The 2018 Coastalwatch Indo Surfboard Guide presented by The Perfect Wave is your ultimate guide to the newest boards on the market that will make your trip to the tropics much more enjoyable. Tim Hanrahan from Aloha Manly Style walks us through the ins and outs of the newest technology and what to look for in a board
The conditions were absolutely incredible most of the time. Super glassy and pretty consistent 4ft to 6ft on a bunch of days, with the occasional barrel. The line ups were mostly empty, so our guests could enjoy it all for themselves most of the time. Our surf guide and absolute legend Marty would always make everyone
Having now travelled to the Maldives North, Central and Southern Atolls multiple times I’m yet to be disappointed. In my view the Maldives is a “bucket list” destination in terms of the overall experience. The quality and variety of waves, pristine diving, excellent fishing, kiting, SUP’ing, foiling and postcard sce
The Maldives, a chain of deserted tropical islands surrounded by pristine reefs with world-class waves created by long period Indian Ocean swells, are still very untouched and isolated when it comes to surf exploration. But where should you go?
The southern atolls of the Maldives is still a very untouched and isolated area when it comes to surf exploration, deserted islands surrounded by pristine reefs, and long period Indian Ocean swells unleashing endless amounts of energy everyday. Sean Holmes and his crew of South African frothers were more than ready
Pam Burridge was pretty much the face of women’s surfing in Australia in the 80’s and 90’s paving the way for the likes of Layne Beachley, Steph Gilmore and more recently Tyler Wright to go on their amazing multiple world title runs. Pam along with her peers Jodie Cooper, Pauline Menczer, Frieda Zamba, Kim Mearig, Wend
In the Mentawai Islands, from boat trips to land camps, one place truly stands out from the rest. Located directly in front of Kandui Left with dozens of other great waves for all levels easily accessible, the incredible hospitality and an unbeatable level of comfort, accommodation and amenities make Kandui Villas...
The Perfect Wave’s dearly valued contributor and roaming photographic ambassador Andy Potts was extremely appreciative for being invited to both ride and photograph The Ranch recently. Hope you enjoyed Andy’s exclusive clip of The Ranch and the comparison to a natural wave pool like the Maldives.
What a surf season we all had, including us at The Perfect Wave! The Indian and Pacific oceans were pumping, it felt non-stop.
The Perfect Wave's interview with Tim Bonython on shooting big swells, his life experiences and his favourite waves to surf and shoot.
Daryl has surfed all over the world and recently popped into the Perfect Wave’s Cronulla office and booked a trip in search of some more fun: surfing Taiwan.
The Perfect Wave, the #1 surf travel website in the world, will take surf and music enthusiasts on a specially curated Surf Music in Paradise tour in the Maldives from September 2-9, 2017 with Jimmy Barnes.