Well known for its dreamy beaches and beautiful surfing spots, Biarritz is the undisputed epicenter of surfing in France. Even more well known for it’s heavy barrels and year round consistency, the Mentawai Islands is the worldwide mecca for surfing. From France to the Mentawais : local Biarritz up-and-coming surfer
Darcy De Clouett and Jay Brown describe their first trip to the Mentawai Islands , "It was well above my expectations. It was a sick boat with good food. We had a great crew, the waves were amazing, we scored solid swell conditions and surfed most breaks relatively uncrowded- Greenbush , Macaronis , Rags Right , HT's
Darcy De Clouett is a 17 year old shredder from Coledale on the Coal Coast of NSW, North of Wollongong. His dad Christian is a great all round surfer who is extremely supportive of Darcy’s growth as both a well rounded human and travelled surfer.
The Indian Ocean has been bombarded with swell after swell throughout June and July. The entire Indonesian archipelago and the Maldives have enjoyed a season that will go down in history as one of the best. July was proclaimed "Best ever" by so many Indo water-people it is impossible to argue. Big Wednesday July 25
In my 30 plus years as a surf scribe for various Australian surf magazines and websites, I would have to say the winter of 2018 on the East Coast of Australia ranks in the worst 5 that i have ever witnessed. Hey, its not all bad, the weather has been the warmest ever, the water quite warm until recent weeks, wind offs
I take off behind the peak on a slabbing right for the best barrel of the trip. As I fly out into the channel, Aku is laughing so hard because he didn't get a single photo of the good wave. Thankfully all the photos of the average waves look pretty good! Back to plantation for a cruisy arvo surf out the front at Rubio.
The largest swell in a decade just swept through the Indonesian archipelago and the Banyaks received it's fair share. Our friends on The Dream measured a max swell of 19 second, 9 foot, SSW, rip through the Banyaks. Olivier shared his experience with us: "On Day 1, three breaks were on fire! 3 to 6 foot super clean.
The D'Bora is a massive 80-foot vessel running affordable quality surf charters in the Mentawai , Banyaks , Nias an d Telos. This unique vessel has all modern amenities, but a decidedly local Indonesian architecture and flair. With many years combined experience in the Mentawais , they've pooled together the best possi
The Indian Ocean has lit up our news feed this past month. If you've been one of those lucky, or brave, enough to score triple overhead monsters, we applaud you. In our latest edit, we highlight Telescopes.
A trio of professional surfing’s hottest talent, Maud Le Car from France, New York’s Quincy Davis and Hawaiian Leila Hurst recently spent a week cruising the Male atolls aboard the Surf Sojourn. Read their full experience here. On a boat ☕️ @perfectwavetravel #surfsojourn #theperfectwave A post shared by Quincy Davis (@quincydavis) on May 21, 2018 at 6:19pm PDT Currently 📍 @leilahurst…
A trio of professional surfing’s hottest talent, Maud Le Car from France, New York’s Quincy Davis and Hawaiian Leila Hurst recently spent a week cruising the Male atolls aboard the Surf Sojourn. Read their full experience here. My first boat trip in the Maldives. Sunburnt and frazzzzled. This is my heaven. 😻 📷 @tahneinei • Thaank youuu @perfectwavetravel #perfectwavetravel //…
A trio of professional surfing’s hottest talent, Maud Le Car from France, New York’s Quincy Davis and Hawaiian Leila Hurst recently spent a week cruising the Male atolls aboard the Surf Sojourn. Read their full experience here. All I will need this week 🏝🏄🏼♀️😎👙☀️⛵️ Simple life make me the happiest ✨🦋🌈 A post shared by Maud Le Car 🌊🐚 (@maudlecar) on…