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WSL: Machine maintenance, qualifiers, pool rookies – the first updates from the Ranch

WSL: Machine maintenance, qualifiers, pool rookies – the first updates from the Ranch

Lemoore, Calif./USA - The WSL Longboard Tour is back with the Cuervo Surf Ranch Classic September 28 - 29. Qualifying Round competition for women is underway for some of the world’s best. Men's Qualifying Round will begin at 8:30am PDT Wednesday, September 29, ...


Exhibition: The one-and-only Col Chandler and his amazing art – his website & exhibits for Ocean Conservation

Exhibition: The one-and-only Col Chandler and his amazing art – his website & exhibits for Ocean Conservation

Col Chandler has been surfing for over 40 years, and like most of us, anywhere and everywhere, wherever he could ...

1970 at Bells with (the fabulous) Ma and Pa Bendall – a news episode from “This Day Tonight”

1970 at Bells with (the fabulous) Ma and Pa Bendall – a news episode from “This Day Tonight”

Ferretted from the annals of Australia’s national broadcaster by Detective Ian Lording, who added: “This is a ripper. I had to ...

Stricken barge recreates “Shipwrecks” break on Nusa Lembongan

Stricken barge recreates “Shipwrecks” break on Nusa Lembongan

From Magic Seaweed: In what can only be called a repeat performance, yet another maritime disaster has befallen Bali’s sister ...

The Ranch and Malibu to finish the paused World Longboard Tour – news & competitor lists

The Ranch and Malibu to finish the paused World Longboard Tour – news & competitor lists

The return of the WSL World Longboard Tour following the 2020 season's competition pause due to COVID-19 sees two events ...

Six minutes with George – and the lost footage from Innermost Limits of Pure Fun

Six minutes with George – and the lost footage from Innermost Limits of Pure Fun

George Greenough found some lost 16mm footage from the late ‘60s - from long before HD video cameras went digital and ...

A deep dive into the hidden world of whale culture

A deep dive into the hidden world of whale culture

“Whales’ alliances, their intricate conversations, and how they attract mates or care for their young seem eerily familiar. The mysteries ...

The virtual “World Dog Surfing Championships” – online for the first time

The virtual “World Dog Surfing Championships” – online for the first time

It’s billed as the “World Dog Surfing Championships” and they’re calling all dog surfers, dog photographers, and surfdog fans. The ...

A tribute to Marty Sugarman

A tribute to Marty Sugarman

From Bob Feigel: The world of surfing - and beyond - has lost one of its finest creative minds and ...

Drilling at the 12 Apostles! Really?

Drilling at the 12 Apostles! Really?

From Surfers For Climate: We are not stoked that the Victorian State Government is supporting Beach Energy's plans to drill ...

320-page coffee table book “Cold Comfort” from ace surf photographer Marcus Paladino

320-page coffee table book “Cold Comfort” from ace surf photographer Marcus Paladino

Out of Canada’s British Columbia, Marcus Paladino’s glorious images have featured in PLB several times over the past 10 years ...

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation

One year before the world’s first skateboarding magazine was published in the United States, Dr Leo Kalokerinos, a 29 year ...

Victory in Baja – San Miguel surf break protected

Victory in Baja – San Miguel surf break protected

In a historic moment for environmental and surf conservation, the first state park in Baja California, Mexico was officially approved, ...

Dirty Wave Challenge – and you can win five grand

Dirty Wave Challenge – and you can win five grand

Calling all surfers and beach-lovers for a chance to win $5,000 and give back to your local coastline! THE CHALLENGE The Dirty Wave ...

2021 Surfing Walk of Fame inductees

2021 Surfing Walk of Fame inductees

From PT in Huntington Beach: The votes have been tallied and fresh crop of legendary wave riders will once again be ...

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 108 - Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info on what's in it

THE NEW PLB - ISSUE 108 - 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 108  >> FEATURES TO ...

“You need to sell a lot of waves to get a strong return” - investing in a surf park

“You need to sell a lot of waves to get a strong return” - investing in a surf park

According to investor marketing material, it’ll offer “access to perfect surf” and a “reimaging” of the site’s existing resort, complete ...

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