Departure Gate: Fiji

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Words and images by Mat Arney The transitional seasons of late autumn and early spring can sometimes make the process of selecting a surf vacation destination a difficult (although never unwelcome or unpleasant) decision; will you luck into the desired combo of solid, late wintery swells and warm, summery weather? The Fijian islands, sitting pretty… Read more »

Departure Gate: Hossegor

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Words by Mat Arney. Images by Corey Wilson, Laura Wilkinson & Mat Arney. The seasons have finally started to turn.  As autumn arrives most European surfer’s thoughts turn to the beaches of South West France – Hossegor in particular – and scores of European wave riders load up their vans and make a beeline for… Read more »

Taking On Teahupoo

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When we close for our mid season break in May, I like to take a week or two to explore new waves in other parts of the world. This year I headed to Teahupoo, in Tahiti along with our resort manger, Dani Acosta, coach Kerianne Kreger and team rider Brad Wedding. These team trips are fun but… Read more »