Aloha this is Vince Ray and we have been teaching
surfing since 1989. We live and love the healthy athletic
surfing lifestyle and want to share it with you!
We now offer stand-up paddle board (SUP) lessons!
Surfing and SUPing can be a difficult sports to learn,
but with our special teaching techniques, one-on-one
attention, safe conditions and correct equipment you
will have fun riding waves your first time.
Safety is our first concern so you will be surfing at
a sandy beach in front of a manned Lifeguard Tower.
You will ride small waves on our safe and fun BZ soft
Try different size boards! We have body boards,
surfboards from 5' to 11' length and stand-up
paddleboards. We will be in the water with you,
helping you handle the board, paddle-out and catch
During the summer, we offer the Hermosa Beach
Chevron Surf Camp for ages 7 to 17 during the week-
Monday through Friday, June through August. This is
our 23rd anniversary of surf camp!
In our fifth year is The Friendship Circle Surf
Camp for students with special needs. Surf classes
have a 2:1 teacher-to student ratio for safety and a lot
of one-on-one attention. Call The Friendship Circle at
310-283-5859 for more info.
The Friendship Circle is a non-profit organization
that addresses the challenges facing the families of
children with special needs in an innovative way.
Through a full range of activities and events, the
Friendship Circle creates its own special environment
offriendship and love.Website:
We also offer the E.T. Skateboard Camp for kids 4
to 17 during the week (M-F) in the summer and on
the weekends in the winter at the Hermosa Beach
Skate Park (located at Pier ave. and Ardmore ave).
These classes are administered by the City of
Hermosa Beach Community Resources Department.
To Register for Hermosa Beach Chevron Surf Camp,
Hermosa Beach Friendship Circle Surf Camp or the
E.T. Skate Camp:
Surf Camp photos are available at:
For private or small group surfing lessons:
The private or small group surfing lessons and
surfing birthday parties are for all ages and are held in
Manhattan Beach, 5 1/2 miles south of LAX airport at
a LA County Lifeguard tower. To Register: Vince Ray at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-370-1918.
Join over 8000 successful students.
You are guaranteed to ride a wave your first lesson!
For more information or to sign up click
on: Lessons and Classes Available- at
the top of this page. (or call Vince Ray
at 310-370-1918 orE-mail-
There has not been a non-provoked shark attack in Los Angeles County.
Surfing Santa Claus prints,
t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs
etc. are available from Vince
Ray at 310-370-1918