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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 Forces[edit]


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.

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edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Water sports:

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


Please feel free to add {{User WikiProject Water sports}} to your user page:

Musto Skiff.jpgThis user is a member of WikiProject Water sports


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Collaboration and review[edit]

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Article Template[edit]

{{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 iconWikiProject 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 page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
 Top  This page has been rated as Top-importance on the project's importance scale.

User Invite Template[edit]

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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  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

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