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Putsborough & Woolacombe, Devon, EX33 1LB


A change in my life

What a few years it has been! After giving up the surf school on Woolacombe beach I have had many changes in my life. With lots of ups and a few downs, but it has been one of the best desisions of my life. After training and working hard to gain both a Master surf […]

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New Sea School

New Sea School starting in a few weeks.  For all those kids that want to try somthing new.  Its not just surfing, but Stand Up Paddle boarding, Coasteering, Beach School and more. From the 9th May till the 11th July for just £52 Call Nick on 01271 871337 or email nick@nickthorn.com

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Women In Waves

Nick Thorn Surf School would like to introduce ‘Women in Waves’. Do you and a friend or someone you might know fancy a day on the beach? Surfing, SUP South West beach games, improving confidence in the sea and Lunch included? Saturday 4th June from 10am till 3pm Putsborough Beach £25 per person with all […]

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NEW Sea School

NEW Sea school starting 9th May. Coasteering Coasteering South West SUPing SUP South West Surfing Nick Thorn Surf Coaching Shore School & More Email today on: surf@nickthorn.com for more information Limited places available.

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Calling new recruits!

Just a few weeks of being back coaching at Ilfracombe pool and Mike and I have seen great progress already. From the 23rd February we now have extra lanes from 4-5pm on a Tuesday evening. We will also still be keeping the 5-6pm on Tuesdays These means we can have smaller groups separated into individual […]

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New recruits turn up to Morocco for our Next Lifegaurd/Surf Instructor Course

  Surf Instructing can be a really rewarding job.  You can travel or use the qualifcation to improve your CPD (continuing professional developement)  Surf Berbere have just had there new recruites turn up in Morcocco to begin the new Surf instructor course and we all hoping for the same success as the last course -100% […]

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Adventuring the Isle Of White

Here we are already into the New Year and the never ending South West storms keep hitting. Nick Thorn Surf Coaching and Surfers World have been adventuring around the South of England over the past few months.  Over the Christmas period we went down to the Isle Of White to visit family, we also managed […]

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Still wearing slaps in December

Christmas is alomst upon us, so hope everyone is getting into the festive swing of things. Here at Nick Thorn Surf Coaching we have been enjoying the great swells that have been hitting the North Devon coasts accompanied by the exceptional mild weather. Kinda wish we had some cool and crispy days to make it […]

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Snugg wetsuits

The westusits get crazier as we go through the years, but I have been with Snugg Westuits for over 20 years and Malcolm Ball has looked after me with the one of the best wetsuits on the planet. This is a 4’3 mini zip and keeps me warm throughout the winter months, it has a […]

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Welcombe to the new and updated Nick Thorn web site & Morocco 2016 Lifeguard & Surf Instructor Asessment date confirmed.

Nick took his annual jump from Gatwick with a fellow T/A  Keida Abram to run the Surf Coach Life Saver Rescue Course.  Looked after by Surf Berbere (James Bailey thankyou!) in a 5 star waterfront appartment and eating scrummy food at the very popular Surf Berbere Cafe. You should definately try the Morccan omlet!  (Hugely […]

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