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Expansive Larger Charter for up to 20 Persons!

The stunning M/Y Duke of York was built and launched in the Maldives in 2010. Designed and constructed to a really high standard, the excellent charter is perfect for larger groups looking for a great higher-end surf charter!

This 36-meter long and 11-meter wide charter offers guest accommodation for up to 20 persons, surf the Maldives in comfort and style! Diving services are also available on request!

The Boat

The M/Y Duke of York is a beautiful large charter that can cater for groups of up to 20 persons. This charter is available to cruise all areas of the Maldives, allowing you and your group to surf the more remote regions of the country!

The charter offers 11 guest suites all with ensuite toilet/showers and full air-conditioning!  The common areas are located across 3 levels, with a large, air-conditioned dining area equipped with full a full bar that can comfortably sit all travelers. This area can even turn into a dancefloor with the entertainment system’s surround sound!

The charter has loads of chill-out spots, and an expansive sun deck, making M/Y Duke of York is an amazing surf charter for larger groups!

The Surf

The Maldives is renowned worldwide for its perfect tropical surf. The M/Y Duke of York can be chartered to any area in the Maldives and we can arrange all possible routes. These vary greatly on the season, so we will always get you to the best area!

North Male offers the most famous waves in the Maldives and is the classic surf area. For those seeking more adventure and less crowded waves, then we would recommend the Central and Southern Atolls. These more remote regions are generally quieter with amazing waves on offer!

You can learn more about the types of charter and routes here and to read more about seasons and regions, check out our guide here! Our Expert Surf Travel Team is always here for advice on the best route for your trip.

Why We Love Duke of York

A well-maintained and beautiful luxury charter offering great service!

The charter can also offer amazing diving experiences, as well as surfing!

The well-designed and fitted-out guest cabins! Perfect to relax after surfing all day!

Ready to jump on board?

Accommodation

M/Y Duke of York offers 10 luxurious and well-designed cabins for up to 20 persons. Each cabin has its own ensuite toilet and air-conditioning unit for your comfort! Comprising of 6 double cabins and 4 triple cabins, there is comfortably space for up to 20 travelers

The communal areas spread across 3 decks encompassing a bar and large dining area, where all meals are taken. There is loads of extra seating around the outside of this area. On the upper decks, there are more chillout spaces and a large sundeck to sunbathe and watch the waves from!

Food

M/Y Duke of York specialises in running surf and diving trips year-round, so they know how important good food is! The onboard chef prepares 3 meals per day, which are served buffet style for the group. Offering a wide range of options from Western, Italian and Maldivian cuisines, there is always a tasty meal to enjoy!!

The team onboard M/Y Duke of York is able to cater for all tastes and requirements, so please let your Surf Travel Expert know your requirements prior to travel!

Alcohol is available onboard for an extra charge, so you can enjoy a cold beer at the end of a long day in the water!

    • Airport pick up
    • Number of nights as booked
    • Chef-prepared breakfast, lunch & dinner, snacks, tea, coffee and water
    • Access to the waves with auxiliary dinghy and dhoni

    Package doesn’t include:

    • Spirits and extra beers (available/optional)

Technical Details – M/Y DUKE of York

Construction year: 2010

Dry dock: Every year dry dock
Lenght: 36 mt.
Width: 11 mt
Draft: 3 mt
Weigth (tons): 160
Speed (knots): 12
Cruising speed: 9 knots
Construction material: wood

Decks: 3

Technical Details

Engine: DAEWOO 600HP
Compass
1+1 diving dhoni
Generators: 2 ISUZU 50 kw cad
Fuel tank capacity: 8000 lt.
Fuel: Diesel
Compressoron diving dhoni
Desalinator (volume per day): 3 tons
Nitrox membrane: Yes
Fresh water tank capacity: 7 tons
GPS with maps
1+1 diving dhoni
Electicity (v)220V + 110V

AdaptersYes

Diving Dhoni – Mahal with cabin for thecrew

Lenght: 18 mt

Captain: 1
Width: 6 mt.
Crew: 2
Engine: DOOSAN 200 hp
Overall people capacity: 24 pax
Toilette: Yes
Fresh water: Yes
Water tube: No
Diving baskets: 24
Water tube for cameras: Upon Request
Ladder: 1
Safety buoys: 2
Life jackets: 35
Fire extinguishers: 2
Emergency kit: Yes
Dry dock: Every year
Oxygen mask: 1 free flow/1 normal flow
Medical Oxygen: 1 tank Sano sub 5 lt.
Nitrox compressors1 coltri LP280
Electric
Compressor2 coltri MCH16 ElectricGeneratorKOHLER 55 kwCrewCaptain: 1
Dinghy captain: 1
Second captain: 1
Diving dhoni captain: 1
Engineer: 1
Diving dhoni crew: 2
Room boy: 1
Masseur: 1
Waiter & Bar tender: 1
Cruise director: 1
Chef: 1
Assistant Chef:1
Diving Equipment on BoardTanks 13,6lt Al reinf.Catalina C100 SINGLE VALVE13Tank valves for regulatorsINT & DIN
Tanks 13,6lt Al reinf.Catalina C100 DOUBLE VALVE6Nitrox32%
Tanks 11lt Al reinf.Catalina C80 SINGLE VALVE18Tanks= 15lt Steel2 (on request)
Tank valveSGL/DBLEquipment on BoardBRANDMODELRENT PRICE
BCDOceanic/Mares/ColtriVariuosUpon Request
regulatorMaresVariuosUpon Request
FinsOceanic/Mares/CressiClose heels/open heelsUpon Request
MasksMako/SaecoAdult/childUpon Request
WetsuitsCressi\Mares\Scubapro
Coltri3/5 mm short/longUpon Request
ComputerSuntoo\Uwatech\MaresVyiper\Aladin one\M2Upon Request
TorchesGibielle3-4 LEDUpon RequestSafety Equipment

Medical Oxygen4 tanks C100 13 lt (98% O2-200 bar) + 2 Sanosub 5 lt
Oxygen masks1 Free flow/ 1 normal flow
Nautilus life line16 (GPS devices)
Emergency kit1 (first aid medicines)

Main Area
DinetteCouches with TV
RestaurantFirst deck outdoor at the stern 24 sits 4 fans
First deck

Covered area with chairs and tables
Second deck
Covered area  with couches and table
Third deck /sun deckLarge sundeck with 15 wood sunbeds in teak
Massage area
On the second deck. Private cabin with A/C
Recharge station
In the dinette, recharge area for cameras
Bar
Dinette
Bar Buffet with coffee/tea and waterHot coffee /tea; water from dispenser complementaryOn Board EntertaimentTV in the dinette
Flat screen
DVD player: Yes
Films: Eng-Ita
MusicVariousGamesCards and various
Fish ID booksVariousW-FIDinette
BooksMulti languages
Tele.n. on board+960 7906753
Hard disk with moviesVariousCabins – All with A/c and ensuite bathroom*Double rooms: 6
Triple: 4
Safety jackets: Yes
PhonAvailable onboard
Safein the dinette
Towels: Yes
Sun towels: Yes
Cupboard: Yes
Shower gel: Yes
Shampoo: No
Reading light: Yes
*Additional covers and pillows upon requesSafety on BoardLife rats
Tender in fiberglass 6mt.Life vest40
Safety buoys4EPIRBNo
Emergency planYesVHF1 + 1 in diving dhoni
Emergency kit: Yes
First Aid Kit: Fully stocked
Fire Extinguishers: 22

Fire cover: 1 in the kitchen

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Expansive Larger Charter for up to 20 Persons!

The stunning M/Y Duke of York was built and launched in the Maldives in 2010. Designed and constructed to a really high standard, the excellent charter is perfect for larger groups looking for a great higher-end surf charter!

This 36-meter long and 11-meter wide charter offers guest accommodation for up to 20 persons, surf the Maldives in comfort and style! Diving services are also available on request!

The Boat

The M/Y Duke of York is a beautiful large charter that can cater for groups of up to 20 persons. This charter is available to cruise all areas of the Maldives, allowing you and your group to surf the more remote regions of the country!

The charter offers 11 guest suites all with ensuite toilet/showers and full air-conditioning!  The common areas are located across 3 levels, with a large, air-conditioned dining area equipped with full a full bar that can comfortably sit all travelers. This area can even turn into a dancefloor with the entertainment system’s surround sound!

The charter has loads of chill-out spots, and an expansive sun deck, making M/Y Duke of York is an amazing surf charter for larger groups!

The Surf

The Maldives is renowned worldwide for its perfect tropical surf. The M/Y Duke of York can be chartered to any area in the Maldives and we can arrange all possible routes. These vary greatly on the season, so we will always get you to the best area!

North Male offers the most famous waves in the Maldives and is the classic surf area. For those seeking more adventure and less crowded waves, then we would recommend the Central and Southern Atolls. These more remote regions are generally quieter with amazing waves on offer!

You can learn more about the types of charter and routes here and to read more about seasons and regions, check out our guide here! Our Expert Surf Travel Team is always here for advice on the best route for your trip.

Why We Love Duke of York

A well-maintained and beautiful luxury charter offering great service!

The charter can also offer amazing diving experiences, as well as surfing!

The well-designed and fitted-out guest cabins! Perfect to relax after surfing all day!

Ready to jump on board?

Accommodation

M/Y Duke of York offers 10 luxurious and well-designed cabins for up to 20 persons. Each cabin has its own ensuite toilet and air-conditioning unit for your comfort! Comprising of 6 double cabins and 4 triple cabins, there is comfortably space for up to 20 travelers

The communal areas spread across 3 decks encompassing a bar and large dining area, where all meals are taken. There is loads of extra seating around the outside of this area. On the upper decks, there are more chillout spaces and a large sundeck to sunbathe and watch the waves from!

Food

M/Y Duke of York specialises in running surf and diving trips year-round, so they know how important good food is! The onboard chef prepares 3 meals per day, which are served buffet style for the group. Offering a wide range of options from Western, Italian and Maldivian cuisines, there is always a tasty meal to enjoy!!

The team onboard M/Y Duke of York is able to cater for all tastes and requirements, so please let your Surf Travel Expert know your requirements prior to travel!

Alcohol is available onboard for an extra charge, so you can enjoy a cold beer at the end of a long day in the water!

    • Airport pick up
    • Number of nights as booked
    • Chef-prepared breakfast, lunch & dinner, snacks, tea, coffee and water
    • Access to the waves with auxiliary dinghy

    Package doesn’t include:

    • Spirits and extra beers (available/optional)

Technical Details – M/Y DUKE of York

Construction year: 2010

Dry dock: Every year dry dock
Lenght: 36 mt.
Width: 11 mt
Draft: 3 mt
Weigth (tons): 160
Speed (knots): 12
Cruising speed: 9 knots
Construction material: wood

Decks: 3

Technical Details

Engine: DAEWOO 600HP
Compass
1+1 diving dhoni
Generators: 2 ISUZU 50 kw cad
Fuel tank capacity: 8000 lt.
Fuel: Diesel
Compressoron diving dhoni
Desalinator (volume per day): 3 tons
Nitrox membrane: Yes
Fresh water tank capacity: 7 tons
GPS with maps
1+1 diving dhoni
Electicity (v)220V + 110V

AdaptersYes

Diving Dhoni – Mahal with cabin for thecrew

Lenght: 18 mt

Captain: 1
Width: 6 mt.
Crew: 2
Engine: DOOSAN 200 hp
Overall people capacity: 24 pax
Toilette: Yes
Fresh water: Yes
Water tube: No
Diving baskets: 24
Water tube for cameras: Upon Request
Ladder: 1
Safety buoys: 2
Life jackets: 35
Fire extinguishers: 2
Emergency kit: Yes
Dry dock: Every year
Oxygen mask: 1 free flow/1 normal flow
Medical Oxygen: 1 tank Sano sub 5 lt.
Nitrox compressors1 coltri LP280
Electric
Compressor2 coltri MCH16 ElectricGeneratorKOHLER 55 kwCrewCaptain: 1
Dinghy captain: 1
Second captain: 1
Diving dhoni captain: 1
Engineer: 1
Diving dhoni crew: 2
Room boy: 1
Masseur: 1
Waiter & Bar tender: 1
Cruise director: 1
Chef: 1
Assistant Chef:1
Diving Equipment on BoardTanks 13,6lt Al reinf.Catalina C100 SINGLE VALVE13Tank valves for regulatorsINT & DIN
Tanks 13,6lt Al reinf.Catalina C100 DOUBLE VALVE6Nitrox32%
Tanks 11lt Al reinf.Catalina C80 SINGLE VALVE18Tanks= 15lt Steel2 (on request)
Tank valveSGL/DBLEquipment on BoardBRANDMODELRENT PRICE
BCDOceanic/Mares/ColtriVariuosUpon Request
regulatorMaresVariuosUpon Request
FinsOceanic/Mares/CressiClose heels/open heelsUpon Request
MasksMako/SaecoAdult/childUpon Request
WetsuitsCressi\Mares\Scubapro
Coltri3/5 mm short/longUpon Request
ComputerSuntoo\Uwatech\MaresVyiper\Aladin one\M2Upon Request
TorchesGibielle3-4 LEDUpon RequestSafety Equipment

Medical Oxygen4 tanks C100 13 lt (98% O2-200 bar) + 2 Sanosub 5 lt
Oxygen masks1 Free flow/ 1 normal flow
Nautilus life line16 (GPS devices)
Emergency kit1 (first aid medicines)

Main Area
DinetteCouches with TV
RestaurantFirst deck outdoor at the stern 24 sits 4 fans
First deck

Covered area with chairs and tables
Second deck
Covered area  with couches and table
Third deck /sun deckLarge sundeck with 15 wood sunbeds in teak
Massage area
On the second deck. Private cabin with A/C
Recharge station
In the dinette, recharge area for cameras
Bar
Dinette
Bar Buffet with coffee/tea and waterHot coffee /tea; water from dispenser complementaryOn Board EntertaimentTV in the dinette
Flat screen
DVD player: Yes
Films: Eng-Ita
MusicVariousGamesCards and various
Fish ID booksVariousW-FIDinette
BooksMulti languages
Tele.n. on board+960 7906753
Hard disk with moviesVariousCabins – All with A/c and ensuite bathroom*Double rooms: 6
Triple: 4
Safety jackets: Yes
PhonAvailable onboard
Safein the dinette
Towels: Yes
Sun towels: Yes
Cupboard: Yes
Shower gel: Yes
Shampoo: No
Reading light: Yes
*Additional covers and pillows upon requesSafety on BoardLife rats
Tender in fiberglass 6mt.Life vest40
Safety buoys4EPIRBNo
Emergency planYesVHF1 + 1 in diving dhoni
Emergency kit: Yes
First Aid Kit: Fully stocked
Fire Extinguishers: 22

Fire cover: 1 in the kitchen

Interested in the Maldives?

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Customer Reviews

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Customer Reviews

Omar AlJammaz 03/07/23

TrustPilot
Great travel options, great customer support, simplifying planing process.
Looking forward for my next trip.

Nina Ross 03/08/23

TrustPilot
Awesome holiday to Hudhuranfushi. Giulia was very helpful and quick to respond and overall we were very impressed with Awave Travel.
Lohi's is a private, on site, awesome left hander that just kept giving. Also had options of 2 daily surf boat trips that went to other local breaks such as Sultans, Ninja's, Cokes, Jails. The surf team are amazing and we scored great waves the whole time we were there.
Stayed in a Sunset family beach villa which was perfect for a family of 4, then upgraded for the last 3 nights to Ocean Villas, both great for different reasons!
Island staff are so helpful and welcoming, and there's a good variety of food options available. Lots of other things to do such as paddleboarding, jet ski-ing, spa treatments, yoga and amazing snorkelling - with sharks, turtles and rays! We also hired bikes to get around and do morning surf checks!
An amazing trip, thank you Awave and Hudhuranfushi!

Seb Speck 25/06/23

TrustPilot
We had an amazing time on the Mentawai islands booked through Awave Travel.
Giulia was very helpful and available at all times during the booking process. And we had the best time on the Mentawais on the Maki Boat. The staff were amazing. Raul the surf guide was very helpful, friendly and coached us on the waves. Kaique the photographer produced top quality pictures and videos from the water, boat and drone.
Overall very happy and would highly recommend it.

Tom Ward 18/06/23

TrustPilot
We charted Seafarer for a 10 day trip in the Maldives. We booked with AWAVE about 12 months before. James was super helpful, really responsive and just easy to deal with. We even made a very last minute change to go to the central atolls which he arranged pretty much straight away. The trip itself was unreal, great surf, amazing wildlife and scenery. If you’re thinking about a surf charter, do it and book through these guys!

Natasha Gronski 06/08/23

TrustPilot
Awave Travel is the best surf travel agency I have ever booked! They are very professional and responsive to my inquiries and are able to match me with a surf trip appropriate to my interests and skill level. They have an outstanding relationship and reputation with the resorts that they work with, which makes a difference in the consumer experience. Above all, the Awave staff is very friendly and knowledgeable about the areas they recommend, as they have actually surfed the spots and stayed at the resorts. For anyone who wants a hassle-free, no worries, relaxing and fun surf adventure, Awave Travel is the way to go!

David 05/29/23

TrustPilot
8 of us stayed at Hudhuranfushi for my 50th birthday celebration. The resort and services were amazing. James and the team at AWAVE stayed in contact from the beginning to end to ensure we had everything we needed. Great experience. Definitely looking forward to booking our next trip with AWAVE in the near future.

Alexandra Franz 05/31/23

TrustPilot
We spent amazing days in Morocco in Amouage. Was an amazing stay and the full surf package offered by AWAVE was great.
All the people were very nice and coaches were amazing. Booking was very smooth, answered all my questions and they took care of everything.
I took the coaching package and had a great time and learning. The teacher was great, very patient and explained everything very nice and calm. Felt safe all the time and had a lot of fun as well.
My boyfriend had the guiding package and he also had a great time. He was always taken to the spots that fitted his level and enjoyed the full when conditions were nice.

Alex Reuter 05/22/23

TrustPilot
We stayed at Ayada in Maldives and I can't be more complimentary of AWAVE! Awesome and patient advise over whatsapp on which resort to go to with extremely details local knowledge on surf conditions, wave spots, resort quality, which atolls to go to, etc. I followed their recommendation and it was spot on. Easy booking on short notice before the trip, can't thank James enough!

Stewart Cropp 05/19/23

TrustPilot
Our remarkable trip was 12 months in the planning.it was awkward to organize because there was so many people coming and going over our two week chartered cruise.
I can’t speak highly enough of AWAVE and more to the point ,the wonderful Giulia Manfrini. She is so caring and sweet and far above and beyond any travel consultant that I have ever worked with
Thankyou Giulia for all your prompt answers to my gazillion questions
You are “Simply the best”.
Now onto the Carpe Diem
The trip of a lifetime was had by all 20 of us
The Captain and crew worked tirelessly to pander to our every whim
They would not allow us to lift a finger
Our Barmen Shawn and Cook ( still can’t pronounce his name ) were superb, the food was first class and varied and the alcohol flowed like a river
Our Surf guide “Seppe” found waves for us every day except for two while we travelled deep into the central Attols
We were greatful for the rest
We snorkeled with the sharks and visited uninhabited Islands spent an afternoon being spoiled at a high class resort .
All in all an Awsome trip

Diane 05/11/23

TrustPilot
James helped us organize our trip in April for my partner and I in the Mentawai.
First, lets discuss the service : James was super clear and reactive. We received a list of resorts with different price ranges and he provided all the elements for us to decide based on our needs and budget. We felt very supported for the organization and we even received so advices few days before leaving for packing.
I was a bit afraid as i'm not a good surfer so i reach out many times to understand how I could still try and learn and James always replied very quick and with all the info i need.
Then when we arrive : it was super well organized, everything went smooth and we fell in love with the place and people. We can tell they really worked on their resort selection and travel organization and we trust our next adventure will be as qualitative.
Already recommended their service ;).
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