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Tiny, densely foliated African island nation, located 1,000 miles east of Tanzania, consisting of about 90 islands scattered across a 400,000- square-mile area of the Indian Ocean. Mahé, the Seychelles' main island, was revealed to the surfing public in a 1967 Surfer magazine article and described "as a goofyfooter's paradise." True, if the goofyfooter likes small, safe, easy-riding waves. The Sey...

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