Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ
Yes, if you sign up as one person, we will put you with a group.
Only 2 people. Like getting a private lesson for a group rate.
Yes, we have surf lessons year around.
Yes it is a good time. We have warm wetsuits for you to use free of charge. The water never gets too cold anyway. On a sunny day, the cooler water feels invigorating. There are also much less people doing surf lessons in the winter, so you are more apt to get only 2 people in your group. More like a private lesson for a group rate.
We supply your soft surfboard. If you have your own board, we will access it as to whether or not it is right for your size and surfing skill level. WE DO NOT PROVIDE WETSUITS, due to covid. You can rent a wetsuit at Hansens Surf Shop in Encinitas for a very reasonable price.
We have all softboards. We have a lot of different shapes and sizes, so that we can custom fit you with a softboard that will be easiest for you to ride.
Yes! We get everyone standing up. Then if we can get them catching whitewater waves and standing up, then you are good to go on your own!
One lesson! We try to get the job done in one lesson. We try to have you catching and riding whitewater on your first lesson. Then you keep doing this basic beginner surfing for starters, and you will improve with experience. We will instruct you on what is the easiest waves for you, and what is the easiest board for you to ride.
How long have you been in business?
Since 2002! So….20 years!
Since the 1960s! You get a good lesson here with the owner doing the lesson, or his personally trained and certified instructors doing the lesson. Go to Vintage Surf Movies to see all the home movies of the owner and his family and friends surfing during the early days of California surfing.
Yes, we have a free site, in which we have a simple method to instruct you how to surf. Please go to our How to Surf page.