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Address: 400 B street, Encinitas, CA 92024
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+1 760-635-7873

At Moonlight Beach. Going on 14 years in operation. All equipment,...

At Moonlight Beach. Going on 14 years in operation. All equipment, softboard and wetsuit, included. Year-around beginner surf lessons and summer surf camps. Our city permit location is at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California. We are a fully insured and permitted surf school.

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You'll be surfing like a champ!

I had a great surf lesson at Moonlight beach! Gerry taught me the basics and made sure that I would be able to surf on my own after one lesson. He is patient and encouraging. He... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sara T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great surf lesson at Moonlight beach! Gerry taught me the basics and made sure that I would be able to surf on my own after one lesson. He is patient and encouraging. He is also strategic in making sure your lesson will be at a time when the tides are good. I felt confident that I could... More 

Thank Sara T
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My 15 year-old wanted surf lessons from a true local surfer and guru and that's what he got. Gerry taught my son not only how to surf, but how and why to love surfing. Thank Gerry for the best possible surfing experience!

Thank dwebsteraz
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I had a great first solo surf lesson with Leucadia surf school. Gerry was very knowledgeable and patient with my newbie questions. We had a lot of time in the water to practice after a short beach lesson. During the lesson Gerry taught me about what type of waves to look for when surfing. At the beginning of the lesson... More 

Thank kstolzmann
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We got our lesson as a Christmas present, it was an amazing experience. It was the first time we surfed, Gerry was excellent at explaining everything and taking care of us! We really enjoyed it and will definitely be back for more lessons. Thank you so much!!

1 Thank Gadegobo
Carlsbad, California
1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My 10 year old son loves Leucadia surf school and my daughter can't wait to start surfing with Gerry next summer!

Thank megansistek
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Had a great morning on the water with Gerry and Leucadia Surf School. Gerry did a great job of explaining the basics and getting us into the water. Got up right away and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Thanks Gerry!

Thank Kevin T
Loveland, Colorado
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

My husband and I had a private two hour surf lesson with Leucadia Surf School and it was one of the most exciting things we have ever done. Before getting in the water, we were taught some great lessons on safety. Once in the water, we were up and riding waves almost immediately. Gerry made sure we were set up... More 

Thank Terianne B
Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent instructor for our daughter. It was a slow day with some rain, so she got one on one instruction. She was up immediately once they went into the ocean.

Thank Dustin R
Zug, Switzerland
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Gerry and his team kept their promise of getting everyone standing up on their boards on the first day. Motivated by their success, the kids (11, 12 & 15) were eager to keep surfing for the five-day surf camp. He has a low instructor-student ratio, so it seemed as though there was always someone to help the kids catch a... More 

1 Thank NMSwiss
Encinitas, California
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

Gerry is professional and well versed in teaching beginning surf, but he treats you like you've been best friends for years. You can tell his first goal is to keep everyone safe. He goes over and repeats many times simple tips to stay safe and ways to make progress after the lesson. But overall, it was a fun day and... More 

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