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Brazil’s Guarda do Embaú dedicated as the 9th World Surfing Reserve

Brazil’s Guarda do Embaú dedicated as the 9th World Surfing Reserve

Formed by the Rio da Madre, the Guarda do Embaú surf ecosystem is one of the most classic Brazilian surfing locations, as well as one of the most biodiverse areas in the Atlantic Coast Rainforest of Brazil. On Saturday, October 26th, ...


The case for medicinal cannabis: “Please stop insulting our intelligence, we’re not smoking bongs around an Xbox”

The case for medicinal cannabis: “Please stop insulting our intelligence, we’re not smoking bongs around an Xbox”

Keen surfer Kiwi White eyes the waves from afar these days. Debilitating pain and fatigue from mesothelioma — cancer of ...

Beyond great waves - protecting surf ecosystems

Beyond great waves - protecting surf ecosystems

Take a look at the Guarda do Embaú World Surfing Reserve, an incredible example of a surf ecosystem. The coast and surrounding lands ...

Odd happenings in the ocean: Abandoned by great whites, Cape Town is now short of whales too

Odd happenings in the ocean: Abandoned by great whites, Cape Town is now short of whales too

A survey of the population of southern right whales off the coast of Cape Town has shown the second-lowest incidence ...

Britain: Jesus Longboard Classic – wrap & photos

Britain: Jesus Longboard Classic – wrap & photos

After last year's double postponements of this popular event, organisers Christian Surfers UK in partnership with Tubestation were very pleased ...

The Amazon’s pink dolphins giving lives back

The Amazon’s pink dolphins giving lives back

Physiotherapist Igor Simões Andrade gives monthly sessions to children with a range of physical and mental disabilities by taking them swimming ...

The Shane Gang is coming to Surf World

The Shane Gang is coming to Surf World

Surf World Gold Coast will be hosting Surfing Industry Icon Shane Stedman and the launch of his best-selling book The ...

The Station Boardstore - the real deal in Crescent Head

The Station Boardstore - the real deal in Crescent Head

JJ Starr has opened The Station online board store, in the old cop shop no less, and its something different ...

Rip Curl sold in $350m deal

Rip Curl sold in $350m deal

The deal was announced on Tuesday, bringing to an end 50 years of private ownership for Rip Curl. The brand ...

Vale Jack Eden

Vale Jack Eden

Vale Jack Eden, Australian photojournalist and publisher, who has passed away aged 88 from Parkinson's Disease. Picking up his first camera ...

“Pure shock!” A longboarder’s close encounter with a great white

“Pure shock!” A longboarder’s close encounter with a great white

Devon Zimmerman had only just paddled out at Orleans Beach at Cape Cod when surprise surprise: “I thought a little seal ...

"We're not going away”: Patagonia Australia boss rebukes Alan Jones

The Australian director of clothing brand Patagonia has hit back at radio presenter Alan Jones, saying the company was "not ...

Passing the Torch – the kids have spoken

Passing the Torch – the kids have spoken

“Normally I’m all for robbing banks,” jokes Wayne Lynch, surfing pioneer and genuine Australian cultural icon, “but I’m not sure ...

Humpback playing in the line-up with surfers and dolphins! Watch the vid.

Humpback playing in the line-up with surfers and dolphins! Watch the vid.

From Alasdar Evans: A juvenile humpback whale graced the line up in Western Australia playing in the waves with dolphins ...

ISSUE 100 - What’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

ISSUE 100 - What’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

Yes it’s our 100th issue of PLB, and copies have landed at the homes of all our Australian subscribers, while the US and ...

A brilliant day in Britain: The Saunton Classic   - wrap, results & photos

A brilliant day in Britain: The Saunton Classic - wrap, results & photos

Looking at the opening conditions on the morning of The Re-Re-Scheduled Saunton Longboard Classic 2019, it was definitely a case ...

Gerry wins the Pilsner from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst

Gerry wins the Pilsner from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst

When we phoned Gerry Prietto he happened to be driving and his wife Christine answered and put the phone on ...

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