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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 are a biodiversity hotspot, it contains crucial geophysical factors that contribute to the surf, and it has a strong local culture that values ...


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 ...

Happy 35th birthday Yallingup Malibu Classic – want to celebrate in WA?

Happy 35th birthday Yallingup Malibu Classic – want to celebrate in WA?

A West Australian surfing institution, The Yal Mal is held in the beautiful southern corner of the state in the ...

“5 Ways” longboard competition 2019

“5 Ways” longboard competition 2019

Held annually on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, and rotated between five clubs - Palm Beach, Long Reef, Curl Curl, Freshwater and ...

From Old Blighty: The Stable, Fistral Longboard Classic 2019 – wrap & photos

From Old Blighty: The Stable, Fistral Longboard Classic 2019 – wrap & photos

If last month’s Saunton Longboard Classic was a gentle and fond kiss goodbye from summer, last weekend’s Stable Fistral Longboard ...

Surf Relik Trestles and Duct Tape Rockaway . . . what gives?

Surf Relik Trestles and Duct Tape Rockaway . . . what gives?

We’ve had a string of people contacting us throughout this week wondering if we know what happened and who-won-what at ...

This weekend – the Noosa Surf Film Festival – here’s the rundown

This weekend – the Noosa Surf Film Festival – here’s the rundown

This is an event for all ocean lovers, bringing together the best of film, art, music and photography showcasing local ...

Patagonia wins UN Champions of the Earth Award

Patagonia wins UN Champions of the Earth Award

Since it was founded in 1973 by renowned environmentalist and entrepreneur Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia has won plaudits for its sustainable ...

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 ...

Coolum on Queensland’s Sunny Coast for the first Slater Surfing Ranch outside of the USA

Coolum on Queensland’s Sunny Coast for the first Slater Surfing Ranch outside of the USA

The WSL and a development partner have earmarked a large parcel of land close to the Sunshine Motorway at Coolum, ...

“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 ...

JOHN WITZIG PHOTOGRAPHS - Avalon Recreation Centre, 5–7 October

JOHN WITZIG PHOTOGRAPHS - Avalon Recreation Centre, 5–7 October

Viewed simply as a representation of an alternative culture of the 1970s, Witzig’s photographs were valid and intriguing even back ...

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