2024 Scottish SUP and Surf Events

Welcome to our Events page, where we keep you updated on the latest events happening in both the Scottish and Local Surf and Paddleboarding community!

If you know of any local or national surf or Paddleboarding competitions not on this list happening in Scotland let us know?  We will also be highlighting talks, events and general good things happening in the local watersports community. So if you want to highlight a beach clean or charity paddle just let us know too?  

SCOTTISH SURFING COMPETITION CALENDAR 2024

  • Scottish National Surfing Championships, Thurso, 29-31 March (Open Men, Open Women, Masters, Grand Kahunas)
  • Scottish Universities Surfing Championships, Aberdeen, 6-7 April
  • ISA World Longboard Championships, El Salvador, 18-25 April
  • Scottish Longboard Nationals (& Lowland Longboard), Pease Bay, 27-28 April
  • SSF Junior Series Event #1 Scottish Junior National Surfing Championships, Tiree, 7-9 June (pm only on 7th)
  • SSF Junior Series Event #2, Dunnet, 24-25 August
  • European Junior Surfing Championships, Portugal, 18-26 July
  • Para Surf Scotland, Dunnet, 7-8 September
  • GB Cup, Jersey, 14-15 September
  • SSF Junior Series Event #3, Pease Bay, 21-22 Sept
  • Gathering of the Clans (Scottish Inter-Clubs), TBC, TBC
  • SSF Junior Series Event #4, Sandend, 19-20 October
  • World Para Surfing Championships, TBC, TBC
  • EuroKids (U10, U12, U14) / EuroMaster, Tenerife, 25 Nov – 10 Dec

 

SCOTTISH SUP COMPETITION CALENDAR 2024

  • Central belter – 30/31st March
  • GB SUP Glencoe Rugged paddleboard – 27th April
  • Lochwinnoch – 25th/26th May
  • SSF Scottish National SUP Racing Championships – Edinburgh – 2nd June  
  • Loch Venachar – 21st July  
  • GB SUP Loch Lomond – 28th July  
  • GB SUP Edinburgh – Gullane beach, East Lothian 24th Aug  

 

TALKS & EVENTS 2024

  • Coast to Coast Sunday Social, Belhaven surf centre 5-7pm 26th May 2024 
  • Coast to Coast Sunday Social, Belhaven surf centre 5-7pm 30th June 2024
  • Coast to Coast Sunday Social, Belhaven surf centre 5-7pm 28th July 2024
  • Coast to Coast Sunday Social, Belhaven surf centre 5-7pm 25th Aug 2024
  • Coast to Coast Sunday Social, Belhaven surf centre 5-7pm 29th Sep 2024
  • Coast to Coast Sunday Social, Belhaven surf centre 5-7pm 3rd Nov 2024
  • Coast to Coast Sunday Social, Belhaven surf centre 5-7pm 1st Dec 2024

 

ENVIRONMENT 2024

  • Belhaven Beach Clean – 12th JAN 2024 – BSC + Wilder Outdoor Education
  • Pease Bay Beach clean – 27/28th APRIL 2024 – BSC + finisterre
  • Belhaven Beach Clean – 12th MAY 2024 – BSC + Wilder Outdoor Education
  • Portobello beach Paddle Out Demonstration (against pollution in our water) – 18th May 2024 – Surfers Against Sewage 
  • BSC Beach Clean – TBC JULY 2024 -Wilder Outdoor Education
  • BSC Beach Clean – TBC SEP 2024 -Wilder Outdoor Education
  • BSC Beach Clean – TBC NOV 2024 -Wilder Outdoor Education

Scottish Surfing Federation

Established in 1975, the Scottish Surfing Federation, affiliated with the ISA – the World Governing Surfing Body, and the European Surfing Federation, has diligently overseen the sport in Scotland.

Check out their website for further news & events.

Find your surf level

Surf coaching can help you improve quickly but it’s important to start at the right level.

We have 4 stages of development: beginner, improver, intermediate and advanced.

The way we teach, where and what we offer varies depending on your level.

Beginner

Ideal for?

  • Those new to the sport of surfing
  • Those who have surfed before but struggle to catch or stand in white water waves

Aims: To have fun surfing safely while developing your technique and knowledge – becoming a white water warrior!

Availability: Daily lessons subject to waves.

Beginner +

Ideal for?

  • Those with experience of surfing white water.
  • Those who can stand up on a surf board

Aims: To have fun surfing safely while developing control, learning speed and turning techniques.

Availability: Daily lessons subject to waves.

Improver

Ideal for? 

  • Those who can catch waves and stand with good posture consistently and in control in white water
  • Those who are surfing unbroken waves but are struggling to catch unbroken waves, trim along or control speed.

Aims: To catch more unbroken waves and surf with control while developing your technique and knowledge. Become a green wave glider!

Availability: Weekly lessons subject to waves.

Intermediate

Ideal for?

  • Those that can surf with control along both big and small unbroken waves.
  • For those that wish to improve their technique on unbroken waves.

Aims: To improve how you surf an unbroken wave going higher, lower, further and deeper. Develop better body dynamics on the board.

Availability: Bespoke surf & surf skate lessons with a senior instructor. Development courses and tours.