About Us

Kent Surf School is the ONLY surf school to hold a license from both Thanet District Council and Adventure Activity Licensing Service ensuring that we meet strict operating and safety parameters. Andy Webb owner of Kent Surf School is also a Trainer of the Water Skills Academy which specialises in watersport instructor training and First aid qualifications.

Kent’s leading surf school is an award winning surf school as voted by our customers. As a family owned and run business, Kent Surf School has a driving passion to share our enthusiasm for the ocean with the next generation.

Throughout all our surf lessons and water activities we emphasise the fundamentals of beach safety to promote solid lifelong practices. We keep class sizes small so that everyone can enjoy a personal learning experience as they discover how to make the most of the ocean.

You are guaranteed that the quality of teaching you will enjoy at Kent Surf School is absolutely always first rate. Whatever you want, we aim to make sure that every single one of our customers has the time of their life. That could be why so many of you come back year after year!!

We believe in offering you outstanding customer service and the highest level of surf and water sports tuition. At Kent Surf School, our team are incredibly highly trained and motivated, totally dedicated to helping you learn new skills.

Meet the team

Our instructors work with you in small well structured groups so you have a fantastic and productive learning experience and stay safe at all times. All our staff are DBS checked and experienced in working with children. They have all been trained by Royal Life saving society (RLSS) , Surfing England, International surfing association (ISA) , Water Skills Academy (WSA) and are kept up to date with training throughout the season at Kent Surf School.  

Andy Webb

Owner / Coach

Kim Sterling

SUP Coach

Ben Dalton

SUP Coach

Dave Grieve

Manager / Coach

Scott McGlashan

Surf / SUP Coach