The Local Surfer Project: A Beautiful Look At The Characters & Surf Culture Of Senegal

The Local Surfer Project: A Beautiful Look At The Characters & Surf Culture Of Senegal

As devotees of print, it’s always an exciting moment when a brand new, independently produced piece of surf publishing lands on our desk. Last week it was a particular pleasure to finally get our hands on the first edition of the firs ‘Local Surfer’ book – a project we have been following for a number […]

Europe’s Longest Waves

Europe’s Longest Waves

“One of the unique things about surfing is just how very little time you spend actually riding your board, as opposed to paddling it, sitting on it, talking about it, waxing it, fingering it…” For one reason or another, length of ride has always captured surfers’ imaginations. Part launched into collected surf psyche by Bruce […]

Storm Freya Set To Batter Britain With Howling Winds And Solid Storm Swell

Storm Freya Set To Batter Britain With Howling Winds And Solid Storm Swell

The last few winters have been all about the named storms. Notable monikers from yesteryear include Eleanor, Brian, Ophelia, Hercules, Doris and Imogen, but here we are, at the end of February 2019, without having had a single one worth getting excited about. According to the Met Office, there has only been one storm worthy […]

Emergency On Planet Shred

Emergency On Planet Shred

Surfing and environmentalism seem like natural bedfellows, and always have. Being immersed in the beauty of the marine environment when going for a surf is what makes up the majority of the experience – much more so than the actual act of riding waves – for many people.  But if there’s been a worrying trend across society, mirrored […]

Surfers Ride Cribbar On Motorised Jet Boards

Surfers Ride Cribbar On Motorised Jet Boards

Although motorised surfboards have been around for a number of years, they haven’t established much of a foothold in surfing lineups, remaining largely confined to lakes and wealthy people’s garages. However, last Friday two enthusiastic British proponents of Jetboard surfing took to the Cribbar for an afternoon of petrol-powered pocket rides, leading us to wonder […]