Surf With Layne Beachley
Per night from USD $524
Layne Beachley OA is widely regarded as the most successful female surfer in history. She is the only surfer, male or female, to claim six consecutive world titles (1998-2003). Layne then went on to win a 7th world title in 2006 before retiring from the ASP World Tour two years later. This incredible 8 night experience, from the 16th – 24th of August 2020, has you surfing, hanging out with, and taking tips from Layne in a family friendly environment aboard an exceptional surf charter, Carpe Vita. The MV Carpe Vita is a luxury 38m (125 feet) long motor safari yacht with a wooden hull, boasting a total of 10 cabins divided over 3 decks and can cater for a maximum of 20 guests.
What we love
Coaching tips and anecdotes from Layne. Surfing and life experience tips, and tales from the tour.
Socialize and share stories with Layne and Kirk Pengilly (INXS)
Luxury Surf Charter with 13 crew for service. Jacuzzi on top deck.
2 support vessels: 30ft Dhoni and 12ft Tender.
One of the most consistent spots in the area that has a long inside section and can produces some incredibly hollow barrels.
Muli Inside / F1
A very fast right, with long walls, hollow, barreling, can be shallow, but still with a safe ending.
Powerful waves with fast, hollow walls. Can produce some awesome barrels and considered one of Maldive’s best waves.
Mauroofs of Kasabu
A break outside Kudahuvadhoo island is a right-hander works best on light north/northwest winds and a good southwest swell.
Pricing & Packages
8 nights per person from USD $4590
16-24 August 2020: Includes accommodation on a twin share basis, all meals, return airport transfers, Perfect Wave surf guides. Upper deck VIP rooms features individually controlled air conditioning systems, as well as a king size (Canadian) or super single beds, dresser, hanging closets, large windows, flat panel TV/HD player, private ensuite bathroom with dual sinks, separate shower and bath. Staterooms 1&2
8 nights per person from USD $4390
16-24 August 2020: Includes accommodation on a twin share basis, all meals, return airport transfers, Perfect Wave surf guides. Main deck Superiorrooms,eachhave a king size bed which can be divided in two super singles and desk, dresser, hanging closet, large windows, individually controlled air conditioning systems, flat panel TV/HD player, private ensuite bathroom with shower. Staterooms 3&4
8 nights per person from USD $4190
16-24 August 2020: Includes accommodation on a twin share basis, all meals, return airport transfers, Perfect Wave surf guides. Lower deck Standard rooms: each room provides individually controlled air conditioning, one queen bed and one super single bed, desk/chair, dresser, hanging closet, TV/HD player, portholes, private ensuite bathroom with shower. Staterooms 5,6,7,8,9 & 10
Airport meet & greet at Male airport and domestic terminals by Perfect Wave ground services
Group return airport transfers (individual transfers at extra cost).
One way domestic flight for trip starting in Outer Atolls
Perfect Wave welcome pack.
Luxury accommodation in air-conditioned twin cabins
16m Dhoni support boat for flexible surf break access
Full Board – 3 buffet meals daily (All you can eat)
Unlimited tea, coffee with espresso coffee at extra cost
Unlimited mineral water with The Perfect Wave refillable water bottle
5m Dinghy (tender)
Use of basic snorkelling & fishing gear. (Equipment is basic hand lines and mask/snorkel & fins. If you want quality gear, please feel free to bring your own with you).
Maldivian Specialty Beach BBQ when weather and surf permits
Maldivian US$6 per person/night Green Tax.
SGA Trained Expert Surf Guide.
TPW Traveller Care Guarantee
The Perfection Pass Membership Benefits:
The Perfection Pass is the world’s first surf travel loyalty program. If you are a repeat client of The Perfect Wave, please apply for your membership and enjoy the following extra inclusions if you book a trip with The Perfect Wave Carpe Vita:
- US$50 off your bar bill, if you are a repeat The Perfect Wave client and The Perfection Pass holder.
Please note that all Carpe boats return to harbour the night before check out and dhoni will be unavailable in the afternoon to pick up supplies. No surfing on the day of check out.
Alcohol and other bar items such as Espresso coffee is available for purchase on board. If you have any special requests, please let us know well in advance and we will do our best to organize your favourite brand.
International & Domestic Flights – The Perfect Wave is a fully licensed wholesale travel agent that has experienced consultants ready to package flights with your boat charter.
Please make sure you get flights packaged into your quote as we get the best wholesale rates with Singapore Airlines and Malaysian Airlines to Maldives.
Please note that this boat returns to harbour the night before check out and dhoni will be unavailable in the afternoon to pick up supplies. No surfing on the day of check out.
Domestic Flights to Maldives Outer Atolls are variable and subject to change without notice. For this reason do not book international flights into and departing Male until your Outer Atoll charter is confirmed and domestic flight schedule ticketed. Flight schedules are outside the control of TPW and the risk of changes remains with the traveller.
Deposits & Balance payments
All deposits are required to be paid before bookings will be processed and bookings are not confirmed until deposit has been received.
Perfect Wave have teamed up with Awayco, a global surf gear rental company who carry a very wide range of quiver to rent for your next Maldives surf holiday. If you cannot or don’t want to carry your surfboard all the way to the Maldives, you can book your preferred surfboard from a Awayco range, and the board will wait for you in the Maldives. Our Awayco hub is at Kandooma Resort in North Male’. Please talk to us about how to organize the board pick-up for your surf charter holiday.
Carpe Vita has 10 comfortable cabins of different standards divided over 3 decks. The different cabin types are Suites (2), Superior rooms (2) and Standard rooms (6). All cabins have individually controlled air-conditioning, safety deposit boxes and TV screens with DVD players and their own private bathrooms. The electricity voltage on board is of 220V and the plugs are of 3 pins US type.
The very spacious Suite cabins, are located at the upper deck. The cabins have king size beds which can be separated in two super single beds (39 inches), a flat screen TV plus DVD/MP3 player, desk/chair/dresser, two hanging closets, windows throughout the side of the cabin, bathroom with dual sink, bath tub and separate shower cubicle.
The Carpe Vita has two Superior cabins located on the main deck with king size beds which can be separated in two super single beds and desk/chair/dresser, hanging closet, large windows, private en-suite bathroom and shower cubicle.
A total of 6 Standard cabins are located on the cabin deck below the main deck. All cabins have one queen size bed and super single bed, desk/chair, dresser, private en-suite bathrooms with showers. All standard cabins have portholes.
Wifi internet connection is available for $15/week. You can also arrange a Maldivian SIM card on arrival.
In the lounge they have a stereo (where you can plug in with Stereo RCA) and up at the dining area there is a small stereo with a 2×3.5mm stereo cable so that anyone can plug in an iPhone/iPod.
Layne Beachley AO is widely regarded as the most successful female surfer in history, claiming 7 world titles. Layne was awarded with an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2015 for her distinguished service to the community, as mentor for women in sport, and to surfing as a world champion competitor. Also in 2015, Layne was appointed Chair of Surfing Australia, the first former female World Champion, in any sport, to take on this role at a National Sporting Organisation. In September 2018, more than a decade after winning her record breaking seventh world surfing crown, Layne returned to the water to win the inaugural World Surf League, Masters World Championship. In addition to winning world titles and championing surfing, Layne’s passion is sharing transformational stories to awakening consciousness and challenge limiting beliefs through her powerful keynote presentations, workshops and one-on-one mentoring.
Surfing With Layne
Surf daily and take in Layne’s surf and life experience garnered over 3 plus decades surfing the world’s best waves in the world’s highest level of competition. Enjoy surfing some of the Maldives best reef breaks and relive your day of waves with an evening Happy Hour informal chatfest hanging out with Layne and Kirk over a few refreshing beverages. Carpe Vita sails throughtout the Central Atolls such as Meemu, Thaa and Laamu Atolls. Central offers spots exposed to all directions and for all levels, so there's always a left- or a right-hander well-protected from the predominant SW wind directions.. All spots in the Meemu Atoll are on a coast line facing to the east. All spots are close to each other so that you can change spots within a few minutes!
The MV Carpe Vita is a luxury surf charter boat designed and built for guests that enjoy a full service surf & dive charter. The MV Carpe Vita is a luxury 38m (125 feet) long motor safari yacht with a wooden hull, designed and built by experienced Maldivian boat builders. It will be accompanied by a specially designed new 18 Metre (61 foot) Dhoni (diving & surfing tender) to meet the needs and comfort of both divers & surfers. The Carpe Vita has 10 comfortable cabins of different standards divided over 3 decks. The different cabin types are Upper Suite (2), Main Superior (2) and Lower Standard (6). All cabins have individually controlled AC, safety deposit boxes, life jackets and their own private bathroom with toilet and hot water shower. The electricity voltage on board is of 220V and the plugs are of 3 pins UK type.