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Hello hello freshers and non-freshers, surfer champions and non-surfers. Our club is open to anyone who just wants to take a surfboard in the water and have fun!

We are open to all skill levels, what we look for is just fun people to go to have surfing trips with. We usually have socials every two weeks where we meet in Falmer Bar and we head down to Brighton's greatest clubbing venues, but we also have daytime socials at the beach to play volleyball and go paddleboarding (weather permitting). So if in reading all this you have the slightest curiosity to get involved with us cm'on and join and give it a go! 

THE COMMITTEE

President - Chris Lee

Vice President - Lauren Bateman

Social Secretary - Dom Bruce-Radcliffe

Media Secretary - Rhys Baker

Treasurer - Dylan Freestone

Trip Secretary - Matt Jacques

Get in touch with us via our Sussex Surf Facebook page, alternatively you can get in touch with us individually via instant messenger!

FIND US

First of all we'd just like to reccommend that you head over to our 'Sussex Surf' page on FACEBOOK and follow us there so that you get all the updates on what we have planned for you. Also if you add 'Dom SussexSurf' as a friend on facebook you'll get invited to all the events we are running, and we wouldn't want you to miss out!

Plus if you're into it we've got a rad little instagram page if you want to keep up to date with what we're up to, follow 'sussexsurf'.

SOCIALS

Over the last few years our socials have included: many, many club nights; a massive 200 person bar crawl; sunset paddleboarding sessions; beach bbqs; wakeboarding; lasertag; and so much more! We have tonnes of new and fun stuff planned for you this year!


TRIPS

NEWQUAY - we are heading down to cornwall for the annual BUCS event, this is from the 12th-15th of OCTOBER. Head over to our facebook page to find all the details for this!!

Witterings - This is a beach break about an hour away from us that is a lot better than Brighton's surf breaks and will be used for last minute trips (by car) when the waves are up. We can take/ rent boards there and all you will have to pay is some rental and petrol money.

EASTER - This Easter 2018 (31 March to 7th April) we're taking you back to Taghazout, Morocco! Anybody is welcome to join, this trip caters for people who'd like to learn to surf, all the way up to advanced surfers looking to score the famous Moroccan point breaks!

The trip offers three separate price packages (described below). Your chosen price package is then broken down into two separate payments, the first payment being the £150 deposit which secures your spot on the trip (and is non-refundable), and the second payment can be made later in January!

Price Packages (flights NOT included):

Package 1; All inclusive - £295:
• Accommodation for 7x nights
• 7x breakfasts
• 6x packed lunches
• 7x evening meals
• 6x days surfboard AND wetsuit hire
• 5x days surf lessons 

• Visit to Paradise Valley
• Airport transfers

Package 2; Bring your own board or wetsuit - £265:
• Accommodation for 7x nights
• 7x breakfasts
• 6x packed lunches
• 7x evening meals
• 6x surfboard OR wetsuit hire
• 5x surf lessons

• Visit to Paradise Valley
• Airport transfers

Package 3; Advanced surfer package - £235
• Accommodation for 7x nights
• 7x breakfasts
• 6x packed lunches
• 7x evening meals

• Visit to Paradise Valley
• Airport transfers

Nearest Airport: Agadir
Surf Camp: Surf Berbere, Taghazout

Trip activities will include lots of surfing (obvs), a day out to paradise valley waterfalls and optional extras such as morning yoga and jet skiing!

SPONSORS

We are very fortunate to be sponsored by Brighton Watersports - The guys here hook us up with hire deals on wetsuits, surf boards, paddle boards and whatever we need to have a sick time down on the Brighton waterfront and on all our local travels. Check them out ... http://www.thebrightonwatersports.co.uk/

Freeze Pro Shop - "This isn't just an industry to us, it's a community. We have a team of local riders that we support as well as international representatives. We grew with the support of the community, and will always look to cherish the roots of the sports that gave us the passion to do what we do. " https://www.freezeproshop.com/

 

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Leaf Awards

What is the Leaf Scheme?
Leaf awards reflect contributions of the society or sports club towards its members, the University of Sussex Students’ Union, the University of Sussex, the local community and the public. Leaves can be attained at bronze, silver or gold levels by meeting three, six or nine criteria. Leaves apply for an academic year as a symbol of what the present committee have achieved.

Groups can work towards nine leaves:

Below are the Leaves we have achieved so far this year:

 

Events Leaf

The Events leaf is awarded to groups who have demonstrated an exceptional ability to organise and hold events on a regular basis. Such groups have also made the effort to hold joint events with other societies/sports clubs and/or the Students’ Union and the University. They have also gotten involved in cultural and community events.

 

Communications Leaf

The Communications Leaf is awarded to groups who communicate with their members and the student body regularly and in innovate ways.

 

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  • Surf Jumper- Small£17.00
  • Surf Jumper- Medium£17.00
  • Surf Jumper- Large£17.00
  • Surf Jumper- Extra Large£17.00
  • Large Blue T shirt£5.00
  • Surf White T-Shirt (Small)£5.00
  • First Installment- Morocco Trip 31st March- 7th April (non-refundable)£150.00
  • Committee 1st Installment- Morocco Trip 31st March- 7th April (non-refundable)£150.00
  • Second Installment - Morocco Trip 31st March - 7th April Package 1 (All Inclusive)£145.00
  • Second Installment - Morocco Trip 31st March - 7th April Package 2 (Bring Your Own Board/Wetsuit)£115.00
  • Second Installment - Morocco Trip 31st March - 7th April Package 3 (Advanced Surfer)£85.00

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Other useful contacts

Activities Officer - Lucy Williams

Email: activities@sussexstudent.com
Office: Activities Centre, 1st floor, Falmer House

Sports Development Manager - Sarah Hall

Email: sarah.h@sussexstudent.com
Phone: 01273 877322
Office: Activities Centre, 1st floor, Falmer House

Sports Assistant - Doron Mazor

Email: doron.m@sussexstudent.com
Phone: 01273 87387
Office: Activities Centre, 1st floor, Falmer House

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