The Jersey Shore Lifeguards Dominate Nicaragua Surf

The Jersey Shore has changed since I was kid. I rented a board at the first Ron Jon’s on LBI and learned to surf in New Jersey in the mid 60’s before Endless Summer came out. Back then it was all baby oiled beauties, Hoagies and Rolling Rock. Surfers were rare. Being a New Jersey Lifeguard was a tough but glamorous job that did not pay much cash but the fringe benefits were substantial.

Now there is way too much Snooki, way too many people in the water and most of them are a wee bit overweight. One thing has not changed. You won’t get rich being a lifeguard. So when the Sea Girt Beach Patrol takes a surf trip, they better get plenty of good surf, great food and a cold one or two to wash it down.

Frank, Gary, Joe, Ray, Mitchell and Dave are living the lifeguard dream; summers at the shore and some time in the winter for tropical surf travel. They called in some old childhood markers from CJ at Waterways Surf Adventures and he set them up with the “Deluxe Friends Of CJ” Package at Ventana A Las Olas. Why? Top 10 in the world ranking in Top Surf Destinations, Top Luxury Surf Resorts and Best Value.

11/24 The Jersey Boys Nicaragua Surf Trip Photos: (Courtesy of Werner Stolz)

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The Jersey Boys scored on all fronts. These guys are tough and they can surf. Despite 2+ sessions nearly every day, they managed to work in some time to bring clothing down for the local community, a visit to the Mombacho Zipline and a tour of Colonial Granada. They wanted it all and they got it and more.

Exceeded expectations? Wow. Best surf trip ever? Without a doubt. Coming back? Yes. After experiencing Ventana A Las Olas, how could we go anywhere else?

11/24 The Jersey Boys Nicaragua Surf Trip Photos:


11/24 The Jersey Boys Nicaragua Surf Trip Photos

About The Sea Girt Beach Patrol:


The Sea Girt Beach Patrol has been savings lives since 1917. 60 full and part-time lifeguards working 12 lifeguard stations patrol 1.75 miles of beach in Sea Girt, New Jersey. I am told that Sea Girt is a small town on the Jersey Shore between affluent Spring Lake and middle-class Manasquan. In Sea Girt, everybody in the town knows each other and people always say hello to random people who they don't even know. Sounds pretty nice. Click on the logo below to go to their web site.
Sea Girt Beach Patrol Surf Trip To Nicaragua