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White Shoes and Bare Feet: The Kirra Cruise Ship Terminal

White Shoes and Bare Feet: The Kirra Cruise Ship Terminal

The Kirra Cruise ship terminal project had a wonderfully entertaining two-week life, Jock Serong tells its story.

23 17 Jan 2014
Gold Coast City Council Announces Beaches Plan

Gold Coast City Council Announces Beaches Plan

The iconic 52-kilometre stretch of astonishing and picturesque coastal landscapes, which stretches along South-East Queensland’s Gold Coast region, is not only a haven for surfers and a highly sought-after district to live in, but acts as a vital economic strategy to assist in the sustainability of the area.

1 19 Apr 2013
Kelly Slater Helps Clean Up Bali

Kelly Slater Helps Clean Up Bali

Legian Beach, looking clean and inviting - but during the wet season onshore winds heap rubbish on the sand. Recently, Kelly Slater has got behind the push to clean up Bali's surf zones. Photo: Greg Scott

0 2 May 2012
Bells Carpark - Surf Coast Shire Responds

Bells Carpark - Surf Coast Shire Responds

Council claims record of improvements at Bells... Photo: ASP

0 12 Apr 2012
Bells Beach Brouhaha

Bells Beach Brouhaha

There's a storm brewing in the Bells Beach carpark Tim Baker investigates the grey line between conservation, recreation and tourism in Australia's first surfing reserve... Photo: Scanlon

0 3 Apr 2012
The Sand Situation

The Sand Situation

Sand and barrels are the cornerstones of surfing in SE QLD, and with the sand on the Cooly Points back up to 2007 levels, locals are asking - could this surf season see the Superbank return? Photo: Joli.

0 10 Nov 2011
The Value of a Wave

The Value of a Wave

Increasing coastal urbanisation is leaving the future of many of the world's iconic breaks in doubt. Coastal Basque Country, France provided the backdrop for a Global Wave Conference on the value and protection of waves...Photo: Burkard.

0 10 Nov 2011
TransparentSea surf sessions

TransparentSea surf sessions

TransparentSea crew continue travelling south, finally reaching LA harbour to make a statement congratulating the United States government and then go surfing...

0 20 Oct 2011
Ericeira, Portugal wins World Surfing Reserve status

Ericeira, Portugal wins World Surfing Reserve status

Ericeira becomes the second World Surfing Reserve overall and the first in Europe. Photo: Katherine Masters

0 19 Oct 2011
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Someone's Taking Home A Brand New Chilli Surfboard!

The third winner announced for 7 Boards, 7 Weeks! Join Coastalwatch Plus to enter now

0 24 Nov 2017
Video: Firing Gold Coast Points This Week

Video: Firing Gold Coast Points This Week

0 24 Nov 2017
The WSL Is Going Back To Bali, Ditching Fiji & Trestles

The WSL Is Going Back To Bali, Ditching Fiji & Trestles

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WSL Announce Wave Pool For 2018 Championship Tour

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Look Who Just Scored A New Jye Byrnes Anchovy...

Look Who Just Scored A New Jye Byrnes Anchovy...

0 17 Nov 2017
We're Hiring!

We're Hiring!

0 14 Nov 2017
"Mick, I Owe You A Beer." Fanning Shark Punch Legacy

"Mick, I Owe You A Beer." Fanning Shark Punch Legacy

0 14 Nov 2017
Video: UK Charger Breaks His Back At Giant Nazaré

Video: UK Charger Breaks His Back At Giant Nazaré

1 9 Nov 2017
Fun D-Bah, Snapper Runners, and a Board in the Face

Fun D-Bah, Snapper Runners, and a Board in the Face

0 8 Nov 2017
Cleaning up the Beaches

Cleaning up the Beaches

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We Are Hiring! Surfing World Senior Graphic Designer

We Are Hiring! Surfing World Senior Graphic Designer

0 7 Nov 2017
Paige Alms On Winning Her Second Pe'ahi Challenge

Paige Alms On Winning Her Second Pe'ahi Challenge

0 3 Nov 2017
Zahli Kelly's Lakey Peak Ramps

Zahli Kelly's Lakey Peak Ramps

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Perfect Swell For Pe'ahi Challenge

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0 29 Oct 2017
Surfing Victoria's Phillip Island Pro Provides Equal Prize Money This Weekend

Surfing Victoria's Phillip Island Pro Provides Equal Prize Money This Weekend

0 27 Oct 2017
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