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The Earth is humming. Caused by ocean waves - here's what it means.

The Earth is humming. Caused by ocean waves - here's what it means.

From Nat Geo: Our blue planet spins suspended in outer space - and it hums, too. The ceaseless rumble has fascinated scientists for decades. But while science hasn't reached a consensus on where the signal is coming from, recent research could provide ...


Rare first edition of Tom Blake’s book at Noosa Longboards store

Rare first edition of Tom Blake’s book at Noosa Longboards store

"Athlete, inventor, and writer, Tom Blake is renowned as one of the most influential surfers in history." Noosa Longboards has a most ...

Maverick the Surfing Cat with a cause

Maverick the Surfing Cat with a cause

The felines in the PLB shipping department are working way too hard to go surfing, but no doubt there’s a grudging ...

Another domino falls in the Bight. Santos bails!

Another domino falls in the Bight. Santos bails!

From the Roaring Journals: Following on from BP, Chevron and Equinor, Santos becomes the fourth major fossil fuel company to ...

A Poem for Dad

A Poem for Dad

Hmm . . . we’ve posted daily on our website for 20-odd years and sent the weekly PLB NewsWire out every ...

Legends Surf on Creek to Coast

Legends Surf on Creek to Coast

Popular Seven TV show Creek to Coast featured Emily Rose's Legends of the Surf Art Exhibition reflecting on the Gold ...

UK: Free wooden bodyboards in effort to stop polystyrene pollution

UK: Free wooden bodyboards in effort to stop polystyrene pollution

Following on from our previous post: Campaigners say thousands of polystyrene body boards are discarded every year at beaches in the ...

Maui looking at banning el cheapo disposable bodyboards – should it be universal?

Maui looking at banning el cheapo disposable bodyboards – should it be universal?

Hononlulu (KHON2): Styrofoam and water don’t mix according to a new ordinance in the Maui County Council. Councilmember Tamara Paltin, who introduced the ...

Australian Logger & Longboard Titles hit on the head for 2021

Australian Logger & Longboard Titles hit on the head for 2021

Surfers were coming from all over Oz, time to cancel the accom. Here’s the latest news release from Surfing Australia:  Casuarina/NSW (July ...

The great Brian “Jacko” Jackson gone at 85 - Cronulla and Australian surfer, shaper, boardbuilding pioneer and legend

The great Brian “Jacko” Jackson gone at 85 - Cronulla and Australian surfer, shaper, boardbuilding pioneer and legend

Renowned as an absolute gentleman, Jacko built his first surfboards in 1956 and went on to steer Jackson Surfboards from ...

“Legend of Angourie – The First Man Standing”

“Legend of Angourie – The First Man Standing”

Ray Moran turns 80, and to mark the occasion Dianne Ellis has lovingly put together this 25-minute tribute film. Says Di ...

The new Rip Curl Lennox Longboard One Dayer

The new Rip Curl Lennox Longboard One Dayer

A crew of old heads from the Lennox Longboard Club have got together with an energetic young crew from the ...

Legendary California boardmaker Rich Harbour gone at 77

Legendary California boardmaker Rich Harbour gone at 77

Seal Beach’s Rich Harbour opened his Harbour Surf Shop on Main Street in 1962 and it still exists there in ...

“Gremlins and Sandies in New Craze - Roller Boarding” - 1964

“Gremlins and Sandies in New Craze - Roller Boarding” - 1964

“Dry land board riding – it’s a new twist to the surfing craze.”  “A tricky corner can be as dangerous as ...

How to see millions of years of history on a day at the beach

How to see millions of years of history on a day at the beach

Sand dollars are striking—delicate in a way that the wayward rocks and driftwood are not—and so ubiquitous that it's easy ...

Australian Old Mal Titles – thumbs down

Australian Old Mal Titles – thumbs down

Latest from the Crescent Head Malibu Club (via Daffy): With the Covid crisis in NSW not showing any signs of ...

Joe Hoffman’s shark encounter recovery – you can help

Joe Hoffman’s shark encounter recovery – you can help

Joe was surfing at Crescent Head (and probably ripping) on Monday the 5th of July when he encountered a three-metre ...

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