Maldives Private Luxury Charter
‘Ocean Adventurer III (OA3) Catamaran’
Book a private charter for you and your partner or bring the whole family and some friends. It’s your home away from home so kids can come along too, it is up to you who you share this unique experience with.
The OA3 Catamaran was purpose built to do ocean crossings economically and in comfort. With a 4000 nautical mile range, this power catamaran can do anything from long term research expeditions to the intended surf & free dive exploration.
Ocean Adventurer 3 (OA3) is an expedition yacht aiming to explore some of the most incredible destinations the Indian Ocean has to offer, to surf, free dive and kite.
At 65ft in length, 4 double cabins and a multiple sitting areas. Cruising, scuba diving, surfing, fishing and tailor made trips for both individuals as well as small groups.
Scattered across the equator in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the gem like islands of the Maldives depict the rare vision of a tropical paradise. Palm fringed islands with pristine beaches, turquoise lagoons, crystal clear warm water and stunning coral reefs with abundant varieties of marine life and hosting a massive variety of world class waves that are now accessible to the travelling surfer.
There are over 1,192 islands in the Maldives Republic, measuring 820 km’s north to south and 120 km’s east to west, the closest neighbors are India and Sri Lanka.
FREE DIVING & SNORKELLING
The other side of Maldives lay beneath the turquoise waters.
Experience the beauty of thousands of coral reefs, beautiful fish and sea creatures that will keep you wanting more!
Limited snorkelling gear onboard, we recommend guest bring their own.
Surfing and Paddling
Got a surf board or stand up, the crew will make sure you are never too far away from those postcard worthy waves you’ve always dreamed of.
During the last decade, surfing in the Maldives has attracted many surfers from all over the world. The same swells hitting Indonesia deliver the goods to the Maldives except that the latitude is a little higher and the SE exposure has less energy.
There are three main surfing areas;
- The North and South Male Atoll, the surf season runs from April to October during the South-West Monsoons. The bigger swells run from May to August with 2 to 8 ft waves on offer all season.
- Central Atoll standard waves are long and clean with size varying between 2 and 8ft as well. During southern hemisphere winter (April-October), it’s pretty much never flat.
- Southern Atolls right at the southern point of the Maldives are best for surf from February to April and from September to November, there are always waves in the area but the winds become very strong at other times of the year.
Fishing has always been the lifeblood of island nations and the Maldives is no different, this place has been dubbed the ‘fishiest’ places on the planet. Pelagic species are often the favourite target although there are a lot of reef and shallow water species that will give you a run for your money like Bonefish, Barracuda, Groper, Snapper and the king of fish, the Giant Trevally.
Cruising the deep waters along the outside of the reef Yellow fin Tuna, Dogtooth Tuna, Dolphin Fish, Wahoo, Sail Fish and Marlin all cruise these waters. If you want to fish make sure you bring plenty of your favourite lures.
7 Night or 10 Nights Options
Our biggest advantage is good cruising speed/seakeeping so we can explore way more spots in short space of time. We can move as weather/swell changes and can best of all move away from crowds.
Most commonly departing centrally located Male you have easy access to North and South Male as well as the Central Atolls. Picture perfect paradise abounds, beautiful islands, sandy beaches, untouched reefs and protected seas perfect for cruising.
With no set itinerary the crew are at your service ready to fulfil your requirements, whether it’s relaxed cruising island to island, looking for the best dive or snorkelling locations, maybe you want to fish or surf.
This Catamaran was purpose built to do ocean crossings economically and in comfort. With a 4000 nautical mile range, this power catamaran can do anything from long term research expeditions to the intended surf & free dive exploration of the Indian Ocean.
- length 21m(65ft)
- draft 1,5m
- 4 double cabins
- 1 twin cabin
- Various outdoor seating arrangements
- Big saloon area including TV
- Pilot house
- 8000 liters fuel capacity
- Generator, watermaker
- Working space aft deck
- Tender garage/boards/storage area
- 1 x 4,5m tender
ABOUT SURFING / SUP SURFING
If you are into surfing or SUP’ing you need to bring! It’ll have to be around 9’2 max with some airlines claiming up to 9’8. Check with your chosen airline before booking your flights.
Whether you are a novice, have had some experience on a surfboard or you’re an advanced surfer, we have something for everyone.
FREE DIVING & SNORKELLING MALDIVES
ISLAND HOPPING / LOCAL VILLAGE
Island hopping is a great way to get your feet on the land and see the local side of the Maldives.
Walk around or go for a run, most islands take around 30 mins to walk around. You will meet new people see the way of life for the Maldivians, kids are playing soccer in the street, men may be playing chess in the afternoon while the women are playing a local game Bachi.
You can try new foods or try your tongue in the local Divehi language. There won’t be much shopping about maybe just a small shop to buy some trinkets or ice cream.
CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT
- Upon request
- Dependent on charter location TBC upon booking request
GETTING THERE WITH SURF BOARDS & SUPS
You have a few options but if it’s Surfboards and Surf SUP’s you want to bring then we recommend flying with Singapore Airlines or Air Asia to Male who will both takes boards up to 9’6. You will be met and assisted by your crew upon arrival.
If your charter requires an internal flight, board restrictions may apply. Please enquire before booking your flights.
Rates are all inclusive except alcohol, for upto 8 guests (4 double cabins)
Start Male Airport & End Male Airport
Dates are upon request & subject to availability.
Additional days $1800 USD per day
Available for charter anywhere in the Maldives with additional relocation fees apply.
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