Home to some of the world's richest natural resources, the African continent has plenty to be proud of when it comes to wave riches too. From a left-hander in the Namibian dessert that people keep on declaring to be the world's most perfect wave to the return of J-Bay to the world tour schedule, here's another round-up of this winter's incredible highlights on the Dark Continent.

Featured Surfers:

Granville West

David Brand

Benji Brand

Josh Redman

Donovan Zoetmulder

Llewellyn Whittaker

Tom Curren

Matt Wilkinson

Joel Parkinson

Owen Wright

Mick Fanning

Dale Staples

Beyrick De Vries