How To Plan Your First Surf Trip Abroad

Bored of your home break? Time to embark on your first surf in foreign waters

Photo: LeRoy Grannis

Sick of cold water and small waves? If you’ve only ever surfed in the UK, you’re going to eventually want something more than frozen feet on a windswept Cornish beach.

No doubt, you were sold on the idea of surfing because of those magazine ads with azure seas and surfers not wearing wetsuits. Am I right?

Summer is just around the corner, so it’s time to get organising that first trip away. This really is a guide for first-timers who are looking to branch out from the UK and find surf somewhere else in Europe. Sound right up your street? Here is how to do it…


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