The Indies Explorer was a PROUD sponsor and a big part in the Rip Curl Pro Mentawai.

28 April 2013, Katiet-Mentawai Islands:  In a late afternoon ceremony today in the village of Katiet on Sipora Island in the Mentawai Islands of West Sumatra, afterseveral speeches and trophy presentations, Regent Yudas Sabbagalet sounded the drum to officially announce the end of the Mentawai Pro presented by Rip Curl Asian Surfing Championship Premium grade international surfing competition that started on April 21st.

First to take the microphone was the Head of the Department of Culture, Tourism and Sport for the Mentawai Islands Mrs. Desti Seminora, who generously thanked the local people and listed all the sponsors who had supported the event.  She told the audience how proud she was of her staff and all involved who had been working hard to make this event such a success, as it was now a premium international event after only the third year.

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