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Save the WSL Longboard World Tour – they want to kill it?

Save the WSL Longboard World Tour – they want to kill it?

* Update from Devon Howard on the following news post as of Thursday 6pm AED Time: "This hasn't been confirmed, the WSL doesn't have this posted anywhere."  In 2019, The WSL breathed new life into the Longboard World Tour by adding new events ...


Three surfing reef breaks erased forever in Western Australia - in the name of Progress

Three surfing reef breaks erased forever in Western Australia - in the name of Progress

The Surfing Community of the City of Joondalup conducted a Paddle Out on Sunday February 6 for the three Natural Surfing Breaks ...

The Victorian Longboard Titles -  update on the two rounds - Phillip Island and Possos

The Victorian Longboard Titles - update on the two rounds - Phillip Island and Possos

From Surfing Victoria: The Victorian Longboard Titles is set to return to Phillip Island in 2022 after a one year hiatus ...

Have you got surfer’s ear? Pardon?

Have you got surfer’s ear? Pardon?

Well a lot of us have hey, and a disclaimer up front here, this is a blatant plug for the ...

Never, ever look down’: a middle-aged guide to catching waves

Never, ever look down’: a middle-aged guide to catching waves

An excellent read from writer and learner surfer Alison Rourke - from The Guardian. Braving board burn and wipeouts, Alison Rourke ...

Our 91st subscriber surfboard winner Malcolm and his Fine Surfcraft

Our 91st subscriber surfboard winner Malcolm and his Fine Surfcraft

“Just dropping you a line to say again, thanks so much for the ‘Pilsner’ from Fine SurfCraft by Andrew Warhurst! ...

Watch a 19-minute clip of the Joyce Hoffman tribute and statue unveiling

Watch a 19-minute clip of the Joyce Hoffman tribute and statue unveiling

Filmed by Rick Chatillon, who added, “Joyce still surfs today!” Joyce Hoffman is the latest addition to Dana Point’s collection of ...

The Rip Curl One-Day Comp - Lennox Longboarders – all welcome!

The Rip Curl One-Day Comp - Lennox Longboarders – all welcome!

"The Rip Curl Lennox Longboard One Dayer 2022 Take 2" was originally scheduled for Sunday 19 September 2021 at Lennox Main Beach. ...

Yet another take on old guy V young guy – crowds and surf etiquette - youth is the future

Yet another take on old guy V young guy – crowds and surf etiquette - youth is the future

From Thomas Alexander, NFOS: So it might be flogging a dead horse, but I’d like to throw a quick nod ...

For the first time - orcas found to kill blue whales, the largest animals on Earth

For the first time - orcas found to kill blue whales, the largest animals on Earth

From the Amazing Ocean File: It begins with a chase. Twelve orcas swimming down their quarry until it grows tired. When their target ...

1959: Making Sydney’s Surfboards

1959: Making Sydney’s Surfboards

Newsreel ferreted from the dusty files of British Pathe by Surf Detective Ian Lording, who added: "The late Greg McDonagh ...

Brilliant! Bins in the ocean (news & vid)

Brilliant! Bins in the ocean (news & vid)

It’s a singular kind of trash can thought up by two Aussie mates. Now this bin has gone viral and ...

“I got a weird feeling this dolphin was trying to tell me something”

“I got a weird feeling this dolphin was trying to tell me something”

Lifelong surfer Andrew McKenna has experienced his share of false alarms with fins – but he’d never seen a dolphin moving with ...

Old guy - young guy. A little more on Noosa and crowds and surf etiquette

Old guy - young guy. A little more on Noosa and crowds and surf etiquette

A little feedback from a reader: The article on last week’s PLB NewsWire on Noosa and crowds and injuries stirred my ...

The Battle to Save Waikiki Beach

The Battle to Save Waikiki Beach

HONOLULU - Waikiki might be one of the most famous beaches in the world, a synonym for surfing and sun-soaked vacations ...

SurfAid partners with URBNSURF

SurfAid partners with URBNSURF

News from SurfAid: Australia’s first surf park, URBNSURF is proud to announce an exclusive partnership with leading surf non-profit SurfAid. The ...

New longboard comp – the Phillip Island Boardriders Club Single Fin Classic

New longboard comp – the Phillip Island Boardriders Club Single Fin Classic

Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia: With the growing longboard scene locally, it is only natural for PIBC to host a special ...

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