Family Surf Trips: Families That Play Together Stay Together

As a surfer, you have either been visiting the Mentawai Islands for years, or it’s on the wish list to do with a group of mates! But why should your partner and children have to miss out on visiting this amazing exotic paradise just because they don’t surf? Well, times have changed and there are now various options that cater for the whole family so nobody misses out!

Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy

Former WCT surfer Taj Burrow took out his second consecutive Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy in super clean 3-to-4 foot waves at Sultans on the weekend. Burrow beat former pro Rob Machado in the unique contest that combines single, twin and three-fin divisions.

Favourite Surfer? Fave Surf Destination?

Occy is fit and in form. – Photo Andy Potts. Who is your favourite surfer and where is your fave surf destination? Both great questions to stimulate fun, light-hearted discussion amongst buddies that inevitably come up on boat trips, on a drive down the coast or at BBQ’s or parties. Of course, both are alsoread more

Surfing PNG: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Surfing PNG on board the PNG Explorer - trip one. Trip one is run and done and we're back in the harbour with smiles from ear to ear. The forecast for this trip was pretty marginal as the North Pacific has been a little slow getting underway but Captain Rigby has a few tricks up his sleeve and we made the most of the conditions ducking and weaving to our different locations.

SSG Maldives All Girls Cobia Surf Charter

The warm air and the smell of the salt water hits our faces as the aeroplane doors open and we walk down the stairs onto the tarmac. We’ve made it to Male, the capital of the Maldives and are met by our guide, Nathu before being led toward a traditional style dhoni. A few minutes later the ten of us, tired but so excited, board the Cobia surf charter, our home for the next ten days as we cruise the atolls in search of waves.