Dread Or Dead: Blog

SURFBOARD RENTALS: BARBADOS

SURFBOARD RENTALS: BARBADOS

Just a quick up date on our current rental equipment. SURFBOARDS:(longboards) Walden 9/0 Magic. Shaper 9/1 Bonga Perkins. Meyhoffer 9/1 comp. NSP 11ft epoxy,NSP 10/2 epoxy,NSP 9/2 epoxy, NSP 8/0 epoxy,NSP 7/6 epoxy.NSP 7/4epoxy,NSP 7/2 epoxy, NSP 6/8 epoxy. Shaper 6/6 Bonga Perkins. NSP 6/4 performance board. SURFBOARD RENTALS (short boards)  performance Rusty 6/1 , [...]
SURF LESSONS: BARBADOS

SURF LESSONS: BARBADOS

The month of Febuary has been crazy buisy with the surf lessons daily ,some days Matthew and myself have been in the water all day . we now have a new  Surf instructor / surf board repair man. Adam Edghil ( Hyper) He has been a breath of fresh air creating stencils for new graphics [...]
SURFING: BARBADOS

SURFING: BARBADOS

Brandon’s goes off. 3 days of epic surf at Brandon’s this week end and it is still on for Monday all be it a bit smaller.The vibe was a bit intense as this time of year there is a few more surfers around . Mainly Tourist some fairly experienced surfers that hold their side and [...]
SURF SCHOOL: BARBADOS

SURF SCHOOL: BARBADOS

The surf school has been moving around a bit lately as the swell has gone off. 4-5 ft Brandon’s then 6-8 ft Brandon’s , Soup Bowl could be re – named  Whirl pool 10-11 ft +. West coast small , until you get to Maycocks.20-28 kilometer winds . So where have we been taking the [...]
SURF : BARBADOS

SURF : BARBADOS

Yes ,all action on the south coast ,South point not bad 2-3 ft some 4ft sets quite clean. Brandon’s still a bit lazy 2-3 ft the evening got a bit better. The trade winds are kicking 25+ knots tomorrow so we should get at least 3 good days on the south coast unfortunately the best [...]
SUP BARBADOS: Equipment update

SUP BARBADOS: Equipment update

I seem to be doing more and more stand up paddle these days ,as the shop is getting buisier and i have less free time to drive to the soup bowl and surf. However this has allowed me to try out a few more boards and have some new ideas about what i prefer also [...]
SURFBOARD REPAIRS : Barbados

SURFBOARD REPAIRS : Barbados

What an epic surf season we have had so far in Barbados as we come to the end of 2011. Hurricane Katia,Maria, and Ophelia . The Dread or Dead repair shop is totally full with broken boards . Also some minor dings and broken fins. I’m working every day to try and get every ones [...]
SURF LESSONS: BARBADOS

SURF LESSONS: BARBADOS

As the month of September  roll’s on and trhe dread or dead surf shop starts to take shape both inside and out , I’ll take a moment to reflect . Hurricane Katia sent some wonderfull waves , then Maria ,again memorable , guys are starting to ride new breaks ,well not new just unriden until [...]
SURFING: BARBADOS

SURFING: BARBADOS

September sessions , well as every one knows the dread or dead surf shop is still not open as the renovations have taken a bit longer than expected. However this has allowed me to take fulll adventage of some of the best waves of the year so far . September is always an active month [...]
SURF SCHOOL: BARBADOS

SURF SCHOOL: BARBADOS

There is a hint of summer in the air , today the wind ESE light and the waves just right for surf lessons . The Children are on summer holidays . My Lot have gone to the mother land to see family and get some serious rehab grandma boot camp style. So if you fancy [...]