Fast & spacious charter vessel to the Mentawais - operating since 1999
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11 nights, 10 days surfing, can be extended by 1-4 days, see Schedule for actual trip durations.
Charters depart Padang at 10pm and arrive back into Padang 11 nights later at about 5am.
ABOUT THE BOAT
82ft ex-customs patrol vessel customised for surf charters, built in Japan in 1978 (20ft wide, 6ft draft)
2 x 400Hp Nissan diesel engines, cruising speed
1 x Kohler silenced diesel genset, 33 Kva, 1 x Isuzu diesel genset, 30 Kva. 110v and 220v power, US, Australian and Indonesian power points.
Desalination unit (unlimited)
1x8 Berth Cabin, 1x2 Berth Cabin; 1xcouples cabin. All cabins, galley and TV room have ducted and split system AC
Certified 20 man Life Raft, Flares, 406Mhz EPIRB, SART, life-jackets & life rings, fire extinguishers, first aid kit
VHF Marine Radio, HF Radio, Satellite phone, mobile phone reception in some areas
Garmin 216 GPS integrated with C-Maps, 64mile JRC Radar
1x 4m Alloy Dinghy, 1 x Rubber Zodiac with 15 hp Yamaha, 1 x 24ft Fibreglass speed boat with 2 x 175 hp Four stroke Suzuki outboards
Snorkelling gear, spear guns, 4 game rods, tackle & hand lines, stereo, TV & DVD player, games, books
ABOUT THE CREW
Steve (Sooly), the owner of Huey will be your host and surf guide. With 20 years experience travelling through Indonesia and its waters, he'll be sure to get you the best waves on offer.
Captain John keeps the boat pointed straight and with 20 years of ocean experience your safety is never compromised. Amril, our Indonesian captain is a born and bred Padang local and also has 20 years experience at sea. He knows these waters like no other and has been working on western charter boats for 7 years.
Khairul our Chef and all round good guy will provide the food. His cooking is second to none. After finishing his trade certificate in Bukitingi, he started work on Huey in 2000 and has been with the boat ever since. All meals, soft drinks, tea and coffee are provided. Vegetarians are also catered for (please advise at the time of booking).
Erry and Panjil are our two deckhands and dinghy drivers, also with lots of experience on the ocean.
The Mentawai Islands offer some of the best and most consistent waves in the world.
From AU$3400 pp, based on 11 nights
Peak Season AU$3800 pp, based on 11 nights
- Return Padang Airport-boat transfers
- Mentawais tax
- 3 awesome meals per day including snacks, desserts etc
- 6 pack of Bintang per day, per guest
- Extra guests can be accommodated for. Please enquire for details
- Full use of all amenities on board
- Use of Canon EOS 7D and 400mm lens. Bring a hard drive so you can take your photos home
- Unlimited use of speedboat for accessing different breaks and fishing
- Telo-Banyaks can be arranged, extra fuel surcharge applies (contact us for details)
PLEASE NOTE: The Padang Harbour master requires a photocopy of each traveller’s passport. They will impose a fine for non-compliance. Freeline suggests you take a minimum two (2) copies of your passport.
|Surfers should try to visit the Mentawais at least once in their lives, home to many world class waves including HT's, Lances Left, Macaronis, Rags Left & Right, Thunders, Telescopes and E-Bay. Most breaks waves will suit more experience surfers, but you can request your captain to take you out to breaks more suited to your surfing levels, if required. All the operators we represent have proven track records and will make sure you get the waves you want have an awesome time.|