Nomadic Sumatran surfaris
The Nomad is a purpose built SURF ADVENTURE vessel well equipped for delivering you in comfort to uncrowded Sumatran reef-breaks. Great boat for small groups of 6-8 surfer. Expert Aussie skipper and fast speedboat mean MAXIMUM SURF-TIME!
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Shaun Levings -World Surfaris MD upon signing up Nomad charters.
Todd Roesler and the well known ‘Nomad’ of Panaitan Island have relocated to his new home in Sumatra. Todd has joined forces with Matt Cruden of ‘Mangalui Ndulu’ to offer guests a surfing adventure of a lifetime. Between Todd and Matt they have over 25 years charter experience in Indonesian waters and are very well regarded among their peers. Read More...More Info
Traditional 60' Indonesian Phinisi, ‘Nomad’ now operates in Sumatra. If you’re keen for a little mystery and adventure this is the ultimate surf trip.
Todd spent 1989 hanging in Bali and Java and the in the Early 90's roughed it throughout North and West Sumatra, surfing and discovering before running charters in West Java. A decade later the Nomad is venturing into the Sumatran waters for a new adventure. Todd has completed his international skippers tickets Master 5 and MED II in 2004. His crew have been with him many years - Kadir, Habibi and Agus and know the needs of travelling surfers.
Nomad trips will begin in either Padang or the Telos and aim to incorporate both regions into their trips. Between Todd and Matt they know where to find uncrowded perfection on a daily basis. You will be surfed out by the end of your trip.