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PODCAST: PLB’s ed chats youth, death, surf, and the price of fish on the “This Ocean Life” out of Santa Cruz, CA

PODCAST: PLB’s ed chats youth, death, surf, and the price of fish on the “This Ocean Life” out of Santa Cruz, CA

You may have caught this already on Facebook, you may not be the slightest bit interested, but if you’re curious to have a listen, here's This Ocean Life's Josh Pederson's overview: "In Episode 34 we speak with John Brasen, life-long Australian surfer ...


 Bay Street Beach & Santa Monica’s African American heritage –for the National Register of Historic Places

Bay Street Beach & Santa Monica’s African American heritage –for the National Register of Historic Places

Sea of Clouds, today, announced its intention to nominate Santa Monica’s Bay Street beach area (Los Angeles County, California), a ...

R.I.P. Scott Dillon

R.I.P. Scott Dillon

One of the original Brookvale Six, a larger-than-life character, a ratbag, a pioneering surfer and surfboard manufacturer, stockcar racer, big-wave ...

Beware the Ancient Mariner

Beware the Ancient Mariner

Fishermen illegally trawling the Indian Ocean might soon find they have more to worry about than the proverbial albatross around ...

"Respect Point Impossible" – here’s the half-hour film

A film about culture, community, conservation and surfers working together to protect a special part of the coast. RESPECT POINT IMPOSSIBLE ...

100% of current WSL surfers tested have Exotosis (Surfers Ear)

100% of current WSL surfers tested have Exotosis (Surfers Ear)

Preliminary findings from a study carried out on a number of the world's current professional surfers by the Water Base Research ...

Shark slaps surfer and leaves her with a black eye

Shark slaps surfer and leaves her with a black eye

A Florida surfer waiting for a wave got a slap in the face from an acrobatic spinner shark instead.  Kara Haun was out ...

The new issue is out – got a copy? Mick the Mighty Proof-Reader brings his rundown on what’s in it

The new issue is out – got a copy? Mick the Mighty Proof-Reader brings his rundown on what’s in it

Subscriber copies have landed all over Down Under, the US, NZ and rest-of-the-world mags will be arriving in mailboxes any day – ...

Saving Coral

Saving Coral

“A particular quirk of their biology: while most people think corals are plants (or even rocks), they are in fact ...

Whale asks human for help – human obliges.  News + vid

Whale asks human for help – human obliges. News + vid

Sydney Harbour: The whale seemed to stare straight at him. Ivan Iskenderian watched it swim within a metre of his ...

Wayne Booth’s Dead Kook – our 80th subscriber board winner!

Wayne Booth’s Dead Kook – our 80th subscriber board winner!

Lennox Head’s Wayne Booth has spent the best part of his life looking after others in one way or another. ...

Longboarding on land, through Eastern Russia – a 25-minute movie

Longboarding on land, through Eastern Russia – a 25-minute movie

Some unusual stuff lands in our inbox from time to time, and this you’d have to file this under “Exotic”. ...

Some good news on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

Some good news on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

Now, for the first time, there is going to be an attempt to get into the middle of the Pacific ...

The Duke, the Stockholm Olympics, bringing surfing to Australia, death on the fields of France in WW1 – the extraordinary story of Cecil Healy

The Duke, the Stockholm Olympics, bringing surfing to Australia, death on the fields of France in WW1 – the extraordinary story of Cecil Healy

"He is someone that Australia should remember as an example of what young blokes can do when they go out ...

Shrinking penises? Is there no end to what plastic is capable of?

Shrinking penises? Is there no end to what plastic is capable of?

Oh dear. According to scientists from the University of Melbourne, genital defects and shrinking penises are on the rise because ...

Surfing legend Wayne Deane dies, aged 66

Surfing legend Wayne Deane dies, aged 66

THE surfing community is mourning the death of a legend of the sport, Gold Coaster Wayne ‘The Evergreen’ Deane. Deane, 66, ...

R.I.P Wayne Deane - 1952 - 2018

R.I.P Wayne Deane - 1952 - 2018

Tribute from Andrew McKinnon: Wayne started surfing in 1960 with his older brother Robye Deane, their Dad John taught them ...

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