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Agatha Christie surfed!

Agatha Christie surfed!

From the Never Knew That Department: Hercule Poirot never risked his grey cells or his impeccably waxed moustache by attempting to hang ten. Nor did Jane Marple ever strap a board to the roof of a Kombi and thunder out of St Mary Mead in search ...


15-year-old Kelis Kaleopaa and 43-year-old Joel Tudor claim WSL Noosa Open – wrap & photos

15-year-old Kelis Kaleopaa and 43-year-old Joel Tudor claim WSL Noosa Open – wrap & photos

On what was the best day of surf for the entire event, the pair overcame a field of reigning event ...

Vanimo Surf Lodge, Papua New Guinea – a win for all

Vanimo Surf Lodge, Papua New Guinea – a win for all

“Foresight and planning are the secret to low numbers here as the Surfing Association of Papua New Guinea has introduced a global ...

The one and only Bob Cooper gone at 82

The one and only Bob Cooper gone at 82

Before there were hippies or hipsters there was surfing’s original beatnik, Bob Cooper, who was one of very few surfers ...

Wave generating ferries and the locals who ride them – Weird Waves “Commuter Traffic Wonderland” – watch the vid

Wave generating ferries and the locals who ride them – Weird Waves “Commuter Traffic Wonderland” – watch the vid

Some 45 minutes from the ocean, Dylan Graves and the WW Crew prove ferry waves are real. We’re talking specifically ...

Indonesian needlefish boy: 'A fish jumped out of the sea and stabbed my neck'. WARNING - only open this if you have a strong stomach

Indonesian needlefish boy: 'A fish jumped out of the sea and stabbed my neck'. WARNING - only open this if you have a strong stomach

One for the “Strange Stories From the Ocean” file: An Indonesian teenager has described his terrifying swim to safety after a ...

Rare Indeed: the latest 10 original board logo additions to the Rare Surf Tees range

Rare Indeed: the latest 10 original board logo additions to the Rare Surf Tees range

They’re produced in short runs, and the genuine logo designs in the Rare Surf Tees range cover surfing’s 1950s, 60s ...

Time Travel: Weird Waves – and an artificial island in Lagos, Nigeria

Time Travel: Weird Waves – and an artificial island in Lagos, Nigeria

In this second episode of Season 2 of Weird Waves, hosts Dylan Graves and Dane Gudauskas intend to find out ...

Glacier surfing, Alaskan bores – exploring the “Outer Realms of the Surf World”

Glacier surfing, Alaskan bores – exploring the “Outer Realms of the Surf World”

Thankfully, “Weird Waves” is back in 2020 with Season 2, and to kick it off host Dylan Graves and his ...

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB - What’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB - What’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

The new issue of PLB is now in newsagents nationally in Australia and NZ and should be landing with all our international ...

50th anniversary of Earth Day set for 2020 – check out this amazing (celebrity stacked) song & vid by Lil Dicky

50th anniversary of Earth Day set for 2020 – check out this amazing (celebrity stacked) song & vid by Lil Dicky

A love song to earth with a ridiculous amount of cameos. Featuring: Snoop Dogg, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Zac Brown, Brendon ...

Glenn from the Hyennas wins the handmade Black Square Noserider

Glenn from the Hyennas wins the handmade Black Square Noserider

Glenn Quince had just got out of the water after an early at Long Reef when we phoned to say ...

Beatles, Jimi, Stones, Endless Summer – who’s the link? John Van Hamersveld!

Beatles, Jimi, Stones, Endless Summer – who’s the link? John Van Hamersveld!

By Tom Wegener for Noosa Longboards: Sometimes an artist can capture the energy, vibrancy and change of an era in one ...

A Swell Century: surfing Sydney’s beaches from 1915 to 2019 – in pictures

A Swell Century: surfing Sydney’s beaches from 1915 to 2019 – in pictures

Surfing mythology often places the birth of the sport in Australia at the feet of Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, who was ...

Our 85th free board! Win a 9’2” fully handmade Black Square Noserider!

Our 85th free board! Win a 9’2” fully handmade Black Square Noserider!

Yep our 85th PLB magazine subscriber giveaway! Black Square Surfboards’ shaper Ryan Chelman was raised in the surf shop his ...

Gerry gets his Warhurst Pilsner – our 84th board winner

Gerry gets his Warhurst Pilsner – our 84th board winner

Yep we’ve given away 84 boards to our Australian mag subscribers, even if they are American. Gerry Prietto lives in ...

Tracking “Katherine” - the whopping great white cruising the US East Coast – news and vid

Tracking “Katherine” - the whopping great white cruising the US East Coast – news and vid

A great white shark that weighs over 2,000 pounds and measures 15 feet, 5 inches long has been swimming along ...

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