WQS Standout Shane Campbell and his friends luck into the best week of swell in July 2018 with Shane Dorian and his son Jackson at Kandui Villas. Shane Campbell is a super stylish, powerful 23 year old WQS standout from Cronulla in Sydney. Shane is one of the standout chargers on Cronulla’s notoriously hollow reefbreak
Sri Lanka abounds with magnificent landscapes featuring lagoons, fertile wetlands, mysterious forests, mountains, rivers and cascading waterfalls. Exotic, authentic, and dazzling, The Pearl of the Orient is a top year-round surf destination located in the Indian Ocean to the Southeast of India and Northeast of the Mald
This year saw Aussie Josh Kerr battle it out with Brazilian Alejo Muniz in the final. Kerr got off to the perfect start, posting two excellent scores and despite the best of efforts from Muniz, the final nail in the coffin came in the last minute when Kerr scored a perfect 10 point ride.
The Indian Ocean has been bombarded with swell after swell throughout June and July. The entire Indonesian archipelago and the Maldives have enjoyed a season that will go down in history as one of the best. July was proclaimed "Best ever" by so many Indo water-people it is impossible to argue. Big Wednesday July 25
No matter if it’s a family holiday, a romantic couples getaway, a solo strike mission or a couple of weeks off with friends, there are a few things that help make any surf trip a success: excellent waves, warm water, great food and a bit of fun and adventure. Southwest Sri Lanka offers all of that
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
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
The 2018 Coastalwatch Indo Surfboard Guide presented by The Perfect Wave is your ultimate guide to the newest boards on the market that will make your trip to the tropics much more enjoyable. Tim Hanrahan from Aloha Manly Style walks us through the ins and outs of the newest technology and what to look for in a board
This year on BLs tour through the Maldives, we hosted a couple of fathers and daughters, a mother and son, a couple mates from NZ, a couple from Perth, Dirk from Germany, and of course old mate Johnny Rare Bird. A great bunch of people sharing good vibes on the high sea- life doesn't get better than this! Yeeeeew!!
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