeboarding coaching is really impressive - highly recommended!"


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