Before you start surfing, get a
medical check. Join a surf school, or get a private teacher to teach you
all about the safety aspects with this sport.
Surfing is a dangerous sport. This web site can not
be held responsible for any injury or loss of life, resulting from practise of this
Especially if you start surfing a a higher age, you will be more at
risk. You need to be VERY
Avoid head injury from falling from a standing position on a surf
board in shallow water, and twisting your knee walking into the sea with
a surf board.
Sooner or later you will get some
sort of injury, hopefully minor. Make sure you have ample insurance
cover, and that there is no "dangerous sport exemption"
Trying to surf
waves that are too big or powerful, can cause drowning.
Make sure you have
3 rd party coverage. You may hit somebody with your board.
I you join a club
or federation, you often can take out their insurance cover, and at a
You can also get a