Photos: Mentawai Mission

Photos: Mentawai Mission

Recently IndoSurfLife.com had the pleasure of cruising the renowned Mentawai Islands off the coast of Sumatra onboard the Arimbi. With plenty of swell forecasted the crew was hungry to explore one of Indonesia’s most famous and rewarding surfing destinations.

A Barrel Fest of Dreams on Day One of Indonesian Surf Competition 2011

A Barrel Fest of Dreams on Day One of Indonesian Surf Competition 2011

An incredible day of surfing kicked off the inaugural Indonesian Surf Competition 2011 today on the island of Sipora at Lances Right (also known as HT’s), with countless barrel rides in arguably the best contest waves seen in recent history. Rounds 1, 2, and 4 heats of Round 3 were completed in 4-6 foot.