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The Pristine Seas Mission

An Ocean Miracle in the Gulf of California – Can We Have More of This, Please? Davidoff Cool Water have joined forces with National Geographic’s Pristine...

The Pristine Seas Mission
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Gonad Man - catch up, keep up, it's getting hot

Mark Sutherland’s epic 1990s cartoon about surf, philosophy and elephantine testicles was recently re-born as The Return of Gonad Man. If you’ve missed the Gonad’s regular...

Gonad Man - catch up, keep up, it's getting hot
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Barbados Garbage study

Barbados Garbage Study – by Bryson Lat: 13 degrees 15 min N Long: 059 degrees 33 min W Frequent readers of our wandering – both geographically and mentally...

Barbados Garbage study
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News from Fernando Part II

A beautiful Brazilian national park island.Hugh taking it all in. The Archipelago of Fernando De Noronha lies about 340km due east from mainland Brazil. Rising steeply...

News from Fernando Part II
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News from Fernando Part I

Aqua-blue waves greeted us on arrival. Plenty of close-outs, but no complaints. Thought we’d give a quick update of what we’ve been up to since dropping...

News from Fernando Part I
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Warning: your sunscreen may not be safe

This is a seriously useful site for figuring out which sunscreen is likely to protect you and which might actually cause you harm. The Environmental...

Warning: your sunscreen may not be safe
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The Joe Roper Interviews

The Joe Roper sticker on the underside of my Skip Frye egg has always intrigued me. I know the name, know he’s regarded as one...

The Joe Roper Interviews
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The Most ANNOYING Noise in the World

Imagine someone coming into your room in the middle of the night with a giant gong, sneaking up nice and close to you and smacking...

The Most ANNOYING Noise in the World
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Searching for Surf on St. Helena

Searching for surf on St. Helena – by Bryson Frequent blog followers will be privy to our search for a mystical barrelling right hand point break...

Searching for Surf on St. Helena
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Part 1: The Sitka Surfing Outreach Initiative, the Indian Ocean.

The popularity of surfing and surfers has been in flux since the first wave riders experienced the thrill of rushing towards shore, powered by the...

Part 1: The Sitka Surfing Outreach Initiative, the Indian Ocean.
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Guardian goes big on Clark Little

No chicken. Little at work, shot by Sean Davey More mainstream press surfing shizzle. This time it’s the UK’s Guardian newspaper randomly, but admirably, running a...

Guardian goes big on Clark Little
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Inky's Tale

An amazing tale of one whale saved by scientists after becoming stranded on a New Jersey beach. Why was she stranded? Because our oceans are...

Inky's Tale
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A First Time Alaia Tale

I became interested in alternative wave-riding vehicles and wanted a surfing tool with low environmental impact and simple design. You’ve probably already read how, several...

A First Time Alaia Tale
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Crossing the Atlantic and the forgotten isle of St Helena - by Bryson

Latitude: 23 deg 12’S Longitude: 004 deg 09’E The icy South Atlantic lapped against Khulula’s hull during the entirety of our Cape Town retrofit. Water temperatures of...

Crossing the Atlantic and the forgotten isle of St Helena - by Bryson
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LA Times goes big on Garrett

Mainstream media loves a bit of ‘exxxtreme’ and Garrett MacNamara fits the bill perfectly for a ‘look-at-this-crazy-dude’ type of story. Often they get it wrong,...

LA Times goes big on Garrett
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Marine science guru Sylvia Earle on how to protect the blue heart of the planet

Here’s an important talk (with incredible footage) about our planet’s most valuable asset – the ocean – by Sylvia Earle, a veteran undersea scientist, TED...

Marine science guru Sylvia Earle on how to protect the blue heart of the planet
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Great swell, shame about the camera

Honestly, it’s been a great swell. We get a few of these every winter, some bigger than others, some well forecast and crowded, some sneakers...

Great swell, shame about the camera
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Dutch Courage

This Circle of Love at Scheveningen seemed to work pretty well. Holland may not be Surf Central but the Netherlands is home to hundreds of stoked...

Dutch Courage
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Derek Hynd Finless at Supertubes

Here’s a sweet clip of our friend Derek Hynd riding a finless board at Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa. Former ’80s professional and a well-known savant...

Derek Hynd Finless at Supertubes
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Lord Help Us!

Now, I’m all for design progress and breakthroughs in technology, but something deep within my soul finds this truly disturbing. It’s a mutation that...

Lord Help Us!
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Happy New Year

Joy to the world! Happy ’09! Or is it? Where ever we are on the planet the language seems to be the same: tough times ahead, more...

Happy New Year
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Cocos Keeling: Australian Paradise and Indonesia's Garbage Dump

Words by: Bryson Latitude: 12 deg 05′ S Longitude: 96 deg 53′ E Cocos (Keeling) Islands group is an isolated cluster of islands approximately 2000 km due west...

Cocos Keeling: Australian Paradise and Indonesia's Garbage Dump
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You know what this is ? It is a celebration...

Words by: Bryson Latitude: 28 deg 43’S Longitude: 34 deg 57’E When planning our longer voyages, we tend to try and ensure that no-ones birthday will occur at...

You know what this is ? It is a celebration...
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Techmology Part 1: Communication

Words by: Hugh In an effort to turn this into a bit of a two way flow of information, I’m going to start by posting answers...

Techmology Part 1: Communication