“THE TRIP”

 

These are our recommendations in order to have a better trip

 

 

Our standard trip is 12 nights (11 days).

 

When the passengers arrive in Padang our land crew takes them to a hotel (hotel charges not included) in town with all comforts to rest until the boat disembarks.

 

The boat leaves from Padang to the islands at night depending on tides (weather conditions permitting) and arrives for the first waves at dawn the next morning.

 

 

The following days the boat goes around the islands to find the best conditions and guests can surf as much as they want in each spot.

 

At night, the boat either stays in quiet locations for sleeping or sails to other areas so as to maximise daylight hours for surfing.

 

Of course, it’s not only surfing that’s on offer: guests can fish, snorkel, visit the islands or just relax. We sail back to Padang during last night of the trip so we arrive to the port early morning. Guests can stay onboard until the land crew takes them to the airport for their flights unless they want to go and rest at a hotel (hotel charges not included).

 

If any doubt please read the conditions of sale before your trip.

“Practical Tips”

 

Things to bring with you

 

 

FOR THE TRIP:

 

-Travel insurance

-Passport with 6 month validity

-Passport photocopy

-16GB USB Flash Drive for the photos and videos

-In case of e-ticket, a printed copy of your itinerary

-Visa: Ask the Indonesian embassy in your country for visa information

-Personal first aid kit

-Cash for your personal expenses

 

SURF GEAR:

 

-Tropical wax

-Sun block

-Rash Vest

-Surfing cap

-Reef booties

-Leashes

-Fins sets

-Reparation kit

-Boardshorts

-Helmet

 

 

Behaviour in the water

 

It is very important to have the right attitude when on a boat trip, and that includes when surfing with other passenger from the same boat of from other boats. Sharing is part of the essence of these trips.

 

REMEMBER:

 

Casos y situaciones que se pueden dar durante el viaje:

 

If we get to a spot where there’s already one boat moored with its passenger surfing, it is advisable to wait for a little while and then enter the water in twos. How much would you hate it if you were surfing and another boat arrived and before the anchor is lowered, a group of ten surfers paddled your way? Give some time to others is always a good option.

 

When there are several boats and a lot of surfers willing to surf, the best option is that only 4 or 5 surfers per boat are surfing at the same time. Try to avoid going all at the same time when it’s very crowded.

 

You’ll be surfing reef waves with a very definite take off spot (the exact opposite to beachbreaks). So it is essential that everyone takes waves in turns. Always respect other surfer’s turn and don’t snake waves. If you paddle for a wave your turn to go is gone.

Do NOT drop in and respect the other surfers. There are no local surfers in the islands, so respecting each other and everyone’s turns is the way to go; we are all foreigners in the water.

If it’s your turn to go and you don’t like the wave, raise both arms in advance so the other surfers have time to paddled for that wave.

Give away waves to fellow passengers or to surfers from other boats. It’s a much nice experience than to trying to get all the waves for yourself.

 

Enjoy as much as you can while respecting the place, the sea and its people. These islands are a unique place; help us keep it this way.

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King millenium logos of the best boats for surf in mentawai King millenium logos of the best boats for surf in mentawai King millenium logos of the best boats for surf in mentawai King millenium logos of the best boats for surf in mentawai
King millenium logos of the best boats for surf in mentawai King millenium logos of the best boats for surf in mentawai King millenium logos of the best boats for surf in mentawai King millenium logos of the best boats for surf in mentawai

“THE TRIP”

 

These are our recommendations in order to have a better trip

 

 

Our standard trip is 12 nights (11 days).

 

When the passengers arrive in Padang our land crew takes them to a hotel (hotel charges not included) in town with all comforts to rest until the boat disembarks.

 

The boat leaves from Padang to the islands at night depending on tides (weather conditions permitting) and arrives for the first waves at dawn the next morning.

 

 

The following days the boat goes around the islands to find the best conditions and guests can surf as much as they want in each spot.

 

At night, the boat either stays in quiet locations for sleeping or sails to other areas so as to maximise daylight hours for surfing.

 

Of course, it’s not only surfing that’s on offer: guests can fish, snorkel, visit the islands or just relax. We sail back to Padang during last night of the trip so we arrive to the port early morning. Guests can stay onboard until the land crew takes them to the airport for their flights unless they want to go and rest at a hotel (hotel charges not included).

 

If any doubt please read the conditions of sale before your trip.

“Practical Tips”

 

Things to bring with you

 

 

FOR THE TRIP:

 

-Travel insurance

-Passport with 6 month validity

-Passport photocopy

-16GB USB Flash Drive for the photos and videos

-In case of e-ticket, a printed copy of your itinerary

-Visa: Ask the Indonesian embassy in your country for visa information

-Personal first aid kit

-Cash for your personal expenses

 

SURF GEAR:

 

-Tropical wax

-Sun block

-Rash Vest

-Surfing cap

-Reef booties

-Leashes

-Fins sets

-Reparation kit

-Boardshorts

-Helmet

 

 

Behaviour in the water

 

It is very important to have the right attitude when on a boat trip, and that includes when surfing with other passenger from the same boat of from other boats. Sharing is part of the essence of these trips.

 

REMEMBER:

 

Casos y situaciones que se pueden dar durante el viaje:

 

If we get to a spot where there’s already one boat moored with its passenger surfing, it is advisable to wait for a little while and then enter the water in twos. How much would you hate it if you were surfing and another boat arrived and before the anchor is lowered, a group of ten surfers paddled your way? Give some time to others is always a good option.

 

When there are several boats and a lot of surfers willing to surf, the best option is that only 4 or 5 surfers per boat are surfing at the same time. Try to avoid going all at the same time when it’s very crowded.

 

You’ll be surfing reef waves with a very definite take off spot (the exact opposite to beachbreaks). So it is essential that everyone takes waves in turns. Always respect other surfer’s turn and don’t snake waves. If you paddle for a wave your turn to go is gone.

Do NOT drop in and respect the other surfers. There are no local surfers in the islands, so respecting each other and everyone’s turns is the way to go; we are all foreigners in the water.

If it’s your turn to go and you don’t like the wave, raise both arms in advance so the other surfers have time to paddled for that wave.

Give away waves to fellow passengers or to surfers from other boats. It’s a much nice experience than to trying to get all the waves for yourself.

 

Enjoy as much as you can while respecting the place, the sea and its people. These islands are a unique place; help us keep it this way.