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Nancy Emerson School of Surfing

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Nancy is a very experienced surfing teacher. We had 7 days lessons with her. My 2 daughters love... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Aimeeqi
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The depth and breadth of surfing and ocean knowledge to learn to surf on your own

We did a 3-day clinic with a very knowledgeable, experienced and patient instructor. I was looking... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
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Hawaii's 1st Surfing Institution on Maui and Oahu, Nancy Emerson has been coaching and teaching people of all ages to surf since 1973. Focusing on the complete surf experience. On Maui Nancy's business is ALOHA SURF CLINICS with Nancy Emerson. Your...more
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5264 Alahee St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96821-1710
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Nancy is a very experienced surfing teacher. We had 7 days lessons with her. My 2 daughters love her so much and thanks her that they can easily catch the wave now. Nancy is very patient and she has a way to teach the kids....More

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Nancy E, Owner at Nancy Emerson School of Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Aloha! And Thanks so Very Very Much for your sweet review! I must have missed your review from TripAdvisor, but just found it now. I really enjoy your Girls. They were so sweet and smart. Thank you so much again for the Op to work...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

We did a 3-day clinic with a very knowledgeable, experienced and patient instructor. I was looking to learn a long list of fundamentals to build a foundation to go out and surf on my own. Among the many things we learned: Identifying channels and rip-currents,...More

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Nancy E, Owner at Nancy Emerson School of Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Aloha! And Good Morning! Mahalo nui loa! Thanks so much for your detailed review and sharing how much you got of learning with one of my chief surf coaches here on the island of Oahu. I personally look forward to meet you and your daughter...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017

From the start of my inquiry Nancy was personable, professional and made the entire process personal with direct and clear communication. This made the booking process easy and reassured me in my decision to book with them. As this was my second trip to Hawaii,...More

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Nancy E, Owner at Nancy Emerson School of Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Mahalo nui loa! or in English Thanks so very very much for a very vivid and super review! Glad you enjoyed what we love to share with so many the Love of Surfing and how to be safe and progress. So Happy you can continue...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Linda is the best surf instructor for kids. Boys or girls will like her because she is fun and she is a great surf teacher. She has lot of pets too! - Trace E. age 7More

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Nancy E, Owner at Nancy Emerson School of Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Aloha! And Thank you very much Trace for the swell review and I will pass it on Linda your surf instructor. Linda really enjoyed working with you and showing you and your Dad her pets too! Hope you and your Dad are getting to share...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

I just finished a life changing surf clinic with Nancy Emerson School of Surfing in Honolulu, HI. Having taken lessons off and on for a number of years on both Long Island, NY and Honolulu, HI, my goal was to move beyond being pushed into...More

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Nancy E, Owner at Nancy Emerson School of Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

It was wonderful hear from you on your life changing surf clinic with my surf school on Oahu, Hawaii. And its great you kept your heart strong & not giving up and found my surf school, which gave you so much support and encouragement to...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

My experience with Linda at Nancy Emmerson surf school was the highlight of my trip! I did 7 days of 2 hour private lessons with Linda. She was a great surf instructor, very fun to be around and shared a lot of knowledge of the...More

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Nancy E, Owner at Nancy Emerson School of Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Hi! Silvia Aloha! Great to hear from you & Thanks so much for the sweet review and we are so stoked you loved your surfing clinic with Linda. She is off to Bali today for (10) days to show a couple surf spots around the...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

My husband & 2 kids had surfing lessons with Sasha in Hawaii. She was wonderful! So caring, fun & full of life. My highly anxious daughter was made feel very comfortable & at ease when being taught by Sasha. Under her guidance all 3 of...More

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Nancy E, Owner at Nancy Emerson School of Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Aloha! And Mahalo nui loa! For sharing how wonderful your private surfing lessons went with my chief surfing coach Sasha. So glad your daughter feels so much more comfortable in the ocean with waves and can't wait to go surfing again. See you all at...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017

We met with Sasha on a terribly windy and rainy day. We had a lesson on form, safety, and surf mechanics on dry land before getting into the water. I was nervous as we had never tried it before, but thanks to Sasha's knowledge and...More

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Nancy E, Owner at Nancy Emerson School of Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Aloha! Alexis Mahalo nui loa for your sincere detailed review about my surf school on Oahu and how you both had so much fun surfing with Sasha in your 1st surf class. Thanks again so very much! Aloha! and a hui hou! Nancy

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I always wanted to try surfing and finally got my chance. My instructor, Sasha was so awesome. She was so helpful and encouraging me the whole time. I definitely reccomend this surf school!More

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Nancy E, Owner at Nancy Emerson School of Surfing, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Hi! And Thank you so much for your review and we are so Stoked and Happy you enjoyed Sasha teaching you to surf at my surf school here on Oahu! That's so cool you and Sasha come from the same area of New York and...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016

I booked a 2hr private surf lesson very last minute while I was in Waikiki. Nancy responded immediately and set everything up for my lesson with Kalahiki. I was very nervous as I had never surfed and have some physical constraints. I was relieved that...More

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dakiva
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Response from Nancy E | Property representative |
Hi! and Aloha! We have many options to choose from. Here is the website link so you can see for yourself. We are not allowed to post our link with answers to your question. We have over 45 different options. Best you... More
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Response from Nancy E | Property representative |
Hi! Paul, Aloha! Read your question a few times & can you please explain in more detail what you are asking exactly? Swim suits & board shorts? Kind regards Nancy Emerson School of Surfing
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