Open Ocean Surfing
Open Ocean was started in 1990 and is the original and first surf school in Half Moon Bay.
A native to the Bay Area and Half Moon Bay, Dave learned to surf at the age of 12 and has never stopped. Dave has dedicated his life to surfing the local waves and making the coastside his home. A Graduate of University of California Santa Cruz, Dave’s classroom experience ranges from preschool to high school including Physical Education and coaching at various schools and facilities in the Bay Area. Cumulatively over 25 years, Dave has introduced well over 5,000 students to surfing and a love for the ocean. Many of these students have made surfing their life, coming back to share stories of adventure found at the beach.
Take your first ride with us!