Dread Or Dead: Blog

SURF SCHOOL: BARBADOS

SURF SCHOOL: BARBADOS

The dreadordead surf instructors have been consistantly on the water this summer . The waves have been great for beginners, due to a constant north swell pushing up allowing us to use pebbels the best beginners break on the island. The instructor line up for the summer is Matthew , Kane , Adan and myself. [...]
SURF TOURS :BARBADOS

SURF TOURS :BARBADOS

The waves in Barbados have been consistant on the south coast this year so i have had to travel a lot less and the options of locations have been narrowed considerably for our surf tours. The choice has been simple Soup Bowl Or Brandon’s this at first glance may seem a bit boring but to [...]
SURFBOARD REPAIRS : Barbados

SURFBOARD REPAIRS : Barbados

Surfboard repair is probably the worse part of surfing , a ding or broken fin, crack on the rail or totally broken in half board can just about spoil your whole day. The guy that fixes your board is the man. first of all he has all the materials and spare parts you need under [...]
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 [...]