The Dream Charter Boat Surf Report, May 2018
by The Dream Charter Boat
Surf Report: May 14th - 25th 2018
Weather: Just awesome, a bit of rain during the night and sunny during the day.
Swell: Beginning of the trip saw a 6 feet swell with a 15 second wave period that gradually decreased through the trip.
Winds: Variable light winds - pretty good for all the breaks.
Sessions: An amazing trip with medium swell from beginning to the end as well as some good fishing! First five days were spent at the Bay of Plenty and Treasure Island with some great waves; clean and glassy as usual. The captain then moved to Babi island to catch a secret right hander. The guests certainly scored what they were looking for, surfing with friends alone, with overhead sets and consistent conditions. As the swell dropped, the guests surfed at Turtles, where the guests surfed with another surf charter.
Crowd: 3 other charter boats were around. But generally the guests surfed alone for most of the trip.
Photos below of the trip
Bay of Plenty
The Banyaks in all its glory
The guests surfed here alone during the trip
This trip produced some solid but super fun sessions
Surf Report: April 30th - May 11th 2018
Weather: Beautiful weather, sunny every day.
Winds: Variable winds but predominantly from the west.
Sessions: First three days were spent at the Bay of Plenty with head high waves - clean and glassy. It was perfect for this group of intermediate surfers. Then we jumped over to Treasure Island for a nice day pumping 4 feet waves, more hollow than previous days. Day five moving to Turtles consistent 5 feet waves. Then the captain took the decision to head to Babi Island for the end of the trip. Customers always love this wave. Everybody had the chance to catch some good rights and lefts. Super clean conditions.
Crowd: Zero crowds, and although the South swell wasnt ideal for this trip, everyone scored some really good waves and the guests were super stoked.
Photos below of the trip
After thoughts: May produced some super fun waves. Not the biggest surf so far this season - but still very fun for the guests and largely very uncrowded waves - exactly what each group was looking for. June is shaping up for more of the same with a series of storms brewing in the southern Indian ocean. Check back soon for our next report.
For those interested in surfing the waves of the Banyak Islands - check out The Dream Surf Charter for further details.
Deals start as low as USD 1,895 pp (availability as of 3rd June 2018)
The Dream surf charter boat in all its glory
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