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Address: Fairholme Gardens | Maxwell, Oistins 246246, Barbados
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+1 246-256-0191
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Completely mobile surf/windsurf school specializing in PRIVATE lessons for...

Completely mobile surf/windsurf school specializing in PRIVATE lessons for individuals, couples, families and small groups of friends. Maximize your potential with the instructors full attention on you and your party - no distractions from strangers! We take you to where the conditions are best and all the lessons are taught by Bodie who is the islands longest serving and most experienced active instructor, with over 20 yrs since he began teaching at the tender age of 13. Large numbers are sacrificed to provide you with a more personal, intimate experience which is all captured on film and emailed to you at no extra cost. Bodie guarantees you will surf/windsurf during your first session.

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Great teacher. Great fun. Worth every dollar!

I've been for a couple lessons in the past and always been taught a sloppy way of standing up. Bodie made the 'pop-up' seem easy and made sure we all caught some awesome waves. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hanna M
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been for a couple lessons in the past and always been taught a sloppy way of standing up. Bodie made the 'pop-up' seem easy and made sure we all caught some awesome waves. I loved it so much I went back twice in my 4 day Barbados trip! I'd highly recommend Bodie's school of surf to anyone visiting Barbados.... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Bodie is an absolutely stellar teacher. He is very kind, laid back, patient & hilarious. He is very thorough with the training and will not let you fail! Bodie had a GoPro set up on my board so I was able to get footage of it as well. He took us to Freight's Bay and the waters were perfect. There... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We got Bodie's number through the bartender at our hotel - he came with an excellent recommendation from everyone we spoke to prior to the lesson. Bodie definitely lived up to our expectations. Reached out to him via Whatsapp, and he was super communicative, helpful, and flexible when it came to our wants/needs. Originally we just wanted to rent some... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Didn't think I would get much out of a first time surfing lesson, knowing that surfing takes a lot of practice. But Bodie made it very easy and fun, definitely the highlight of my trip (I ended the day easily being able to stand up on the board!). Recommend anyone visiting Barbados to check him out for a day at... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bodie is literally the best surfing instructor. I've taken lessons from other surfers but they would just push me into waves and that's it. Bodie explained the mechanics behind surfing, why you pop up the way you do, why looking where you wanna go takes you that direction, how to look out for waves, etc. He also attaches Go Pros... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bodie is a legend! Great guy who is super determined to get you up and riding. His teaching style is easy going and effective and the sessions are so much fun, surfing beautiful beaches with sea turtles in the sun. Highly recommend if your in Barbados and even considering surfing!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had my best surfing experience on Barbados with Bodie's school! The place is fantastic, warm sea with turtles around, beatiful coast view you can enjoy from the water, waves are perfect for beginners. Bodie is very helpful, encouraging and professional. I have greatly improved my skills, thanks to his lessons!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So we were in Barbados for our Honeymoon and met a couple who were going to take surfing lessons. They raved about how great Bodie was, how he could teach anyone to surf and how we'd have fun learning. They were exactly right. Bodie is so nice and welcoming. He not only showed us exactly what to do, he explained... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first surfed with Bodie 2 years ago on vacation in Barbados. Upon returning last week for vacation a 2nd time, surfing with Bodie was the first priority on our list... twice in fact in 3 days. My wife and I cannot say enough about this amazing experience. Bodie is extremely passionate about the art of surfing, teaching his craft... More 

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Webster, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got home from our second trip to Barbados and by far, Bodie's School of Surf is our favorite adventure. We surfed with Bodie 2 years ago and didn't stop talking about how much we loved it, how beautiful the island was, and how badly we wanted to do it again so we booked another visit to this beautiful... More 

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