Dread Or Dead: Blog

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 […]
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 […]