God bless the Southern Ocean. Since the start of the season it has pumped seemingly endless swells into the Indonesian Archipelago. The whole place has been alight. Desert Point, Padang Padang, Nias, Kandui – all have seen delirium inducing sessions.

Lucas Silveira recently took a two-week jaunt through the chain, and boy he timed it well. Walking away with enough tube time to keep any reasonable person satisfied for several lifetimes.