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Welcome to WikiProject Water sports. Some Wikipedians have formed this collaboration resource and group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of water sports and the organization of information and articles on this topic. This page and its subpages contain their suggestions and various resources; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians interested in the topic.

If you would like to help, please join the project, inquire on the talk page and see the to-do list below.



Every subject that involves sport, games or other activities in conjunction with (under, on or over) water.

Task ForcesEdit


WikiProject Water sports has a few longstanding goals, which are in place to provide a direction for expansion.

  • To ensure that all marine-activity related articles are always expanding and being improved.
  • Establish a large, active member base.

Open tasksEdit

  To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Water sports: edit·history·watch·refresh· Updated 2020-08-29

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:

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Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest.

Name Areas of interest Location Date joined
Pumpmeup (talk · contribs) All sorts, especially kayaking 14 November 2007
09er (talk · contribs) American College rowing history, sailing 18 January 2008
PhilKnight (talk · contribs) windsurf, kitesurf 4 March 2008
Rauterkus (talk · contribs) a swim coach and aquatic programming advocate Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Alistairjh (talk · contribs) swimming
HowardMorland (talk · contribs) artificial whitewater courses Arlington, VA, USA 18 February 2009
bodysurfinyon (talk · contribs) bodysurfing 11 May 2009
Commit charge (talk · contribs) very interested in making hollow wooden surfboards
Happysailor (talk · contribs) Powerboating, Sailing (& Canoeing, Windsurfing) Wales, UK 18 October 2009
John86uk (talk · contribs) RNLI Crew member, Kayaking, Yacht & Dinghy Cruising/Racing) Scotland, UK 05 June 2010
Oddbodz (talk · contribs) Dinghy sailing & Dinghy racing United Kingdom 15 April 2011
Rsteilberg (talk · contribs) Sailing, boating, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and probably much more that I can't remember. United States 15 April 2011
Surfnavy (talk · contribs) Wakeboarding, waterskiing, wake surfing, barefooting, & Surfing United States 9 June 2011
JZCL (talk · contribs) Water Polo England 31 December 2011
MTimmins92 (talk · contribs) RNLI, member of the taskforce, Sailing, Powerboating Hertfordshire, United Kingdom 2 June 2012
Tavernsenses (talk · contribs) windsurfing Belgium 29 October 2012
DCSouthwick (talk · contribs) Waterskiing, tournament and professional United States 13 February 2013
Tellez Sr (talk · contribs) Surfing, Bodysurfing, Swimming, Rafting/Kayaking United States 08 April 2013
Ryanx7 (talk · contribs) Rafting/Kayaking California,United States 03 March 2014
Infamouse (talk · contribs) Surfing, Windsurfing, Sailing, Fishing, Canoeing Seattle,United States 13 August 2014
Theforgottenfischer (talk · contribs) Water polo Kampala,Uganda and Dana Point,United States 17 April 2016
Lithiumflash (talk · contribs) Windsurfing United States 30 April 2017
robliscoe (talk · contribs) Underwater Hockey, Bog Snorkelling UK 19 June 2019
hyperduc (talk · contribs) Boating and all things motorized. Contributed heavily to Yamaha SuperJet. USA 21 April 2011
Luzz (talk · contribs) Anything related to Water Skiing. ITA 29 March 2020
G. Moore (talk · contribs) Fly fishing/Fly tying/Manufacturers of fly tying materials and tools World 1 March 2021
Adam C F1 (talk · contribs) Water Polo, Swimming and other pool sports Ireland 17 February 2022


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Article TemplateEdit

{{WikiProject Water sports}} is our main tag for article pages. There's no need to use it if one of our sub-project's template is already there. The template looks like:

WikiProject Water sports (Rated Project-class, Top-importance)
 WikiProject Water sports is within the scope of the WikiProject Water sports, a collaborative effort to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Water sports. If you would like to participate, you can visit the project page, where you can join the project and see a list of open tasks.
  Project  This article has been rated as Project-Class on the project's quality scale.
 Top  This article has been rated as Top-importance on the project's importance scale.

User Invite TemplateEdit

To invite an editor to participate in WikiProject Water sports, please incite them to the project with the following template.

To place the template on a users talk page, just use: {{Watersports invite}}



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