Taught by expert instructors in Isle of Wight, discover the secrets needed to successfully surf the waves! Perfect for beginners both young and old - see just how far you come!
- Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight)
- Price for 1 Participant
During this half-day introduction to surfing on the Isle of Wight, you'll receive expert instruction on all aspects of surfing, including how to move through the waves, how to change direction and, the most difficult technique, how to get onto your feet. You'll be learning from British Surfing Association qualified coaches, so you can expect to receive the best possible instruction to ensure that you will progress as fast as possible - see just how far YOU come!
Once you have arrived and been welcomed to the centre, your day will begin with a safety briefing covering all aspects of surfing and the dangers involved. The course will start off with you being issued a wetsuit and being introduced to the board. You will then be taught the principles of surfing on the beach with the instructor covering paddling, pop (standing up) stance and the all important timings. You will then hit the water where you will start putting the theory into practice. This half day experience is great fun as well as extremely useful for your development as a surfer.
You can't beat the thrill you get from harnessing incredible and powerful natural forces - once you are surfing along your first wave crest, you'll be hooked. Surfing lessons make an excellent experience gift for anyone looking to get out and experience the thrilling sport of surfing.
Surfing is available throughout the summer months, usually from May - September.
Please note that this is a mobile surfing school, so meeting
points may vary. However, the experience will typically run from
either Compton Beach or Sandown Beach depending on tides and surf
Minimum age is 8 (Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult).
You must be comfortable in the water and able to swim.
Experience Duration: 01:30
Time at Venue: 02:30
This is a 90 minute introductory surfing lesson - however, please expect to be at the venue for around 2-2.5 hours.
Participants: The Discover Surfing Experience - Isle of Wight is for 1 participant.
Max Group Size: 8
Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes
Average group size: 8 participants per instructor.There will be a maximum of 30 students per group.
Spectators are welcome to watch from the shoreline.
You will be provided with a wetsuit and soft surf board (although you may choose to wear your own wetsuit if you have one).
You will need to bring a swim suit & towel.
Please bring your own sun block if it is hot and a change of warm clothes if it's not.
Surfing courses can be weather dependent and in extreme circumstances the course may be affected.
Please check with the centre prior to arrival.