Atlantic breakers reach an accessible shore in the Caribbean, there
you will find surfers.
the 'Soupbowl' at Bathsheba attracts enthusiasts from the world
over, including champions of the sport who appreciate the uncrowded
waves, warm water and friendly atmosphere.
Zed's Surfing Adventures, click on photo to visit.
St. Vincent also has good waves at Lagoon Bay
as well as Shipping Bay on the Windward side, not a venue for the
faint hearted, while Trinidad has a good surfing spot at Minister
Bay on the east coast. From sunrise to sunset bodies on boards await
the break... and the Caribbean doesn't disappoint .
The powerful breakers on the East coast
draw surfers from all over the world, many champions spend training
vacations in Bathsheba which is now one of the venues on the International
Surfing is particularly popular on the east coast at
Bathsheba. famous for its fast walls and big thundering barrels.
Beginners can enjoy the Bathsheba surf as well with
expert instruction from Zed, click on picture or link above.
For years locals and overseas surfers alike have
been enjoying surfing at the "Soup Bowl" in Bathsheba. This picturesque
fishing village becomes a hive of activity in November, when the waves
are at their best and the International Surfing Championship takes
place. Surfers rent 'bay houses' and mingle with the locals enjoying
the friendly laid back atmosphere.
The Barbados Surfing Association was originally
founded in 1966 and sent its first team to the inaugural World Surfing
Championships in Puerto Rico in 1968. Pictured below the PanAmerican
Surfing Championships in 2003, held in Ecuador.
The Barbadian and Jamaican teams get together for
a photo op!