The trick to big boat surfing is a jet ski for pick up. I had the good fortune to ride this wave a few times. It is CRAZY good. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzbW-V-F5Yc
Watching this makes me homesick for the PNW.
Current Boat: 2007 Blue and White X2 Switch
Previous Boat: 2002 White and Yellow 209