For better and worse, surf operations are looking to Tavarua as the model for future success. That means more exclusive resorts and--despite the complaints--more exclusive waves. "It's all exposed. People know all the hidden spots, and swell is announced on the Internet," says McKnight, whose Quiksilver runs its own travel division and employs a full-time boat dedicated to finding new surf spots. "It has caused us older surfers to travel to surf camps in these exotic places so we can get our hit of private, perfect surf." ?