On the cover: European Champ Michel Bourez paddles into an out of season beast at Teahupoo. Photo: Tim McKenna

In this issue: Exiled In Paradise – the SE profile with Alain Riou, Arabia Felix – Yemen’s Socotra Island, Sick pits in Vancouver Island, Bring The Drama – Hawaii season 06/07, 2007 ASP World Tour Preview, Eurojem Mundaka, Talent Azurza/Sarran, plus all the best pics from Europe’s ripsnorting winter o’ swell.

Plus: Plenty of wicked free surf gear to be won p122, and of course a brand new surfboard for one lucky reader!