Mami Wata is a global African surf lifestyle brand based out of Cape Town. Launched in 2017, they design and produce premium surf apparel, surfboards and accessories. Their high quality and long lasting products are manufactured ethically in Africa and are designed to survive African surf adventures. ‘Mami Wata’ is West African pidgin literally meaning ‘Mama Water’ or ‘Mother Ocean’, and is the name give to the African water spirit who appears in the shape of a mermaid with a serpent. It is said that those whom Mami Wata takes for her lovers, return with a new spirit and become more successful and better looking. The brand wants to connect people to the power of Africa surf and that’s what they spend their time on at Mami Wata HQ (in addition to checking the surf report).