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Stricken barge recreates “Shipwrecks” break on Nusa Lembongan

Stricken barge recreates “Shipwrecks” break on Nusa Lembongan

From Magic Seaweed: In what can only be called a repeat performance, yet another maritime disaster has befallen Bali’s sister island of Nusa Lembongan. But it’s not all bad news. It seems a massive industrial barge carrying supplies to build ...


The Ranch and Malibu to finish the paused World Longboard Tour – news & competitor lists

The Ranch and Malibu to finish the paused World Longboard Tour – news & competitor lists

The return of the WSL World Longboard Tour following the 2020 season's competition pause due to COVID-19 sees two events ...

Six minutes with George – and the lost footage from Innermost Limits of Pure Fun

Six minutes with George – and the lost footage from Innermost Limits of Pure Fun

George Greenough found some lost 16mm footage from the late ‘60s - from long before HD video cameras went digital and ...

A deep dive into the hidden world of whale culture

A deep dive into the hidden world of whale culture

“Whales’ alliances, their intricate conversations, and how they attract mates or care for their young seem eerily familiar. The mysteries ...

The virtual “World Dog Surfing Championships” – online for the first time

The virtual “World Dog Surfing Championships” – online for the first time

It’s billed as the “World Dog Surfing Championships” and they’re calling all dog surfers, dog photographers, and surfdog fans. The ...

A tribute to Marty Sugarman

A tribute to Marty Sugarman

From Bob Feigel: The world of surfing - and beyond - has lost one of its finest creative minds and ...

Drilling at the 12 Apostles! Really?

Drilling at the 12 Apostles! Really?

From Surfers For Climate: We are not stoked that the Victorian State Government is supporting Beach Energy's plans to drill ...

320-page coffee table book “Cold Comfort” from ace surf photographer Marcus Paladino

320-page coffee table book “Cold Comfort” from ace surf photographer Marcus Paladino

Out of Canada’s British Columbia, Marcus Paladino’s glorious images have featured in PLB several times over the past 10 years ...

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation

One year before the world’s first skateboarding magazine was published in the United States, Dr Leo Kalokerinos, a 29 year ...

Victory in Baja – San Miguel surf break protected

Victory in Baja – San Miguel surf break protected

In a historic moment for environmental and surf conservation, the first state park in Baja California, Mexico was officially approved, ...

Dirty Wave Challenge – and you can win five grand

Dirty Wave Challenge – and you can win five grand

Calling all surfers and beach-lovers for a chance to win $5,000 and give back to your local coastline! THE CHALLENGE The Dirty Wave ...

2021 Surfing Walk of Fame inductees

2021 Surfing Walk of Fame inductees

From PT in Huntington Beach: The votes have been tallied and fresh crop of legendary wave riders will once again be ...

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 108 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 108 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

Mighty Mick the Hyphen brings us his run-down on what lies between the covers of the newie: Issue No 108  >> FEATURES TO ...

“You need to sell a lot of waves to get a strong return” - investing in a surf park

“You need to sell a lot of waves to get a strong return” - investing in a surf park

According to investor marketing material, it’ll offer “access to perfect surf” and a “reimaging” of the site’s existing resort, complete ...

Buying a surfboard in 2021 – helpful insights from the Raglan Surf Report

Buying a surfboard in 2021 – helpful insights from the Raglan Surf Report

Depending on how many decibels of volume you’re after and the density of the micro fibre industrial strength stringer on ...

Not waving, drowning . . .

Not waving, drowning . . .

How does drowning happen and how can you prevent it. The idea that a drowning person splashes and calls for ...

Japan’s controversial annual dolphin hunt begins

Japan’s controversial annual dolphin hunt begins

More than a decade after “The Cove” revealed the cruelty behind the practice, Taiji fishermen continue to round up dolphins ...

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