Kepulauan Mentawai, rantai puluhan pulau di lepas pantai barat Sumatera, menawarkan 400 tempat surfing dengan beberapa ombak terbaik yang dapat ditemukan di dunia, Antara News melaporkan.
Mentawai Islands, a chain of dozens of islands and islets off the western coast of Sumatra, offers some 400 surfing spots with some of the best waves to be found anywhere in the world, Antara News reported.
Last month Mentawai was delivered some great waves around the island and Rifles was the best spot to get some really good barrels.
I sit slumped, fatigued from air travel, gazing aimlessly at my phone screen. I am flicking through images to pass time while I wait for my guests to arrive. A little nervous, a tad excited and quite unsure of what awaits on-board the Aileoita. My legs stick to the faux leather seat in the hotel lobby. Foreign exotic smells waft through the air, circulated by air conditioning that is tricking my body into thinking I am back home and not in a smoke engulfed tropical Sumatra, that I am not. Although we share the Indian Ocean with our Indonesian neighbours I am a far cry from my Western Australian desert shores. A day’s travel from Perth to Padang I find myself pensively waiting to board the boat to set sail on my first Mentawai surf trip as a coach and guide.
There are more and more animals surfing these days, from lamas, goats, dogs, pigs, rabbits, and cats (among a few others), it seemed as if no animal on Earth was safe from the wild allure of surfing. Meet Beaker, a six-year-old surfing monkey from Sipura Island in the Mentawai, Indonesia who loves to hang ten and tail.
The World Surf League (WSL) and Asian Surfing Championships (ASC) have combined once again to host another world-class event at one of the best surfing locations on the planet. The QS1,000 rated Mentawai Pro presented by Rip Curl.
With only two weeks left until the inaugural Mentawai Pro Presented by Rip Curl gets underway, the surfing world waits in anticipation to see just what the perfect wave of Lances Right will offer up for 64 hungry World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) competitors.
If there’s ever a good time to go all out and really splash out on a trip it’s your honeymoon, so make the most the opportunity! As surfers we’ve got it pretty easy compared to most other sports. Imagine if you were a caver: suggest a honeymoon slithering through dark, damp and muddy holes in […]
It was the first trip of 2016 of Aileoita (aileoita.com), our partner boat. The forecast was not the best, there were a couple of pulses but not a proper solid swell. Every one thought that it would be a chest to head high wavess trip but our surf-guide and photographer was confident there he would […]
The World Surf League (WSL) and Asian Surfing Championships (ASC) have combined once again to host another world-class event at one of the best surfing locations on the planet. The QS1,000 rated Mentawai Pro pres. by Rip Curl is set to see a selection of the world’s best surfers hit the water at Lances Right for the first time in WSL history from April 20 – 24.