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- 19 September 2012 | Travel
Vodka. Before getting in the cold waters of Russia, sip a small shot of Russian vodka and you're ready to dive into a unique surfing experience. Yes, the largest country in the world has great waves on offer.
There are only three valid keys to open the secrets of surfing in Russia. The land of matryoshka dolls and caviar will pump perfect waves in the Sochi, Kamchatka Peninsula and in Vladivostok. Always expect low water temperatures, between 5-10ºC.
Surfing in Russian is an adventure and requires a previously planned surf trip. The usual checklist should include special gear and tools for extreme natural events and conditions.
- 03 September 2012 | Travel
Morocco has some of the best surf spots to offer in the world. Taghazout area is especially well known for its perfect right-handers that have been attracting surfers from worldwide since the 60's.
The swell season starts in October till April. During summer the most consistent area is between Safi and north Rabat. September and October are normally great all along the coast when the first winter swells arrive and usually no wind.
Due to a big range of surf breaks it's a perfect surfing destination for all levels of surfers.
- 24 August 2012 | Travel
Maldives has some of the best waves in the world. This country has 1192 islands and endless surf breaks.
Maldives' waves can't be considered super powerful, as the swell normally reaches shoulder-to-head high, but it offers big chances of barrels and long fun waves. It's the perfect trip for intermediate and advanced surfers.
The surfing season in the Maldives depends on the Atolls, but most of the archipelago is good for surfing from April till October, yet March and November are also good and have the best weather.