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RE: Learning to Surf« Reply #1 on: January 29 2006 17:01:00 »
hi there - i'm staying in vina del mar for 3 months - and desperate to learn how to surf - where should i start? i'm not a spring chicken - so somewhere quiet would be good - but with expert tuition
from a 30ish year old!
RE: Learning to Surf« Reply #2 on: April 24 2006 18:04:00 »
i've had a cool 3 months in vina and found a spot where they do lessons - and proud to say i'm a keen surfer now!!! if you want any info about the lessons feel free to email me
RE: Learning to Surf« Reply #3 on: May 23 2006 12:05:00 »
Hey there Jools
I am currently staying in santiago but am intending to go to the beach in weekends, to enjoy some surfing. Do you know any places I can rent a board and where someone who has jyst surpassed the beginners level and has more fun then talent will enjoy a good surf??
Thanks in advance for your help
RE: Learning to Surf« Reply #4 on: August 19 2006 06:08:00 »
hi - not sure if you are still in chile - but i know of a good place near vina del mar - contact me if you still need to know
RE: Learning to Surf« Reply #5 on: September 18 2006 20:09:00 »
Hey Jools, wondering if you are able to help out a wanna-be surfer find a place to learn and have fun.
My girlfriend and I are hitting Chile for a month in November and want to learn to surf.
If you are still there and can recommend some places that'd be great.
RE: Learning to Surf« Reply #6 on: March 12 2007 16:03:00 »
i just arrived in Santiago. I was travelling with my bike, and my last 10 days in Southamerica just started. And i would love to go surfing somewhere near Santiago.
I have to rent everything, and i also need a teacher, because i never was surfing bevor. I only did Kitesurfing in Switerland two times, but i'm also a beginner.
would be cool if somebody had time to show me how to surf... i can come anywhere allready tomorrow...
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RE: Learning to Surf« Reply #7 on: August 28 2007 18:08:00 »
I am going to be in Vina for 3 months and am a begin/interm surfer. Are there places to rent boards and surf there. I like just small rolling waves. Wondering if I should bring my 4/3 wetsuit with me. I am working during the week, but will have weekends free.
what do you think?
RE: Learning to Surf« Reply #9 on: October 17 2007 14:10:00 »
Chile has great waves. There are a lot of surf schools around V and VI Region: Valparaiso, Reñaca, Punta de Lobos, La Puntilla, Pichilemu, El Infiernillo...