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Keoni Watson narrates a Mentawai Islands boat trip aboard the Indies Trader, fueled by his sponsor Quiksilver, taken during the glory days of empty Mentawai lineups with fellow teamriders Kelly Slater, Ross-Clarke Jones, Matt Hoy, and Braden Dias.