Since 2006 the SSF began going from strength to strength. The SSF have been supporting the Scottish surf communities on a number of areas from beach clean ups, acting as an environmental stakeholder through to youth and surf school development. The two events the SSF aim to hold on an annual basis ‘ The Scottish Surfing Championship’ and ‘The Gathering of the Clans’ have also helped bind the national surfing identity and allowed the SSF to carve out its role as the main focal point for the sport within the country. In 2014 the SSF was formally recognised by SportScotland as the governing body for the Sport within Scotland. In addition strengthening bonds with the ISA (International Surfing Association) and the ESF (European Surfing Federation) the SSF is now leading the way in cold water surfing performance.