Threats to Martha Lavinia Beach on King Island – one of Australia’s best beachbreaks

Threats to Martha Lavinia Beach on King Island – one of Australia’s best beachbreaks

Salmon Farming company Tassal have plans for a salmon farm to be located near Martha Lavinia Beach, one of Australia’s best surf breaks. Swell wraps around both sides of King Island and meet at Martha Lavinia to form perfect waves, ...


Tiger Shark attack on popular surfer shakes up the North Shore community

Tiger Shark attack on popular surfer shakes up the North Shore community

A Haleiwa woman says doctors saved her leg after she was bitten by a shark on Oahu's North Shore. Marjorie Mariano, 54, ...

Here she comes, the Kiwi Logger Heads – Info & Entry

Here she comes, the Kiwi Logger Heads – Info & Entry

Another year has rolled around quickly for the Logger Heads contest organisers and on the 27th/28th January 2018 loggers from ...

It’s so cold in the US right now that sharks are dying and turtles are stunned

It’s so cold in the US right now that sharks are dying and turtles are stunned

Sharks are washing up on a beach in Massachusetts frozen completely solid amid a record-breaking cold snap in the United ...

The world’s best surf films come to Torquay

The world’s best surf films come to Torquay

Surf films are back on Victoria’s Surf Coast next week with the running of the 8th annual Bells Beach Surf ...

Santa who? Yes we’ve given away 77 absolute top-end longboards

Santa who? Yes we’ve given away 77 absolute top-end longboards

So how about number 78! This Little Cove 9’6” Promethium is a blend of the innovative Yater Spoon from the ...

Maddy takes delivery of the DJB Medussa 9’4” - hand-made by Daniel Bekis

Maddy takes delivery of the DJB Medussa 9’4” - hand-made by Daniel Bekis

“We just got the board and it looks absolutely incredible! I cannot even begin to say how happy and grateful ...

New biz: Quiver NZ Surfboard Rentals

New biz: Quiver NZ Surfboard Rentals

If you’re going to NZ and don’t really want to lug a board, especially a longboard, there's a new business ...

 Here comes the future again – the PLB Juniors at the Noosa Fest 2018

Here comes the future again – the PLB Juniors at the Noosa Fest 2018

The grom Dane Peterson surfed in it, Alex Knost and Christian Wach too back when they were the young guns ...

It’s nothing to do with surfing, but such a rare good news story we just had to share it

It’s nothing to do with surfing, but such a rare good news story we just had to share it

A small carnivorous marsupial known only from fossilised bone fragments and presumed extinct in NSW for more than a century, ...

Coastal towns help save Australian surfboard manufacturing

Coastal towns help save Australian surfboard manufacturing

From the ABC, West Australia: When the cost of manufacturing a surfboard in Australia became too high to compete with ...

More giveaways for 15 random PLB subscribers – 15 Rare Surf Tees

More giveaways for 15 random PLB subscribers – 15 Rare Surf Tees

Yep, we’re not only giving away our 78th board to an Australian subscriber this issue, Brett Stammers and his Rare ...

Looking Beneath the Surface - Podcast with Belinda Baggs, Wayne Lynch and oceanographer Kimi Werner

Looking Beneath the Surface - Podcast with Belinda Baggs, Wayne Lynch and oceanographer Kimi Werner

During an uneven sailing crossing between the Queensland mainland and The Great Barrier Reef, the three share a connected passion for ...

The Groms of Agnes Water – and what’s cooking for 2018

The Groms of Agnes Water – and what’s cooking for 2018

News from the Discovery Christian College, by surfer/teacher James Osborne: Surfing and the industry associated with it are entrenched through ...

Santas invade Currumbin Alley! Crescent Head longboarders have been “Santa Surfing” en masse for years, and seems it’s spreading north. This sort of frivolity must be stamped out! Bah humbug!

Santas invade Currumbin Alley! Crescent Head longboarders have been “Santa Surfing” en masse for years, and seems it’s spreading north. This sort of frivolity must be stamped out! Bah humbug!

The following appeared in The Gold Coast Bulletin, Tuesday 12th:   SANTA ditched the sleigh and jumped on a surfboard at Currumbin Alley today. ...

Farewell Bruce Brown – 1937-2017

Farewell Bruce Brown – 1937-2017

Bruce Brown single-handedly changed the public’s perceptions of the act of surfing, and of surfers, with The Endless Summer – ...

Tim Winton’s classic novel “Breath” now a movie – get the news, watch the trailer – and it looks pretty damn good!

Tim Winton’s classic novel “Breath” now a movie – get the news, watch the trailer – and it looks pretty damn good!

Based on Tim Winton’s award-winning novel of the same name, Simon Baker’s feature film directorial debut Breath follows two teenage ...

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