1) Water dribbles out of your nose at inopportune moments – like when having sex

2) The smell of neoprene follows you everywhere

 3) Magic Seaweed is constantly open on your desktop

4) You’d swap your left nut for one of these…

5) You know exactly what the surf forecast is for a week’s time, but you can’t remember what day the bins go out…

6) Staying up all night to watch the Pipe Masters is a given…

7) … and the idea of getting up at 5am for a dawnie doesn’t horrify you

8) You treat your board with more care than your car

9) You’d consider missing a wedding/christening/the birth of your first child because the swell is up

10) You could spend hours reading up on the merits of quads verses thrusters

11) You become paranoid that your plastic bag habit is single-handedly killing the world’s turtles

12) Your bed is always full of sand

13) … and an even tan is something other people dream of

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