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Angourie, Arrawarra, and . . . art for art’s sake. Peter Lane’s seascapes

Angourie, Arrawarra, and . . . art for art’s sake. Peter Lane’s seascapes

This could be seen as a brazen plug from me (PLB ed) for an old mate, and that’d be about right really, but still . . . it’s also some credit where it’s due.  Artist Peter Lane and I first met ...


Our 86th giveaway - the Jye Byrnes V-Wizard - lands at a happy home

Our 86th giveaway - the Jye Byrnes V-Wizard - lands at a happy home

“Arrived home from work to find my new board, got shivers up my spine! Looks and feels sensational!” That’s Dave ...

It’s Mothers Day this Sunday (but you knew that) – want a gift to blow her mind?

It’s Mothers Day this Sunday (but you knew that) – want a gift to blow her mind?

And four times a year she’ll be reminded of what a brilliant sibling you are, and four times a year ...

Then and Now – a seven-minute video tribute to George Rice and his classic boards

Then and Now – a seven-minute video tribute to George Rice and his classic boards

(First ran here in Jan. 2019) Torquay surfer Glen Hunwick is a Surfcoast Longboard Club competitor, a committee member of the ...

Two surprising videos and a story from the Alpine Coast of Austria

Two surprising videos and a story from the Alpine Coast of Austria

Expat Australian John Chapman is a long-time reader of PLB who these days lives and works in Austria, and who ...

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB – so what’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB – so what’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

The new issue of PLB is now in newsagents nationally, Australian subcribers have their copies, and all our international subscribers should have their ...

One year on – David “Baddy” Treloar - a 40-minute tribute film by Di Ellis

One year on – David “Baddy” Treloar - a 40-minute tribute film by Di Ellis

“That laugh and passion will always be missed. But we know his spirit is always here. “One year on ... RIP ...

Endless Winter – Episode one – The Pioneers of British Surfing

Endless Winter – Episode one – The Pioneers of British Surfing

By Level Films – Episode 1 of this 7-part series is free. The award-winning Endless Winter films have been re-edited ...

Wild Things unique shop and new website

Wild Things unique shop and new website

For a small independent Australian company, Wild Things from Byron Bay have this week launched a most exceptional rebuild of their ...

CARNIEL SCORES THE JYE BYRNES

CARNIEL SCORES THE JYE BYRNES

“I’ve got shivers up my spine! Unbelievable!” laughed Dave Carniel when we phoned him on a Saturday afternoon to say ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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