The summer season is here and our Ticket to Ride staff are ready! If you’ve never surfed before, want some extra tips or are ready to take your surfing to the next level then we’ve got you covered. Meet the guys and gals: Name: King Julian Job Role: Manager Favourite Board: Stuart Tipster […]
With so many wetsuit brands and styles it can be daunting buying a suit. Here is a little breakdown of what to look for. Thickness and length The thickness of your suit will depend mainly on where you’re surfing and the time of year. You may need a couple of suits if you’re surfing year […]
I became a surf instructor two years ago and without sounding cliche, it was one of the best decisions I ever made! After graduating from university I was stuck with where to go next; I wanted to experience the world as well as getting a job I enjoyed and was passionate about. It seemed an […]
Top 5 tips when buying your first board Buying your first board is an exciting experience, you’ve caught the surfing bug and want to get out there, but there are a couple of things you need to consider first. 1. Have a couple of lessons first If you haven’t already have done […]
There’s no denying that surfing is tricky stuff. Actually it is really hard work, it’s a sport where you are always progressing, you never hit a point where you are like “ok that’s me done, I’m the best I can be” which is awesome but can be quite frustrating and even more so when you […]
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We are fully up and operating here at the Ticket to Ride Surf School in Perranporth and getting ready for the fast approaching school holidays! We’ve got a great team down here at the surf school for 2017, ready to blow your surfing socks off, because surf socks are for kooks. There are a few […]
George Hall is another Ticket to Ride success story. Having completed the Ticket to Ride South Africa course, he now spends his Winters working as a Ski Guide for Basecamp and his Summers working in the Surf Schools in Newquay and Perranporth. Literally living the dream. Meet George… 1. Name and job: George, Senior Instructor 2. Sum yourself […]
Part three of our Best Job in the World series brings you another Welshy, Steve Cole. An interesting character to say the least. Here’s Steve’s deal: 1. *Name and job* Steve Cole, Surf & SUP Instructor 2. *Sum yourself up in three words* Welsh Living Legend 3. *Sum your job up in three words* Fun, rewarding, […]
Calling all Lamiroy Surf Academy Members, the main man Sam Lamiroy will be doing a session at our surf school in Perranporth this Saturday 25th June at 10.30am. The waves are looking like they will be fun at 4-5 ft and a bit bumpy. We’ll be filming the session and doing some video analysis […]
As a surf school small enough to genuinely care about all y’all, we like to personalise the whole experience of learning to surf with us and for you to get to know us that little bit more we are doing a weekly interview with a member of the Ticket to Ride Team. Here is the first […]
Due to the success of the ladies only ‘Paddle & Prosecco’ evenings, we’ve introduced ‘Paddle & Pints’. Taking place every Wednesday evening 6.30pm – 8pm, the men’s-only Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) sessions will officially launch on 12th August 2015. Setting off from Newquay’s Great Western Beach with a dedicated Ticket to Ride SUP instructor, paddlers […]
Paddle & Prosecco is a weekly, ladies only Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) social at the Ticket To Ride Surf School, Newquay, launching Thursday July 9th, 6:30 – 8pm. SUP’ing is easier to learn that surfing, yet just as exhilarating so we want to encourage as many people to experience the sport as possible. Paddle and […]
Learning to surf is a great thing, you should enjoy the ride but all to often newbie surfers want to progress onto “hard boards” before they are really ready. Foamies are fun, safe and they surf well, check this guy ripping up perfect Tahitian Barrels having the time of his life! MATAHI ODYSEA STUMP TEAHUPOO […]
What’s that you spy? Yes it is not one but two racks full of genuinely good surfboards. SUPERbrand, DHD‘s, Firewire, Nigel Semmens, Cord, Luke Young, Matt Barrow, Simon Anderson, Laminations, Endevour, Chilli, even a few NSP‘s for the intermediate beginners. Ranging from 5’3 to 8ft, we’ve got the lot for you to use as we […]
Well we can safely presume that the summer has kicked off. It’s probably the hottest day of the year so far and along side that its 4 to 5 foot and clean. What more could you possibly want?
The surf looks great for tomorrow morning so me and the boys are on it!!! Any takers???
Well, look no further! Do you think surfing is a challenging, fun activity? Come join us and our very best surfing coaches and equipment to get you going as a new surfer! Want to know why we are the best surf school in Cornwall? Here’s what separates us from other schools in Cornwall. Location, location […]
Becoming a surf coach is probably one of the most rewarding jobs that you can do. I use the word “Jobs” but to be honest it’s more a lifestyle then a job. Sharing in people’s ambitions, goals and dreams is an amazing feeling. George Hall and Josh Devaney had previously been on a once in […]
So excited to have alibi as our sponsors again this year check out the new Blueberry flavour it’s lush. Just what you need on a beautiful hot day at the beach. And it’s packed with all the good bits you need for an epic session in the water.