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Pure Blue Surf Academy

| Eastcliff, Porthtowan TR4 8AL, England
+44 7828 830844
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Kids Loved It!

The kids have just had a lesson and they loved it, so much so that we're booking another... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carl N
Excellent lesson with Dominique

I had a wonderful surf lesson with Dominique a couple of weeks ago, never been near a surf board... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Martine D
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Pure Blue Surf Academy provides a safe, friendly and ego free environment to learn to surf, and most importantly have fun! Based at Porthtowan and St Agnes, Dominique Kent is a passionate teacher, fusing both fun, learning and challenge. Dominique is a qualified ISA surf instructor, a SLSGB surf coach safety and rescue, former coach of the British junior team and assistant team manager Cornish surf team.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Eastcliff, Porthtowan TR4 8AL, England
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+44 7828 830844
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The kids have just had a lesson and they loved it, so much so that we're booking another lesson. I can't believe how quickly they were out on the water and standing up catching the waves. Dominique is an excellent teacher, can't recommend her highly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful surf lesson with Dominique a couple of weeks ago, never been near a surf board before and she had me up standing on it within 20 minutes of meeting, couldn't recommend highly enough, just brilliant!

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

My son and I had a lesson with Dominique last year, and enjoyed it so much that we brought the whole family back to Porthtowan this year. Spending time in the sea is always fantastic, and Dominique makes it even better: after a briefing on...More

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

We had a great hour with Dominique, learning to surf at St Agnes. Really good fun in a class of 4, we got great tuition on an almost 1:1 basis. We'll be back!

Thank Graham S
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

My family and I had done one previous lesson elsewhere, and had about 30 mins of safety talks and getting started which was good for a very first lesson... However Dominique was much quicker to get us in the sea, and keen to get us...More

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

So we booked for my 3 kids 8,11 and 39 (the Mrs) to spend an hour getting nowhere, when to my surprise the kids where up on a board and the wife almost got it. Not bad for the first try but I feel that's...More

Thank Daveyzxc
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

My son had his first surf lesson with Dominique tonight. I watched him with a beaming smile on his face the whole way through! Dominique was great with the kids. She really made it fun and enjoyable as well as teaching some great techniques and...More

Thank Mel R
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Dkent16, Owner at Pure Blue Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review, see you next week 😀

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Reviewed March 27, 2017

We had a one-off family surf lesson with Dominique for my partner's birthday present. She was great at communicating in advance and took a very reassuring and thoughtful approach towards safety and preparation. She provided all the equipment and coped really well with the range...More

Thank tomwood2017
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Dkent16, Owner at Pure Blue Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review, I hope Sam told all his friends at school he could now stand up :)

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

Our family had fantastic surf lessions from Dominique Kent, it was such good fun, we came away feeling that there is more to just surfing waves, we all learnt about water safety, how the ocean works and the do's and don'ts of where to paddle...More

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Dkent16, Owner at Pure Blue Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank you for your great review, really happy you all had a great time, we enjoyed teaching you and your family, see you next year

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Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Had a fab morning in the sea with Pure Blue Surf Academy. Dom is so encouraging and what could be more perfect: sun, surf and then hot chocolate and cake!

Thank Michelle A
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Dkent16, Owner at Pure Blue Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Gals you enjoyed your morning in the waves

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