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Address: Joss Gap Road | CT10 3PG, Broadstairs, England
Phone Number: 07812 991195
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First surf in years

After nearly 16 years off a surfboard I decided things needed to change. I had a private lesson with Dave from Joss Bay Surf School, mainly because I didn't want to be shown up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
RidingDunc
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

After nearly 16 years off a surfboard I decided things needed to change. I had a private lesson with Dave from Joss Bay Surf School, mainly because I didn't want to be shown up by kids! Dave instantly made me feel at ease and assessed my knowledge of the sport so he knew how to pitch the lesson. As is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Had the two hour SUP session this morning and it was amazing. Dave the instructor was good humoured, patient, knowledgeable and gave plenty of gentle encouragement! Just what was needed!! Great set up here and good value for money. We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The staff are welcoming and are very polite! Gave me loads of advice on how to correct my mistakes. It's an amazing, awesome and adventurous experience. The surf instructors are easy to communicate with and are really supportive and clear on instructions. Thanks to the rad surf coaches Dave Melmoth and Ralph Walton, these guys are the best! Booking the... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

In Thanet we have some of the most underrated beaches in the UK and what Joss Bay Surf School have done is create a fantastic facility in a beautiful setting, you could be any where in the world when you are in the sea and the experience of the surf instructor is second to none. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Children had surf lessons for few weeks over the summer. Loved it well run and great value. Kids were all standing by first lesson.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You can spend your day chilling on the sand if you want but you have to get a surf lesson in with Ralph! All the dudes there are a laugh and an teach you a thing or two about surfing. The lesson was just as great as the surroundings! Head down around september and there's even a sweet music, surf... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I recommend joss bay surf school highly , i met some great people in my class and our teacher Ralph was fantastic . It only takes one lesson to learn how to surf , after which you can return and practice with equipment and wetsuits for hire on the beach . Joss bay beach has a great atmosphere and this... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

i had a Sup lesson with Ralph last Sunday which was amazing. It ended up being a 1-1 lesson. Was very detailed in the training and the beach itself, where to watch out for certain dangers. Joss bay is the most fantastic beach and the surf school guys here are friendly, helpful and know their stuff. The booking was extremely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

They have twice cancelled lessons that I booked through the website and paid up front for. The second lesson was cancelled by one of the instructors while I was standing on the beach having driven down specially from London (6 hour round trip). No alternative was offered and I was told I would be refunded. I contacted Dave the owner... More 

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JossBaySurfSchool, Owner at Joss Bay Surf School, responded to this review

We are very disappointed to hear that you felt you had a less than satisfactory visit to the surf school…. We deliver around 3500 surf lessons every year and have done so for the past 17 years. It is very rare that we receive negative feedback. Unfortunately on this occasion it seems an admin error and a staff illness has... More 

Ware, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Me and my friend had a group surfing lesson with Dave earlier this week. Neither of us had ever done surfing before, but Dave made me feel relaxed straight away. First we went in the sea without the boards and did some body surfing to get used to how it would feel on the waves. This was so much fun!... More 

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