April 2016 (Dates TBD)
A hosted, guided, catered 10 Night Surf Boat Charter around The Andaman Islands, India.
An 8 Person Trip Now Booking
Book Now to secure a space.
Ever wanted to surf in the wild and remote Andaman Islands, but can’t face the days of arduous travel and the difficulty of finding and getting access to the empty surf breaks? We’ve done a few research trips over the last few years and ran our first, successful land-based trip on Little Andaman a couple of years back , but as a luxurious, comfortable, yet still adventurous surf trip, particularly around these remote islands, nothing beats a surf boat charter. This season we’ve sourced a beautiful wooden cutter sailing yacht, to explore even more breaks on even more islands.
We’ll be honest, an Andaman trip is still a voyage of discovery. We’ll be aiming to surf some breaks we’ve only read about or heard rumour of or even just stumbled upon. Last season we used a guests drone to scout a brand new spot which was one of the waves of the trip. Armed with some local knowledge gaines over them last few years, some ongoing internet research, a few inside tips from the few who’ve explored here before, Google Earth, an experienced Andaman Captain and crew, weather & wave forecast charts and inquisitive minds we’ll make this a trip of a lifetime.
Our home will be a beautiful wooden 72ft yacht which is fully equipped for a comfortable stay onboard and safe cruising around these remote islands. Our captain has over 20 years experience in these waters so we’re looking forward to finding some little-known or never-before surfed breaks. The cabins are compact, as you’d expect on a sailing yacht, yet comfortable and air conditioned. There’s a lounge a plenty of communal relaxation areas, on the upper deck there’s an air conditioned comfy lounge with TV, DVD & games, an on-deck lounge/bar area and a large sun-deck with loungers and a barbeque – the island sky is totally inpolluted with clear air, millions of blazing stars, shooting stars & maybe a meteor shower as our backdrop.
This is pretty much all-inclusive with delicious, nutritious meals prepared daily by our on-board chef and all drinks except alcoholic ones included. We will provide a few crates of beer, but if you like a drink we advise you bring some extras.
Included in the surf charter cost:
10 Nights aboard the yacht.
All intra island cruising as per the itinerary.
All meals, snacks & soft drinks and a few beers on board .
Soul & Surf Guides / Hosts.
€2500 (that’s about £1950 or $3200)
(Per person (based on shared a room) + immigration)
Not included in the surf charter cost:
Wake Boarding*. See details below.
Massage. Price & availability tbc.
Alcohol. We can take you shopping in Port Blair on arrival, just let us know in advance.
Accommodation in Port Blair, if you arrive early or depart later.
Immigration tax which we estimate to be about $100 but it’s a new rule and not yet defined.)
Itinerary of the trip
The islands we could explore, depending on swell and wind conditions to explore are South Rutland, Twin Islands (permit depending), South Sentinel Island and with the main focus being around the south, east and west coast of Little Andaman. This is subject to change and development as we conditions dictate and marine park permits change, and we’re open to your input too.
We will arrive back to Port Blair one night prior to departure day, overnight on the yacht have breakfast & check out to make your flights back.
A 30% deposit is required to secure a place on a first come, first served basis. Only once we have received your deposit AND confirmed that we have a place for you should you book any travel arrangements. Then the full balance is payable 60 days before departure.
Payments can be made via Credit Card, Paypal or bank transfer to our UK account. Details of how to pay will be sent to you once you submit a booking request. We’ll need you to read and sign the trips specific booking Terms & Conditions before you book. (to be supplied)
Please note: that we require 6 deposit receipts to confirm this trip. Until we receive these 6 confirmed bookings we reserve the right to cancel the trip at any time up to 60 days before departure and will provide a full refund of your deposit should we do so.
You’ll have to make your own way to and from Port Blair for the pick up, arriving on the morning of departure (or before) and departing from 12pm onwards on departure day. We suggest using http://www.skyscanner.net to find the cheapest flights. The departure airport from India mainland is either Chennai or Kolkata.
We will require a signed, scanned and emailed copy of our Surf Charter Disclaimer form before departing for the Andamans. This is a wild and remote place and medical care is basic on land – we have a first aid kit – so you must fully understand and personally accept the inherent risks in travel and surf of this nature and accept that we cannot be held responsible for your personal safety. We will also require a copy of your travel insurance (including surfing and diving if applicable as an accepted activity).
Email us here to book yourself a space.