Eduardo Sagaldo – Brazilian Surfer / Boat Trip Surfer Owner and Guide
Eduardo has been living in Bali for 10 years, he started his hospitality business, building small boutique villas in Seminyak, Bali. Eduardo is an avid surfer, this was one of the reason he fell in love with Bali because of surfing. His villa business has been growing especially to surfer community from overseas mainly Latin America. in 2016 Eduardo decided to extend his business by building a traditional boat and named it as Jiwa Alam. He was very confident to built a boat as his background was Industrial Engineer in the US before he decided to move to Bali. With his passion for surfer since his youth, he dreamt to built a boat , so he was able to learn the craft of sea navigation and charting by trained professional Philippe Petiniaud with a lifetime of experience.
Eduardo considers himself an overall surf board rider, he has been traveling and surfing all the prime spots in Indonesia the past decade and choose the southeast of Indonesia to be the base of his tours. There you can bring surfers from all levels, Leisure trips in Flores and sometimes a mix with leisure in Komodo National Park and the waves of the lesser Sunda Islands.
His boat, the Jiwa Alam was built in 2015 by Philippe Petiniaud himself, an ex-Olympic and American Cup sailor and modern-day adventurer with fifty years of experience with sailing in the tropical waters of the world. with forty of those years around the South Pacific, Indonesia, the Tropical North of Australia and Southeast Asia.
Eduardo is well respected respected by the community where he work, by the boat owners villager’s and harbors, and He is a humble person to admit he works in progress as a Captain & have a lot to learn for mastered the art of the seas.
Eduardo is a dual citizen, Brazil/United States, who have spent my entire life in between Ubatuba (BR), Hawaii (US) and Bali (IN