On the (extra large gate-fold) cover: Miky Picon photographed by Timo.

In this issue: Surf Europe interviews Europe’s most experienced and best connected north shore devotee Laurent Pujol; Tiago Pires & Jose Gregorio strap up and tow a beastly new left somewhere in Portugal; Sancho, Didier, Fredo & Tiago score the best Safi in years; Miky Picon reveals his tools of the trade; 50 things to do in Europe before you die; And last but not least to celebrate our 50th issue we take a look back at some of the highlights from half a ton of issues over the last 8 years.