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!

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.

Immesouane Plot For Sale

After holding on to a prime plot of land for nearly 8 years, we have decided now is the time to sell it. If you love perfect waves, love sunshine and love the fact that there are now Easyjet flights from London to Essaouira, this could be the perfect spot for you.

30 Days In To Becoming A Surf Instructor

A month ago we arrived, people from all corners of the world centred in this little pocket of Morocco. As a Moroccan newcomer, my first experience of a taxi ride from the airport in a rickety car that was barely holding together, confirmed that this would definitely be a kind of three months different from anything and anywhere else.

The Taghazout Bay development

Over the years Taghazout has changed a lot. What started off as a hippie destination in the sixties has now transformed in to the surf capital of Morocco, but also the main Winter destination for most of Europe’s surfers. When the King Mohamed VI came in to power, he...

The Taghazout surf season’s been just swell so far!

Rather than store all these amazing pictures from our Taghazout surf camp on my computer for months (years) and never share them with anyone, I thought i’d force myself to get round to posting some of the best ones so far this season up here. A huge shoutout to Spike...

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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