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Day 2 – WSL Longboard at Manly – our take, their take, photos

Day 2 – WSL Longboard at Manly – our take, their take, photos

Finally we get to watch some WSL longboarding live – did you catch it? Tuesday was the beginning of the waiting period for the shortboarders (hence the live streaming), and it was pretty much flat, so by default it was ...


WSL World Longboard Titles – the wrap from Manly, Day 1

WSL World Longboard Titles – the wrap from Manly, Day 1

News release from the WSL: MANLY BEACH, Sydney, NSW, Australia (Monday, May 16) -  Fantastic conditions graced Manly Beach today as the world's ...

The fight to take back Hawaii

The fight to take back Hawaii

Author: Matt Davis, for Foreign Correspondent via ABC Australia: Under swaying palm trees in the quiet streets behind Sunset Beach ...

Josette Lagardere, Redondo’s Australian champion, for Surfer Walk of Fame

Josette Lagardere, Redondo’s Australian champion, for Surfer Walk of Fame

After a successful competitive career in California, Josette Lagardere won Australia’s National Championship by Kevin Cody When Josette Lagardere visited Tweed Heads in northern ...

Very strange fish washes up on Peregian Beach

Very strange fish washes up on Peregian Beach

Locals of a Sunshine Coast town have been left startled by the arrival of a peculiar creature on the beach.  The strange-looking ...

OUR 95th BOARD! WIN A CLAYTON SURFBOARDS DEDICATED NOSERIDER

OUR 95th BOARD! WIN A CLAYTON SURFBOARDS DEDICATED NOSERIDER

Born and bred in Gerringong (Mick Cronin country) on the NSW South Coast, Clayton Bell says he grew up a ...

The one-and-only local world-famous Manly Longboard Co

The one-and-only local world-famous Manly Longboard Co

Mark and Julie Preece came up with the Manly Longboard Co. concept and shop in 1995, and at cottage-level it’s gone ...

John Cunningham RIP

John Cunningham RIP

With the passing of John Cunningham Queensland has lost one of its larger-than-life surfing pioneers and personalities. As well as ...

Plush surf charter boat Blue Star sinks in the Maldives

Plush surf charter boat Blue Star sinks in the Maldives

Said French surfer Boris Romann: “We’d been hitting the reef with our boat [sic] around 6am Monday 18 April 2022, ...

Where it all started - Okanui Classics now made back in Oz

Where it all started - Okanui Classics now made back in Oz

Dick Ash sowed up the first pairs of Okanui boardshorts on his mum’s Singer from canvas Australia Post bags he’d ...

‘Got your visa?’: Victoria’s coastal enclave Rye is holding fast to its barefoot roots

‘Got your visa?’: Victoria’s coastal enclave Rye is holding fast to its barefoot roots

Gentrification hasn’t reached this part of the Mornington Peninsula, where residents say ‘if you don’t play golf, surf or fish, ...

“Drastically reduced” plastic waste after bans – Perth beaches study

“Drastically reduced” plastic waste after bans – Perth beaches study

Linda Davies started picking up rubbish during regular beach walks on Perth's coast four years ago and was surprised by ...

From Wendy Harmer:  As Australia battles wild weather and coastal erosion, we should learn from our mistakes

From Wendy Harmer: As Australia battles wild weather and coastal erosion, we should learn from our mistakes

The story of King Cnut the Great (Canute to you) is often misunderstood. The early 11th-century ruler of the North Sea ...

Wayne Lynch:  “And now it’s gas.”

Wayne Lynch: “And now it’s gas.”

When I heard they were opening up the Otway Coast for gas exploration I was absolutely horrified but hardly surprised. ...

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 ...

Who’s eating who down in the deep blue sea

Who’s eating who down in the deep blue sea

Of all Earth's major ecosystems, the deep sea is one of the least understood - even though it is the largest. But a ...

Stingers, saltwater crocs, and disembowelling cassowaries no longer a problem for surfers in Far North Queensland

Stingers, saltwater crocs, and disembowelling cassowaries no longer a problem for surfers in Far North Queensland

"NorthBreak" - 300-metre wave pool for Port Douglas.  As reported in Tropic North: A plan to build the Far North Queensland region's ...

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