Zeds Surfing Adventures


Zeds Surfing Adventures are based on the South of the Island so allow up to an hour to get there. One of the most prolific surfers on the island of Barbados Zed Layson was born and raised on the island of Barbados, he is 5th generation Barbadian.

Zed began surfing at the age of 7 and has traveled the world as a competitive surfer for more than 24 years. In 1990, Zed competed in the World Surfing Championships in Japan, and also competed in the 1994 World Surfing Championships in Brazil. Zed placed 17th out of 120, ranking him in the top 20 amateurs in the world.

As a 14 year member of the Barbados National Surfing Team, Zed competed against some of the top names in the surfing world including; Kelly Slater, Taylor Knox and Pat O’Connell, many of whom still visit Barbados to surf Soup Bowl in the Fall Over the past 5 years, Zed has been teaching students to surf in Barbados and the United States.

He has dedicated his life to a career in surf coaching and is very passionate about his sport and sharing it with others. He has successfully combined his love of surf& travel and he’s made many great friends through the years.

Book a lesson or a 6 hour course with Zed – you’ll be surfing with an expert who’s has intricate knowledge of swell, wind and tide conditions will ensure that you are surfing the right breaks at the best times. Zed is an experienced and highly qualified instructor and is a Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) Certified Life Guard. A true Water Man in every sense of the word.

Barbados Surf lessons
Surfers Point,
Kayak Surf Club
Inch Marlow, Christ Church
Barbados 246.428.SURF
or Barbados 246.262.SURF