Kai Satu is also one of the best value charters, offering quality accommodation, services and surf guiding for a great price. She has 6 twin cabins with individual air-conditioning, so it’s much more comfortable than sleeping in a dorm.
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excellent service, accommodation, and meals
Surf north Mentawai or Telo Islands – the choice is yours!
6 twin cabins with individual air-conditioning
Schedule adapts to your preferences, from a quick 9 day charter to extended 12 days
A short distance up the reef from Lance’s Left, you will find this intense left-hander. It gets really shallow on the low tide and prefers a bit more water. Due to the shallowness it is normally relatively uncrowded. On a South swell and East wind it is a non-stop barrel from the takeoff all the way to the channel where the wave spits you out. Therefore appropriately named, The Cobra.
A short and hollow right across the channel from Lance’s Left. As the wave approaches the reef, the bottom drops out before barreling towards the channel. When conditions are prime, Bintangs delivers amazing, round barrels and extremely fun, rippable walls. A major advantage of Bintangs is that on the days when the dreaded North wind blows out most spots in the Mentawais, Bintangs is offshore and pumping.
This left-hander is a consistent and frequently surfed crowd-pleaser. Lance’s Left has the ability to hold big swells and can offer up rippable walls and some little tube sections. It can also handle an onshore wind and still have fun waves. Facing Southwest makes this spot very consistent however its nature become more serious when there’s a large swell running.
One of the worlds greatest right barrels, HT’s has been all over the surf mags and videos over the last decade. The main takeoff spot is up the point where most of the waves start barrelling and peel flawlessly down the reef. On larger swells it can be very shifty and hard to read. It can shift more to the end bowl where it can break, reform, then bowl again into the channel. The inside is very shallow and is often referred to as the “surgeon’s table” due to the many reef-cuts doled out to travelling surfers.
The most famous wave in the area its hard to beat this wave for its variations of sections. A long left with mutiple deep barrel opportunities, can hold real size. Made famous by the Young Guns 2 movie with Kelly Slater and Co having a load of fun with Indies Trader 4 and a helicopter!
Aptly named, this high performance right off Awera Island is very shallow and can only be surfed on a mid to high tide due to the reef. However produces an amazing barrel and the locals love this break.
The swell magnet for the area, Icelands is a left with many faces. An easy going west peak look fun but the main part of the wave loves the south swell angle produces a solid drop, barrel section and bowls at the end. Can be very heavy on its day.
Breaks off of an island called Tugat Nusa just south of Telescopes. Great consistent left as exposed to South as well as SW swell. Best on a dropping high tide with the end section named the Curry bowl the pick of the wave for barrel riders.
Not very well known wave which makes it a very good choice when conditions are right as not a lot of charter boats know this wave. A great walling left with occasional hollow sections. Tucked in a small bay in the middle of Sipora you have to know where it is to find it, but worth it when its on.
Meaning Mouse Wave, this lesser known fun left is up the beach from Villa Mentawai. Ombak Tikus is a hidden gem and fun for most levels of surfer depending on the size. At 2-3 ft super fun and user friendly, however over 4-5ft it takes on a different look and feel.
- 9 -12 nights of accommodation onboard the Kai Satu.
- Return airport transfers – to & from the boat.
- Food – 3 daily gourmet meals.
- Snacks – including fresh fruit, nuts, biscuits and chocolate bars.
- Drinks – freshly brewed Sumatran coffee, tea, purified water, soft drinks & juice.
- 3 icy cold beers a day.
- Use of all onboard equipment including fishing and snorkelling gear.
- Government and harbour permits.
Every surfer visiting the Mentawai is required to pay the Mentawai Regional Government Surfer Tax of IDR 1,000,000 for 15 days surfing in the region. This is normally pre-paid to The Perfect Wave as a separate item at the time of final balance payment. If not prepaid, it must be paid on arrival in cash (Indonesian Rupiah) and collected by the local operator before departing Padang. You will be issued a wristband with dates. Please ensure you have this for your entire stay in the Mentawai.
Length 80 Ft
Beam 20 Ft
Draft 9 Ft
Engine 2 x Mitsubishi 8 DC 9, 320 HP each
Gearbox Type 135 A Hydraulic Ratio; 3:1
Genset 2 x 20KW, 220 V 3 Pole
Steering Hydraulic system
Main Tender, 6 metre fibreglass twin Yamaha 40hp
Plus Aluminium Dinghy
Minimum number: 8 passengers
Maximum number: 12 passengers
Flat screen TV with DVD, video and stereo
Chauffeur driven tender
Full safety gear – life rafts, life jackets, flares, EPIRB, fire extinguishers
The boat has a huge air-conditioned lounge room with TV, DVD, and stereo, separate dining area, 2 shower/toilet rooms with hot water showers and an outdoor shower. There is also plenty of space up top for full viewing of the surf breaks, and the customary beers at the end of each day whilst comparing barrel stories. Packages include 9 -12 nights of accommodation onboard the Kai Satu. Return airport transfers - to & from the boat. Food - 3 daily gourmet meals. Snacks - including fresh fruit, nuts, biscuits and chocolate bars. Drinks - freshly brewed Sumatran coffee, tea, purified water, soft drinks & juice. 3 icy cold beers a day. Use of all onboard equipment including fishing and snorkelling gear. Government and harbour permits.
Flat screen TV with DVD, video and stereo, Bedding, Fishing gear, Snorkeling gear, Chauffeur driven tender, Full safety gear - life rafts, life jackets, flares, EPIRB, fire extinguishers.
With great space to spread out or chillout, Kai Dua is a premium surf charter for those that know what matters with a boat trip - speed, comfort, space, food, flexibility, service and safety. Kai Dua is available for charters between 9 and 12 nights and group of 8 - 12 surfers.