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Surfing Lessons Barbados

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Surfing Lessons Barbados

Hi everyone

I have been trying to organise surfing lessons for my daughter and husband when we travel to Barbados in April this year.

As always, I use Trip Advisr to approach and recommend companies / suppliers etc as well as using other search engines, however e-mails that I have sent to organisations are just not responding (we are staying in St.James but will have a car and know the island).

Would anybody be able to personally recommend a company or have contact details that I could use.

Many thanks for taking the time to respond.

Emma

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1. Re: Surfing Lessons Barbados

EMMADUKE

Have you contacted Zed's? I've only gotten positive reports on them in the past. Their website gives contact info as well as directions.

www.zedssurftravel.com

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2. Re: Surfing Lessons Barbados

There are several surf instructors on the island - Zed is highly recommended (Zed is actually the guys name by the way), but another would be http://www.dreadordead.com....they are based in Christ Church as are most of them but it's not that far from the West.

Another I recommend is Christian Boos - he taught my friends little girl and she loved it! http://www.boosyssurfschool.com/

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3. Re: Surfing Lessons Barbados

Brilliant, many thanks for this..

Happy to travel as we will have a car anyway (also nice to see the Island).

Will try and contact them now.

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4. Re: Surfing Lessons Barbados

EMMADUKE

You're welcome.

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5. Re: Surfing Lessons Barbados

http://www.surfing-barbados.com/

Also Barry's surf school is on a nice beach with a great little beach bar to wait in at Salt Ash.

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6. Re: Surfing Lessons Barbados

I've known Boosy for several years and he would be a fine choice, as would Zed. You couldn't go wrong with either guy.

One very minor point is that I like the location Boosy uses for beginners (Freight's Bay) just a tad better than Zed's usual spot, but it's not a big deal.

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7. Re: Surfing Lessons Barbados

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php…

Zed's has a Facebook page on which he posts most days so you could put a post on his wall.

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8. Re: Surfing Lessons Barbados

As footychick said, Barry's surf school on White Sands beach right next to SA bar. They seem to be getting very popular, when i was in Bim last year it seemed they were doing ok but nothing major, this January/February they were busy most day's and in a way that it wasn't over crowded.

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9. Re: Surfing Lessons Barbados

Barry's is in a great spot for beginners learning, right in front of Oceans 2. It's a nice size wave to start on.

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10. Re: Surfing Lessons Barbados

I'd like to also recommend Melanie Pitcher from Barbados Surf Trips

http://www.surfbarbados.com/

info@barbadossurftrips.com or you can fill out the contact form on her page.

both of my daughters learned to surf with Melanie and I recommend her highly.

just a point of interest.. you noted that you had sent e-mails to certain organization but with no response. it would be interesting to know who you have tried but not heard from.

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