Is the most important thing to follow
before you paddle out there
When sharing spot with a powered sport (Paddle) or using a longboard leave waves 4 shortboarders
When there is no many surfers you can share some waves
When there is many surfers move to the next uncrowded place
A guide to keep everyone safe and happy in the water
This generally applies to longboarders, or stand up paddlers.
Since it’s easier to catch waves on these watercraft, it becomes tempting to catch them all, leaving nothing for shortboarders on the inside, that are the surfers with priority.