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Ride The Tide Surf School

| Freight’s Bay (Cotton House Bay), Oistins, Barbados
+1 246-234-2361
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Awesome!!

I had an absolute blast!! Jay is so friendly, nice, and helpful. Easy to talk to, great surfing... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
willowr75
Catching all the waves

Such a great day out. Jay and his team are amazing! They tailor where and how you surf to your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lucy M
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At Ride The Tide Surf School we are a mobile surf school that can waves for our surfers & surfing lessons anywhere on any day. During the peak surfing winter months (Nov- Mar) we provide a daily "POP-UP" surfboard rental shop at Freight's Bay where we will do our surfing lessons every day. We specialise in teaching people to surf or improve their surfing & we act as surf guides, taking advanced surfers to premium surfing breaks when the swell is just right. I can be honest and tell you that acting as a surf guide is a glorified way of saying surf taxi & surf security. We will get you to the good waves quickly and keep you safe while you're surfing them. And of course, hook you up with a quality surfboard for the session. Our surfing lessons are designed to help "newbie" and "wannabe" surfers find those surfing wins quickly & safely. We also welcome any beginner or intermediate surfer to join our surfing lessons and boost their wave count, work on their technique & surfing performance or simply share a fun surfing session. We use GoPro cameras in our surf lessons that take lots of videos of our surfers. And all of content is FREE! We offer a full surfboard rental quiver of shortboards, mid-length surfboards & longboards. There are surfboards suitable for beginners and intermediate surfers as well as high performance and traditional shapes for advanced surfers.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Freight’s Bay (Cotton House Bay), Oistins, Barbados
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+1 246-234-2361
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had an absolute blast!! Jay is so friendly, nice, and helpful. Easy to talk to, great surfing tips, and fun times!!

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Thank willowr75
Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for the review and thanks for joining me to surf. Anytime you're in town you're very welcome to join us again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great day out. Jay and his team are amazing! They tailor where and how you surf to your ability, making sure you catch as many waves as possible. They are super friendly and make it a fantastic morning. I've been out a couple...More

Thank Lucy M
Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the review and thanks for joining us to surf so many times. You are always welcome to join us again whenever youre in town next!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing time! A lot of surfing and great experience overall. Amazing instructor, all very comfortable!

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Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review and thank you for surfing with us. I am glad that you enjoyed yourself. Whenever you're back in town come and join us again for some more waves.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I had an amazing session today with Jay. We were complete beginners but he had us standing up in no time- a great coach and fun guy! The boards also had gopros mounted to them so we could capture it all!More

Thank Amy V
Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review and thanks for surfing with me. You were both surfing like surf champs by the end of your surfing lesson! Yeah, those GoPro camera capture some fun stuff. Thanks again and I hope to see you again soon for a few...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing session with Jay! He is such a great teacher who really helped me develop my surfing. He has a lovely way of teaching and made me feel confident and supported. All the equipment is really good too! Highly recommend Ride the...More

Thank Rayana G
Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and thanks for coming surfing with me. Next time you'll have to bring your husband with you we missed him last time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jay and the boys took me round the island surfing great waves great company, an amazing selections of boards depending on surf and competence levels. See you Very Very soon i hope lads

Thank TJParker2000
Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bru, thanks for the review and thanks for joining us. That drive up north was worth it for sure! See you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Personalised service from pick to to drop off at your accommodation. Jay will sound out the best break locations before your pick up so you maximise the water time. Enthusiastic, accommodating, understanding and patient with all his pupils and encourages you at all times. If...More

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Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for surfing with us and thanks for the super hot review. I am always happy to bring the quiver with us and make sure that the wave count is solid for all of our surfers. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't recommend these guys enough! I was out in Barbados with work so I was pretty much on my own wanting to learn to surf. When I contacted Ride The Tide Surf School very last minute, they managed to fit me in to group lesson...More

Thank Beth J
Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for having a surf with us and thanks for this lovely review, it means a lot to us and too me especially. Yeah the GoPro camera clips are great fun or can be useful for technical review. Hoping to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jay and crew best ever. Looking to learn a lot-this is where you need to go. We loved it from start to finish. Been riding a board for a long time, and got a lot of new tips that helped us improve.

Thank TSericson
Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for surfing with myself and the team. We are always happy to share a few golden nuggets where we can. See you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jay brilliant teacher. Daughter son in law and two grandchildren all had lessons. They really enjoyed themselves and by end of holiday were surfing. Looking forward to going to Barbados again and will definatly be going back to Jay for more lessons

Thank MEW187056
Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and thanks so much for surfing with us. I am already looking forward to seeing you again for a few more waves.

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