With 40 years of surfing and 26 years of shaping and a role in board manufacturing since the early 60's, Chops Lascelles is one of Europe's most renowned shapers. It all started and after many years of travelling and surfing the globe I eventually chose the traditional Cornish village of St. Agnes to settle in. Over the years, ...
Surf Sanctuary is a bespoke kitesurfing, surfing and SUP training facility based in Newquay, Cornwall.
We specialise in 1-2-1 and small group tuition aimed at developing skills, confidence and enjoyment in your chosen sport in the ocean.
Our philosophy is all about giving you the tools you need to progress your wave riding in a more independent manner. ...
With an incredibly varied coastline and almost every imaginable kind of beach and reef set-up available the UK offers a huge variety of waves to the surfer prepared to suffer cold in the winter and a regular battering from strong coastal winds. North Cornwall and Ireland offer the most consistent coastlines, although the variety of rock reef and dominant offshore winds in the North East make the most of every drop of swell.
While a shallow continental shelf drains a little power from incoming systems the North Atlantic in winter is the most prolific swell generating area on the planet so with a little imagination waves can be found almost everyday outside the less consistent mid summer months.
Information about the local area, not always from a surfers perspective.