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
No matter if it’s a family holiday, a romantic couples getaway, a solo strike mission or a couple of weeks off with friends, there are a few things that help make any surf trip a success: excellent waves, warm water, great food and a bit of fun and adventure. Southwest Sri Lanka offers all of that
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 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. My first boat trip in the Maldives. Sunburnt and frazzzzled. This is my heaven. 😻 📷 @tahneinei • Thaank youuu @perfectwavetravel #perfectwavetravel //…
The boat crew were awesome, even joining in with us on our impromptu acoustic jams. Bob McTavish is a most gracious host: always quick with a compelling story and his rendition of the Gillian Welch song “Miss Ohio” was a real treasure. Everyone chipped in on jam nights with the craziest mix of songs.
The first thing I realise about PNG surf travellers is that they all come back! And they do it again and again. With a whole world of surf travel, why do they keep returning to Papua New Guinea? I had to find out! So as a dedicated professional
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.
This winter seemed like it would never end. Now that the sun is shining again, and temperatures are climbing back into the shorts and t-shirt range, it’s time to start planning your summer surf holiday. The possibilities are endless, so here’s an attempt to narrow the choices down for you to surf this summer
Unseasonably Solid! The SE swell that hit the East Coast mid month was biggest on the south coast of NSW. That's not to say beaches in Sydney, Newcastle, the north coast and even SE Qld didn't enjoy the drought breaking swell, it's just that southern NSW was the epicenter.