The 1st time I went to CR solo, I made arraignments with budget and a tico rental. neither showed up. Of course the flight was late and by the time I got my board, the (old) airport was pert near closed. Nobody but me and 2 hooligan looking guys. One asked me if I needed a rental. I said yes and he picked up my bag and started walking around back. I was following with my board on one arm, and a knife behind my back. I was wired for action, thinking I had fugged up royally. He kept looking at me then finally turn and said, "Tranquilo!" Yeah I gotcher tranquilo. But he had a 4x4 and took my credit card, a piece of paper, carbon paper and a spoon. Did it up properly. It was 1am as I was going down the mountain, around a hairpin curve when the dang steering wheel locked. GOOD TIMES.
Lefts at Cinnamon Bay? It was breaking on the right side of the cay when looking at it from the beach? I have never seen that, any pictures? Are you sure it wasnt Trunk Bay? I must have a different relationship with my wife but she would never let me leave the board behind a bush even with my son screaming. We would have figured it out somehow. I can't even imagine a scenario where she would be pressuring me to get in the car and leave the board unless of course there was a tidal wave bearing down on us and we needed to get out of there fast or die.
funny story... but there is no way on earth i would have left the board. i have built roof racks from things i found in the jungle/on the beach.
anyhow, if you really cared about getting waves you wouldn't live in annapolis
live aloha, this rant is not very "aloha".
Back on topic: always bring soft racks plus bungees/rope in case the rack hooks don't fit in the car door channels. Or learn the Macgyver skills someone else mentioned about building racks out of stuff they found in the jungle and on the beach.
throw a pair of soft racks in your board bag, dummy