Know Before You Go

Surf lessons at Vast Oceans Surf & SUP School HOSTED & OWNED by Ryan Ragan Professional Surfer

Please feel free to check out his website Ryan Ragan is a Professional Surfer who has for many years competed at the highest levels of Professional Surfing with 25 years traveling the Globe in search of Incredible waves and 15 years competing and Surfing the Association of Surfing Professionals World Qualifying Series.

Lessons with Ryan & fellow instructors will be 1 1/2 hours long, the comprehensive lesson will include all aspects of surfing.

Please always remember our staff schedule these lessons around you & your schedule. Please know our staff schedule their time around accommodating you so we ask 24 hour notice for any rescheduling or cancellation. If you cancel same day without notice you may forfeit the fee of your lesson as we still have to pay our instructors so please call and let US know ahead of time.

Half way through the lessons we will take a 5 minute break so students can grab some water & hydrate & catch their breath & ask any questions before going back out.

Please let US know of any special requests or circumstances with students & feel free to ask us any questions.

Please do not eat 30 minutes before lessons as it can cause cramps in the water.

  • You will have 10 minutes of THE DO’S & DONT’S on the beach/sand (very important/verbal speech) actually life saving information.

  • 5 minutes going over technique & style & whether goofy or regular foot.

  • 5 minutes of practising popping up , style & stance.

  • 5 minutes of surf , stretches & warm up. This is crucial before paddling out so you know before you GO!

  • Then 1 hour of hard core fun & surfing 🙂

Please also be aware our instructors are friendly, careful, work very hard & give you their all in very difficult, tough & strenuous surf & ocean conditions which are constantly changing with strong currents. It is a customary & very fair practice to tip your instructors per student & very appreciated.

Thank you sincerely Ryan Ragan & THE TEAM AT VAST OCEANS SURF AND SUP SCHOOL 🙂