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HOTEL GUESTS 3 Day First Wave Course

Saunton

This course is designed to get the complete beginner up and riding waves, and toironout the bad habits the more experienced of you will have picked up and progress you further.

two-hour surfing lessons on consecutive days

surfboards and wetsuits are included

any participant with a pre-existing medical condition that is likely to be aggravated by taking part should seek advice from their GP before booking

meet at the Walking On Waves decking 30 minutes before the lesson start time

if your visit coincides with school or public holidays allow plenty of time to get to Saunton, especially if the weather forecast is above average!

DAY ONE: TWO HOUR SESSION

Safety Brief. 

Explain the basic parts of the board and entering the water.

Determine whether you are a 'goofy' or 'regular' foot (left foot forward or right foot forward)

Instruction in all the ways I know to get you up and riding on the board.

Last safety reminder....

In the sea!

DAY TWO: TWO HOUR SESSION

Catching waves and turning left and right.

moving forwards and backwards on the surfboard to generate speed and slow down.

NOT EASY!

DAY THREE: TWO HOUR SESSION

Catching unbroken waves (if the conditions allow us to) and riding in the direction the waves are going.

Practising turning and length of ride

Fun Stuff - Switch foot surfing and headstands!

Enjoy your holiday and your surfing.

Best wishes

Sarah Whiteley

UK & European Surf Champion


£100 per person

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS


Please print, read carefully and keep for your reference and the reference of any participants within your booking group.


The Booking

Your contract is with Walking On Waves (hereinafter called 'we or us'). These booking conditions together with the details in our brochure form the basis of your contract with us. When booking a course, a contract is made when we confirm the booking in writing. The person making the booking and signing the booking form (hereinafter called 'you' or 'the client') accepts responsibility for payment for everyone listed on the booking. You are also responsible for ensuring that all other persons listed on the booking form read these booking conditions and are fully aware of the booking conditions and course details and requirements. All participants must complete a declaration before they will be allowed to take part in any surf lessons. Walking On Waves do not accept any liability for any loss caused by failure to complete the declaration.


Payment

A deposit of £20 per person is payable at the time of booking. The balance is due four weeks before the course start date. If you book less than four weeks before departure, the full balance must be paid at the time of booking. Final reminders will not be sent and if the balance is not received by the payment date detailed on the confirmation receipt we reserve the right to re-allocate/cancel the place.


Changing your booking

We will make every effort to arrange any changes you request after the booking has been confirmed, providing it is more than 21 days before the course start date. If we receive notification less than 21 days before the course start date an administration charge equivalent to the deposit of £20 per person may be charged. Any changes are subject to availability of course places. If you or anyone in your group is prevented from taking part on a course you may transfer the booking to another person who is known to you. To accept this change of booking you must inform us of the new person's name and ensure a completed booking form is signed and returned to us by the new person.


Cancellations

Should you and any named person on the booking form need to cancel your booking once it has been confirmed, we must be notified in writing by the person making the booking. The date on which written notification is received by us will determine the level of cancellation charges applicable. Charges will be levied at the following percentages of total holiday cost:

Period before departure we are notified Percentage of total cost payable

42 days or more Deposit only

30 - 41 days 50% of total cost

15 - 29 days 75% of total cost

14 days or less 100% of total cost


Please note that your travel insurance may provide a full refund if the reason for your cancellation falls within the terms of your policy and as such we recommend clients take out a suitable insurance policy prior to booking a course with us.

Course participation, Liability and Other Important Information

The activity of surfing carries with it a degree of risk both to people and property, even if enjoyed under proper supervision by qualified instructors. It is also a strenuous activity that requires those taking part to have a reasonable standard of swimming and fitness. You must therefore make us aware of any medical conditions, illnesses or allergies you have and any prescribed medication you are taking on the booking form at the time of booking and to your surf instructor prior to the course start. For course participants under 18 years old it is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to inform us of any medical conditions. You should not participate in any surfing course if you are suffering from a heart condition or any other injury / illness which may affect you physical ability or if you are pregnant. You must be able to swim at least 50 metres and must in no circumstances be under the influence of any alcohol or illegal drugs. Also, you must not be under the influence of medication which may adversely affect your physical abilities. You must agree to abide to all instructions and decisions that Walking On Waves and our instructors make in order to secure the safety and comfort of all participants. You will have the use of Walking On Waves equipment during your lessons. Whereas we take all reasonable measures to ensure the safety and good condition of that equipment, you are responsible for immediately reporting any damage caused to the equipment or which becomes apparent whilst the equipment is in your possession. Walking On Waves does not seek to limit or exclude any liability for personal injury or loss of life to participants which may occur as a result of its own negligence or that of our employees. However, Walking On Waves assumes no liability in respect of any personal injury loss, damage, consequential loss or third party claims which occur through no fault of our own or caused by the negligence of you or one of the participants in your group.


Age restrictions

We are able to take children of any age on our group lessons, provided a parent is in the water during the lesson.

Surf conditions


In the rare event that Walking On Waves or our employees consider the sea, beach or weather conditions to be unsuitable for surf instruction, we will give a credit voucher for any lessons cancelled by us. Credit vouchers for any lessons can be used within one year from the date of the missed lesson. Any lessons owed are subject to availability and must be booked up to 14 days in advance. We require a new booking form to be completed for credited lessons - credit vouchers are transferable.

Law and Jurisdiction


These conditions form a contract between us which will be construed in accordance with English Law and it is agreed between us that each will submit to the jurisdiction of the English Courts.

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