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Address: Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: (246) 228-4785
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Description: Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion...
Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion retail store. We offer surf lessons, tours and board hire/rental through our surf school Surf In Barbados as well as SUP lessons, tours and hire/rental through our SUP shop SUP In Barbados.
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Perfect day, perfect teacher!

My friend and I were interested in squeezing in a surf lesson before our flight out of Barbados at 3pm. We called Russell the day before and we easily set up a time to be picked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My friend and I were interested in squeezing in a surf lesson before our flight out of Barbados at 3pm. We called Russell the day before and we easily set up a time to be picked up the following morning. I had surfed a little previously, but my friend had not. In short, Russell was amazing! He was patient, kind,... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I had a surf lesson with Russell yesterday and had such a great time. He is patient, encouraging and great to talk to. He even organized transportation for me which was a huge help, and his son Tai came along to take some pictures. I only had time for one lesson, but I will definitely be coming back the next... More 

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Cresco, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We purchased lessons for our 2 teenagers and they both learned quickly even though we are from US Midwest, not used to the ocean, and had boards for a second day of fun. Great instructors! Russell and Matthew said they overcharged us for the lesson so gave them boards for the second day along with transportation to and from beach... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Hadn't planned on surfing during my recent first-time trip to Barbados. Saw the school and thought I'd give it a go. Took about half an hour, but got up and was on the waves! Loved it so much, I surfed another 3 days in a row! Absolutely hooked! Thanks to Russell and Matthew - great school, great guys, great attitude,... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We toke surf lesson during our honeymoon, teacher (Matthew i think) was really nice, and even we were first timers, we did manage to stand on board and surf couple of times :)

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Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I just wanted to thank Russell for a great two hours of coaching. Wish I had done it sooner. He was really good at quietly encouraging me to work through some bad habits I have picked up and my surfing really came on in a very short space of time. So for all those who love being in the water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

What a great introduction in surfing! Good value for your money, pick-up service (which was on time) and with interesting conversations. Lucky us: private lesson for only two today! After a short instruction at the beach we directly head into the water, we got feedback after every (try-to-)ride, so we could (try to) better ourselves and we are happy with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Review is for surfboard rental only. If you’re reading this, thanks for contributing to an overall great weekend Russell. Quick response (e-mail), great service (drop off / pick up for no extra fee) and super laid back. Russ is the owner and personally dropped off the boards, answered the phone and made sure we got some waves. From a NYC... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

I would highly recommend booking a lesson! My girlfriend and I booked a lesson with Russell which was absolutely amazing!!! I am a complete novice, never surfed before and not much experience of the sea but Russell was knowledgeable and made learning fun! We cycled to pebbles beach to meet Russell however the waves looked poor in his opinion so... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Awesome experience - if you are interested in surfing lessons during your visit to Barbados - I highly recommend Dread or Dead Surf Shop. Experienced instructors, excellent price and excellent value.

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Address: Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: (246) 228-4785
Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Christ Church Parish

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