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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 hope of ever finding it again. A chance encounter last week has solved the mystery of where it ended up — ...


Noosa alt-boarder Harrison Roach signs with WA’s Creatures

Noosa alt-boarder Harrison Roach signs with WA’s Creatures

Good to see a renowned logger hooking up with a major hardware label - and the cut-and-paste below is as it’s ...

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 ...

Subscribe & WIN a Pilsner from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst – our 91st giveaway board

Subscribe & WIN a Pilsner from Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst – our 91st giveaway board

Fancy a Pilsner? Our shout! This model is the highest selling board in the Fine Surfcraft range, and like all ...

Sorby wins the Carabine “Shakey” – our 90th subscriber board winner

Sorby wins the Carabine “Shakey” – our 90th subscriber board winner

“Well I’ve got my fingers crossed now,” said John Sorby when we asked if he might be wondering why we’d ...

Shark killed by stingray – stabbed in the head

Shark killed by stingray – stabbed in the head

From the Ripping Sea Stories file: On a sunny day in February, a strange sight washed ashore on a beach ...

"Wisdom" the albatross - the world’s oldest known wild bird – still sailing the Pacific

One from the Amazing Sea Stories file: KAPA’A, HAWAII: She could be any of a million Laysan albatross returning each fall to Midway ...

On International Womens Day: Pacific women breaking stereotypes and cultural norms through surfing

On International Womens Day: Pacific women breaking stereotypes and cultural norms through surfing

When Stephanie Mahuk paddles her board out to the break, she sings softly under her breath. She is calling to the ...

“I lived it all,” Real-life Gidget looks back from 80

“I lived it all,” Real-life Gidget looks back from 80

Groucho Marx: Kathy, I’ll start with you. How old are you? Kathy Kohner: I’m 17. I’m a senior at University High ...

South Africa’s “Protect the West Coast” V Australian mining company MRC

South Africa’s “Protect the West Coast” V Australian mining company MRC

“Many of MRC’s mining activities in South Africa would not be allowed on their home turf in Australia and we ...

The SMH’s take on the extraordinary Pauline Menczer: “The forgotten sporting champion who drives a school bus”

The SMH’s take on the extraordinary Pauline Menczer: “The forgotten sporting champion who drives a school bus”

It is a modest life for a forgotten Australian sporting champion. Much quieter than her two decades as a livewire ...

RIP Pearl Turton – much-loved Australian surfing great

RIP Pearl Turton – much-loved Australian surfing great

We lost the wonderful trail-blazing Pearl Turton on February 4 - the original Australian champion surfer who was admired by ...

Pam Burridge podcast – a chat about “Girls Can’t Surf”

Pam Burridge podcast – a chat about “Girls Can’t Surf”

1990 World Champion Pam Burridge joins the Lineup podcast to discuss the “Girls Can’t Surf” film about the trailblazing group of female ...

The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis – some reading from The NY Times

The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis – some reading from The NY Times

Author: Daniel Duane. The first time I saw a swastika in the wild, I happened to be carrying a surfboard. The ...

Cranking Yalls for the Volte West Australian Longboard & Logger opener

Cranking Yalls for the Volte West Australian Longboard & Logger opener

Surfers from across the WA put on a show in large and powerful surf at the iconic Yallingup Main Break over ...

“Surfer Falls of Cliff’ – surf vid from The Hook, Santa Cruz, in 1985

“Surfer Falls of Cliff’ – surf vid from The Hook, Santa Cruz, in 1985

Surfer falls off a cliff and Tony Roberts captures it on film. 1985, he was filming friends surfing, perched halfway ...

Sea urchin populations are exploding – the latest from Ocean Impact Organisation

Sea urchin populations are exploding – the latest from Ocean Impact Organisation

Urchins, urchins, everywhere:  A big focus for our messaging at OIO is reminding the public that we live on Planet Ocean. ...

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