Pacific Long Boarder Banner
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 in recent years has become hooked on surfing the rivers of Europe and documenting this burgeoning sport (temporarily stalled by ...


Time Capsule: The Nat, Bob and George at Noosa section from

Time Capsule: The Nat, Bob and George at Noosa section from "High On a Cool Wave"

Bob Evans’  classic fifth film. This short is from Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive: January 1968 - the clip and the curator’s ...

A six-minute visit to the recent past in San Sebastian and their annual single-fin classic

A six-minute visit to the recent past in San Sebastian and their annual single-fin classic

From Hawaii Donostia: “Ey brothers and sisters! We want to share with you our video of the Single Fin Classic ...

Wood boards and sweet waves - a 14-minute film from South Island, New Zealand – Xylo Woodcraft

Wood boards and sweet waves - a 14-minute film from South Island, New Zealand – Xylo Woodcraft

Film & edit by Jono Smit: “This is a story about developing a craft. Michael Gilling has been creating wooden ...

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 ...

R.I.P. Leigh Middleton, Victorian surfer and industry great

R.I.P. Leigh Middleton, Victorian surfer and industry great

Leigh Middleton passed away recently, his name might not be familiar to many but his story will be. I first ...

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 ...

Weird Waves – then, now, the future - Graves and gang bring their 20-minute take on artificial marvels

Weird Waves – then, now, the future - Graves and gang bring their 20-minute take on artificial marvels

“Wave Pools: A seemingly controversial topic in the surf world at the moment. Very polarizing responses regardless, no matter who you ...

If you’re interested in the real-deal, check out Barz

If you’re interested in the real-deal, check out Barz

Barz Optics is an ocean-obsessed sunglass company from Burleigh Heads, Queensland - and a disclaimer straight off the bat here, they’ve ...

Police still searching for the suspect who set fire to legendary Waikiki surfboard rack – watch the vid

Police still searching for the suspect who set fire to legendary Waikiki surfboard rack – watch the vid

Honolulu: The arson investigation continues after the blaze in Waikiki destroyed over 500 surfboards and damaged the nearby Moana Surfrider ...

Landmark mission to boost ocean action – supporting the Commonwealth Blue Charter

Landmark mission to boost ocean action – supporting the Commonwealth Blue Charter

The Commonwealth covers a third of the world's coastal oceans, 45% of coral reefs and the majority of the world’s ...

“Voices for the Ocean” – watch the new short film

“Voices for the Ocean” – watch the new short film

Between waves shared on a recent Sumbawa trip, Belinda Baggs, Liz Clark and Moona Whyte had an opportunity to share ...

The Jye Byrnes single-fin V-Wizard - some PLB magazine subscriber will win this gem before this weekend - are you in?

The Jye Byrnes single-fin V-Wizard - some PLB magazine subscriber will win this gem before this weekend - are you in?

Yep our 86th PLB magazine subscriber giveaway! Jye Byrnes has been featuring in PLB since Chris Bystrom’s early issues in the ...

Agatha Christie surfed!

Agatha Christie surfed!

From the Never Knew That Department: Hercule Poirot never risked his grey cells or his impeccably waxed moustache by attempting to hang ten. Nor ...

Please choose your region

Australia | US / Rest of the World

(Changing your region, will clear your cart)