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We are building exciting, sustainable inland surfing lake destinations powered by the latest wave-making technology. These will be set in beautiful natural landscapes – spaces where people can socialise, get back in touch with nature, play, learn and explore.
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Happy Daze 📸 @graham_hunt #sun #surf #water

Happy Daze 📸 @graham_hunt #sun #surf #water

Kick Five @karinarozunko who is currently flying the flag for classic style at the @wsl Jeep World Longboard Championships in Hainan, China 📸 @_lucrecia_ #worldlongboarding #poise #footwork #surfingasdance

Kick Five @karinarozunko who is currently flying the flag for classic style at the @wsl Jeep World Longboard Championships in Hainan, China 📸 @_lucrecia_ #worldlongboarding #poise #footwork #surfingasdance

Crystal Castles 📸 @anjsemark #waves #watercolor #naturalhigh

Crystal Castles 📸 @anjsemark #waves #watercolor #naturalhigh

Journey of a Frontman : @kellyslater captured by @luciagriggi at Waimea Bay, Hawaii during the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational #kellyslater #waimeabay #hawaii #journeyofafrontman

Journey of a Frontman : @kellyslater captured by @luciagriggi at Waimea Bay, Hawaii during the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational #kellyslater #waimeabay #hawaii #journeyofafrontman

Back to the Future : Californian Taylor Jensen @taylorjensentj will be gunning for his third @wsl World Title at the Jeep World Longboard Championships kicking off tomorrow in the diesel green lefts of Riyue Bay, Hainan, China #worldlongboarding #hangten #toesonthenose #hainan #china #backtothefuture

Back to the Future : Californian Taylor Jensen @taylorjensentj will be gunning for his third @wsl World Title at the Jeep World Longboard Championships kicking off tomorrow in the diesel green lefts of Riyue Bay, Hainan, China #worldlongboarding #hangten #toesonthenose #hainan #china #backtothefuture

Lust for Life 📸 @richard_kotch @stephaniegilmore #indianocean #maldives #beautifulblue #lustforlife

Lust for Life 📸 @richard_kotch @stephaniegilmore #indianocean #maldives #beautifulblue #lustforlife

Huanchaco in Peru boasts a talented local surf scene that feasts on the consistent lefts that peel year-round. There is no other surf community like Huanchaco: a place where thrusters, air-reverses and reigning @wsl world longboard champion @piccoloclemente share the lineup with pre-Columbian fishing boats. This is the birthplace of Peru’s 'caballito de totora' pictured here. The artisanal fishing community can still be seen using these crafts to ply the waves for work and pleasure. In 2014 the Huanchaco World Surfing Reserve and @savethewavescoalition hosted the inaugural Huanchaco Surf Cup. Immediately after its designation as a World Surfing Reserve, the Huanchaco Local Stewardship Council was able to stop illegal coastal trash dumping in neighbouring areas. The Reserve is now focused on protecting the wetlands where the native ‘totora’ reeds grow which are used to make the ancient ‘caballito de totoras’. They are also focused on bringing permanent legal protection to Huanchaco through Peru’s groundbreaking ‘Ley de Rompientes’ legislation, a law designed to protect waves #huanchacho #peru #worldsurfingreserve #savethewaves #caballitosdetotora #makeitsustainable

Huanchaco in Peru boasts a talented local surf scene that feasts on the consistent lefts that peel year-round. There is no other surf community like Huanchaco: a place where thrusters, air-reverses and reigning @wsl world longboard champion @piccoloclemente share the lineup with pre-Columbian fishing boats. This is the birthplace of Peru’s 'caballito de totora' pictured here. The artisanal fishing community can still be seen using these crafts to ply the waves for work and pleasure. In 2014 the Huanchaco World Surfing Reserve and @savethewavescoalition hosted the inaugural Huanchaco Surf Cup. Immediately after its designation as a World Surfing Reserve, the Huanchaco Local Stewardship Council was able to stop illegal coastal trash dumping in neighbouring areas. The Reserve is now focused on protecting the wetlands where the native ‘totora’ reeds grow which are used to make the ancient ‘caballito de totoras’. They are also focused on bringing permanent legal protection to Huanchaco through Peru’s groundbreaking ‘Ley de Rompientes’ legislation, a law designed to protect waves #huanchacho #peru #worldsurfingreserve #savethewaves #caballitosdetotora #makeitsustainable

Chaos Theory 📸 @anjsemark #wildwaters #heavywaves #approachwithcaution

Chaos Theory 📸 @anjsemark #wildwaters #heavywaves #approachwithcaution

Stray Cat Blues 📸 Sean Davey #pacificocean #waves #perfection

Stray Cat Blues 📸 Sean Davey #pacificocean #waves #perfection

The always radical Hawaiian Buttons Kaluhiokalani. Ben Aipa, who shaped his boards, moved the fin radically forward, added spilt-rail wings and cut the length down so short that they moved like skateboards on the wave face. He called them Sting or Stingers (because they were so fast it looked like the rider was stinging the wave). Aipa, from Honolulu, was an outstandingly agile surfer and innovative shaper. Aipa Surfboards was founded in 1970, and Aipa soon came into his greatest influence as a designer and surf coach, inventing the double-ended swallowtail in 1972, followed two years later by the split-rail Stinger. Both designs were ridden to electrifying effect by Larry Bertlemann, Dane Kealoha, Michael Ho, Buttons and Mark Liddell. The swallowtail provided the width and volume for speed, while the split at the end loosed up the wide planing surface, making the board easier to turn. Aipa was driven to speed up the surfing of his test-pilots and make it even more radical. “I figured I could do that by taking a section out of the middle of the board,” Aipa explained, “about a third up from the tail, right about where the surfer sits on the board. That would make the board shorter and create a wing – we’d already been putting wings on the tail – and make a step in the rocker.” It was 1975 when the stinging Stinger shot to prominence as Buttons and Liddell set a new high-performance standard in small waves. “Getting loose in the juice,” was Buttons’ motto. He was as spontaneous as wild water breaking, stringing together turns, cutbacks, tuberides, tailslides, and 360s with outlandish ease. His best buddy Mark Liddell was nimble and spidery: a perfect match for the fast-cornering Stinger. Both Buttons and Liddell defined Hawaiian hotdog surfing in the mid-1970s and mastered the 360-degree turn 15 years before Kelly Slater and the Momentum generation. Kaisers was their favourite Waikiki surf spot and Alan Rich (who had made ‘Saltwater Wine’ in 1973) showcases the duo in sizzling form in ‘Playgrounds in Paradise’ (1976). For more also watch Steve Soderberg’s ‘Ocean Fever’ (1983) 📸Jeff Divine #buttonskaluhiokalani #looseinthejuice  #benaipa #stingers

The always radical Hawaiian Buttons Kaluhiokalani. Ben Aipa, who shaped his boards, moved the fin radically forward, added spilt-rail wings and cut the length down so short that they moved like skateboards on the wave face. He called them Sting or Stingers (because they were so fast it looked like the rider was stinging the wave). Aipa, from Honolulu, was an outstandingly agile surfer and innovative shaper. Aipa Surfboards was founded in 1970, and Aipa soon came into his greatest influence as a designer and surf coach, inventing the double-ended swallowtail in 1972, followed two years later by the split-rail Stinger. Both designs were ridden to electrifying effect by Larry Bertlemann, Dane Kealoha, Michael Ho, Buttons and Mark Liddell. The swallowtail provided the width and volume for speed, while the split at the end loosed up the wide planing surface, making the board easier to turn. Aipa was driven to speed up the surfing of his test-pilots and make it even more radical. “I figured I could do that by taking a section out of the middle of the board,” Aipa explained, “about a third up from the tail, right about where the surfer sits on the board. That would make the board shorter and create a wing – we’d already been putting wings on the tail – and make a step in the rocker.” It was 1975 when the stinging Stinger shot to prominence as Buttons and Liddell set a new high-performance standard in small waves. “Getting loose in the juice,” was Buttons’ motto. He was as spontaneous as wild water breaking, stringing together turns, cutbacks, tuberides, tailslides, and 360s with outlandish ease. His best buddy Mark Liddell was nimble and spidery: a perfect match for the fast-cornering Stinger. Both Buttons and Liddell defined Hawaiian hotdog surfing in the mid-1970s and mastered the 360-degree turn 15 years before Kelly Slater and the Momentum generation. Kaisers was their favourite Waikiki surf spot and Alan Rich (who had made ‘Saltwater Wine’ in 1973) showcases the duo in sizzling form in ‘Playgrounds in Paradise’ (1976). For more also watch Steve Soderberg’s ‘Ocean Fever’ (1983) 📸Jeff Divine #buttonskaluhiokalani #looseinthejuice #benaipa #stingers

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