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Weird Waves returns with a new season – first episode “The Night Riders”

Weird Waves returns with a new season – first episode “The Night Riders”

From Vans: “Welcome back to Weird Waves. Like everyone else on this planet, 2020 hit the WW Crew like a ton of bricks... and all plans for the year changed.  “With Dylan Graves and Dave Malcolm’s focus now set closer to home, ...


Macabre “Ghost Boats”, and the world’s largest illegal fleet

Macabre “Ghost Boats”, and the world’s largest illegal fleet

“At first, the ominous occurrence was either attributed to natural explanations like rough weather or engine failure, or it was ...

A good news story: Port Fairy's migratory short-tailed shearwaters rally

A good news story: Port Fairy's migratory short-tailed shearwaters rally

From the mighty sea story file: A bird colony that migrates from Alaska to south-west Victoria to breed, appears to have ...

“It certainly woke us up”: Surfers compensated for unequal prize money following backlash

“It certainly woke us up”: Surfers compensated for unequal prize money following backlash

Curly MalJam prize-money back in the news – the latest from The Sydney Morning Herald: The champion of a premier Sydney ...

The Curly MalJam and the prizemoney inequality hits the Sydney Morning Herald

The Curly MalJam and the prizemoney inequality hits the Sydney Morning Herald

As reported in the SMH, 28/4/21: ‘So sick of this’: Female surf champion calls out inequality of prize money in Sydney ...

Author Richard Flanagan unleashes tirade against salmon farming industry

Author Richard Flanagan unleashes tirade against salmon farming industry

"Come down here and talk to the fisherman, to the shack owner, to the kayaker, to the surfer, and ask ...

One year passed: “Waikiki Under Quarantine, An Inside Look” – the video

One year passed: “Waikiki Under Quarantine, An Inside Look” – the video

What a difference a year makes, one of our most visited news pieces -  a vid from this week in 2020: Eerie ...

The Raglan Surf Report: “Stop ridiculing our Kiwi accent ya duckhids!”

The Raglan Surf Report: “Stop ridiculing our Kiwi accent ya duckhids!”

“Fush and chups out on the dick”. Must say he (main man Luke Cederman) went a touch hard on the Aussie accent ...

Got half an hour? Watch this - “Mona Boys”

Got half an hour? Watch this - “Mona Boys”

What a trip: Surfing doco about the surfing community of Mona Vale, on Sydney's Northern Beaches in the mid 1960s.  The ...

Should be Easter Classic time at Bells – so how about Gail Couper’s record 10 wins!

Should be Easter Classic time at Bells – so how about Gail Couper’s record 10 wins!

Bells should be getting into the swing about now - so let's tip the hat to it's winningest surfer ever. Gail ...

The Blob, the undersea volcano, the pumice raft, and the mass wreck of shearwaters

The Blob, the undersea volcano, the pumice raft, and the mass wreck of shearwaters

Many Australian surfers and beach lovers will remember the many dead and dying seabirds washing up along the East Coast ...

Clarification of an Old Mal Rally

Clarification of an Old Mal Rally

Update from Daffy Chisholm following up on some local "feedback" regarding Old Mal gatherings: To clarify an "Old Mal Rally" ...

“Surfing” – 1950

“Surfing” – 1950

Plucked from the bowels of British Pathe by our archive detective Ian Lording, and labelled by the Poms as “Unissued / Unused ...

A 15-minute movie – “Welcome to - A Mano Surf”

A 15-minute movie – “Welcome to - A Mano Surf”

“Shot throughout the Byron Bay area, the film celebrates alternative approaches to wave riding and the art of handcrafting a ...

Barz Optics winners – Kiamas on their way

Barz Optics winners – Kiamas on their way

Each issue we give away pairs of Barz sunglasses to four of our international subscribers (it helps us feel a ...

Lost board drifts form Shipsterns in southern Tasmania to Magnetic Island in north Queensland – via NZ

Lost board drifts form Shipsterns in southern Tasmania to Magnetic Island in north Queensland – via NZ

Hobart surfer Danny Griffiths lost his favourite surfboard in 2017 off the south coast of Tasmania and had given up ...

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 106 – Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 106 – Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

So each issue we ask our proofreader Mighty Mick the Hyphen to give us his run-down on what lies between the ...

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