As we've said elsewhere on Swellnet, not everywhere pumped during the last round of east and sou-east swells on the East Coast. Lotta people put in the effort yet came up empty-handed. The Cronulla reefs are ususally dependable and once again they didn't disappoint. Long as you were prepared to hold out for the tide, jump when the window of good winds opened, and then, most importantly, face off the rock ledge, you could get yourself in the mix.
Ulladulla transplant, Haydon Blair, did just that, threading the eye of the Island needle in this sequence. Terepai Richmond also makes an appearance - as he does whenever the Island breaks.
All photos Darryl Menzies.