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 Episode 2 from Zanzibar

Episode 2 from Zanzibar

From the Brilliant Corners series – in Episode 2 Sam and Hussein travel down the coast to the town of Makunduchi to learn about traditional medicine and the abundant sea life of Zanzibar.  Host Sam Bleakley heads into the Indian Ocean off East ...


Lost longboard washed up on Scottish Island had travelled over 400 miles in the North Sea

Lost longboard washed up on Scottish Island had travelled over 400 miles in the North Sea

The nine-foot board drifted away from Lee Brogan in late November, when the leash snapped as he was surfing at Runswick ...

Sharks and rays have seen better days

Sharks and rays have seen better days

While there seems to be no shortage of great whites in coastal waters in recent years, populations of sharks and rays ...

Rare footage of Honolulu back in 1954 – oh to have a time machine

Rare footage of Honolulu back in 1954 – oh to have a time machine

In 1954 Hawaii is still a Territory. Samuel Wilder King is appointed Territorial Governor by US President Eisenhower.  In this year ...

Our 89th board winners Jesse and Black Cat Pepi with their new Black Square PRO

Our 89th board winners Jesse and Black Cat Pepi with their new Black Square PRO

“This board goes so great! So stoked!” A forever Manly local, 20-year-old Jesse Gerlach has been surfing around North Steyne and ...

The Rise of Swahili Surf Culture on Zanzibar

The Rise of Swahili Surf Culture on Zanzibar

From the Brilliant Corners series – host Sam Bleakley heads into the Indian Ocean and explores the surf and culture ...

Surfing Duck at Rainbow Bay – the vid goes nuts

Surfing Duck at Rainbow Bay – the vid goes nuts

Yep the vid of “Duck” the bodysurfer has gone viral on news channels around the world, so you’ve probably seen ...

Dana Point becomes the first Whale Heritage Site in the U.S.

Dana Point becomes the first Whale Heritage Site in the U.S.

It was a freezing, windy, drizzly day sometime in the 1990s when I first went whale-watching. Or at least, as ...

Our 88th subscriber board winner Lesa now loving her new Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst

Our 88th subscriber board winner Lesa now loving her new Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst

“Love it! Love it! Love it! So beautifully made and finished, and it goes amazing. I loved it from the first ...

The Summer of ’69 Board Project – vid from Randy Rarick

The Summer of ’69 Board Project – vid from Randy Rarick

Sunset Beach, Oahu, and the Summer of 69 Board Project – with Leah Dawson, Willie Asprey and Randy Rarick. “Hey ...

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 ...

Surfers are helping future generations in Brazil’s largest favela

Surfers are helping future generations in Brazil’s largest favela

“Rocinha is plagued by violence and crime—children play in the same tight alleyways where drug traffickers work. One avenue away ...

A new population of blue whales discovered “hiding” in the Indian Ocean

A new population of blue whales discovered “hiding” in the Indian Ocean

The whales in the group seem to sing a unique song: "It's like hearing different songs within a genre - Stevie ...

Urbnsurf wave pool for Sydney

Urbnsurf wave pool for Sydney

Melbourne has reopened and Urbnsurf Sydney is set to be located at Olympic Park – a suburb of Greater Western ...

R.I.P. Ben Aipa

R.I.P. Ben Aipa

An innovative shaper, great surfer, and a son of Kauai, Ben Aipa died on Friday from heart complications, aged 78. ...

Here’s a first – a poem about diets and riots, hordes and a new board

Here’s a first – a poem about diets and riots, hordes and a new board

Can’t say we’ve ever run a poem in the magazine or online before, but in these unprecedented (eek!) times, let’s ...

“The culture was terrible”: new film Girls Can’t Surf charts how trailblazing women forced change

“The culture was terrible”: new film Girls Can’t Surf charts how trailblazing women forced change

The Sydney Morning Herald’s view on the new doco “Girl’s Can’t Surf”: Former world champion Pam Burridge is delighted by how ...

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