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Aileoita - Mentawai

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From 1744pp for 12 Nights


IDEAL FOR

Experience level: Intermediate, Advanced
Time of year: March, April, May, Jun, July, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Group type: Group Surf Holidays - Chartered
Budget: <3000
Board type: All types

Quick Facts

    • Beautifully crafted surf charter boat.
    • Recently rebuilt and overhauled.
    • One of the most experienced crews available.
    • Super friendly crew.
    • The surf trip of a lifetime.
    • Use of tender for photography.
    • 1 case of beer per person.

SUMMARY

The Aileoita is a beautifully crafted surf charter boat, designed from the ground up by surfers for surfers ,with high safety and comfort standards - it is a step above the rest. Recently rebuilt and overhauled, Aileoita is back, better than ever.

LOCATION

OTHER SAY...

"Hey Charlie, first day back at work after our trip. Aloita was bloody amazing, all the workers there as really friendly and it felt like we were part of a small family. The surf guide cahn really knows his sh*t and we couldn’t have had a better guide, it was especially n"

- Patrick
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"Hey Rhonda, It was an awesome trip. We scored really fun Lances Left and Macaronis for the first 3 days, then I cut my calf on my fins and ended up getting 5 stitches off Hendra, one of the boat crew. I was out of the water 5 days, but this coincided with a flat spell so "

- Mitchell
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"It was an amazing experience with every aspect covered so i couldn't have asked for more (well maybe to be a better surfer on the big days!) Bruno, Hendra and the crew were exceptional be it the food, the wave knowledge and the excellent service not to mention the photograp"

- Joel
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About this Surf Charter

Overview

The Aileoita is a beautifully crafted surf charter boat, designed from the ground up by surfers for surfers with high safety and comfort standards - it is a step above the rest. Recently rebuilt and overhauled from the ground up, Aileoita is back, better than ever. Aileoita and Jordan (the owner)  have been featured prominently in a number of Mentawai Islands related articles and features in a variety of publications and web sites all over the world. Aileoita's crew are one of the most experienced crews available with a track record that is second to none, and consistently deliver their guests the trip of a life time. By request, the Aileoita is also available to take trips up to North Sumatra.

The standard trip duration includes 11 days of surfing - 12 nights on the boat overall, but longer or shorter packages are available upon request, as well as Surf Charter Boat/Kandui Resort custom combo packages.

Aileoita is a 70' x 15' Hardwood boat, custom-built in 2002. It is fitted with all the amenities of home, including full air conditioning, TV, VCR, VCD, stereo, fridge, freezer, radar, depth sounder, GPS, VHF/HF radio, 220V generator, life jackets, flares, EPIRB, first-aid kit, tender and outboard, and a generous living room.

She has a cruising speed of 9 - 11 knots and is powered by two 180 HP engines perfectly suited to attain its optimal hull speed. 2 engines = much greater safety at sea, as well as increased speed, but also higher fuel costs. When looking into different boats for your next Mentawai Islands vacation and how they are priced, please keep this in mind. Aileoita is competitively priced comparing to several single-engine boats, despite its higher fuel consumption.

The Aileoita has an immense back deck with wrap-around benches and a roof, which is great for hanging out, and waiting for a bite on the trolling gear.

 

The staff on the Aileoita includes the captain, a mechanic, a chef, two deck hands, and a highly qualified surf guide, Sebastian Imizcoz, or Johann, both trained by long time surf guide guru, Jordan Heuer. Sebastian is also a professional photographer who will be taking professional shots of you and your group during the trip. Photography service is included in the price of the charter.

Accommodation

Accommodation on board is in five private twin share cabins. Six of the ten large beds are wide enough to comfortably accommodate a couple, and the other four beds are large enough to accommodate even larger surfers. The maximum number of surfers allowed on board is 10.

The runabout is a 14-foot fiberglass tender with a 25 HP outboard engine, and backup 15 HP engine.

  • 10 spacious berths in five private double cabins.

  • Generous living room with big comfortable sofas, dining table, and entertainment system.

  • Two bathrooms with showers.

  • Outdoor shower on back deck.

  • Length: 70 ft.

  • Cruising speed: 9-11 knots.

  • Engines: 2 x 180 HP Mitsubishi 6D15.

  • Generators: 20 KvA x 2 Yanmar.

  • Radio: Icom HF and VHF.

  • Radar: Furuno 24 mile.

  • GPS: Garmin.

  • Sounder: Garmin.

  • 20 person life raft.

  • Satellite telephone.

  • Flares.

  • Life jackets.

  • Fire extinguishers.

  • LCD TV, DVD player, amplified stereo system with I-pod jack.

  • Indoor & outdoor stereo speakers.

  • Large shaded top deck area with large dining table wraparound bench seating.

  • 14 foot fiberglass tender with 25 HP engine, and 15 HP backup engine.

 

Inclusions

  • Airport transfers to/from Padang Airport with boards.
  • Full catering, soft drinks, snacks, juices, and sodas.
  • Use of onboard equipment.
  • Use of tender for photography.
  • Each guest will receive 2 CDs of photos (1 CD of their surfing photos, and 1 CD of scenic, and local Mentawai lifestyle photos) at the end of your trip from the surf guide who is a professional photographer.
  • 1 case of beer per person - extra beer available upon request.
  • Harbor permits ($40 Mentawai government fee collected in Padang and is not included in the price).
  • Access to the best waves in the world with an accomplished surf guide.

Extra costs

  • US$1,800 fuel surcharge for North Sumatra trips (Telo, Nias, Hinako, Pulau Banyak, and Simeuleu) in 2013 / US$2,000 fuel surcharge for North Sumatra trips in 2014

  • $40 Mentawai government fee collected in Padang.

Pricing & Packages
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DEPARTURE Return Duration Spots Price Notes Availability
10 Apr 2014 22 Apr 2014 12 Nights 0 0   Sold Out
24 Apr 2014 06 May 2014 12 Nights 0 0   Sold Out
08 May 2014 20 May 2014 12 Nights 0 0   Sold Out
21 May 2014 04 Jun 2014 12 Nights 0 0   Sold Out
05 Jun 2014 17 Jun 2014 12 Nights 3 2060  
18 Jun 2014 30 Jun 2014 12 Nights 10 2060  
01 Jul 2014 13 Jul 2014 12 Nights 0 0   Sold Out
14 Jul 2014 26 Jul 2014 12 Nights 8 2060  
31 Jul 2014 12 Aug 2014 12 Nights 10 2060  
14 Aug 2014 26 Aug 2014 12 Nights 0 0   Sold Out
28 Aug 2014 09 Sep 2014 12 Nights 2 2060  
11 Sep 2014 23 Sep 2014 12 Nights 10 2060  
25 Sep 2014 07 Oct 2014 12 Nights 0 0   Sold Out
09 Oct 2014 21 Oct 2014 12 Nights 0 0   Sold Out
23 Oct 2014 04 Nov 2014 12 Nights 10 1744 $315 OFF!  
06 Nov 2014 18 Nov 2014 12 Nights 10 1744 $315 OFF!  
20 Nov 2014 02 Dec 2014 12 Nights 10 1744 $315 OFF!  
04 Dec 2014 16 Dec 2014 12 Nights 10 1744 $315 OFF!  
Schedule last updated: 09 April 2014

  • 10% discount for low-season months October 2014 - February 2015.
  • Price displayed above is a per-person price and subject to foreign exchange fluctuations.
  • Price is based on exclusive charter with minimum of 10 persons travelling for full charter bookings. The boat reserves the right to fill out the boat with up to 3 more surfers if your group only pays for 7.
  • Single surfer price: US$3,350 (2013) / US$3,550 (2014). Pay in full by Dec 31st 2013 and get 2013 rates.
  • North Sumatra trips (Telos, Nias, Hinako, Banyaks, and Simeuleu) available for an extra fuel surcharge: US$1,800 (2013) / US$2,000 (2014)
  • International & Domestic Flights - The Perfect Wave is a fully licensed wholesale travel agent that has experienced consultants ready to package flights into your package. Please make sure you get flights packaged into your quote as we get the best rate flight prices from the best airlines.
  • Please click "Enquire Now" to email us or call us Toll Free on 0808 258 0101 (from the UK) or +33 (0)5 58 47 65 01 (outside the UK) to speak with one of our friendly consultants.
 

Disclaimer - This surf trip is an independent surf operator and is not part of or in partnership with The Perfect Wave Travel Co. The Perfect Wave acts as an agent only. We sell various travel related products on behalf of numerous transport, accommodation and other service providers, such as airlines, land based accommodation and boat charter operators. The Perfect Waves obligation is to make travel bookings on your behalf and to arrange relevant contracts between you and travel service providers. The Perfect Wave has no esponsibility for these services nor do we make or give any warranty of representation regarding their standards. All bookings are made subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by these service providers.

Testimonials

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Patrick

Hey Charlie, first day back at work after our trip. Aloita was bloody amazing, all the workers there as really friendly and it felt like we were part of a small family. The surf guide cahn really knows his sh*t and we couldn’t have had a better guide, it was especially nice that he grew up in our neck of the woods. We got some great surf, ended up surfing about 10 breaks. The food at Aloita is some of the best food I have ever had. As soon as I can get time off im going back. Thanks for organising it all for us!!

Experience Begun: May 2012
Created on: Wednesday 09 May 2012
Mitchell

Hey Rhonda, It was an awesome trip. We scored really fun Lances Left and Macaronis for the first 3 days, then I cut my calf on my fins and ended up getting 5 stitches off Hendra, one of the boat crew. I was out of the water 5 days, but this coincided with a flat spell so it wasn’t too bad. The others still got fun small waves around the place though. The flat spell broke with a 6-8ft swell which we scored good Rifles. Jordan, the guy who runs Kandui resort said it was the best he had seen it in 3 years. For the rest of the trip we just stayed and surfed in the Playgrounds area and got pretty fun waves. Everyone had a good time and we were impressed with the boat. The food was awesome and so was the crew. Bruno our surf guide was a cool guy and a really good photographer. His photos were pretty epic. He was also always keen to make sure that we were surfing the best waves available wherever we were. I would definitely re-book this boat and make sure that Bruno is on it. I can flick you a few pics if you don’t have any file size limitations. Oh yeah, thanks for organising it as well Rhonda. Another good trip.

Experience Begun: April 2012
Created on: Monday 07 May 2012
Joel

It was an amazing experience with every aspect covered so i couldn't have asked for more (well maybe to be a better surfer on the big days!) Bruno, Hendra and the crew were exceptional be it the food, the wave knowledge and the excellent service not to mention the photographs. You guys have put together an amazing package which is both easy and affordable. Keep up the good work! Many thanks and see you again soon Joel

Experience Begun: April 2012
Created on: Sunday 06 May 2012
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