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Santa who? Yes we’ve given away 77 absolute top-end longboards

Santa who? Yes we’ve given away 77 absolute top-end longboards

So how about number 78! This Little Cove 9’6” Promethium is a blend of the innovative Yater Spoon from the ’60s and Mike Davis’ original Noosa Log, and it’s about as polished as it comes for a tuned handshaped old-skool ...


Maddy takes delivery of the DJB Medussa 9’4” - hand-made by Daniel Bekis

Maddy takes delivery of the DJB Medussa 9’4” - hand-made by Daniel Bekis

“We just got the board and it looks absolutely incredible! I cannot even begin to say how happy and grateful ...

New biz: Quiver NZ Surfboard Rentals

New biz: Quiver NZ Surfboard Rentals

If you’re going to NZ and don’t really want to lug a board, especially a longboard, there's a new business ...

 Here comes the future again – the PLB Juniors at the Noosa Fest 2018

Here comes the future again – the PLB Juniors at the Noosa Fest 2018

The grom Dane Peterson surfed in it, Alex Knost and Christian Wach too back when they were the young guns ...

It’s nothing to do with surfing, but such a rare good news story we just had to share it

It’s nothing to do with surfing, but such a rare good news story we just had to share it

A small carnivorous marsupial known only from fossilised bone fragments and presumed extinct in NSW for more than a century, ...

Coastal towns help save Australian surfboard manufacturing

Coastal towns help save Australian surfboard manufacturing

From the ABC, West Australia: When the cost of manufacturing a surfboard in Australia became too high to compete with ...

More giveaways for 15 random PLB subscribers – 15 Rare Surf Tees

More giveaways for 15 random PLB subscribers – 15 Rare Surf Tees

Yep, we’re not only giving away our 78th board to an Australian subscriber this issue, Brett Stammers and his Rare ...

Looking Beneath the Surface - Podcast with Belinda Baggs, Wayne Lynch and oceanographer Kimi Werner

Looking Beneath the Surface - Podcast with Belinda Baggs, Wayne Lynch and oceanographer Kimi Werner

During an uneven sailing crossing between the Queensland mainland and The Great Barrier Reef, the three share a connected passion for ...

The Groms of Agnes Water – and what’s cooking for 2018

The Groms of Agnes Water – and what’s cooking for 2018

News from the Discovery Christian College, by surfer/teacher James Osborne: Surfing and the industry associated with it are entrenched through ...

Santas invade Currumbin Alley! Crescent Head longboarders have been “Santa Surfing” en masse for years, and seems it’s spreading north. This sort of frivolity must be stamped out! Bah humbug!

Santas invade Currumbin Alley! Crescent Head longboarders have been “Santa Surfing” en masse for years, and seems it’s spreading north. This sort of frivolity must be stamped out! Bah humbug!

The following appeared in The Gold Coast Bulletin, Tuesday 12th:   SANTA ditched the sleigh and jumped on a surfboard at Currumbin Alley today. ...

Farewell Bruce Brown – 1937-2017

Farewell Bruce Brown – 1937-2017

Bruce Brown single-handedly changed the public’s perceptions of the act of surfing, and of surfers, with The Endless Summer – ...

Tim Winton’s classic novel “Breath” now a movie – get the news, watch the trailer – and it looks pretty damn good!

Tim Winton’s classic novel “Breath” now a movie – get the news, watch the trailer – and it looks pretty damn good!

Based on Tim Winton’s award-winning novel of the same name, Simon Baker’s feature film directorial debut Breath follows two teenage ...

Was this little gathering the beginning of something gamechangeingly BIG?

Was this little gathering the beginning of something gamechangeingly BIG?

The first ever China Surfing Championships: For the first time in surfing’s history, National Surfing Championships were held in China ...

Kiwi surfer and surf industry legend farewelled

Kiwi surfer and surf industry legend farewelled

Paul Zarifeh of Sumner Beach in Christchurch died of pancreatic cancer on November 23, he was 60 years old. Paul ...

UN commits to stop ocean plastic waste

UN commits to stop ocean plastic waste

Sourced from the BBC: Nations have agreed that the world needs to completely stop plastic waste from entering the oceans. The ...

2018 Burleigh Boardriders Single Fin Festival - presented by Billabong

2018 Burleigh Boardriders Single Fin Festival - presented by Billabong

A nostalgic journey and an ongoing part of Gold Coast culture for the last 21 years, the first and most ...

Crazy finish to the Taiwan Open and the Men’s World Title!

Crazy finish to the Taiwan Open and the Men’s World Title!

It is only the second time in WSL/ASP history that a World Championship has been decided by a surf-off – ...

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