Kandui is a startlingly fast, hollow wave, known as the best left in the world, by any person a With a chart reading of 20 feet at 17 seconds, the swell was the largest ever recorded to hit the region.
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
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.
It’s always a great feeling knowing a solid swell is on the way when you have booked a boat trip to the Mentawai , scoring double overhead Lances right on day one is a different story! The Perfect Wave and Oasis Surf Charters recently hosted Anthony Walsh
How good do you feel when you book a surf trip and know you’re heading somewhere tropical with warm weather, uncrowded surf breaks and cold beer? How good do you feel when you contribute to a cause that is making a global impact in reducing plastic waste in our oceans? Well combine the two together and you have our
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
All in all it was a great trip, the guys left stoked and surfed out. The food was awesome, the guide very knowledgeable and the crew was very friendly and always smiling and happy to help. I thoroughly enjoyed my trip as did the guests.
For many of us, when we’re on a surf trip to an island resort or on a boat charter, the idea of owning and operating the resort or skippering the boat is appealing. A simple life of surfing, fishing and swimming in azure tropical waters and watching sunsets under palm trees sounds pretty good. Bilou beach villas is a
Anthony Walsh joins the Oasis team this season on the perfect barrel riding adventure throughout the Mentawai islands. Join Anthony as we track and chase down the biggest and best waves available throughout our swell window. Sit back and let Walshy fine tune your surfing, learn tips on capturing video and photos of you