MV Bintang

MV Bintang

Mentawai Islands

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Our 115ft ocean going Schooner Bintang is the biggest western built vessel in the Mentawai Surf Boat Fleet.

Yachts are owned and operated by Daryl Robinson and his two sons, Ashton and Carrick. All are keen surfers. Knowing where to find the best waves on a daily basis is their forte. Join us to surf the East Indian Ocean around the beautiful and remote Mentawai Islands. The Bintang may be chartered for US$ 300 per night.  US$ 1000 per person deposit is required with the booking to lock in the charter dates. The balance is due 3 months prior to the charter date.

Both yachts are spacious with ample on deck seating perfect for those breezy tropical nights, while sampling the local cuisine and feasting on freshly caught seafood after a hard days surfing.

All guests on Bintang  must have Medivac Insurance.

Simply ask your travel agent to book you to Singapore, then fly on Garuda, Tiger or Silk Air to Padang, Sumatra, or to Kuala Lumpur, then Malaysian Airlines or Air Asia for the short flight to Padang, Sumatra.


Please handle own bags and boards with trolly when picking up your gear off baggage conveyor.even if porters have Bintang  sign.
for mafia tactic’s will apply to get large payments from you for carrying your meager surf apparrel. if you need help negotiate US$2 to carry gear to bus and get a yes before porter picks your gear up.

Charter Departure & Return Dates from Padang, West Sumatra
10 guests is considered fully booked but can take 12 -14 guests.if requiried
…YACHT  BINTANG for the Year  2012… US$300/night.

DeparturesReturnNumber of Spots Available +tentative
01 March16 MarchPhuket – Padang
19 March30 March12
02 April13 April12
16 April27 April12
30 April11 MayF / b
14 May25 MayTentative / b
27 May08 JuneF / b
10 June21 JuneF / b
24 June05 JulyF / b
09 July20 July4
23 July01 AugF / b
05 Aug17 AugF / b
20 Aug31 AugF / b
03 Sept14 SeptF / b
17 Sept28 Sept4
01 Oct12 OctF / b
15 Oct26 OctF / b
29 Oct09 NovF / b
EXCLUSIVITY FOR 10 OR LESS GUESTS US$30,000. 11th and 12th person @US$270/night each. DEPOSIT OF $10,000 TO LOCK  full charter in. Or US$3300 per person for 11 night charter.US$1000 deposit,also US$1500 extra to take out 30ft skiff 10 guestsx150 each, spit up if less number of guests.semi professional canon video camera to take video of whole trip when conditions permit US$2500 to be paid before leaving port ,all tapes edited by guests after trip.Canon 50D camera and 300mm x 2.8 mm lens,all guests shot thru out trip,individual CD,$300/Guest. Beer,one carton of 24 cans,US$50 per carton,that’s 2 a night work out your tally, pay tally before departure 11 nights is a considered a normal charter but up to 14 nights can be arranged,all pick ups and drop off’s to airport inclusive in price.Trips to Telo Nias Asu Banyaks and acae can be arranged.extra fuel levy incurred.

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