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Three surfing reef breaks erased forever in Western Australia - in the name of Progress

Three surfing reef breaks erased forever in Western Australia - in the name of Progress

The Surfing Community of the City of Joondalup conducted a Paddle Out on Sunday February 6 for the three Natural Surfing Breaks that have been left waveless due to the enveloping Ocean Reef Marina Project Sea Walls.  All Channels of TV Media covered ...


The Victorian Longboard Titles -  update on the two rounds - Phillip Island and Possos

The Victorian Longboard Titles - update on the two rounds - Phillip Island and Possos

From Surfing Victoria: The Victorian Longboard Titles is set to return to Phillip Island in 2022 after a one year hiatus ...

Never, ever look down’: a middle-aged guide to catching waves

Never, ever look down’: a middle-aged guide to catching waves

An excellent read from writer and learner surfer Alison Rourke - from The Guardian. Braving board burn and wipeouts, Alison Rourke ...

Our 91st subscriber surfboard winner Malcolm and his Fine Surfcraft

Our 91st subscriber surfboard winner Malcolm and his Fine Surfcraft

“Just dropping you a line to say again, thanks so much for the ‘Pilsner’ from Fine SurfCraft by Andrew Warhurst! ...

Watch a 19-minute clip of the Joyce Hoffman tribute and statue unveiling

Watch a 19-minute clip of the Joyce Hoffman tribute and statue unveiling

Filmed by Rick Chatillon, who added, “Joyce still surfs today!” Joyce Hoffman is the latest addition to Dana Point’s collection of ...

Yet another take on old guy V young guy – crowds and surf etiquette - youth is the future

Yet another take on old guy V young guy – crowds and surf etiquette - youth is the future

From Thomas Alexander, NFOS: So it might be flogging a dead horse, but I’d like to throw a quick nod ...

For the first time - orcas found to kill blue whales, the largest animals on Earth

For the first time - orcas found to kill blue whales, the largest animals on Earth

From the Amazing Ocean File: It begins with a chase. Twelve orcas swimming down their quarry until it grows tired. When their target ...

Brilliant! Bins in the ocean (news & vid)

Brilliant! Bins in the ocean (news & vid)

It’s a singular kind of trash can thought up by two Aussie mates. Now this bin has gone viral and ...

“I got a weird feeling this dolphin was trying to tell me something”

“I got a weird feeling this dolphin was trying to tell me something”

Lifelong surfer Andrew McKenna has experienced his share of false alarms with fins – but he’d never seen a dolphin moving with ...

Old guy - young guy. A little more on Noosa and crowds and surf etiquette

Old guy - young guy. A little more on Noosa and crowds and surf etiquette

A little feedback from a reader: The article on last week’s PLB NewsWire on Noosa and crowds and injuries stirred my ...

The Battle to Save Waikiki Beach

The Battle to Save Waikiki Beach

HONOLULU - Waikiki might be one of the most famous beaches in the world, a synonym for surfing and sun-soaked vacations ...

New longboard comp – the Phillip Island Boardriders Club Single Fin Classic

New longboard comp – the Phillip Island Boardriders Club Single Fin Classic

Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia: With the growing longboard scene locally, it is only natural for PIBC to host a special ...

Plan B: Higher artificial island to keep Maldives afloat

Plan B: Higher artificial island to keep Maldives afloat

Hulhumalé, Maldives: “My most peaceful moments are on the water,” Thoiba Saeedh, an anthropologist, said just before a motorboat took us ...

Dora: Surf legend comes to life in 'Perfect Waves'

Dora: Surf legend comes to life in 'Perfect Waves'

A flashback to June 2008, and the release of “All For a Few Perfect Waves - The Audacious Life and Legend ...

VALE Leroy Pattison. The celebrations of Leroy's life are continuing

VALE Leroy Pattison. The celebrations of Leroy's life are continuing

Tribute from Michael Cottier: On Tuesday January 25 Leroy's immediate family held a cremation. On Friday February 4 at The Henchman in Miami on ...

Stunning find discovered hiding in the ocean's 'twilight zone'

Stunning find discovered hiding in the ocean's 'twilight zone'

The ocean depths are as mysterious as the infinite abyss of space beyond our planet.  Every time we dive beneath the ...

Noosa surfer warns more people will get hurt

Noosa surfer warns more people will get hurt

As reported by the ABC Australia: A Noosa surfer is urging people to comply with wave-riding etiquette following an incident that ...

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