Happy 2022 from Surf South West

Happy 2022 from the Surf South West Team

A warm Surf South West welcome to the New Year and a very happy 2022 from all of us here in Croyde.  We’ve a feeling that 2022 is going to be a cracking year so we’re already looking forward to welcoming you back in March.

Before we tell you more about what we’ve in store for 2022, we’d like to say a big thank you to all of you who visited in 2021. We had record numbers through our doors and it was truly a pleasure to welcome every single one of you. We’re also chuffed to announce that for the 7th season running, we were awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence and finished in first place. 

So, thank you to everyone who took the time to write a review, we appreciate it very much. If anyone would like to pop over to Google with their feedback now that would also be awesome, we’re always keen to hear from you and every little review helps a small business like ourselves.  So please feel free to like, share and review to your heart’s content, let’s see if we can achieve a Tripdvisor Certificate of Excellence 8th year in a row record. 

So, without further ado, why do we have such a good vibe about 2022? Well….  


It’s a great 2022 if you are looking to get qualified. 

We’re a Centre of Surfing Excellence as accredited by Surfing England, so when you sign up for any of our surf training courses you can be assured you’ll be getting the vey best tuition.  We’ve already announced our Beach Life Saving Course dates, Paddle Board Instructor dates and Surf Instructor Level 1 and Level 2 Course dates, all of which kick off in March. 

You’ll be taught by the very best in the industry, using top level technology and teaching methods. Once qualified, you’ll join the ranks of surf professionals all over the world who have achieved inspiring careers and travelled around the globe doing what they love. 

And we will always be here to support you and help develop your career further. Once you’re part of the Surf South West family, we’ll stick by you.  So bag you place on the course of you choice now – they truly are filling up fast.


It’s a happy 2022 if you are visiting N Devon 

We’re here to welcome you into the waves. Whatever your level, whatever your age and whatever your fitness, our instructors will make sure your surf experience will be fun, empowering, and safe.  And don’t forget we have paddle boarding and coasteering too – well, they do say variety is the spice of life. 


It’s a wonderful year if you’re a Wave Wahine

A huge shout out to Yvette Curtis and all the Wave Wahines! We know that Yvette has an exciting array of surf therapy projects in store for 2022 and you can be sure that our surf instructors, Karma and Aliyah will be there to support her every step of the way. Keep an eye out on our social media in March too. We’ll have news concerning Yvette and the Women’s Sports Alliance Awards, it’s all very exciting.  


It’s a great 12 months at The Wave Project. 

We’re proud to continue to support the Wave Project North Devon with their surf sessions. What an amazing job you all did last you guys. Proud of you. We consider you very important members of the Surf South West family, thank you for everything that you do for our community.

It’s an extra happy 2022 for Adaptive Surfing.

What an amazing 2021 all our adaptive surfers had. We believe the sea should be accessible for all, so Adaptive Surfing is very much at the heart of our plans.  We hope that 2022 will see us become instrumental in the growth of this important surfing genre. Watch this space!  


It’s a healthy happy 2022 if you’re looking for a yoga/surf retreat in sunny Croyde. 

Remember last year’s surf retreat with Love Island and Surf GB’s Laura Crane?  Well, keep an eye out on our social media as we’ll be announcing some great news about future retreats and wellness camps.


It’s always a happy year if you’re a Wave Ranger

Yes, Sarah Jellard and all her Wave Rangers will again be joining us for their surf sessions and wow, are their numbers increasing. Sarah had a phenomenal 2021 and demand for Wave Ranger places is high.  We wish Sarah every success for the coming year and are looking forward to all the smiles she brings with her … oh and Tango her black lab too! We’ve missed you Tango.

So there you have it, just a few reasons why happiness reigns at SSW in 2022. The icing on the cake is if you could join us too.  Let’s make that happen. 


See you very soon. 

Your Surf South West Family 






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