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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 waves, or those waves surface an unusual creature, we learn something new about the water covering more than 70% of Earth's ...


Fish rain from the sky in town hundreds of kilometres from the ocean

Fish rain from the sky in town hundreds of kilometres from the ocean

It’s another “Fish Falling From the Sky” story! As reported by CNN: Residents of a town in northeast Texas have ...

Surfing is on the rise in the Great Lakes – even if temps aren’t!

Surfing is on the rise in the Great Lakes – even if temps aren’t!

The New York Times reports: It’s a cold Friday morning in January. The snow has been falling all night. With two friends, ...

“Giant Killer” - 17-year-old Jeff Hakman wins the 1965 Duke Contest

“Giant Killer” - 17-year-old Jeff Hakman wins the 1965 Duke Contest

All the Hawaiian and Californian heavy hitters were there – but check out Jeff’s surfing – nailed ’em!  By Bruce Brown ...

What is the value of a wave?

What is the value of a wave?

Before Covid, global surf tourism spending was estimated at up to A$91 billion per year. And since the start of the pandemic, ...

From the Tawny Frogmouth: Seawall puts our beach in peril

From the Tawny Frogmouth: Seawall puts our beach in peril

The Collaroy-Narrabeen embayment is one of the most beautiful parts of Sydney, and arguably Australia’s surfing capital. It boasts an unrivalled ...

Sending off Marty Curry with a paddle-out at Arrawarra - all welcome

Sending off Marty Curry with a paddle-out at Arrawarra - all welcome

It's now over six months since "The Little General of Arrawarra" left us, and finally after several false starts due to ...

Smiles & waves: New comp for NZ South Island – wrap and photos

Smiles & waves: New comp for NZ South Island – wrap and photos

The Tuawera Longboard Classic is a new longboarding and retro shortboarding competition based out of Scarborough beach in Christchurch, New ...

The wave pool backlash

The wave pool backlash

Worldwide there are 100 or more planned, proposed, or already operating . . . but at what cost? This is ...

The great Hap “Happy” Jacobs – innovator, shaper, thinker - gone at 92

The great Hap “Happy” Jacobs – innovator, shaper, thinker - gone at 92

From The Daily Breeze: Hap Jacobs, a craftsman who helped mold surf culture into what it is today and an ...

The Year in Pictures 2021 – from the NY Times

The Year in Pictures 2021 – from the NY Times

Viewed from any angle, 2021 has been a tumultuous year – and this collection of 176 "Pictures of the Year" ...

PEP 11 Newcastle to Sydney is dead – now on to Victoria’s Otway Basin

PEP 11 Newcastle to Sydney is dead – now on to Victoria’s Otway Basin

The latest from Surfers For Climate: We all did it - the kids who waved signs at men in suits only concerned ...

PEP 11 drilling off Newcastle, Central Coast and Sydney has been hit on the head!

PEP 11 drilling off Newcastle, Central Coast and Sydney has been hit on the head!

As reported in The Guardian: A controversial proposal to drill for oil and gas off the New South Wales coast will not ...

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 109 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 109 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

Mighty Mick the Hyphen brings us his run-down on what lies between the covers of the newie: Issue No 109  >> FEATURES 5 ...

WIN A NETTLETON 9’6” MULTIPLY

WIN A NETTLETON 9’6” MULTIPLY

A true hotdogger, the Multiply was created a few years back with Belinda Baggs. She wanted a longboard she could ...

The Carabine is off to Vicco

The Carabine is off to Vicco

“The only thing I’ve ever won in my life was the National Service draft!” laughed David Jackson when we phoned ...

Short film on Super 8: “Monastery Garden”

Short film on Super 8: “Monastery Garden”

Nine minutes from Riviera Nayarit, Mexico – a short by - Michele Lorusso. Surfers: Leah Dawson, Makala Smith, Karina Rozunko & Lola ...

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