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The Rainforests of the Sea” – planting a million mangroves

The Rainforests of the Sea” – planting a million mangroves

Boris Herrmann, the first German to enter the Vendee Globe Race, has a real mission, to raise funds to plant 1 million mangroves in the Philippines. You may have heard of Herrmann already, he funded and skippered Greta Thunberg’s zero-carbon transatlantic voyage to ...


Surfer survives great white attack off Kangaroo Island

Surfer survives great white attack off Kangaroo Island

A man has survived a great white shark attack at the popular surf spot known as The Sewer on the ...

The story behind the Big Wave Safety Movement – 8-minute movie “Connected by Water”

The story behind the Big Wave Safety Movement – 8-minute movie “Connected by Water”

“Sion Milosky’s death at Mavericks in 2011 was a wake-up call.” As the first big swells of the season hit Hawai'i, Patagonia has released the short ...

New vid: Pasta Point at night with Bethany & Lakey - Maldives

New vid: Pasta Point at night with Bethany & Lakey - Maldives

Atoll Adventures, Atoll Travel and Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives (Pasta Point) hosted surfers Bethany Hamilton & Lakey Peterson for the filming ...

RIP Marty Tullemans – legendary surf photographer, larger-than-life character

RIP Marty Tullemans – legendary surf photographer, larger-than-life character

News is everywhere today in surf circles that we’ve lost Marty after a battle with dementia over the past couple ...

Greg Webber’s Wave Pools project for the US

Greg Webber’s Wave Pools project for the US

From studying, filming and surfing the bow waves of trawlers as they peeled along sandbanks in the Clarence River way back ...

‘The most beautiful killer in the ocean’ - bizarre dragon-like sea creatures wash up on South African beach

‘The most beautiful killer in the ocean’ - bizarre dragon-like sea creatures wash up on South African beach

A sea beast branded “the most beautiful killer in the ocean” because of its dazzling blue colour and potentially-fatal sting ...

How the NY Times views Australia’s 2020 shark attacks

How the NY Times views Australia’s 2020 shark attacks

MELBOURNE: Death by Shark Is at a High in Australia. What’s Going On? Eight people have been fatally attacked this year, ...

Subscribe & WIN a Carabine “Shakey” Modern Log – our 90th giveaway board

Subscribe & WIN a Carabine “Shakey” Modern Log – our 90th giveaway board

After 51 years straight of building surfboards of all sorts in Wollongong, the Carabine label runs deep in the DNA ...

JESSE JAGS THE BLACK SQUARE PRO – PLB BOARD GIVEAWAY

JESSE JAGS THE BLACK SQUARE PRO – PLB BOARD GIVEAWAY

20-year-old IT guy Jesse Gerlach was heading for a paddle at Queenscliff when we stopped him in his tracks with ...

Barz Optics - Kiama Winners

Barz Optics - Kiama Winners

We have magazine subscribers all over the world yet our 89 board winners have all been Australians, and that’s simply ...

500,000 spiny superheros released to devour Hawaii’s coral-smothering algae

500,000 spiny superheros released to devour Hawaii’s coral-smothering algae

From the Strange Sea Stories File: Half a million sea urchins have now been deployed through NOAA and the Hawaii ...

Endless Subscribers: Pro Surfers Follow a New Path to Stardom

Endless Subscribers: Pro Surfers Follow a New Path to Stardom

Sterling Spencer, a surfer from Florida, met a heavy dose of skepticism when he left the sport’s professional circuit 12 ...

Three women from New Jersey – shaking the ’70s

Three women from New Jersey – shaking the ’70s

From SHACC: Back in the late ’60s and throughout most of the ’70s, three young women helped shape the future ...

Lucy Small, “Salwater Pilgrim” - Oz Longboarding Podcast Episode 26

Lucy Small, “Salwater Pilgrim” - Oz Longboarding Podcast Episode 26

Kirra Molnar introduces her good friend and fellow world longboard tour competitor Lucy Small. A renowned wordsmith (and regular PLB feature ...

Rare footage of Victoria's first surfers in 1920 - “Surfing Hawaiian Redwood Boards at Lorne”

Rare footage of Victoria's first surfers in 1920 - “Surfing Hawaiian Redwood Boards at Lorne”

From Craig Baird at the Australian National Surfing Museum: “This is footage from Lorne in the early 1920s showing the ...

“Abnormal” shark behaviour in the Red Sea, Egypt

“Abnormal” shark behaviour in the Red Sea, Egypt

From the Strange Sea Tales file, November 2020: Ras Mohammed National Park and the Brothers Islands in the northern Red ...

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