International Surfing Day 2015
June 20, 2015 marks the 11th annual International Surfing Day organised by the Surfrider foundation. Each year celebrations take place across the globe in more than 30 countries featuring surf contests, barbecues, film screenings and other surf-related activities. In addition to celebrating the sport and lifestyle of surfing, participants also give back to our ocean, waves and beaches by organizing beach cleanups, habitat restoration and other acts promoting coastal protection.
To celebrate International Surfing Day 2015, Surf Star Ghana and Mr Brights surf shop will be hosting a two day surfing event at Big Milly’s, Kokrobite, Accra. This will be the first ever surf contest in the Accra area and will be a fun packed weekend for all. Not only will there be a surf contest but it will be the official launch of Mr Brights second shop, based at the famous Big Milly’s Backyard, Kokrobite.
During and before the event we will be holding beach clean-ups involving the surfers the local community and any one else that wishes to lend a hand. The surf contest will run with an open event The Big Milly’s open surf contest, and also fun tag team. The event is free entry and open to all. Also over the weekend there will be a local fishing boat race, beach boxing, volley ball, cultural drumming and dancing, surf movie screenings and the famous Big Milly’s Reggae night.
If your interested in participating in the contest or helping with the beach clean then either send us a mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0264 316 053
Mr Brights Surf Shop, Big Millys, Accra
Mr Brights surf shop/surf school is proud to announce it is opening a second surf shop based at the famous Big Millys Backyard, Kokrobite, Accra.
We are currently constructing the shop which we hope to be finished within the next two months, however we are offering surfing lessons and surfboard hire at the present time.
Big Millys has a great reputation of excellence and is popular with all visitors. If you have something to celebrate this is the perfect setting for your party. From Monday to Friday Big Millys is incredibly laid back and peaceful but on Friday and Saturday nights the garden comes alive. Every Friday they have a Bonfire and Barbecue on the beach with a live Cultural group of excellent drummers and dancers. The atmosphere is brilliant. On Saturday nights everyone dances beneath the coconut trees to a reggae and highlife band.
We believe that with our 2 locations we can offer a surfing experience in Ghana not to be forgotten. For those of you travelling to Ghana to surf, Big Millys is just 1 hour from the airport. The waves at kokrobite can be fun and user friendly for all abilities depending on the size. There are a few other spots within the area, a popular spot for the ex pats surfing community is the right hand point break of Fete.
Heading to the Western Region is a 4-5 hour bus ride or you can fly with Antrak air which only takes 1 hour. Our other shop is based at the famous beach of Busua which is becoming known as the surfing capital of Ghana. At Busua we are based at the Kangaroo Pouch Beach Resort, which is right in front of the beach break.
We plan to offer the best surf camps and tours in Ghana. Giving you the option to surf the best spots and stay at the best accommodation available. Full packages are not available as yet but we are more than happy to help you with all your surfing needs.
For further information please contact us via our website, and for information for Big Millys and The Kangaroo Pouch Beach Resorts simply click on the links below