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A little warm-up

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With some solid surf coming our way next week, the Giant’s Foot Surf Camp crew rolled out on Vale La Pena and scored a fun warm-up session at Panga Drops this morning. The water was warm, the sets were peaking Continue reading

Surf Report for late March – Nicaragua

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It looks like the swell we had been waiting for decided to hold off for a few days, and rather than getting here on Saturday, it is looking like that over head high waves are going to hold off until Continue reading

Some old faces and some new

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We are getting the last coat of paint on Vale la Pena and getting ready the motor all dialed in to get some of these waves. Drew arrived yesterday and is already working on making sure the new Suzuki 140 Continue reading

The south swell has started coming in

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The first real glimpse of the southern swell has come right on schedule. We always tell people that it turns up around the first week of March, and 2014 kept us to our word. We’ve had two days of head Continue reading

Small waves for now, but the season is coming.

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And this is pretty much what we expect out of February. The farmland and jungle dry up, the wind whips pretty hard (offshore, but gusty), the water gets chilly thanks to upwelling, and sets tend toward few and far between. Continue reading

One more month!

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The southern Nicaragua surfing season starts in just one month! We are anxiously waiting for the southern swell to start building and these gusty winds to chill out a bit. It’s always tricky to predict, but my gut instinct having Continue reading

Getting all dolled up for the high season

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We got a new roof on the house this low season which means we can finally put in a new ceiling! The living room already feels bet. Vale is completely sanded and starting to get a fresh paint job to Continue reading

January 2014

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Small southern swell filled in this weekend here’s some photos. Waves picked up again today (tuesday) but not as peaky. Supposed to stay about head high all week.

An easy way to give back to the community of Gigante

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Want to help local development here in Gigante? Use http://smile.amazon.com when you shop from Amazon and select Project Wave of Optimism as your charity of choice. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to help build our health center and Continue reading

Waiting for swell

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An 18 second period is supposed to be showing up aaaaany time now, and we are supposed to be getting a little swell later in the week. Nothing crazy, but more than we’ve had. The entire pueblo is on standby. Continue reading

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