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Global Boarders Surf Co. Cornwall

31 Market Jew Street, Penzance TR18 2HT, England
+44 1736 369995
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A Great First Surfing Experience

Steve made my first time surfing a real treat and provided me and my fellow beginners with a firm... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JasperDean15
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Amazing team! Awesome shop! Great surf school!

I am a local and always pop in the shop. The staff are super friendly really knowledgable and the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Charliedancer
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Award winning surf school, shop and travel company. Global Boarders was formed in 2006 with a vision of providing high level surf provision to members of the local community as well as tourists visiting the area during the summer period and school breaks. We cater for beginner, improver and advanced surf coaching year round and pride ourselves on delivering expert professional surf tuition to all our customers who put on the rash vest and our committed approach to service is, in our opinion, without parallel. We are constantly working towards new innovative techniques to help improve not only our surf coaching but to provide our clients with the ultimate experience ensuring that no detail is overlooked. New for 2016 is our bespoke surf shop located in Penzance.
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“praa sands” (7 reviews)
“lots of fun” (5 reviews)
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31 Market Jew Street, Penzance TR18 2HT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steve made my first time surfing a real treat and provided me and my fellow beginners with a firm basis in the sport. He took the time to explain all of the important information we would need before heading out into the water. Once there,...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I am a local and always pop in the shop. The staff are super friendly really knowledgable and the stock they have is different from any other surf shops in the area. Great range of surf lifestyle and apparel and the staff are such experienced...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Our 7 year old son had a great time at the group lesson today. He hasn't surfed since he was treated to a global boarders lesson with his auntie last year. Our instructor Steve was excellent with a group of mixed ages and abilities, spending...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

I went surfing with my 2 sons (9&13) this week. We had surfed a little last year so both Chris and Steve were great in making the session useful for our level as well as fun. All of us made great improvement over just 2...More

1  Thank Marcus B
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We recently had a private group session with Global Surfers who were absolutely great from the moment I contacted them several months before our trip till the last photo was taken of all of us after the session :) They were very fast with all...More

1  Thank Zlot
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We booked a lesson on Monday and enjoyed it so much we came back for another on Tuesday. Beautiful beach, miracle weather and Steve, our coach even managed to get all 3 of us standing on the boards even if only for a nanosecond before...More

1  Thank Bethan G
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

I only had a few days in Cornwall either side of Christmas and the guys at Global Boarders were fantastic in fitting me in for two private lessons. Being a 6 foot 1, 40 yr old guy who's struggled in past surfing lessons to pick...More

Thank Watto1976
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

My 12 year old daughter wanted to start surfing when we moved to Cornwall in July so after a lot of research and emails I decided to choose Global Boarders. I initially booked a weeks worth of lessons and because of illness and work schedules...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We have Global Surfers since our kids were little. They thought them how to surf and now they teach them how to progress safely. The older the kids are the further they go, so they need more guidance on safety. These tutors are top notch...More

Thank JenChristie
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Global boarders use a combination of experienced instructors and younger teens who are themselves strong local surfers. This works really well especially for youngsters like my 9yr old boy who idolised the super patient 14yr old who took him under his wing Great team -...More

1  Thank Harrykat
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Jan S
23 February 2015|
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Response from SteveHancockSurf | Property representative |
Hi Jan, Many thanks for your enquiry with Global Boarders. For 1 surf session (2 1/2 hours) for the 4 of you it will be £30 per person. In this price you get your tuition and all equipment is included. It is only our... More
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