I have been an ambassador for The Perfect Wave for around 5 years now and during that period I have loved my annual trips to the Maldives aboard the Carpe Vita. This year due to unprecedented demand we have added some exciting new experiences.
A persistent south westerly wind and some slow moving storms tried to hamper the late season in the Maldives but with regular pulses of swell those in the know scored big time. From south to north there are so many options it’s just a matter of knowing were to go and getting there.
The Hidden Pleasures of off-season Bali As we move into the months of November to March, things are calming down swell-wise in the Indian Ocean. Although many people don’t know it, the “off-season” in Bali is actually a great time to visit. Of course, the best place to stay is on the beautiful Bukit peninsularead more
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As we move into the months of November to March, things are calming down swell-wise in the Indian Ocean. Although many people don’t know it, the “off-season” in Bali is actually a great time to visit. Of course, the best place to stay is on the beautiful Bukit peninsula at S Resorts Hidden Valley, and we’re giving you even more reason to book now with our special offer: Stay 5 nights, Pay for 4.
Wow, have we got a great summer board guide for you. These boards have been picked because we reckon they can get you the most waves and help you have the best time out in the water at your local or on your summer holiday.
Earlier in 2017, Sean Holmes decided to mix it up and head down south, surfing Central Atolls on board The Perfect Wave surf charter.
Kandooma Right is arguably the closest wave to land based accommodation in the surfing world. It certainly is the closest break to accom I can think of.
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Hossegor in the southwest of France served up great surf over the last 72 hours, allowing the World Surf League to run the entirety of the Quiksilver Pro
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 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.
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.