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The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis – some reading for the distancing from The NY Times

The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis – some reading for the distancing from The NY Times

Author: Daniel Duane. The first time I saw a swastika in the wild, I happened to be carrying a surfboard. The year was 1989. I’d just come home from college hungry to claim the California identity that felt like my birthright. ...


The Seawall Project defeated at Trump International Golf Links, Doughmore Beach, Ireland

The Seawall Project defeated at Trump International Golf Links, Doughmore Beach, Ireland

For sure Donald Trump has a lot more on his plate than the controversial Doughmore Seawall at the moment, but ...

Nikon Surf Photo and Video of the Year Awards - finalists revealed

Nikon Surf Photo and Video of the Year Awards - finalists revealed

“Celebrating the very best in Australian surf photography, 10 high-profile judges have selected 20 images revealing the incredible energy and ...

If you’re interested in the real-deal, check out Barz

If you’re interested in the real-deal, check out Barz

Barz Optics is an ocean-obsessed sunglass company from Burleigh Heads, Queensland - and a disclaimer straight off the bat here, they’ve ...

Portugal, Italy and Spain ban surfing!?

Portugal, Italy and Spain ban surfing!?

Portugal’s national maritime authority announced on its website that all beach-based sports and leisure activities involving crowds are now forbidden across the ...

Police still searching for the suspect who set fire to legendary Waikiki surfboard rack – watch the vid

Police still searching for the suspect who set fire to legendary Waikiki surfboard rack – watch the vid

Honolulu: The arson investigation continues after the blaze in Waikiki destroyed over 500 surfboards and damaged the nearby Moana Surfrider ...

50th anniversary of Earth Day shifts to global digital

50th anniversary of Earth Day shifts to global digital

Washington DC:  Amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, will mark the 50th ...

Corona KO’d the Corona Pro, and now postpones Margarets, Bells, G-Land - as we await updates on the WSL Longboard Tour

Corona KO’d the Corona Pro, and now postpones Margarets, Bells, G-Land - as we await updates on the WSL Longboard Tour

News from the WSL: Due to the continued evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Surf League (WSL) is postponing ...

Landmark mission to boost ocean action – supporting the Commonwealth Blue Charter

Landmark mission to boost ocean action – supporting the Commonwealth Blue Charter

The Commonwealth covers a third of the world's coastal oceans, 45% of coral reefs and the majority of the world’s ...

“Voices for the Ocean” – watch the new short film

“Voices for the Ocean” – watch the new short film

Between waves shared on a recent Sumbawa trip, Belinda Baggs, Liz Clark and Moona Whyte had an opportunity to share ...

The Single Fin Mingle Traditional Surfing Festival – NZ South Island

The Single Fin Mingle Traditional Surfing Festival – NZ South Island

Come old and come young, come out to Sumner and have some fun. We'll slide and glide the weekend away, you'll ...

Bronze Whalers spoil Sunday at Yallingup

Bronze Whalers spoil Sunday at Yallingup

Several Yallingup beachgoers took to the water today despite warnings a school of six sharks were circling just metres from ...

The Jye Byrnes single-fin V-Wizard - some PLB magazine subscriber will win this gem before this weekend - are you in?

The Jye Byrnes single-fin V-Wizard - some PLB magazine subscriber will win this gem before this weekend - are you in?

Yep our 86th PLB magazine subscriber giveaway! Jye Byrnes has been featuring in PLB since Chris Bystrom’s early issues in the ...

“Surfing on the Northern Beaches” - Photography, Surfboards & Surfwear celebration – it’s looking BIG

“Surfing on the Northern Beaches” - Photography, Surfboards & Surfwear celebration – it’s looking BIG

Across two weeks from March 11 to 22, renowned surf and ocean photographer Mark Morgan will be coordinating a celebration ...

Agatha Christie surfed!

Agatha Christie surfed!

From the Never Knew That Department: Hercule Poirot never risked his grey cells or his impeccably waxed moustache by attempting to hang ten. Nor ...

“Brilliant Corners” watch the latest instalment from India – Soul & Surf Kerala

“Brilliant Corners” watch the latest instalment from India – Soul & Surf Kerala

When it comes to off-the-grid surf travel, Englishman Sam Bleakley has perhaps been surfing’s greatest wanderer since Peter Troy. Better ...

Kiwi surfer punches shark in eye during heavy encounter

Kiwi surfer punches shark in eye during heavy encounter

When surfer and father-of-three Nick Minogue swung a clenched fist at the beastly eye staring back at him his first ...

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