Maldives - June 2014

If May was a month of extremes, June was all about consistency! Swell after swell hit the Maldives to such an extent that it was hard to tell the end of one swell and the start of the next.

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This isn’t big, epic Lohis and it’s not small Lohis. It’s just another fun day in the month of June!
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This isn’t big, epic Lohis and it’s not small Lohis. It’s just another fun day in the month of June!
World Surfaris / Richard Kotch
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Sally in the shade on a small day at Cokes.
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Sultans on a good day is about as much fun as you can have on a surf trip!
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There are no barrels in the Maldives.
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June ended on a high note with this epic day at Sultans. We arrived to see this empty beauty barrel down the point!
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As we motored home from a great session at Cokes on the 27th, Grant paddled in to this beauty at Lohis!
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Omar the Ninja warrior!
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David looking 200m down the line at Jails!
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The Banks snap. World famous in Dubai and Raglan!
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Hooking up with another Hudhus regular Nathan Banks at Sultans on the 20th.
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Amy Kotch on wave of the day at Cokes on the 17th.
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Amy’s barrel on the inside section.
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Cokes turned on again on the 17th.
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Greg on his second trip to Hudhuranfushi of the season! There’s a reason we have so many repeat guests here and this wave at Sultans is part of it!
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Steve became a permanent fixture at Lohis last week!
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Sponno shot at Cokes!
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Steve Baccon hard at work.
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Blurred transition… Lucas at Lohis.
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Sally’s bottom turn on a cloudy day at Cokes. If I had to find fault with June I could say that the light hasn’t been great, but a bit of cloud cover is great for surfing longer, so I will take it!
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Cokes on the 10th. Talk about uncrowded! We surfed this for 4 hrs through the arvo with only three guys out! Then four other guys paddled out for the last hour so we bailed!
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Another fun day at Lohis with no more than eight surfers in the water all day. Experienced surf travelers have been leaving Lohis this year absolutely frothing over the un-crowded lineup.
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Stoked? You bet!
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Amy’s morning surf check at Lohis.
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Sally Fitz, kicking it at Cokes!
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Evening speed run at Lohis.
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Socalising with the Cokes locals between waves!
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Sally’s backside attack could very well win her a world title this year!
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Brother, Graeme Saunders has been a Lohis regular for years now and has become a certified wave magnet!
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As the days progressed the “dream team” really found their form! This is Mic carving it up during the late arvo “pre-sunset drinks session” at Lohis.
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Mellow sunset session at a rarely surfed right.
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The smoothest rail game in the Maldives. Micha Lesta wrapping it up.
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The rights of Jails, Sultans and Cokes have been doing this for most of June.
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Rob Saunders keeping it bright!
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Cocktail hour on the Lohis deck.
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