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Craig ‘Boots’ Garrard and musician Phil Ceberano talk surf history and men’s mental health within Australian surfing culture

Craig ‘Boots’ Garrard and musician Phil Ceberano talk surf history and men’s mental health within Australian surfing culture

Third generation surfing royalty of Victoria’s Surf Coast and innovator behind local surfing manufacturer Gboards Australia, Craig ‘Boots’ Garrard chats with renowned Australian guitarist, entertainer and musician Phil Ceberano on the near-death surfing incident, which saw him develop a new ...


Here’s how they handled the shark menace in Sydney in 1964 - high-tech, foolproof

Here’s how they handled the shark menace in Sydney in 1964 - high-tech, foolproof

A newsreel for British cinema and TV, featuring packed northern Sydney beaches in the summer of 1964 - and a system where ...

One marine animal causes more death and serious injuries than sharks, sea snakes, and stingrays combined

One marine animal causes more death and serious injuries than sharks, sea snakes, and stingrays combined

From the “Scary Ocean File”: The Australian box jellyfish is considered the most toxic animal on earth. They may not look dangerous, but the ...

The inauspicious beginnings of Australian surf shops and surf retail

The inauspicious beginnings of Australian surf shops and surf retail

Australian surfboard building pioneer Denny Keogh of Keyo Surfboards and surfer/shaper Mark Rabbidge share their memories of the first DY ...

Wave Wizards - prize-money, entry, judging – a first for the Byron Bay Fest – and still spots available

Wave Wizards - prize-money, entry, judging – a first for the Byron Bay Fest – and still spots available

News release from BBSF: The first ever traditional surf comp by Byron Bay Surf Festival. We’re looking for the ultimate Wategos ...

Byron Bay Surf Festival – the Freestyle & Stoke Sessions – still spots available!

Byron Bay Surf Festival – the Freestyle & Stoke Sessions – still spots available!

Like every year the invitees and freestylin' shredders alike take to the water for a froth-filled day of waves, laughs ...

Bad Vibrations: Brian Wilson disavows Beach Boys gig at hunting convention starring Donald Trump Jr.

Bad Vibrations: Brian Wilson disavows Beach Boys gig at hunting convention starring Donald Trump Jr.

Beach Boys founding members Brian Wilson and Al Jardine alerted fans Monday that they have no part in an appearance later this week by a ...

"THE YANKS" DOWN UNDER - original footage from the visit that changed Australian surfing forever.

1956 and the US and Hawaiians lifeguard teams bring their finned “Malibu" surfboards to Sydney and Torquay and start a ...

1970 New York Times ad helped spark a revolution. 50 years later, 2020 ad hopes to make history again

1970 New York Times ad helped spark a revolution. 50 years later, 2020 ad hopes to make history again

Washington DC:  On Sunday, February 2, Earth Day Network ran a full-page ad in The New York Times announcing a global day of activism to ...

Central America maybe?

Central America maybe?

El Salvador sits on the Pacific Coast below Mexico and above Costa Rica and Nicaragua, and although it’s the smallest ...

Tear-down of the San Onofre nuclear plant - work on the distinctive containment domes first on the list

Tear-down of the San Onofre nuclear plant - work on the distinctive containment domes first on the list

SanO is one of the most storied waves in California with a rich surf history dating back to the 1930s ...

Wave generating ferries and the locals who ride them – Weird Waves “Commuter Traffic Wonderland” – watch the vid

Wave generating ferries and the locals who ride them – Weird Waves “Commuter Traffic Wonderland” – watch the vid

Some 45 minutes from the ocean, Dylan Graves and the WW Crew prove ferry waves are real. We’re talking specifically ...

Meet the walking sharks – who go for a stroll outside the water!

Meet the walking sharks – who go for a stroll outside the water!

From the “Bizarre Sea Creatures” file: Sharks have roamed the world’s oceans for hundreds of millions of years. In that time, many ...

Indonesian needlefish boy: 'A fish jumped out of the sea and stabbed my neck'. WARNING - only open this if you have a strong stomach

Indonesian needlefish boy: 'A fish jumped out of the sea and stabbed my neck'. WARNING - only open this if you have a strong stomach

One for the “Strange Stories From the Ocean” file: An Indonesian teenager has described his terrifying swim to safety after a ...

Three-month countdown to 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the Great Global Cleanup

Three-month countdown to 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the Great Global Cleanup

(Washington, DC) On April 22,1970, 20 million individuals took to the streets to demand greater protections for our planet. This ...

Rare Indeed: the latest 10 original board logo additions to the Rare Surf Tees range

Rare Indeed: the latest 10 original board logo additions to the Rare Surf Tees range

They’re produced in short runs, and the genuine logo designs in the Rare Surf Tees range cover surfing’s 1950s, 60s ...

The wonderful life and extraordinary history of the NSW ocean pools

The wonderful life and extraordinary history of the NSW ocean pools

Seawater pools sitting on rocky surf coasts so that waves can wash into them are wet, wild, convivial public places ...

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