Maldivian surfers arrested for protecting surf breaks

Raalhugandu: the only surf spot in the region | Photo: Richard Kotch

A company of Maldivian surfers was arrested after protesting against the construction of a bridge that will connect the island of Malé to the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, and will destroy the local surf stop.

Eleven protesters were taken into custody after swimming towards a tugboat…

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How to be true windsurfer and improve the community

Oresund: a Swedish windsurf town | Photo: Visit Skane

A contingent of Swedish windsurfers is showing the way forward in how to support fellow sailors, get more money into the windsurfing business and increase the social capital within the community.

From where we stand, it is merely a seven-hour drive to the Arctic Circle. In the horizon, you can…

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An extreme windsurfing day at Lake Superior

Lake Superior: Philip Köster flies through the cold | Photo: Taylor/Red Bull

Levi Siver, Marcilio Browne, and Philip Köster have gone windsurfing in the largest freshwater lake in the world.

Welcome to Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes of North America. Shared by Canada and the USA, the spot is known for its very low water temperatures. Some say it’s “like…

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Storm surf at the 2015 Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal

Brett Simpson: strong performance in Peniche | Photo: Poullenot/WSL

Six quarterfinalists have been decided at the 2015 Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal, in Peniche.

The competition moved to the backup site of Molhe Leste, where pro surfers battled strong currents, shifty peaks, onshore winds, and waves in the three-to-eight-foot anger.

Jeremy Flores seemed…

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Meet Sealander, the amphibious caravan for exploring outer reefs

The Sealander: a caravan and yacht in one

German inventor Daniel Straub has developed a caravan and yacht in one. The Sealander is the perfect pick for surfers wishing to explore offshore surf breaks.

The concept is simple. Drive your car to your favorite surf spot (on the road, the Sealander is registered as a caravan). Then push the…

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A wooden surfboard for large sea challenges

BenWoodGo surfboard: made of wood for big waves | Photo: SAS

Surfers Against Sewage has launched a big wave sustainable surfboard project, in Cornwall, England.

The non-governmental organization has teamed up with Ben Skinner and Otter Surfboards to develop a plank that will face United Kingdom’s largest waves. The BenWoodGo Dare shaped “Eco-Gun,” a…

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Want to Learn to Surfglide? 10 Things You Must Know! – Surfing Waves

Well here is my list for the top 10 things every novice surfer must know before paddling out! 1. Choose the right surf & wetsuit! 2. Go to the right spot. 3. Go surfing on the right day. 4. Know what rip currents are and how