A boat trip is something that every surfer wants to do. It’s a sort of rite of passage for anyone that dreams of perfect, empty waves with nothing but a few friends and crystal clear water. There’s just something about the idea of a bunch of friends cruising up to a perfect wave, surfing all day, then retiring for a sunset aboard a gently rocking vessel, beers in hand and sunburns galore. But before you start planning, there are a few spots you need to know about.
Captain Martin Daly was born in Australia but has spent his life searching for some of the best undiscovered surf spots in the most remote parts of the world. He now runs a world renown surf charter business in Indonesia, the Indies Trader fleet. He takes the GoPro family back to one of his earliest […]
Some surf camps are great, some good, others are just plain grotty. mpora.com give us nine of the best camps that can give you a surf trip of a lifetime, here we go:
Yoni Klein is a name you probably haven’t heard much of before. He’s a doctor from Tel Aviv, Israel who just so happens to be a world-class surfer as well. Yoni took a trip to Kandui Resort this summer and scored some incredible waves. At the beginning of the trip he was relatively unknown, and […]
One of the best backside tube riders to call the Gold Coast of Australia home, Superbrand’s Nick Vasicek recently took a trip to Indo to reaffirm he’s no slouch in pumping lefts, either.
Brent Dorrington joined his friends on the Sibon Baru bound for the Mentawai Islands. The four and a half minutes clip below contain good waves and performance attacks.
The residents and regency administration of the Mentawai Islands have opposed the decision made by the central government and West Sumatra provincial administration to grant an industrial forest (HTI) permit for a company in Siberut Island, The Jakarta Post reported.
Dean Vandewalle is only 15, but he’s not holding back. Watch the Belgian-born wunderkint tear Mentawai. Kids ain’t right these days.
The recent ill-fated Starkoat charter-trip has generated plenty of chatter. We went straight to the source and have the facts for you….
Last friday, the surf charter boat Star Koat, an eighty-foot trad Indonesian wooden boat built in Sibolga for twelve passengers, ran aground while taking a short cut in the Mentawai’s deep south a little before eight pm, Beach Grit reported.