Gallery: Magical Start To May In The Maldives

Photos and quotes supplied by Perfect Wave Travel Surf Guides Liuttey, Jinu and Steve.     The first few months of the 2019 Maldives surf season have been well above average on the swell front down in both the Central and Southern Atolls.   We have documented the great early season in a bunch of…

Kandui Villas May Surf Report

Words and photos supplied by Jordan Heuer.       So far in May we have had a couple of SSW swells and today (Friday May 10) a new long period SW swell filled in. The conditions have been super clean with mostly calm winds and glassy conditions on both sides of the island.  …

You Should’a Been Here Yesterday!

2019 East Coast Australia Surf Report to date. South of Sydney on Tuesday morning May 7. -Photo Clarrie Bouma.   The first real swell of the year hit Sydney and surrounds on Tuesday May 7 and flashbacks to Cyclone Oma remind everyone their could, and indeed should be better days ahead? . Words by Ben Horvath.…

The Experience Behind Your Mentawai Surf Charter

The story behind the surfers who pioneered the Mentawai is already well documented. Legendary surfers and boat operators like Martin Daly, John Mcgroder and Chris Scurrah, among others, are rightfully recognised for their part in the discovery and creation of a surf travel industry in the Mentawai.   However, the untold story is that of…

Bali Surf Report April 2019

What a mad month or two of waves and fun times it has been so far in Bali!     Light winds, a succession of solid swells and the usual run of consistent, fun rippable waves pretty much every day.   The 18th of April delivered the most memorable swell of the year to date…

Early Season Southern Maldives Bliss

Words by Gavan Clark. Photos by Bob Fawcett.     In 2008 I was surf guiding in the North Male Atolls of the Maldives.     Fast forward 10 years to 2018 and I was running a First Aid/CPR/Surfer Rescue training business specialising in the surf travel industry in Indonesia and the Maldives.    …