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Time Capsule: Noosa, winter 1966 with George, Bob and Nat - from

Time Capsule: Noosa, winter 1966 with George, Bob and Nat - from "High On a Cool Wave"

This clip if from Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive: Bob Evans’ fifth film, originally released in January 1968.  REMASTERED DVDS OF HIGH ON A COOL WAVE ARE AVAILABLE ON THE PLB WEB SHOP NFSA's description of this segment: As a bigger swell hits Noosa Heads in the winter ...


The New York Times’ take on the development boom around Australia’s coastlines

The New York Times’ take on the development boom around Australia’s coastlines

Repost from NT Times, May 19: On the coast of Western Australia, the city of Busselton awaits the arrival of ...

Got blocked ears after a surf? Pardon?

Got blocked ears after a surf? Pardon?

Well a lot of us have hey, and a disclaimer up front here, this is a blatant plug for the ...

Gen Z spends more time reading print than they do on digital platforms (and no we didn't make this up, it's from global financial information provider Reuters).

Gen Z spends more time reading print than they do on digital platforms (and no we didn't make this up, it's from global financial information provider Reuters).

From a three-part series on print by Reuters: Gen Z grew up with social media and tech and have never known a world ...

Weird and rare deep-sea “football fish” washes ashore in California

Weird and rare deep-sea “football fish” washes ashore in California

From the Amazing Sea Stories file: In the film “Finding Nemo" a stealthy anglerfish gaped silently at passing fish, its lightbulb-like antennae ...

Tanker Surfing: “Weird Waves” heads to Texas

Tanker Surfing: “Weird Waves” heads to Texas

Season 3 Episode 2, from Vans: “For our latest instalment of Weird Waves, the crew took off to Texas to ...

Have you got surfer’s ear? Pardon?

Have you got surfer’s ear? Pardon?

Well a lot of us have hey, and a disclaimer up front here, this is a blatant plug for the ...

So you think you can trim? Check this out!

So you think you can trim? Check this out!

Is this a dream? Empty Malibu with bugger-all cars and even less surfers, San Onofre shot from the water way before ...

New two-round long & shortboard Trans-Tasman Surfing Competition

New two-round long & shortboard Trans-Tasman Surfing Competition

Via Island Style Promotions: “We are looking for surfers that are proficient on both types of equipment - each competitor ...

Lessons from the world's biggest brands. The power of print - Part two from Reuters.

Lessons from the world's biggest brands. The power of print - Part two from Reuters.

You’d be forgiven for thinking we cooked this up ourselves, but we’re not that savvy. Over to Reuters - repost:  Last ...

Byron Bay paddles out to say STICK IT PEP11 – watch the vid

Byron Bay paddles out to say STICK IT PEP11 – watch the vid

Kill the Drill: The Petroleum Exploration Permit 11 (PEP11) covers 4500 square kilometres extending off the coast between Newcastle in the ...

Sibu Manaï – Justine Mauvin’s hybrid electro, creole, soul, pop – want to listen?

Sibu Manaï – Justine Mauvin’s hybrid electro, creole, soul, pop – want to listen?

We’re still getting feedback on the rather brilliant eight-page profile of musician and world-ranked French longboarder Justine Mauvin from Issue 104 ...

This week in Malibu: “Summer Swell - Don’t Pee on Your Car!”

This week in Malibu: “Summer Swell - Don’t Pee on Your Car!”

A 22-minute movie by Grant Hilling. Surfers: Joel Tudor, Allen Sarlo, Andy Lyon, Sophia Sarlo, Tosh Tudor, Zian Boyd, Tommy ...

The quarterback, the Bachelor, the ‘ultimate’ surfers, the pool – here’s the new ‘reality’

The quarterback, the Bachelor, the ‘ultimate’ surfers, the pool – here’s the new ‘reality’

Keeping it real, "The Ultimate Surfer" is on it’s way, and Morning of the Earth it is not. Coming to your ...

An ocean-loving town in Japan spent emergency Covid relief funds on a giant squid statue

An ocean-loving town in Japan spent emergency Covid relief funds on a giant squid statue

Seems totally sensible? As reported by the NY Times: A coastal town in Japan has provoked debate after spending nearly $230,000 ...

Time Capsule: The cranking Haleiwa section from

Time Capsule: The cranking Haleiwa section from "High On a Cool Wave"

From Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive: January 1968 - the clip and the curator’s notes from Bob Evans’ fifth ...

Weird Waves returns with a new season – first episode “The Night Riders”

Weird Waves returns with a new season – first episode “The Night Riders”

From Vans: “Welcome back to Weird Waves. Like everyone else on this planet, 2020 hit the WW Crew like a ton ...

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