Home Nations

Each of the Federations which make up BSURF have a long history, are each in good standing order and are recognized by their respective sports bodies as well as the European Surfing Federation (ESF) and the International Surfing Association (ISA) - the world governing body for the sport.

The Home Nation governing bodies as outlined below are recognised by the UK Sporting Bodies, the International Surfing Association and the European Surfing Federation to manage the following surfing disciplines in their respective jurisdiction;

Shortboard
Kneeboard
Longboard
Bodyboard
Skimboard
Standup Paddle (SUP)
Body Surfing

The Home Nation Federations of Surfing

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• English Surfing Federation (ESF) first formed in 1972. Rebranded in 2017
• Surfing England formed after consolidation of operations between SurfingGB and ESF in 2016.
• Recognised by Sport England (2017)
• European Surfing Federation member
• ISA Associate member (2017)
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• Formed in 1975
• Recognised by SportScotland (2014)
• European Surfing Federation member
• ISA Associate Member (2014)
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• Jersey Surf Club – formed in 1959
• Guernsey Surf Club – formed in 1964
• Recognised by CI Sports Councils 
• European Surfing Federation member
• Representative organisation for Guernsey and Jersey
• ISA Associate Member (2017)
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• Formed in 1973
• Recognised by SportWales
• European Surfing Federation member
• ISA Associate member (2012)

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