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The Summer of ’69 Board Project – vid from Randy Rarick

The Summer of ’69 Board Project – vid from Randy Rarick

Sunset Beach, Oahu, and the Summer of 69 Board Project – with Leah Dawson, Willie Asprey and Randy Rarick. “Hey PLB we just finished filming our 'Summer of ’66' Design Project which is in the edit stage now and we hope ...


One marine animal causes more death and serious injuries than sharks, sea snakes, and stingrays combined

One marine animal causes more death and serious injuries than sharks, sea snakes, and stingrays combined

From the “Scary Ocean File”: The Australian box jellyfish is considered the most toxic animal on earth. They may not look dangerous, but the ...

R.I.P. Ben Aipa

R.I.P. Ben Aipa

An innovative shaper, great surfer, and a son of Kauai, Ben Aipa died on Friday from heart complications, aged 78. ...

Here’s a first – a poem about diets and riots, hordes and a new board

Here’s a first – a poem about diets and riots, hordes and a new board

Can’t say we’ve ever run a poem in the magazine or online before, but in these unprecedented (eek!) times, let’s ...

“The culture was terrible”: new film Girls Can’t Surf charts how trailblazing women forced change

“The culture was terrible”: new film Girls Can’t Surf charts how trailblazing women forced change

The Sydney Morning Herald’s view on the new doco “Girl’s Can’t Surf”: Former world champion Pam Burridge is delighted by how ...

Biggest day of 2020 at The Wedge, with Jamie O’Brien

Biggest day of 2020 at The Wedge, with Jamie O’Brien

Pipeline nutter JOB and his “Six-o Log” soft top take on the Newport mutant.  Find 15 minutes and watch it here.

'New' whale species seen off Mexican coast

'New' whale species seen off Mexican coast

From the Strange Sea Stories File, this was posted by the BBC on Friday: Three whales spotted off the coast ...

The latest in the Rare Surf Tees

The latest in the Rare Surf Tees

They’re produced in short runs only, and there are around 100 designs covering surfing’s 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s. They’re all absolute ...

Ummm . . . Teahupo'o confirmed as the surf venue for the Paris 2024 Olympics

Ummm . . . Teahupo'o confirmed as the surf venue for the Paris 2024 Olympics

This should be more exciting than the Badminton.  As reported by the ISA: The International Surfing Association has announced confirmation from the International Olympic ...

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

THE NEW PLB ISSUE – 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 ...

New vid: Pasta Point at night with Bethany & Lakey - Maldives

New vid: Pasta Point at night with Bethany & Lakey - Maldives

Atoll Adventures, Atoll Travel and Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives (Pasta Point) hosted surfers Bethany Hamilton & Lakey Peterson for the filming ...

RIP Marty Tullemans – legendary surf photographer, larger-than-life character

RIP Marty Tullemans – legendary surf photographer, larger-than-life character

News is everywhere today in surf circles that we’ve lost Marty after a battle with dementia over the past couple ...

Subscribe & WIN a Carabine “Shakey” Modern Log – our 90th giveaway board

Subscribe & WIN a Carabine “Shakey” Modern Log – our 90th giveaway board

After 51 years straight of building surfboards of all sorts in Wollongong, the Carabine label runs deep in the DNA ...

JESSE JAGS THE BLACK SQUARE PRO – PLB BOARD GIVEAWAY

JESSE JAGS THE BLACK SQUARE PRO – PLB BOARD GIVEAWAY

20-year-old IT guy Jesse Gerlach was heading for a paddle at Queenscliff when we stopped him in his tracks with ...

Barz Optics - Kiama Winners

Barz Optics - Kiama Winners

We have magazine subscribers all over the world yet our 89 board winners have all been Australians, and that’s simply ...

500,000 spiny superheros released to devour Hawaii’s coral-smothering algae

500,000 spiny superheros released to devour Hawaii’s coral-smothering algae

From the Strange Sea Stories File: Half a million sea urchins have now been deployed through NOAA and the Hawaii ...

Three women from New Jersey – shaking the ’70s

Three women from New Jersey – shaking the ’70s

From SHACC: Back in the late ’60s and throughout most of the ’70s, three young women helped shape the future ...

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