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Plan B: Higher artificial island to keep Maldives afloat

Plan B: Higher artificial island to keep Maldives afloat

Hulhumalé, Maldives: “My most peaceful moments are on the water,” Thoiba Saeedh, an anthropologist, said just before a motorboat took us skimming across the glassy Indian Ocean towards the tiny island of Felidhoo in the Maldives. The speedboat carved a wake ...


Dora: Surf legend comes to life in 'Perfect Waves'

Dora: Surf legend comes to life in 'Perfect Waves'

A flashback to June 2008, and the release of “All For a Few Perfect Waves - The Audacious Life and Legend ...

VALE Leroy Pattison. The celebrations of Leroy's life are continuing

VALE Leroy Pattison. The celebrations of Leroy's life are continuing

Tribute from Michael Cottier: On Tuesday January 25 Leroy's immediate family held a cremation. On Friday February 4 at The Henchman in Miami on ...

Stunning find discovered hiding in the ocean's 'twilight zone'

Stunning find discovered hiding in the ocean's 'twilight zone'

The ocean depths are as mysterious as the infinite abyss of space beyond our planet.  Every time we dive beneath the ...

Noosa surfer warns more people will get hurt

Noosa surfer warns more people will get hurt

As reported by the ABC Australia: A Noosa surfer is urging people to comply with wave-riding etiquette following an incident that ...

Noosa Festival – SurfAid fundraiser – plus latest on divisions and entries

Noosa Festival – SurfAid fundraiser – plus latest on divisions and entries

7X world champion Layne Beachley and Rip Curl CEO Brooke Farris are joined by SurfAid CEO Doug Lees and Surfline Editor ...

Edward, Prince of Wales, surfs Hawaii in 1920 (he's not very good).

Edward, Prince of Wales, surfs Hawaii in 1920 (he's not very good).

Wallis Simpson meanwhile was propping up the bar in the Pink Lady.  The summary from the museum: “Waikiki Beach, Hawaii: PRINCE ...

A particularly grisly mystery in the Pacific Nothwest – solved by science

A particularly grisly mystery in the Pacific Nothwest – solved by science

From the Strange Sea Stories file  - and a warning, this is a macabre story: Over the course of 12 years, a ...

Surf Lakes gets green light to expand Yeppoon wave pool into tourism hub

Surf Lakes gets green light to expand Yeppoon wave pool into tourism hub

A world-first wave pool in regional Queensland is one step closer to becoming the state's next surfing mecca. The Surf Lakes ...

Rookie lifeguard saves kangaroo from surf in first ever rescue

Rookie lifeguard saves kangaroo from surf in first ever rescue

From ABC News: Surf-lifesaving can be a tough gig at times, but the job gets even trickier when the rescue ...

Bluebottle jellyfish hit Australian beaches in “gobsmacking abundance”

Bluebottle jellyfish hit Australian beaches in “gobsmacking abundance”

It looks alien and dishes out a painful sting. Recent beachgoers will have seen scores of bluebottle jellyfish washed up ...

News and the ANZAC Invitees list - the Single Fin Mingle 2022

News and the ANZAC Invitees list - the Single Fin Mingle 2022

Here’s the latest from the wildly popular annual Mingle down at Sumner in Christchurch on the east coast of the ...

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

Big Picture Stuff: 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 ...

Joyce Hoffman is getting bronzed

Joyce Hoffman is getting bronzed

California: Joyce Hoffman will be the latest addition to Dana Point’s collection of exquisite bronze sculptures celebrating the town’s deep ...

Fish rain from the sky in town hundreds of kilometres from the ocean

Fish rain from the sky in town hundreds of kilometres from the ocean

It’s another “Fish Falling From the Sky” story! As reported by CNN: Residents of a town in northeast Texas have ...

Surfing is on the rise in the Great Lakes – even if temps aren’t!

Surfing is on the rise in the Great Lakes – even if temps aren’t!

The New York Times reports: It’s a cold Friday morning in January. The snow has been falling all night. With two friends, ...

Surfing billionaire’s Big Wednesday

Surfing billionaire’s Big Wednesday

As posted in The Times UK: An entrepreneur who quit university to ride waves has raised $1bn for his tech ...

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