Monster Swells, New Gappies and Solar Water Heating

It's been a busy couple of months in Taghazout, but waves galore

Just some quick Taghazout news from us, the new gappies got started just as some monster swells have rolled through (and more look like they are hitting this week).

It is often the way in the January course that the first couple of months of the course a baptism of fire, at least the guys doing the course get a good chance to see what they are aspiring too (double overhead monsters at Anchors…. 🙂

Here are a few highlights from the last couple of weeks (including a couple of shots that got Hannes MSW photo of the day):

Oh, and we finally managed to install some solar water heating systems for both the surf camp and the Bouad House, sexy and environmentally friendly!

Road Tripping To The Desert

Three wonderful months are over. And the time has come to say goodbye. Goodbye to foreigners, who became friends. Goodbye to a country that many of us have not visited before. Taghazout has become our home for the last months and leaving it, all our new friends and...
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Sidi Ifni – Surf Trip To The South Of Morocco

Taghazout and local area was looking like it might be a bit flat for a couple of days so Wail and myself made the shout that now would be a good time to go for our second surf trip down to Sidi Ifni! So 7 gappies , 2 instructors and photographer loaded up the vans and travelled south on the search for waves nice and early on Thursday morning.

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Learning To Surf At The New Improved Anza

Web Steve, our californian tech super master global megamind will be most upset. Anza used to be our stomping ground, no one else would get in the water because it was polluted and we’d get stunning waves, just to ourselves. Sure there was a risk that you might fall...
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Grand Finale To 12 Weeks Of Surfing In Morocco

With the final assessment done and most of the coaching hours complete, surfboards were strapped to the van and all the gappies set off on their final trip of the course – back to the beautiful south of Morocco for more surf, sunsets and fun!

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Taghazout Cleaning Itself Up

Taghazout has a new President, a new plan for the village, a fresh new look in blue and white! So now your Morocco surf holidays are not just about pumping right hand waves, but also a cultural experience.

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That Fuzzy Feeling: Helping Out In The Community

Taghazout is a funny place, funny in a lot of ways. There are the people, there are the goats, there is the rubbish, there are the surfers, there are the kids, there is the weather, there is even the weird smells. Somehow, they all combine together to make the village...
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