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Traditional wooden cruiser - Southern Atoll, . Maldives

INTRODUCTION

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Every season from March till October this traditional wooden cruiser offers 10 night trips in Outer Atolls – Southern Maldives. The main goal of the captain and his crew is to get you to uncrowded spots and make your trip unforgettable experience. Good surf charter is a good as crew on board. That is why, all members of the team are only experienced locals who knows Maldives as their own shoes. All crew together has more than 50 years of experience with running surf charter boats.

 

Every trip is all inclusive. From the very first moment when your plane will land at the airport everything will be taken care of.

 

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?

 

  • Comfortable cabins with AC
  • Culinary experience from our Sri Lankan chef
  • Fishing
  • Island hoping
  • BBQ nights
  • Bar and chill lounge area
  • Dhoni and dhingy to take you to the line up
  • Friendly staff
  • Endless perfect glassy waves!!!!!

THE ACCOMMODATION

This wooden hull is an 85ft / 27ft wide traditional Maldivian boat. Great for cruising around beautiful island archipelago as Maldives.

 

BOAT FEATURES

  • Wooden Hull built in 1998
  • 85ft long and 32ft wide
  • Dhoni (53ft) + Dinghy (22ft) as support vessels
  • Supported by 280 HP Yamaha Diesel engine *cruise speed 10 knots
  • Equipped with 2 generators, GPS navigation, CB Radio, mobile phone and compass

 

CABINS

 

In total 7 cabins located on the lower deck. One smaller cabin is reserved for the guide located on the upper deck behind the wheel house.

 

  • 6 cosy and quiet, air-conditioned ensuite cabins for the guests
  • With hot shower, toilet and basin
  • Wardrobe and storage space
  • Wall fan
  • Comfortable linens and mattresses

 

BOAT INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR

 

  • Spacious indoor dining area
  • Outdoor lounge bar and dining area
  • 2 large shaded sundeck
  • Music and TV/video facilities
  • Production of own freshwater on board – enough to provide up to 250 litres of fresh water per person per day!

MEALS AND DRINKS

 

Kitchen crew understand that good healthy food is important on the surf trip and that you need a lot of it! Experienced chef from Sri Lanka will cook for you food porn 3 times a day and don’t worry not just curry!

 

  • 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Snacks included during the whole trip (fresh fruit, chocolate bars, toasts…)
  • Water, tea and coffee
  • Fresh fish
  • BBQ
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic drinks are not included

 

THE ACTIVITIES

SURFING

 

Of course main activity is chasing barrels but we also have a range of activities to keep you entertained between the surf sessions  or on your lay day. The main lounge area is equipped with large flat screen TV with stereo system. You can play movies or check the photos from last session. We also have range of board games and cards.

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

 

Night/Day fishing – On the boat you can find all fishing equipment. You can troll or use a lure and catch your own dinner.  The Maldives is considered as on of the best fishing spots. Marine life is very rich here and you can get delicous tuna, mackerel, barracuda and many other fish for your sashimi plate! 

 

Snorkeling – The reef is alive and full of different species.  Crystal clear water has a great visibility. Maldives are rated as one of the top 5 dive sites in the world.  

 

Visit a local village – due to the covid restrictions unfortunately not possible at the moment

 

Diving – on request only

 

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

SOUTHERN ATOLL

 

Huvadhoo and Addu Atoll is definitely less crowded area in Maldives. The location at the bottom of the island’s chain creates a swell magnet and you can find here a dozen of world-class waves that are perfectly exposed.

 

SURF SPOTS

 

Kaededhdhoo (Right) – The wave is located on little island with the airport. It is a right-hander that is fun when the swell is big. It’s on the west side of the atoll, so it doesn’t receive as much swell as the other breaks.

 

Beacons or Barracuda Poin(Right) – One of the most powerful and hollow wave in the Maldives. Faces south so it picks up plenty of swell. Needs north-west or north winds. The best time for this wave is early season from February to April. It is pretty short ride with easy takeoff. Best on mid to high tide and can be surfed 2 to 10 feet.

 

Dhigulaabadhoo (Left) – Across the channel from Beacons. It is a fat ride on the take off but when the swell direction is right, it can link up with another section on the inside, where it produces a bit more speed and power. Needs the same wind as Beacons and can be surfed on all tides. Plenty of marine life around here and sometimes it is possible to see whale sharks here.

 

Castaways (Right) – Very shallow and tricky spot. It can be surfed only on a high tide. When the swell is over 4 foot, it breaks out the back where a fun wave can be had and you make the choice to keep going through to the inside, where it hits the shallow ledge and gets a bit tricky. Nice little, deserted island in front of the break.

 

Blue Bowls (Right) – Long wave, not too hollow but it is a lot of fun.  Best around 4-6 feet on mid tide.  It is well protected if the wind swings around to south/south-west which is common from April till August.

 

Gani Point (Right) – Another wave which is protected from south/south-west winds. Can get very hollow especially on a mid tide.

 

Booga Reef (Peak) – A bomb in the middle of the channel between 2 islands. Not too hollow but it is a fun ride. The right is usually good pick, needs west / north-west wind.

 

Love Charms (Left) – Great wave from take off to the end. Perfect tube on the inside, breaks at 2-10 feet and needs west to northern winds and can be surfed on all tides. 

 

Rockets (Left) – Fun wave, not so hollow but creates nice long walls. Picks up plenty of swell and can be surfed at all tides. Needs west to north winds.

 

And of course there are more secret spots that only our captain knows 😉

Getting Here

Take international flight to Male International Airport. Then you will have to take domestic flight to meet our boat.

 

PRICES & PACKAGES

DATES AND PRICES

 

2499 USD per person

 

12-03-2022 / 22-03-2022 – 5 Spots Available

4-04-2022 / 14-04-2022 – 9 Spots Available

02-08-2022 / 12-08-2022 – 6 Spots Available

15-09-2022 / 25-09-2022 – 8 Spots Available

07-10-2022 / 17-10-2022 – 4 Spots Available

18-10-2022 / 28-10-2022 – 12 Spots  Available

29-10-2022 / 08-11-2022 – 12 Spots Available 

 

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

 

  • Accommodation in twin or double cabins
  • 3 meals per day and snacks
  • 1 bbq dinner on local island (depending on weather conditions)
  • Unlimited drinking water, tea, coffee
  • Return domestic flights
  • Return airport transfers
  • Government taxes 
  • Separate surf dhingy to take you to the line up

 

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Alcohol, soft drinks and juices
  • Surfboard rental 

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