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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 in 1955, Jack's signature back-lit style with its "California feel" quickly evolved via his correspondence with Ansel Adams, the great ...


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 ...

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 ...

When wave pools attack!

When wave pools attack!

44 bloodied and injured when a “tsunami pool” in China malfunctioned, sending a massive wave crashing down on swimmers, according ...

Our 84th! That's A LOT of PLB subscriber's who've won a top-end longboard. And here's The Pilsner!

Our 84th! That's A LOT of PLB subscriber's who've won a top-end longboard. And here's The Pilsner!

From 9'1" to 9'8", the Pilsner model is the highest seller in the Fine Surfcraft by Andrew Warhurst range, and like all of ...

LA County’s Bay Street Beach recognized as a “National Historic Place”

LA County’s Bay Street Beach recognized as a “National Historic Place”

Santa Monica Beach has been added to the National Register as a significant site of African American recreation, leisure, and ...

1948 – 2019. Vale Ronny Silcock, Australian larrikin legend surfer and artist

1948 – 2019. Vale Ronny Silcock, Australian larrikin legend surfer and artist

Much loved and admired by so many from all walks of life, Australian legendary surfer and gentleman Ronny Silcock died peacefully ...

PLB readers – our international Barz Optics winners!

PLB readers – our international Barz Optics winners!

While we have PLB magazine subscribers all over the world our 82 board winners over the years have all been ...

60th Anniversary of the first Gidget Movie!

60th Anniversary of the first Gidget Movie!

Yes it’s been 60 years since grommet Kathy “Gidget” Kohner told her screenwriter dad about her adventures on the beach ...

What a stunner! Our 81st board winner picks up his Wilkerson Surfcraft “Mojo”

What a stunner! Our 81st board winner picks up his Wilkerson Surfcraft “Mojo”

Just have a good look at that board, absolutely hand-made start to finish by Matt Wilkerson at his Noosa factory, ...

The new issue of PLB – so what’s in it?

The new issue of PLB – so what’s in it?

Mick the Mighty Proof Reader usually brings us his take on what’s in it each issue but he’s swanning around ...

David scores the Clearwater Viper – our 83rd subscriber board winner!

David scores the Clearwater Viper – our 83rd subscriber board winner!

David Sands from Shelly Beach was just a wee bit excited to win the tuned Clearwater Viper tri-fin in our ...

Meet the stoked surf nutters of the world’s original stationary wave, the Eisbach

Meet the stoked surf nutters of the world’s original stationary wave, the Eisbach

Germany and downtown Munich is not first place you think of when it comes to riding waves, but it does have ...

Like the ‘Loch Ness Monster’: Basking sharks return to California waters

Like the ‘Loch Ness Monster’: Basking sharks return to California waters

Ryan Lawler saw the dorsal fin in the distance, swaying slowly side to side, and assumed it was a great ...

R.I.P. Mike Doyle, the great surfer, shaper, adventurer, dead at 78

R.I.P. Mike Doyle, the great surfer, shaper, adventurer, dead at 78

The original hotdogger, Duke title winner at Sunset, surf wax creator, sold Gidget her first board in 1959, US West ...

Sam gets his Keyo – our 82nd PLB magazine subscriber board winner!

Sam gets his Keyo – our 82nd PLB magazine subscriber board winner!

And reckon he wasn’t ready to get it in the water. Said Keyo shaper Johnny Gill: “Young Sam has picked ...

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