SOCIAL | SUSTAINABLE | IMPACTFUL

Bay of Life is a social organisation driving ocean conservation through sport and education.

ACCREDITED BY THE NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL GOVERNING BODY

Bay of Life is Chennai’s first school to be accredited by the Surfing Federation of India- The National governing Body for Surfing In India.

 

CERTIFIED IN SAFETY

Our team consists of three wilderness first responders certified by the National Outdoor Leadership School, USA

 

INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS

Following highest standard of safety with ISA certified instructor, you know you are learning from the best.

 

MEET OUR TEAM

Passionately committed to protecting the ocean and promoting ocean sports for our generation and most importantly the generations to come.

Showkath Jamal

founder of bay of life

A seasoned entrepreneur and a free-spirited adventure lover with a wide range of interests, ranging from law to herpetology! His many years of association with the people of Kovalam, stretching from pre-tsunami to post-tsunami times, paved the way for setting up Bay of Life Surf School in the village of Kovalam. A certified WFR from NOLS, USA, has worked under herpetologist Gowri Shankar at Agumbe and many other environmental organisations.

Sumeet Gulechha

FOUNDER OF RINCONREALTY

Graduated from Cleveland state university and with seven years experience at Yahoo California, Sumeet is a partner and a much needed mentor for Bay of Life. A surfer himself Sumeet plays a pivotal role at Bay of Life. Lives in Chennai and also runs his own realty and interior design business. 

 

Siddharth Chandrashekar

Partner

Masters in Zoology, Siddharth’s passionate about surfing and marine life. At Bay of Life he does just the thing. A certified WFR from Nols and WMI. Loves dogs. Spearheading the school outdoor science programs at Bay of Life.

 

Jai Prabhoo

GENERAL MANAGER

Our manager, our go to man for everything from water in the showers to food, scheduling and customer care. Every time you had a great day at Bay of Life its 50% because of him.

Kamesh

Instructor

Friendly, lovable instructor hailing form Mahabalipuram fishing hamlet. He is great with kids, very good surfer and a patient intructor

 

Michael Steve

AUSTSWIM instructor of swim training and water safety, loves dogs and an ocean enthusiast. Great with kids and a great addition to the Bay of life family.  

Gokul

Junior Instructor

Friendly, lovable instructor hailing form Mahabalipuram fishing hamlet. He is great with kids, very good surfer and a patient intructor

 

Karthik

Junior Instructor

Watch out for Karthik, he’s gonna be the next big wave surfer og Chennai