Come aboard the Indies Explorer and let the experienced crew take you to a true surfer's paradise. You just can't beat waking up and looking out your cabin window to find perfect uncrowded waves.
The Indies Explorer is one of the biggest surf charter boats operating in the Mentawai, ensuring you won't feel cramped on the adventure of a lifetime.
Also along for the ride is their 6.1m tender/ runabout powered by a new 40hp yamaha for zooming you to and from the break with ease. The tender has a stainless steel removable annexe for shade whilst filming, taking photos or resting watching the waves. It is also perfect for the afternoon fishing trip.
The Indies Explorer features a polished timber open plan kitchen with large LCD flat screen TV, saloon/ media room and outdoor dining area with plenty of seating for all aboard. The saloon consists of a big screen LCD TV and Playstation 3 equipped for gaming and DVD enjoyment for all. They also have a Booming sound system with Amplifier & Ipod docking, so bring your own music to relax or party on after a big day of epic waves.
The entire boat has been refurbished including the bathrooms, showers, kitchen, saloon, guest rooms, kitchen, the bridge, engine room, all electrical wiring the lot plus more, making for a very tidy, smooth operating charter boat perfect for your trip.
The Indies also has air-conditioning and ten private cabins, 8 with double beds and some rooms with single beds as well, plus staff quarters means that the spacious Indies Explorer is the perfect boat for your wife or girlfriend to feel relaxed and enjoy her trip as well. So come aboard!!! BOOK TODAY!!!
All this meaning that.
The Indies Explorer is better than ever before!!
The Indies Explorer is an owner operated 115ft ironwood ketch built exclusively for long range surf charters and exploration in Sulawesi by Haji Darmand and his team in late 1998 to early 1999 and refurbished by our team in 2010-2011. She features all updated navigation and safety equipment such as Satellite phone, radar, GPS, Sounder, SSB radio, a 25 man life raft, life jackets, fire extinguishers, all new maps, medical kits, 220 v electricity plus more.. The Indies Explorer is registered to carry 25 passengers and is powered by a Nissan 10 cylinder 480 hp motor.
2015 Fully Booked
Exclusive Charter discounts available. Enquire about 2016 dates.
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Return Padang airport transfer
3 meals daily + snack foods
All non-alcoholic beverages
3 Ice cold Bintangs per person daily
Use of equipment on-board
Engine: Nissan Diesel RT 10 Cylinder 480 hp
Cruising speed: 8-10 knots
Generators: 2 x Mitsubishi Fanter
Weight: 125 tonnes
Length: 35.05 metres
Width: 7 metres
Overall depth: 10 metres (lowest point) 11 metres (highest point)
Draft: 2 metres
4 A/C Double Cabins, including additional single bunk
4 A/C Double Cabins
1 A/C Single Cabin
Indoor and outdoor showers
25 man life raft
220 v Electricity
Air Conditioning: 3 x LG
Saloon and outdoor dining area
Plenty of seating for all aboard.
2 Large LCD TV in saloon and galley
2 DVD players
CD & I Pod docking station
The Indies Explorer gourmet chef (O'Neill) will make sure you are never hungry during your voyage, serving up a variety of Indonesian and western dishes. Snacks, fruit, soft drinks, tea/coffee and water are all provided. Each person is also given a case of Bintang on board (extra Bintang will be available to buy on board).
Local Village Visits
A punchy, dredging righthander located a few hundred yards from Lances Left. With a shifting peak it can be a fun. The outside bombora, about 100m from the break itself will indicate when a set is approaching.This place can hold big swells and is worth checking out.
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