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My three kids had the opportunity to learn the art of surfing on our recent trip to Burleigh Heads. Munga Barry was fabulous with the kids. He had them standing and riding the waves in no time. The kids had some extra company out in the water too!! Steve Fagan


Gold Coast Bulletin article on the birth of our son Kaimana (Hawaiin name meaning Oceanspirit) back in 1999 and then 18 months later he progressed to his next size board.

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Back in 2002 we launched our Godfathers of the Ocean Celebrity Calendar featuring Kelly Slater on the cover and some of the Worlds best surfers, Ironmen, Swimmers and triathletes. This was the first time ever that a calendar featured some of the worlds best waterman.. to name a  few featured; Kelly Slater, Luke Egan, Occy, Joel Parkinson, Grant Hackett, Ky Hurst, Sunny Garcia, Munga, Trevor Hendy, Geoff Huegill...

We will post some of the featured pages of the calendar over the next few weeks.


Here you can see Head Coach Michael 'Munga' Barry in Godfathers of the Ocean Surf School first ever news article in the Gold Coast Bulletin in April 2001


Although Munga's son Kiarn can already surf, Munga continually supports and coaches him. Munga beleives that surfing is a continual learning experience and that you are never too experienced to recieve on going coaching, it is only nautural given the ocean changes every day!