Suds Surf school offers a range of activities such as surfing, bodyboarding, standup paddle boarding and a rental cottage at Sandend beach in the beautiful water of the Moray Firth located in Malt Whisky country. Surf lessons are also available via Blackhouse Watersports on the Hebridean island of Tiree. See our Facebook page for whats happening, photos & videos. All our instructors are approved by the ASI & are SLSGB lifeguards.

 It started a surf school on Tiree in 2004 but we are now based year-round on the Moray Firth. Surf lessons are still available on Tiree in the summer months via Blackhouse Watersports. We offer surf lessons and hire and standup paddle board lessons, hire or tours. You can also hire a range of equipment including wetsuits, bodyboards, skimboards and snorkels. We have a fisherman's cottage for weekly rentals next to Sandend beach - see the Hire section for details.  

Whether you're a tentative first timer, a budding intermediate, or an aspiring expert, we've got something to suit. We offer activities, lessons and hire for groups and individuals; club or school groups; stag and hen parties; or corporate groups.

Safety is a priority priorities so we are qualified & registered with the following bodies:

Academy of Surfing Instructors (ASI) - Level 1 Surf and Level 1, 2 & 3 Standup Paddleboard Instructor

Surf Lifesaving GB (SLSGB) - Surf Coach Safety & Rescue

SLSGB Coasteering Safety & Rescue

Registered Activity Provider with Aberdeenshire & Moray Councils

Disclosure Scotland registered

Insurance: Sports Coach UK

We adhere to the SLSGB child protection policy