The school


All our instructors have the french state diploma which is the most difficult to get worldwide.
Our goal is to make you improve with fun and safety. Our educational methods are based on feelings and exchange between pupils and teachers.

We are all English spoker.

Paul Catalano

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Paul’s goal is to make  you enjoy your holidays. He have all the knowledges and facilities to take you on the best spots  in the area .

Creator, developer and manager of the school since 2007.
French diploma of surfing and skiing in 2003.
Diploma for disabled people.
World traveller.

Julien Lopin

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Manager of the surfschool Blue vibes in Guadeloupe.
French diploma of surfing in 2002.
Styliest kneeboarding guy in the business.

Sylvain Langlet

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6th europeen during the etb Tour 2009

33 rd during the turbo pipeline pro hawaii 2009
2 times winner of the French’s cups
3 rd during the French’s championships in 2007 and 2013
Aquitaine champion in 2008


Our phylosophy is to guide everybody in safety on their way to the fun of the glide and myth of the sea.

 « One school: 5 sports »

We teach  surf, bodyboard, stand up paddle, giant sup and outrigger canoe.

We want everybody to discover  the joy of riding by his  way. We will provide you wetsuits and boards adapted to your skills.

« Qualified and motivated teachers »

Our instructors have all the Surf’s French diploma and are lifeguard diplomed as well, they are very experienced and passionate. Our team of locals surfers, world travelers develop educational methods based on exchange, feelings, pleasure, fun and safety.
Our goals are to make you understand how to figure out where and which waves are good for you. We give you personal advices on your technics.
We are close to you in the water helping and guiding between the waves and the water currents.
We do welcome disabled people.

«Get the best spot  »

You will discover with a beautiful and wild beach and surf in a crowdless spot. Our surfspot is situated in La Teste de Buch close to Biscarrosse. We look for the best sandbank to give you the best opportunity to surf.
Our paddle spot is the best in Arcachon, you can see « la Dune du Pyla » and navigate between the sandbar
Our local is right on the beach « les Arbousiers » in Arcachon.


Created in Mai 2012 by Paul Catalano and Joseph Delaval from Surf Univers,
Our « SURFBOOK » is an excellent tool to optimize surfer’s learning process.
At the end of the 5-day traineeship, each pupil receive his surfbook fill up by his instructors.
Together, they do a concrete check on the goals and abilities completed or not.
If the surfer got enough capacities depending of the sea conditions and reach the main goal, his instructor will attribute him the next surf level.