Quote Originally Posted by Recycled Surfer View Post
One obvious thing you might be overlooking - Are you at the optimum position on your board when paddling ? If you are not trimmed out at the correct angle a simple paddle out can take forever. I know this is obvious but I have run into several guys who have been surfing for a few years and complained about the same thing. Once they realized what they were doing wrong their wave count also went up also.
Great point