In my 30 plus years as a surf scribe for various Australian surf magazines and websites, I would have to say the winter of 2018 on the East Coast of Australia ranks in the worst 5 that i have ever witnessed. Hey, its not all bad, the weather has been the warmest ever, the water quite warm until recent weeks, wind offs
Surfers have long known about wave rich regions of Central America, but Nicaragua has flown well beneath the radar. Nicaragua enjoys lush natural surroundings and consistent waves all year round but also offers an exclusive bonus - all day offshore winds!
The boat crew were awesome, even joining in with us on our impromptu acoustic jams. Bob McTavish is a most gracious host: always quick with a compelling story and his rendition of the Gillian Welch song “Miss Ohio” was a real treasure. Everyone chipped in on jam nights with the craziest mix of songs.
How good do you feel when you book a surf trip and know you’re heading somewhere tropical with warm weather, uncrowded surf breaks and cold beer? How good do you feel when you contribute to a cause that is making a global impact in reducing plastic waste in our oceans? Well combine the two together and you have our
This Sunday is Mother's Day. We've compiled a very special list of four extremely memorable experiences that are as special and unique as our Mum's are- four wonderfully diverse events your mum and/or partner could go to that she will never forget. Genuine, once in a lifetime experiences. Life-defining unforgettable mo
Anyone can get the wave of their life in Bali. It can be challenging, but it is also oh so perfect! The coolest thing is – No matter what level you are at with your surfing, you will find a wave that suits in Bali. Three key words come to mind when I think of Bali. Affordable , consistency
This winter seemed like it would never end. Now that the sun is shining again, and temperatures are climbing back into the shorts and t-shirt range, it’s time to start planning your summer surf holiday. The possibilities are endless, so here’s an attempt to narrow the choices down for you to surf this summer
For many of us, when we’re on a surf trip to an island resort or on a boat charter, the idea of owning and operating the resort or skippering the boat is appealing. A simple life of surfing, fishing and swimming in azure tropical waters and watching sunsets under palm trees sounds pretty good. Bilou beach villas is a
Pam Burridge was pretty much the face of women’s surfing in Australia in the 80’s and 90’s paving the way for the likes of Layne Beachley, Steph Gilmore and more recently Tyler Wright to go on their amazing multiple world title runs. Pam along with her peers Jodie Cooper, Pauline Menczer, Frieda Zamba, Kim Mearig, Wend
Portugal, Morocco and the Canary Islands are fantastic options for a quick weekend or weeklong springtime surf getaway from the UK and the colder, less wave-rich regions of Europe. The weather is mild, not too hot, nor too cold. There are still plenty of swells from end of season low-pressure systems in the North Atla
From 14 to 21 November, ten very lucky people took part in the first Surf & Balance Retreat at the luxurious, relaxing beachfront Robinson Club in Morocco