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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 [...]
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 [...]
SURF SHOP:Barbados

SURF SHOP:Barbados

If you have passed the shop lately you will have noticed Builders and a bit of demolition , I’ve had loads of  customers and friends phoning asking what’s happening. Is the Dread or Dead surf shop finished or what ? Well here is the real low down to all our customers and friends. Official statement [...]
SURF : BARBADOS

SURF : BARBADOS

As you can see from my last blog date ,I’ve been on holiday. Yes it was a great trip a classic surf journey , something i have planned to do for some time .San Francisco to Mexico road trip every surf break in between . An extreamly inspiring trip yes Mavricks no i didn’t surf [...]
SURF TOURS :BARBADOS

SURF TOURS :BARBADOS

Yes It’s time of year again the south is flat and the east coast is on fire . This is when being a surf tour guide is the best job on the planet. I had Mike and his Mum with me and after loading up a nice 6/4 hybrid fish for Mike off we went [...]
SUP BARBADOS:stock update

SUP BARBADOS:stock update

We have just received the rest of our 2011 SUP stock . The C4 12 ft cruiser, Rusty 11/11 allrounder ,PSH 10/6 wide, Pearson Arrow 11/11 Laird. they all look great the PSH looks like the most suited to surf and the Arrow takes 2nd place . but more will be revealed as the year [...]
SURF LESSONS: BARBADOS

SURF LESSONS: BARBADOS

Finding a good break for surf  lessons is often challenging . At dread  or dead our beach shop location is 200 yards from Brandons arguably the best surf break on the south coast of Barbados. maybe not so arguably as Surliine has chosen it as the only break on the south that is worthy of [...]