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Managed by two surfers, and great friends, with more than 20 years of experience, the Ocean Ferrel SurfCamp came together because of this love and dedication for the surfing lifestyle that changes everyone that comes across it. The peninsula of Peniche in sunny Portugal is surely one of the top places in the world to learn how to surf, and by far the best in Europe, so come join Ocean Ferrel and experience the magnificent feeling that only surfing can give. Let these two, experienced local surfers (along with the rest of the staff), help you enjoy the best Peniche has to offer, live up the surfing dream!
A room with a view. And what a view! Ocean Ferrel Surf Camp welcome you to their brand new accommodations situated in the charming village of Ferrel, where the beach and the countryside meet for a mix of sensations just outside the doorstep. 3 bedrooms and a suite, all of them decorated with the love and caring of who aim to receive not tourists, not clients, but friends. Enjoy the swimming pool after a day at the beach, take the salt out of your body with a refreshing dive and drink a glass of wine from the personalized cellar afterwards, all of this while contemplating one of the best sunset views this region has to offer. Ocean Ferrel Surf Camp have a modern and fully equipped kitchen at your disposal, a living room with a touch of home for you to feel comfortable, chat and relax in between the many activities they have prepared for you and if you need to work a little because well, sometimes you just have to bring some “homework” with you, don´t worry, they have a quiet lounge so you can concentrate on your private affairs. At the end of the day they want their home to be your home with a magnificent view to all of Peniche´s peninsula and the ocean as a background of a memory to relish for years to come.
• Briefing start lessons
• Introduction to surf: safety rules, learn to paddling on board, the duck-dive (pass the wave with the board), put up the board (take off), surfing in the white wave.
• What is a surfboard: the bottom turn, knowing how to mark a location on land to the sea, balance on top of a surfboard
• Video analysis session
• Introduction: brief diagnosis to the surfer, recognition of the beaches and streams, revision of the basic techniques of surfing, techniques for paddling and turning the surfboard (tricks, and details).
• Priority rules
• Surfing: distinguish different types of waves and surf to apply in each of them, catch green waves, the bottom turn and its importance for success on the wave, techniques to pass the wave (duck-dive)
• Video analysis session
Each surf lesson lasts 2 hours, half an hour for exercises and stretches and 1.5 hours in the water.
Trip to Village Of Obidos and Factory of Surfboards.
The Ocean Ferrel Surf Camp is located at the best place to surf in Europe, and one of the best in the world, which is the county of Peniche, Portugal. It is widely recognized as the surf capital of Portugal and a true Mecca of surfing. Peniche is located at the western extremity of a peninsula of the same name, meaning that it’s almost an Island, surrounded by surf spots, that work at almost any given swell and wind direction, making for consistent conditions to learn and practice surfing all year round, and as they say, practices makes perfect!
Ocean Ferrel organizes many interesting weekly activities, such as some tasty and popular barbeques. Entertainment will be non-stop, if you chose so, because you can easily go for the most relaxing time ever too.
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