West CornwallBoardriders Club

Get in contact today for a FREE trial to join any of our Surf Clubs.

Our primary aim of the surf clubs is to use the sport of surfing to engage and increase participation and progression of children and adults taking part in water based sports on a daily / weekly basis throughout West Cornwall. Our aim is to cater for all surfers regardless of age / ability, this is achieved by running a number of different clubs throughout the year. Ranging from some of the most talented U16 male and female surfers in the UK to young adults trying the sport for the first time. Never before has outdoor activity been so important and we want to give back to the commit by making surfing as accessible as possible.

The Boardriders is made up of 6 clubs, based on gender, age and ability. By separating our 60+ members across 6 clubs we can ensure each member is surfing with others of similar ability & being coached in conditions most suitable for progression & enjoyment.


Chris, Steve and the team at Global Boarders do not disappoint they are great coaches for all levels. They are experts in sharing the love of surfing. They take groups any time of year they find the best surf to suit the group.
My son has had coaching with them for over 4 years in this time he has learnt so much taking him from a novice surfer to a competent surfer and still learning and improving.
I would recommend the team of guys at Global for a complete beginner to someone who wants to improve.

Vicky L
October 21, 2020

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Our Different Surf Club OPTIONS
  • U12 Beginners Club, Weekly (April – September) 2-4pm every Saturday
  • U16 Improvers Club, Weekly (All year round) 12-2pm Every Saturday
  • U16 Advanced Club, Weekly (All year round) 10-12pm Every Saturday
  • Adult Beginner Club, Weekly (September – May) 10am – 12pm Every Friday
  • Adult Improver Club, Weekly (September – May) 10am – 12pm Every Friday
  • Women’s Only Club, Details TBC
How it WORKS

If you are interested in joining one of our Surf Club’s then please head to our Contact Us page and send us an email detailing, which of the club’s you / you child would like to join along with a brief description of previous / any surfing experience.

One of our coaching team will then contact you direct and welcome you along to a FREE trial session before committing to sign up.

Our primary club locations are Gwithian and Praa Sands, however we will also use St Ives Bay, Newquay, Porthtowan, Portreath, Perranuthnoe and Marazion should the conditions be more suitable at these location on the day of the session. The location along with any other important information will be communicated to you by text message the day before the lesson.

If you have your own equipment then you are welcome to use it on the sessions, however not to worry if you don’t as we have a large selection of surfboards and wetsuits that you are welcome to borrow during the session.


All monies for the club sessions must be paid direct into our club account by BACS, the details of which will be sent to you once you have completed the trial session.

The price breakdown for the clubs is as follows –

  • U12 Beginners Club – £35.00 per month
  • U16 Improvers Club – £35.00 per month
  • U16 Advanced Club – £35.00 per month
  • Adult Beginner Club – £20.00 per session weekly payment
  • Adult Improver Club – £20.00 per session weekly payment
  • Women’s Only Club – £20.00 per session weekly payment
Additional Extras

By joining West Cornwall Boardriders you will also receive a club hoody, t-shirt and hat and will be able to gain exclusive access to our yearly club surf trips. Please see below the list of upcoming trips in 2023

  • Adult Beginner / Improvers Trip to Donegal, Ireland, Date Monday 09th January – Friday 15th January 2023, Cost – £795.00 per person
  • U16 Improver / Advanced Trip Donegal, Ireland – Monday 02nd January – Friday 06th January 2023, Cost – £795.00 per person