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"My Octopus Teacher" - the love story we need right now

Here’s one from the “What a Wonderful World File” – and while there are dozens of pieces about this extraordinary doco on the web (including a scurrilous rumour speculating about whether their intimate relationship ever, ah … turned physical), this review ...


“Pacifico”, epic road-trip movie – trailer, stills, synopsis

“Pacifico”, epic road-trip movie – trailer, stills, synopsis

Two friends quit their jobs in Australia, book flights to America, buy an old van and set off on the ...

Kamchatka: Russian surfers say mystery ocean pollution is poisoning them and killing animals

Kamchatka: Russian surfers say mystery ocean pollution is poisoning them and killing animals

Moscow: Surfers in Russia's far eastern region of Kamchatka have reported ocean water pollution so bad that it's poisoning them, ...

Pro surfer Matt Wilkinson's incredible shark escape near Ballina filmed by drone

Pro surfer Matt Wilkinson's incredible shark escape near Ballina filmed by drone

Wednesday evening: Pro-surfer Matt Wilkinson has narrowly avoided a shark attack while surfing near Ballina, on Australia's NSW North Coast, ...

Bells Beach: what lies beneath? Countless uniquely beautiful marine creatures actually

Bells Beach: what lies beneath? Countless uniquely beautiful marine creatures actually

We all know of course that the line-up at Bells is often pumping – but there’s just as much happening below the ...

BARZ TO THE WORLD

BARZ TO THE WORLD

We have readers of our magazine all over the world, yet our 88 PLB subscriber board winners have all been ...

A hit songwriter's villa on one of the world's best beaches is up for sale

A hit songwriter's villa on one of the world's best beaches is up for sale

What has this got to do with a surf mag . . . well it’s got a beach, and not ...

SURFER magazine throws in the towel after 60 years in print

SURFER magazine throws in the towel after 60 years in print

It’s the end of an institution. The world’s first surf magazine, founded by surfer, writer, artist John Severson has called ...

WA surfer pulled from board by bronze whaler off Perth

WA surfer pulled from board by bronze whaler off Perth

A Western Australian surfer was given a shock in waters off a popular Perth beach when a shark knocked him from his board and ...

Half a million sharks could be killed for Coronavirus vaccine

Half a million sharks could be killed for Coronavirus vaccine

Sharks produce squalene, a natural oil made in their livers, which is an ingredient in several COVID-19 vaccine candidate Squalene is ...

The board that floated 8,000ks from Hawaii to the Phillipines - update:

The board that floated 8,000ks from Hawaii to the Phillipines - update:

When big wave surfer Doug Falter lost his board in a wipeout in Hawaii, his best hope was for a ...

Central America gets its first World Surf Reserve

Central America gets its first World Surf Reserve

Costa Rica’s Playa Hermosa gets the conservation tick.  News from Save The Waves: “We have built an incredible team to foster the ...

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

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

Subscriber copies are in the mail, mags will be in newsagents all over from next week – and each issue ...

Subscribe and WIN a Black Square PRO model – our 89th giveaway board!

Subscribe and WIN a Black Square PRO model – our 89th giveaway board!

Here’s a tuned machine! Our last six boards in a row have all been big single-fin logs so for this ...

Killer whales ripped open great whites to eat their organs, testicles

Killer whales ripped open great whites to eat their organs, testicles

Great white sharks might not be the oceanic apex predator we thought they were after several washed up on the ...

Mud-covered whale swims out of croc-infested NT river, bound for Antarctica

Mud-covered whale swims out of croc-infested NT river, bound for Antarctica

A humpback that stunned scientists when it was found 20 kilometres upstream in a crocodile-infested river in Kakadu National Park ...

Oz Longboarding Episode 18: “The Best Longboarders of the Last 20 Years”

Oz Longboarding Episode 18: “The Best Longboarders of the Last 20 Years”

The best longboarder? Like trying to pick the best dancer, or best artist, or best musician, and just as pointless ...

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