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Reviews

Charles Caruso Ii

Charles Caruso ii

Excellent instructor, learned a lot of useful tips and tricks 👍 definitely recommend

Posted on 12 June 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-06-12T12:49:18+00:00

Posted on 12 June 2022

Charles Caruso Ii
Excellent instructor, learned a lot of useful tips and tricks 👍 definitely recommend
Kenny Mclaughlin

Kenny Mclaughlin

What an Amazing experience!
It's not often you get way more than what you expected!
This was one of those times!
Ryan is the most professional, enthusiastic, and patient teacher/coach anyone could ask for!
At 57 on my 2nd try Ryan had me up on the board surfing and took the pics to prove it.👍
Ryan took extra time to fine tune and coach not only how to surf but how to have style doing it!
At the end of session I was able to judge waves catch waves and surf into shore at will.
This may sound like a lot of fluff but I guarantee you won't get better service communication and professional coaching with results than with Ryan!
I've never done a review on anything before, but Ryan is the "Real Deal!"
not enough stars to give him for his expertise and appreciation I have for him not only as a teacher but now a friend as well.
Thank You Ryan!
#bucketlist

Posted on 9 June 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-06-10T12:56:00+00:00

Posted on 9 June 2022

Kenny Mclaughlin
What an Amazing experience! It's not often you get way more than what you expected! This was one of those times! Ryan is the most professional, enthusiastic, and patient teacher/coach anyone could ask for! At 57 on my 2nd try Ryan had me up on the board surfing and took the pics to prove it.👍 Ryan took extra time to fine tune and coach not only how to surf but how to have style doing it! At the end of session I was able to judge waves catch waves and surf into shore at will. This may sound like a lot of fluff but I guarantee you won't get better service communication and professional coaching with results than with Ryan! I've never done a review on anything before, but Ryan is the "Real Deal!" not enough stars to give him for his expertise and appreciation I have for him not only as a teacher but now a friend as well. Thank You Ryan! #bucketlist
Jayla Smith

Jayla Smith

I had an incredible experience with Ryan! It was my first time at the beach and I really wanted to learn how to surf. He made the process fun, exciting, and had plenty of knowledge to offer. Definitely recommend this surf school!!

Posted on 10 June 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-06-09T12:54:55+00:00

Posted on 10 June 2022

Jayla Smith
I had an incredible experience with Ryan! It was my first time at the beach and I really wanted to learn how to surf. He made the process fun, exciting, and had plenty of knowledge to offer. Definitely recommend this surf school!!
Margaret Kaste

Margaret Kaste

If you are looking.for a surfing school look no further than Vast Oceans Surf and SUP! Ryan is an amazing teacher. My granddaughter had never surfed before, with one lesson she is a natural born surfer! She looks forward to her next lesson. I compliment Ryan on his professionalism, knowledge of the sport and his kindness.

Posted on 09 June 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-06-09T12:30:30+00:00

Posted on 09 June 2022

Margaret Kaste
If you are looking.for a surfing school look no further than Vast Oceans Surf and SUP! Ryan is an amazing teacher. My granddaughter had never surfed before, with one lesson she is a natural born surfer! She looks forward to her next lesson. I compliment Ryan on his professionalism, knowledge of the sport and his kindness.
Shane Leforge

Shane Leforge

Ryan was awesome to work with. I’ve always wanted to learn to surf and he had me and my 7 year old son on the waves in no time. He was very respectful and replied back via text or phone call to any questions I had, and answered most of them before I’d even ask. He has great equipment to learn on and very energetic. He worked great with my son and highly recommend him to anybody wanting to learn or improve their surf game. Thanks again

Posted on 08 June 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-06-08T12:20:57+00:00

Posted on 08 June 2022

Shane Leforge
Ryan was awesome to work with. I’ve always wanted to learn to surf and he had me and my 7 year old son on the waves in no time. He was very respectful and replied back via text or phone call to any questions I had, and answered most of them before I’d even ask. He has great equipment to learn on and very energetic. He worked great with my son and highly recommend him to anybody wanting to learn or improve their surf game. Thanks again
Arlanda Smith

Arlanda Smith

Ryan is a great communicator, the process was simple, professional and well worth the money!!!😀

Posted on 02 June 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-06-02T13:10:36+00:00

Posted on 02 June 2022

Arlanda Smith
Ryan is a great communicator, the process was simple, professional and well worth the money!!!😀
Tammy Larsen

Tammy Larsen

I highly recommend Ryan for surf lessons. My daughter and I had so much fun learning and Ryan was so professional and very informative. He is a ton of fun but safety was top on his list. If I could give 10 stars I would. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Posted on 30 May 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-05-30T14:20:04+00:00

Posted on 30 May 2022

Tammy Larsen
I highly recommend Ryan for surf lessons. My daughter and I had so much fun learning and Ryan was so professional and very informative. He is a ton of fun but safety was top on his list. If I could give 10 stars I would. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Mike Johnson

Mike Johnson

Very friendly and a great instructor. Went above and beyond.

Posted on 30 May 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-05-30T13:21:27+00:00

Posted on 30 May 2022

Mike Johnson
Very friendly and a great instructor. Went above and beyond.
Kobe

Kobe

Posted on 10 May 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-05-10T13:22:25+00:00

Posted on 10 May 2022

Kobe
Hannah Lindsay Chua

Hannah Lindsay Chua

An amazing instructor! It was my brother and my first time surfing. I was a little intimidated by the waves, but Ryan made sure that we knew the basics and had a solid foundation before having us out in the water. Very thorough and encouraging teacher with a great surfing program. Will be reaching out to Ryan again for more lessons! I strongly recommend Ryan as an instructor to anyone interested in having the best time when learning how to surf!!

Posted on 09 May 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-05-09T13:24:07+00:00

Posted on 09 May 2022

Hannah Lindsay Chua
An amazing instructor! It was my brother and my first time surfing. I was a little intimidated by the waves, but Ryan made sure that we knew the basics and had a solid foundation before having us out in the water. Very thorough and encouraging teacher with a great surfing program. Will be reaching out to Ryan again for more lessons! I strongly recommend Ryan as an instructor to anyone interested in having the best time when learning how to surf!!
Loraine Chua

Loraine Chua

Ryan Ragan took his time with going over the basics on safety, form, and technique before going into the water. The seas were rough and my kids were first timers. They were able to ride the waves on their first time. Wish we had better weather, but they had such an outstanding experience because Ryan was a great and skilled instructor.

Posted on May 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-05-08T13:25:38+00:00

Posted on May 2022

Loraine Chua
Ryan Ragan took his time with going over the basics on safety, form, and technique before going into the water. The seas were rough and my kids were first timers. They were able to ride the waves on their first time. Wish we had better weather, but they had such an outstanding experience because Ryan was a great and skilled instructor.
Christie Martin

Christie Martin

Ryan is so patient and great with kids! He really helped my daughter and she stood up the first try! The way he teaches makes it so easy to understand and he makes it really fun! We’ll be taking lessons from him every time we’re in Daytona!!

Posted on May 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-05-07T13:26:31+00:00

Posted on May 2022

Christie Martin
Ryan is so patient and great with kids! He really helped my daughter and she stood up the first try! The way he teaches makes it so easy to understand and he makes it really fun! We’ll be taking lessons from him every time we’re in Daytona!!
S Q

S Q

First time for my 11 year old on a surf board and because of Vast Oceans Surf & SUP easy to follow, clear, FUN (and safe) instructions, Ryan Ragan got my boy up for the first time and many times after that. He was the most knowledgeable, energetic, professional, thoughtful (and safe) teacher within a new experience we’ve ever had. You will immediately feel safe with your child or family member in their care. My son said, as he was going to bed tonight,”I want to go surfing tomorrow, but I want to go with Ryan”. Sweet bond made through a beautiful sport all made possible because of a great teacher! You’ve made a difference in his life, I already can see it. THANK YOU!!!

Posted on May 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-05-06T13:27:31+00:00

Posted on May 2022

S Q
First time for my 11 year old on a surf board and because of Vast Oceans Surf & SUP easy to follow, clear, FUN (and safe) instructions, Ryan Ragan got my boy up for the first time and many times after that. He was the most knowledgeable, energetic, professional, thoughtful (and safe) teacher within a new experience we’ve ever had. You will immediately feel safe with your child or family member in their care. My son said, as he was going to bed tonight,”I want to go surfing tomorrow, but I want to go with Ryan”. Sweet bond made through a beautiful sport all made possible because of a great teacher! You’ve made a difference in his life, I already can see it. THANK YOU!!!
Gabrielle St Maurice

Gabrielle St-Maurice

Ryan is a passionate and it shows! He explains clearly and makes us practice on the beach before getting in the water. He makes sure everyone is comfortable and is always near and ready to help in the ocean. Equipment was perfect for us and with his tips my SUP ride went very well! Would highly recommend!

Posted on April 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-04-30T10:29:17+00:00

Posted on April 2022

Gabrielle St Maurice
Ryan is a passionate and it shows! He explains clearly and makes us practice on the beach before getting in the water. He makes sure everyone is comfortable and is always near and ready to help in the ocean. Equipment was perfect for us and with his tips my SUP ride went very well! Would highly recommend!
Adam Castaldi

Adam Castaldi

Ryan was awesome! I highly recommend booking a lesson with him if you’re in Daytona and want to try surfing. He was very knowledgeable, very enthusiastic, and a great instructor. I never surfed before and was able to get up by the end of the day and felt safe the entire time. He was super accommodating, took a ton of pictures, and is an all around solid guy.

Posted on April 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-04-25T13:30:10+00:00

Posted on April 2022

Adam Castaldi
Ryan was awesome! I highly recommend booking a lesson with him if you’re in Daytona and want to try surfing. He was very knowledgeable, very enthusiastic, and a great instructor. I never surfed before and was able to get up by the end of the day and felt safe the entire time. He was super accommodating, took a ton of pictures, and is an all around solid guy.
David Dupuis

David Dupuis

Ryan exceeded my expectations in every way. Super friendly and very professional in his approach, I had a great time learning to surf with him. He provided me with the right equipment and excellent advice that allowed me to... surf! What a great experience it was, I highly recommend him! Thanks Ryan!

Posted on April 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-04-22T13:30:57+00:00

Posted on April 2022

David Dupuis
Ryan exceeded my expectations in every way. Super friendly and very professional in his approach, I had a great time learning to surf with him. He provided me with the right equipment and excellent advice that allowed me to... surf! What a great experience it was, I highly recommend him! Thanks Ryan!
Alvin Lui

Alvin Lui

Really great experience! Ryan is awesome and amazing at what he does!!

Posted on April 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-04-20T13:31:47+00:00

Posted on April 2022

Alvin Lui
Really great experience! Ryan is awesome and amazing at what he does!!
Varun Manchanda

Varun Manchanda

Ryan gave us a wonderful time at the surfing lesson. He was super cool and was able to grab my 5 year old's attention. And my wofe is not to fond of water, but by the time we were done, she was asking me to extend so we are going to try and come back here while we are still on vacation to have more fun with surfing. A must-try surfing school, especially if you have small kids.

Posted on April 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-04-18T13:33:14+00:00

Posted on April 2022

Varun Manchanda
Ryan gave us a wonderful time at the surfing lesson. He was super cool and was able to grab my 5 year old's attention. And my wofe is not to fond of water, but by the time we were done, she was asking me to extend so we are going to try and come back here while we are still on vacation to have more fun with surfing. A must-try surfing school, especially if you have small kids.
Ren Zefu

Ren Zefu

Good surf coach! Very good for first time surf experience! He taught us how to stay safe then we go to enjoy the waves.

Posted on April 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-04-10T13:34:10+00:00

Posted on April 2022

Ren Zefu
Good surf coach! Very good for first time surf experience! He taught us how to stay safe then we go to enjoy the waves.
Derek Lemen

Derek Lemen

I have always wanted to learn how to surf, and the first thing I did when I relocated to Daytona Beach was search for an instructor. The very first time I spoke with Ryan I knew he was the right one. He had me riding waves my first time out which is an incredible feeling. Ryan is not only a great instructor, but a great person that’s brings a high level of energy to every lesson. I have booked several lessons with him and don’t plan on stopping. He truly cares about your experience and you will have the time of your life! Call Ryan, you will be thankful you did!

Posted on April 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-04-09T13:35:02+00:00

Posted on April 2022

Derek Lemen
I have always wanted to learn how to surf, and the first thing I did when I relocated to Daytona Beach was search for an instructor. The very first time I spoke with Ryan I knew he was the right one. He had me riding waves my first time out which is an incredible feeling. Ryan is not only a great instructor, but a great person that’s brings a high level of energy to every lesson. I have booked several lessons with him and don’t plan on stopping. He truly cares about your experience and you will have the time of your life! Call Ryan, you will be thankful you did!
Cindy Milner

Cindy Milner

We had a fantastic SUP Ecotour with Ryan. We saw dolphins close by and felt completely safe with Ryan as our guide. Highly recommend!

Posted on April 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-04-08T13:35:48+00:00

Posted on April 2022

Cindy Milner
We had a fantastic SUP Ecotour with Ryan. We saw dolphins close by and felt completely safe with Ryan as our guide. Highly recommend!
Richard Van Der Sanden

Richard van der Sanden

My 16yr old son and 12yr old daughter had their 1st surfing lesson with Ryan today (day 1 out of 3). Ryan met us on time and spend 20 min on the beach with them before going into the ocean. Ryan was fantastic, took my son out for a bit to correct some things, spend some extra time and let them have the boards to practice. Kids are looking forward to the next 2 days!!

Posted on April 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-04-07T13:36:32+00:00

Posted on April 2022

Richard Van Der Sanden
My 16yr old son and 12yr old daughter had their 1st surfing lesson with Ryan today (day 1 out of 3). Ryan met us on time and spend 20 min on the beach with them before going into the ocean. Ryan was fantastic, took my son out for a bit to correct some things, spend some extra time and let them have the boards to practice. Kids are looking forward to the next 2 days!!
Leigh Schwartau

Leigh Schwartau

We were visiting from out of town and looking to surf. I googled and found Ryan. He was amazing and so enthusiastic. One of our surfers was from Italy and the other Hawaii. He had wet suits and boards for them to use. Ryan gave them a lesson on land before he took them out and stayed with them for 45 minutes to make sure they had the techniques. Then he left and let them surf on their own for 2 hours. Both of the had the time of their lives and it wouldn't have been possible without finding Ryan. He worked around our schedule and went out of his way to make this a dream come true for my friends. If you're in Daytona and want to surf, I highly recommend giving him a call. Thanks Ryan for everything!

Posted on April 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-04-06T13:38:01+00:00

Posted on April 2022

Leigh Schwartau
We were visiting from out of town and looking to surf. I googled and found Ryan. He was amazing and so enthusiastic. One of our surfers was from Italy and the other Hawaii. He had wet suits and boards for them to use. Ryan gave them a lesson on land before he took them out and stayed with them for 45 minutes to make sure they had the techniques. Then he left and let them surf on their own for 2 hours. Both of the had the time of their lives and it wouldn't have been possible without finding Ryan. He worked around our schedule and went out of his way to make this a dream come true for my friends. If you're in Daytona and want to surf, I highly recommend giving him a call. Thanks Ryan for everything!
Richard Warden

Richard Warden

Ryan was a great instructor for my son, very professional with facilitating the board and wetsuit rentals, and a pleasure to be around.

Posted on March 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-03-29T13:39:51+00:00

Posted on March 2022

Richard Warden
Ryan was a great instructor for my son, very professional with facilitating the board and wetsuit rentals, and a pleasure to be around.
Rod Brace

rod brace

I was first taught to surf in the Galapagos and Ryan has a way and system that is so much better he will get you up on a board much quicker than almost anyone and he is just a really great guy!

Posted on Feb 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-02-28T13:40:52+00:00

Posted on Feb 2022

Rod Brace
I was first taught to surf in the Galapagos and Ryan has a way and system that is so much better he will get you up on a board much quicker than almost anyone and he is just a really great guy!
Adalyn Boggs

Adalyn Boggs

Ryan was super fun, he worked us up little at a time and we had a blast. Such a fun experience, totally recommend.

Posted on Feb 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-02-27T13:41:44+00:00

Posted on Feb 2022

Adalyn Boggs
Ryan was super fun, he worked us up little at a time and we had a blast. Such a fun experience, totally recommend.
Nancy Brace

Nancy Brace

Excellent experience for our whole family!!! Ryan did a great job of making us feel comfortable and teaching along the way! People stopped us to say they thought we were crazy for surfing in February but Ryan was right… the wet suits made it a great experience- we weren’t cold! Both of our teens said they want to do it again! The water is so freeing! We loved it! If you’re on the fence, give it a try!!!

Posted on Feb 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-02-26T13:42:56+00:00

Posted on Feb 2022

Nancy Brace
Excellent experience for our whole family!!! Ryan did a great job of making us feel comfortable and teaching along the way! People stopped us to say they thought we were crazy for surfing in February but Ryan was right… the wet suits made it a great experience- we weren’t cold! Both of our teens said they want to do it again! The water is so freeing! We loved it! If you’re on the fence, give it a try!!!
Marisa Gustafson

Marisa Gustafson

Ryan was awesome! He went above and beyond in every way and gave me the best 1 on 1 experience I could’ve asked for. He is clearly very passionate about surfing and he cares for his clients as if they were a lifelong friend. He started by meeting me at my hotel beach so that I didn’t have to Uber. He brought me multiple boards, a fantastic wet suit and great energy! He knew how read the water levels and wave formations incredibly well, creating the ideal experience. He made sure I learned not just for today, but for the future with lots of special knowledge and connections to surfing around the world. He always made sure I was safe, comfortable and having a good time. I was expecting just a one day surf experience, but Ryan’s passion and care changed my view of surfing and the role it can play in my future travel!

Posted on Jan 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-02-24T13:43:59+00:00

Posted on Jan 2022

Marisa Gustafson
Ryan was awesome! He went above and beyond in every way and gave me the best 1 on 1 experience I could’ve asked for. He is clearly very passionate about surfing and he cares for his clients as if they were a lifelong friend. He started by meeting me at my hotel beach so that I didn’t have to Uber. He brought me multiple boards, a fantastic wet suit and great energy! He knew how read the water levels and wave formations incredibly well, creating the ideal experience. He made sure I learned not just for today, but for the future with lots of special knowledge and connections to surfing around the world. He always made sure I was safe, comfortable and having a good time. I was expecting just a one day surf experience, but Ryan’s passion and care changed my view of surfing and the role it can play in my future travel!
Ivan Jarvis

Ivan Jarvis

My first experience surfing and it was AWESOME!. In December, in Daytona Beach, with cool temperatures and pretty strong winds, maybe a little rain. Why was it such a great experience? Because of Ryan. From the moment I reached out to him, he was in constant contact and happily answered all my beginner's questions with patience and enthusiasm. Fair warning. Ryan is probably one of the most enthusiastic people you'll ever meet. His passion for surfing, and teaching others how to surf is undeniable. I had two one-on-one lessons and have another booked for a return visit. I'd recommend Vast Oceans to anyone wanting to try surfing for the first time. On my next visit, I plan to do more surfing but also get my SUP board out there and try some ocean paddling and SUP surfing. I know Ryan will get me to where I want to be... I must also give a shout out to Ryan's colleague, Brian. He took me out for a few runs, and I had a great time time working and talking with him..... Both these guys have spent their lives on the water and love to share their knowledge and experiences. If you're in or near Daytona Beach and are thinking about trying surfing, give Ryan and Vast Oceans a try. You can thank me later.

Posted on Jan 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-02-01T13:44:55+00:00

Posted on Jan 2022

Ivan Jarvis
My first experience surfing and it was AWESOME!. In December, in Daytona Beach, with cool temperatures and pretty strong winds, maybe a little rain. Why was it such a great experience? Because of Ryan. From the moment I reached out to him, he was in constant contact and happily answered all my beginner's questions with patience and enthusiasm. Fair warning. Ryan is probably one of the most enthusiastic people you'll ever meet. His passion for surfing, and teaching others how to surf is undeniable. I had two one-on-one lessons and have another booked for a return visit. I'd recommend Vast Oceans to anyone wanting to try surfing for the first time. On my next visit, I plan to do more surfing but also get my SUP board out there and try some ocean paddling and SUP surfing. I know Ryan will get me to where I want to be... I must also give a shout out to Ryan's colleague, Brian. He took me out for a few runs, and I had a great time time working and talking with him..... Both these guys have spent their lives on the water and love to share their knowledge and experiences. If you're in or near Daytona Beach and are thinking about trying surfing, give Ryan and Vast Oceans a try. You can thank me later.
Sarah W

Sarah W

We had an amazing experience start to finish with Ryan! We had a large group (12) of all ages and he was so accommodating and flexible. He communicated all through the process of booking our session, directions for the location and what to expect, adjustments for weather and bringing in another great instructor to help. Ryan is a great instructor and we all felt safe and learned a lot and had great success trying out our surf skills! He puts great emphasis on safety, knowledge and of course having a fun time! Worth every penny! Thanks Ryan and Brian for a great experience! 🏄‍♀️🏄🏼‍♂️🌊☀️🤙

Posted on Jan 2022

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-01-22T13:49:44+00:00

Posted on Jan 2022

Sarah W
We had an amazing experience start to finish with Ryan! We had a large group (12) of all ages and he was so accommodating and flexible. He communicated all through the process of booking our session, directions for the location and what to expect, adjustments for weather and bringing in another great instructor to help. Ryan is a great instructor and we all felt safe and learned a lot and had great success trying out our surf skills! He puts great emphasis on safety, knowledge and of course having a fun time! Worth every penny! Thanks Ryan and Brian for a great experience! 🏄‍♀️🏄🏼‍♂️🌊☀️🤙
Jon Johnson

Jon Johnson

First, Ryan and Brian spent their Thanksgiving giving my family an experience of a lifetime. Secondly, their lessons are very informative and safe. After some very important tips and practice pop ups my daughters were up surfing in 2 to 3 runs. They discussed how to safely read the surf and also how to get the most out of each run.

Their energy was fun and put a smile on everyone's face. They gave everyone extra attention and even shredded some waves with us. We will definitely be return customers. Thanks again Ryan and Brian for the great experience.

Posted on Dec 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-01-20T13:50:53+00:00

Posted on Dec 2021

Jon Johnson
First, Ryan and Brian spent their Thanksgiving giving my family an experience of a lifetime. Secondly, their lessons are very informative and safe. After some very important tips and practice pop ups my daughters were up surfing in 2 to 3 runs. They discussed how to safely read the surf and also how to get the most out of each run. Their energy was fun and put a smile on everyone's face. They gave everyone extra attention and even shredded some waves with us. We will definitely be return customers. Thanks again Ryan and Brian for the great experience.
Chayse Johnson

Chayse Johnson

I have always wanted to surf and Ryan and Bryan definitely showed me the correct way of surfing and made the lesson super fun! Great amazing kind people too!! Had so much fun, definitely recommend them to anyone wanting to learn to surf, wanting more of advanced lesson, or just wants to do it for fun and giggles! Go and try them out, you won’t regret it!! Can’t wait to try it again, then teaching me how to surf and just being out there surfing in the ocean changed my life! Surf up!🏄🏼‍♀️🤙🏻🌊

Posted on Dec 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-01-16T13:55:37+00:00

Posted on Dec 2021

Chayse Johnson
I have always wanted to surf and Ryan and Bryan definitely showed me the correct way of surfing and made the lesson super fun! Great amazing kind people too!! Had so much fun, definitely recommend them to anyone wanting to learn to surf, wanting more of advanced lesson, or just wants to do it for fun and giggles! Go and try them out, you won’t regret it!! Can’t wait to try it again, then teaching me how to surf and just being out there surfing in the ocean changed my life! Surf up!🏄🏼‍♀️🤙🏻🌊
Abbie Johnson

Abbie Johnson

Surfing has always been a dream of mine and today I got to check it off of my bucket list all thanks to Ryan. My family and I were looking at what to do because one of our plans got canceled and I came across this website. I gave a call and that was the BEST decision I have ever made. Ryan teaches you on the sand the techniques, then takes you to the water and is there with you 24/7 to make sure your adventure is not only fun but super safe. He is very active in his lessons and gives you all the guidance needed to truly learn more in an hour and a half than I would’ve ever in a year. Thank you Ryan for allowing me to accomplish a goal that I have always wanted to and especially thank you for devoting your time to my family on thanksgiving! If you are looking for an instructor I highly recommend Ryan!!!

Posted on Dec 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-01-11T13:56:40+00:00

Posted on Dec 2021

Abbie Johnson
Surfing has always been a dream of mine and today I got to check it off of my bucket list all thanks to Ryan. My family and I were looking at what to do because one of our plans got canceled and I came across this website. I gave a call and that was the BEST decision I have ever made. Ryan teaches you on the sand the techniques, then takes you to the water and is there with you 24/7 to make sure your adventure is not only fun but super safe. He is very active in his lessons and gives you all the guidance needed to truly learn more in an hour and a half than I would’ve ever in a year. Thank you Ryan for allowing me to accomplish a goal that I have always wanted to and especially thank you for devoting your time to my family on thanksgiving! If you are looking for an instructor I highly recommend Ryan!!!
Stacey Padovan

Stacey Padovan

My daughter and I came to this lesson with no experience at all. Ryan showed us all the mechanics on the board first. He took his time to go thru all motions before getting us out there and it worked! My daughter popped up on her first time trying in the water. Ryan ran the lesson very smooth and we had an ample amount of turns and even stayed a bit longer to make sure we were happy with our outcome! Now I’m getting a long board thanks to our Pro!

Posted on Dec 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-01-08T13:58:00+00:00

Posted on Dec 2021

Stacey Padovan
My daughter and I came to this lesson with no experience at all. Ryan showed us all the mechanics on the board first. He took his time to go thru all motions before getting us out there and it worked! My daughter popped up on her first time trying in the water. Ryan ran the lesson very smooth and we had an ample amount of turns and even stayed a bit longer to make sure we were happy with our outcome! Now I’m getting a long board thanks to our Pro!
Stephanie B

Stephanie B

There’s good and then there’s AMAZING (that’s Ryan). I honestly can’t begin to say enough good things about him…From his love for teaching, to his kindness, attention to detail and eagerness to show us a great time he shined. He took what was less than ideal surfing conditions and made it into a great adventure. Ryan thank you for all the smiles but most of all thank you for being such a terrific person (there’s not too many left like that!) I would 1,000% recommend Ryan for your next surf lesson!!!

Posted on Dec 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-01-07T13:59:22+00:00

Posted on Dec 2021

Stephanie B
There’s good and then there’s AMAZING (that’s Ryan). I honestly can’t begin to say enough good things about him…From his love for teaching, to his kindness, attention to detail and eagerness to show us a great time he shined. He took what was less than ideal surfing conditions and made it into a great adventure. Ryan thank you for all the smiles but most of all thank you for being such a terrific person (there’s not too many left like that!) I would 1,000% recommend Ryan for your next surf lesson!!!
Charlotte Lachowitzer

Charlotte Lachowitzer

Ryan is fantastic! By the end of our 2 hour session both my girls were literally surfing! Ryan is extremely fun and energetic but so patient. I felt his prices were extremely reasonable and would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone!! Thanks Ryan!!!
#NDneedsWaves #whencanwedoitagain

Posted on Nov 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2022-01-04T14:00:31+00:00

Posted on Nov 2021

Charlotte Lachowitzer
Ryan is fantastic! By the end of our 2 hour session both my girls were literally surfing! Ryan is extremely fun and energetic but so patient. I felt his prices were extremely reasonable and would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone!! Thanks Ryan!!! #NDneedsWaves #whencanwedoitagain
Jeff Aldridge

Jeff Aldridge

Posted on Nov 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-12-21T14:02:07+00:00

Posted on Nov 2021

Jeff Aldridge
Annette Aldridge

Annette Aldridge

Great Quality! Patient, helpful, did extra for us.

Posted on Nov 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-12-20T14:02:52+00:00

Posted on Nov 2021

Annette Aldridge
Great Quality! Patient, helpful, did extra for us.
Isaac Aldridge

Isaac Aldridge

Posted on Nov 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-12-19T14:04:04+00:00

Posted on Nov 2021

Isaac Aldridge
Annette Aldridge

Annette Aldridge

Very Personable! Goes the extra mile

Posted on Nov 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-12-18T14:04:51+00:00

Posted on Nov 2021

Annette Aldridge
Very Personable! Goes the extra mile
Nahiane Errasti

Nahiane Errasti

Posted on Nov 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-12-14T14:05:52+00:00

Posted on Nov 2021

Nahiane Errasti
London Kite

London Kite

Class Act! My husband gave me the gift of a surf lesson for my birthday. Ryan was an incredible instructor. I will always look back at my birthday with fond memories. You will not be disappointed.

Posted on Oct 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-11-18T14:06:42+00:00

Posted on Oct 2021

London Kite
Class Act! My husband gave me the gift of a surf lesson for my birthday. Ryan was an incredible instructor. I will always look back at my birthday with fond memories. You will not be disappointed.
Ellies

Ellie.s

Ryan is very friendly and helpful person , he took us nice pictures and also rent us right size of surf boards which not all the surfshop offer! I cant wait to have a surf lesson with Ryan!

Posted on Oct 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-11-13T14:07:58+00:00

Posted on Oct 2021

Ellies
Ryan is very friendly and helpful person , he took us nice pictures and also rent us right size of surf boards which not all the surfshop offer! I cant wait to have a surf lesson with Ryan!
Chris Kuczenski

chris kuczenski

Can not express enough how awesome of an experience this was. Ryan delivered on everything and more. He was professional in every aspect. If you are looking to try surfing for the first time you can not go wrong with his instruction. My son can not stop talking about or asking when we are going to surf again. Thank you Ryan!!!

Posted on Oct 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-11-09T14:09:00+00:00

Posted on Oct 2021

Chris Kuczenski
Can not express enough how awesome of an experience this was. Ryan delivered on everything and more. He was professional in every aspect. If you are looking to try surfing for the first time you can not go wrong with his instruction. My son can not stop talking about or asking when we are going to surf again. Thank you Ryan!!!
Andrew Schmitz

Andrew Schmitz

Ryan was super helpful and made the whole experience amazing. Had a blast for a reasonable price with world class service. Nothing beats learning from a pro surfer. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Posted on Sep 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-10-20T14:11:16+00:00

Posted on Sep 2021

Andrew Schmitz
Ryan was super helpful and made the whole experience amazing. Had a blast for a reasonable price with world class service. Nothing beats learning from a pro surfer. Looking forward to seeing you again.
David Mcdaniel

david mcdaniel

Had a wonderful experience with my (8th grade) daughter as we received one-on-one instruction on how to surf. Although we were part of a larger group (6 "students" at once - us 2 plus 4 High School aged boys) the original time was extended so that personal instruction could be followed through without being rushed. Being taught by a professional makes a world of difference for some of the smaller things that was noticed that we (mostly I) did incorrectly were corrected immediately. This was also key in making our experience a 5-star for Mr. Ryan realized that my daughter was struggling some and he quickly switched out her board to a longer & heavier one. That made all the different in the world for then she began to immediately pop up and ride the waves in. Recognizing that she was having difficulty with a board that should have worked with her height and being prepared with a ready alternative is what sets Mr. Ryan apart. We both would recommend to anyone who is looking for a fun experience and the satisfaction of learning how to ride a few waves on their 1st time attempting to surf. Thanks again Mr. Ryan!

Posted on Sep 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-10-11T14:12:18+00:00

Posted on Sep 2021

David Mcdaniel
Had a wonderful experience with my (8th grade) daughter as we received one-on-one instruction on how to surf. Although we were part of a larger group (6 "students" at once - us 2 plus 4 High School aged boys) the original time was extended so that personal instruction could be followed through without being rushed. Being taught by a professional makes a world of difference for some of the smaller things that was noticed that we (mostly I) did incorrectly were corrected immediately. This was also key in making our experience a 5-star for Mr. Ryan realized that my daughter was struggling some and he quickly switched out her board to a longer & heavier one. That made all the different in the world for then she began to immediately pop up and ride the waves in. Recognizing that she was having difficulty with a board that should have worked with her height and being prepared with a ready alternative is what sets Mr. Ryan apart. We both would recommend to anyone who is looking for a fun experience and the satisfaction of learning how to ride a few waves on their 1st time attempting to surf. Thanks again Mr. Ryan!
Karen Layton

karen layton

my family was visiting this summer and my daughter wanted to take lessons with our friends kids so we put them all in class with Ryan he was awesome such a nice guy. my kid was up on her board the first lesson.

Posted on Aug 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-10-05T14:13:13+00:00

Posted on Aug 2021

Karen Layton
my family was visiting this summer and my daughter wanted to take lessons with our friends kids so we put them all in class with Ryan he was awesome such a nice guy. my kid was up on her board the first lesson.
Stacy Krabbenhoft

Stacy Krabbenhoft

Great with the kids! My daughter loved it and now wants to move to the ocean. Reasonably priced and the only place I know of where you can get a private lesson from a professional world ranked surfer.

Posted on Aug 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-09-22T14:14:42+00:00

Posted on Aug 2021

Stacy Krabbenhoft
Great with the kids! My daughter loved it and now wants to move to the ocean. Reasonably priced and the only place I know of where you can get a private lesson from a professional world ranked surfer.
David Hausser

David Hausser

All of the kids were surfers after one session. A good time was had by all.

Posted on Aug 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-09-20T14:15:38+00:00

Posted on Aug 2021

David Hausser
All of the kids were surfers after one session. A good time was had by all.
Jennifer Hejda

Jennifer Hejda

Ryan is simply amazing! 🤩 Not only does he know what he is doing but it’s more the relationship that he develops is what is incredible. My son is super shy and quiet but Ryan made him feel comfortable to shine. He completely went out of his way with our whole experience, to the point that my husband is on board with looking to move back to Florida We have done other surf schools but Ryan delivers so much more than just surf. He brings the whole package. Our week in Florida was amazing because of him! 😍🏄‍♂️🌊

Posted on Aug 2021

Vast Oceans Surf and SUP School
5
2021-09-09T14:17:29+00:00

Posted on Aug 2021

Jennifer Hejda
Ryan is simply amazing! 🤩 Not only does he know what he is doing but it’s more the relationship that he develops is what is incredible. My son is super shy and quiet but Ryan made him feel comfortable to shine. He completely went out of his way with our whole experience, to the point that my husband is on board with looking to move back to Florida We have done other surf schools but Ryan delivers so much more than just surf. He brings the whole package. Our week in Florida was amazing because of him! 😍🏄‍♂️🌊
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Jennifer Hejda
Jennifer Hejda
22:19 06 Aug 21
Ryan is simply amazing! 🤩 Not only does he know what he is doing but it’s more the relationship that he develops is what is incredible. My son is super shy and quiet but Ryan made him feel comfortable to shine. He... completely went out of his way with our whole experience, to the point that my husband is on board with looking to move back to Florida 🥳 We have done other surf schools but Ryan delivers so much more than just surf. He brings the whole package. Our week in Florida was amazing because of him! 😍🏄‍♂️🌊read more
Mandy Marie
Mandy Marie
03:01 03 Aug 21
Ryan was incredible!!! My 12year old daughter LOVED her lesson. Ryan communicated very well, worked with our limited schedule, supplied the boards and everything needed, and interacted amazingly with my daughter. He... even sent photos shortly after her lesson. We will do lessons every time we are in Daytona. I highly recommend him to anyone wanted to try to surf.Thank you Ryan you rock!!! 🌊 🏄‍♂️read more
Emma Elzey
Emma Elzey
17:54 10 Jul 21
I have never surfed before in my entire life before trying Vast Oceans Surf and SUP, but after only a week, I can confidently surf waves on my own. Ryan is an excellent coach and teacher. His tips are very helpful and... easy to understand, and he is very motivational and positive. You can tell how passionate he is about surfing and teaching this sport, and I had so much fun. Thanks to Ryan, I am very excited for my future with surfing. I highly recommend his camp to anyone who is interested in learning how to surf, regardless of their age or experience.read more
Jim Costa
Jim Costa
15:26 07 Jul 21
Ryan was great he spent a lot of time with my grand daughter making her feel comfortable. She was able to pop up on her first time in Ocean. Ryan’s patience was ideal for all ages. His technique was ideal and his ... training was easy to understand and gave plenty of time to practice everything he taught. My grand daughter loved it and can’t wait to continue her surfing going forward. Thank You Ryan for a fun experience to share between her & I.read more
Ryoko Elzey
Ryoko Elzey
21:04 05 Jul 21
What an incredible experience! My daughter who’s been a swimmer but never surfed and her friends tried a surf lesson from Ryan and his buddy, Jamie today at a beautiful Daytona beach. They went above and beyond to teach... our kids with an attention to detail for individual needs and lively, warm and courteous manners which is hard to come by from a regular big surfing school. If you can’t decide which one to choose from in the area, there’s no need to wonder further. Vast Oceans Surf and SUP that is. They are real pro surfers who actually teach (not just supervise) and you won’t regret with what you get from them. My daughter was able to stand on her board and surfed on day 1!read more
Kelly Crook
Kelly Crook
23:42 02 Jul 21
My family and I had an amazing time with Ryan today! It was me, my husband and our three girls. We felt super comfortable with him right off the bat and he took the time to explain and talk with each one of us... individually when needed. I can honestly say that all five of us got up on the board! It was great family time and we had so much fun! We appreciate the time that Ryan spent with us! Great company!!read more
Brad Phillips
Brad Phillips
22:21 29 Jun 21
Awesome experience!!! Ryan was an awesome coach for me and my wife. He made sure we stayed safe and taught us how to start surfing quickly with style! His style of teaching made it really easy to learn and we had a... great time. He also hooked us up with a great price on a new surfboard and gave us some sweet tips on local places to go. 100% recommend!!!read more
Candice Phillips
Candice Phillips
17:33 26 Jun 21
Today was my first time ever being anywhere near a surfboard, so I was more than a little nervous. Ryan was absolutely amazing though. He talked us (myself and my husband) through everything, step by step. He made sure... we knew the basics before we even walked down to the water and critiqued everything we did in the water in such a positive way. I'm not an athletic person and the waves are huge today so I got tired faster than my husband, but I wanted to keep going as long as I could because he made it so much fun. Not to mention he is just a super cool dude to be around. He makes you want to listen to everything he has to say because he's just so awesome to be around. That's a huge bonus in an instructor. All in all I had an AWESOME experience. The price was also amazing, but I'd pay just about anything to have another lesson with Ryan. He was just that good. I can't wait for our next trip to Daytona so we can have more surfing lessons.10/10 HIGHLY RECOMMENDread more
Rachael Geist
Rachael Geist
19:58 22 Jun 21
Ryan was great with our 3 tween girls. They had so much fun we will be back tomorrow for more. He is super commutative, attentive, knowledgeable and fun. He loves surfing and teaching and it shows. He goes all out... to make your experience great.read more
Chandra Shekar Bikkanur
Chandra Shekar Bikkanur
17:47 21 Jun 21
Ryan is an incredible surfboarding instructor. I loved his class today. It was meant for 90 minutes but Ryan was happy to teach for 30 more minutes as the waves started picking up. He was very safety oriented... instructor. He taught me all the basics and safety measures for a safe and fun surfing. I highly recommend him for his classes.read more
Belynda Holt
Belynda Holt
21:22 19 Jun 21
Ryan was a great instructor- patient, fun, and a great communicator. He is the ultimate professional. We were expecting great things based on the reviews and it was as great as everyone else has said. His love and... commitment to a sport he’s spent his whole life perfecting was very evident. Great day and wonderful memories! Thanks!!read more
Erin Dolce
Erin Dolce
17:39 17 Jun 21
I reached out to a couple places before I found Ryan R. of Vast Oceans. He called me back and stayed in contact before our lessons to make sure we felt comfortable with him, the conditions and the experience. He was... patient, friendly, fun, encouraging, and professional. He kept working with us to make sure we were safe, comfortable and got the most out our lessons. It couldn’t have been a best experience. If I had more time I would go again but maybe an ECO Tour for a different experience. It was peaceful, fun and beautiful on the ocean. Thank you Ryan so much for an AMAZING morning of paddle boarding!!!read more
Diane Dion
Diane Dion
19:43 09 Jun 21
I contacted Ryan to set up a paddleboard tour as a gift to my friends for their honeymoon! He was so helpful and kind. He kept in touch with updates and gave them special attention. I would recommend him and his... business to anyone. If I ever travel to Daytona, his tour will be first on my list of things to do!read more
ISABELLA LEE
ISABELLA LEE
14:58 18 May 21
We had so much fun learning to surf with Ryan. We had a group of 6 and still got so much individual attention. He paid great attention to safety and after only an hour all 6 of us were able to get up on the surf board.... We had so much fun that we will be going back later in the week. Definitely recommend Ryan if you want to give surfing a try.read more
Katie Fuchs
Katie Fuchs
01:41 20 Apr 21
I had the most fun learning to surf today! I have never tried surfing before and loved every minute of my experience. Brian instructed our group and he was the most encouraging and supportive instructor ever! He made me... feel comfortable, confident, and ready to take on every wave! I would absolutely schedule again! Best day ever! 🏄‍♀️😍🥰read more
Ryan Foley
Ryan Foley
01:10 19 Mar 21
Ryan is THE best !!! I contacted Ryan last minute for lessons for my 3 kids ages 7 ,8 and 10. He responded back right away and was more than accommodating. Ryan was friendly, fun, and professional. You can truly tell... he loves what he does. I have gotten surf lessons for my kids in the past and Ryan has been by far the best!! He takes his time with his instruction on the beach and makes sure everyone has the right movements down even before you hit the water. In the water he takes the time to teach and critique so your not just standing up but really riding the waves! His instruction and teaching style were above and beyond what my kids experienced with other lessons. My kids popped up and surfed waves, but more importantly, they were all smiles and had tons of fun! I would highly recommend Ryan for anyone looking for a surf instructor.read more
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