Early Season Southern Atolls In The Maldives

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

Visit a Real Fun Park: Garden of Eden with Waves

Last time I was in the Maldives, a work friend emerged from the water post surf with a smile on his dial, basking in the afterglow of an epic surf to say, ”It's like a real fun park out there.” I’ve often reflected on his comment and adopted it when appropriate since. It is exactly the way I perceive the Maldives.

Video: Occy Ripping in the Mentawai

We just returned from Mark Occhilupo's 2016 legends trip at Kandui Resort. I found myself sitting on the front steps of Uma 9 (Occy's Villa) overlooking the incredible and infamous No Kandui wave, it was only 2-3 foot and unsurfable at the time and yet Occy saw potential in every wave that rolled through. He shared stories of early boat trips through the Mentawai Islands and of his epic win at the OP pro which was held at the wave right in front of us... conditions were a little bigger that day.