Author Archives: sharkyh2o

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Tinosa Strikes again

Date: October 16, 2012 at 12:49 am- by sharkyh2o- Posted in Blog, Ecuador, Movie, Surf trips- Comment(s): 0

The swell was 1.8 ft at 18 secs this past weekend and we had a pleasant surprise. Tinosa was 3to 4 feet with 5-6 foot sneak sets. An excellent surprise to a long weekend cruising the coast looking for swell. […]

SW September Swell

Date: September 3, 2012 at 2:36 pm- by sharkyh2o- Posted in Blog, Ecuador, Featured, Surf trips- Comment(s): 0

This past week the Ecuadorian coast received the biggest SW swell of the season.  Igniting many dormant surf spots during the off speak surf season.    While this is still the windy season in Ecuador (May – December) there are still […]

July Wave Hunting

Date: July 25, 2012 at 11:54 am- by sharkyh2o- Posted in Blog, Ecuador, Featured, Surf trips- Comment(s): 0

It’s the wind season here in Ecuador but there is rumor of an El Nino coming this year which has kept the water warm and the winds light. Without our normal 18-20 knots we decided it was time for a […]

Ecuador surfing gets attention

Date: July 2, 2012 at 12:17 pm- by sharkyh2o- Posted in Blog, Surf trips- Comment(s): 0

Ecuador ESPN refers to Ecuador as what Costa Rica was 20 years ago. Check out this great article and video on surfing in Ecuador.

Mateo is firing

Date: February 9, 2012 at 11:51 pm- by sharkyh2o- Posted in Blog, Ecuador, Featured, Surf trips- Comment(s): 0

Yet another great swell at San Mateo.   Great morning with less than a hand full of people

San Mateo circa 1982

Date: January 30, 2012 at 2:01 pm- by sharkyh2o- Posted in Blog, Ecuador, Featured, Surf trips- Comment(s): 0

We always dream of the days gone by but we have just found the ultimate “the way it use to be” video from a surf trip in Ecuador in 1982. This video is priceless and I’m thankful that we have […]

San Lorenzo Surf Report

Date: January 3, 2012 at 2:13 pm- by sharkyh2o- Posted in Blog, Ecuador, Featured, Surf trips- Comment(s): 0

The week leading up to the New Year we scored some great San Lorenzo sessions, 5 to be exact. It always seems that we always surf more than we take photos. We did manage to bag a few good photos […]

To surf a mile in a day

Date: December 25, 2011 at 3:35 am- by sharkyh2o- Posted in Blog, Featured, Surf trips and tagged , - Comment(s): 0

Surfing Christmas eve and all this week all the surfers in the north of Ecuador received and early Christmas present.  A WNW swell graced the coast which in turn brought to life my favorite left point in Ecuador, San Mateo. […]

That first wave

Date: December 23, 2011 at 12:59 am- by sharkyh2o- Posted in Blog, Ecuador, Featured, Surf trips- Comment(s): 0

There are some things in surfing that we all wish we could repeat. Probably the single biggest thing is that feeling of that first wave. Every surf lesson we give we are fortunate to get the opportunity to not only […]

20% off Santa Cruz Surfboards

Date: November 15, 2011 at 9:43 pm- by sharkyh2o- Posted in Blog, Ecuador, Featured, Surf trips- Comment(s): 0

H2o Addicts is an authorized dealer in Ecuador. We have a shipment of boards arriving here January 15th. Book your trip before December 20th and we’ll give you 20% off the Santa Cruz Surfboard of your choice. No airplane fees […]