Private and Exclusive Surf / Ocean Adventure Travel Guide
w/ Professional Surfer & Waterman
For All Your Super and Mega Yacht Charter Adventures
Small Wave Tow-In Surfing /Wake Surfing
Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
Free Diving and Snorkeling
Ocean Safety and Education
And most importantly, making sure your guests, kids and everyone, are staying safe while having fun!
are staying safe while having fun!
Are you planning a chartered yacht adventure? Then you should consider an experienced ocean travel guide for all your ocean- related activities, sports, and PWC needs. Eric will travel with you to a remote and or far away fantasy destination and is available for your next yachting adventure with advanced scheduling. Whether it’s a local destination or an exotic international dream getaway, Eric is available to make your chartered trip an experience of a lifetime.
Clientele will include high profile individuals in the entertainment and sports industry, corporate and government entities, couples and families who require the utmost discretion, privacy, and the highest level of service to ensure that their adventure turns into the ultimate getaway fantasy.
Let the experienced crew of your chartered yacht do what they do best in taking care of you and your guests on the yacht. When it comes to the daily activities in the water, or on the beach, let Eric take care of your daily adventures and logistics as he works with the crew and captain to make sure your daily activities ane bucket list are checked off.
Would you like an experienced surf and ocean guide for your guests, and or family? Then you’ll want to bring Eric along for all the fun, safety and ocean adventures that are waiting for you and your family during your next Super or Mega Yacht Charter in any global destination.
Eric Akiskalian / Experience
Eric Akiskalian has become one of the most respected big wave surfers, promoters, ocean safety director, adventure tour guide and international logistics specialists in the industry. Eric grew up surfing in Santa Barbara, CA and has been a local fixture at Rincon Point ‘The Queen of The Coast’ since 1975. Eric also continues to push his personal limits and goals of chasing big swells around the world, all while promoting the sport he loves.
Eric currently owns and manages Towsurfer.com which is a website he founded in 1998 to promote the sport of big wave surfing, the athletes, contests, news, interviews and swell forecasts. There is also an online store offering safety components to outfit all PWC’s and a wide range of tow-in surfing equipment.
Eric also offers a list of professional and private services that include yacht charter adventure guide, PWC training, ocean safety/education, beach fitness, water safety, tow-in surfing training, travel surf guide, surf instruction, youth empowerment, motivational presentations, commentary and international logistics for television/film/event/sports productions.
Ocean Safety, PWC Training, Certifications, License:
World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Event – Water Safety / Lincoln City, Oregon
Red Chargers Film Project – Water Safety and Shuttle / Nazare, Portuga
lIronman of Surfing – Ocean Safety and Water Patrol
U.S. Coast Guard – Ocean Search and Rescue Training
Ocean Safety Educational Course University of Hawaii State License
Archie Kalepa Ocean Safety Rescue and PWC Technician Course Maui, HI
Brian Keaulana Risk Management Course System and Incident Command
Shawn Alladio K-38 Ocean Rescue and PWC Operation
Certified in CPR & First Aid
PWC Operation and Experience in Lakes and Rivers since 1980
PWC Operation and Experience in Large Surf Conditions since 2000
Vessel Safety Check- U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Eric’s training program emphasizes on extensive physical and mental training, a healthy diet, drug, and alcohol-free lifestyle, along with maintaining constant respect for the ocean and making safety the number one priority. His expertise and level of safety knowledge come from his years of surfing and training in global locations like Mavericks, CA / Jaws, HI / Teahupo’o Tahiti / Shark Park, CA / Cortes Banks, CA / Todos Santos, Mexico / Puerto Escondido, Mexico / Nelscott Reef and South Reef, OR / Puente De Lobos, Chile / Ghost Trees, CA / Outer Reefs, North Shore, HI / Cloudbreak Fiji, / Nazare, Portugal / Costa Rica / Australia / Peru / Samoa Islands / New Zealand / and other global locations.
Big Wave Surfing Awards:
2017 WSL XXL Biggest Wave Entry
2016 WSL XXL Biggest Wave Entry
2015 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Entry
2014 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Entry
2013 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Entry
2012 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Entry
2011 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Finalist
2010 Billabong XXL Ride of the Year Entry
2009 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Entry
2008 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Entry
2007 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Entry
2006 Billabong XXL Worst Wipe Out of the Year Finalist
2006 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Photo Finalist/Winner
2005 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave / Monster Tube Entry
2004 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Entry
2003 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave Entry
Industry Letters of Support and Recommendations:
Daily Rate: $2,500 (3-day minimum) plus expenses
Weekly Rate: $15,000 plus expenses
Individual client assessments on personal interests, bucket lists, and ocean experience, will be structured and personalized to ensure maximum adventure with a high-level of excitement.
For scheduling, bookings, and contact information:
International Logistics / Private Travel Adventure Guide
11400 Olympus Way Apt. J302
Gig Harbor, WA 98332 (USA)
We accept the following payments for all bookings.
We also accept cashier checks, checks, and wire transfers.
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