With 40 years of surfing and 26 years of shaping and a role in board manufacturing since the early 60's, Chops Lascelles is one of Europe's most renowned shapers. It all started and after many years of travelling and surfing the globe I eventually chose the traditional Cornish village of St. Agnes to settle in. Over the years, ...
Shore Surf School
Shore Surf is a Surfing GB Approved Surf School. We are not only the most established mobile surf school in the area but also run daily lessons from our Surf Centre of Excellence at St. Ives Bay Holiday Park and our Surf Camp on the beautiful National Trust beach of Godrevy. So let us transfer you ...
With an incredibly varied coastline and almost every imaginable kind of beach and reef set-up available the UK offers a huge variety of waves to the surfer prepared to suffer cold in the winter and a regular battering from strong coastal winds. North Cornwall and Ireland offer the most consistent coastlines, although the variety of rock reef and dominant offshore winds in the North East make the most of every drop of swell.
While a shallow continental shelf drains a little power from incoming systems the North Atlantic in winter is the most prolific swell generating area on the planet so with a little imagination waves can be found almost everyday outside the less consistent mid summer months.
Information about the local area, not always from a surfers perspective.