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Yellow Submarine: Build a Waterhousing

Words and Images: Mat Arney Surfing and making photographs are two pretty defining passions of mine, and every now and then they inevitably cross over. But, if I’m honest, I’d always choose to be in the sea rather than stood on the beach watching it. …

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Under-inflated

Under-Inflated Words: Chris Nelson If you were pushed to pick one man who had single handedly redefined the art of surfing who would you choose? Kelly Slater? Tom Blake? Duke Kahanamoku? There are a lot of candidates – but for sheer revolutionary impact there is…

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Hot Buttered Soul

Surfing loves a moniker. The Wounded Seagull, Rabbit, Dog – the list goes on. But if you are going to have a title bestowed upon you by your peers, surely you can’t beat ‘The Sultan of Speed’? Surfers are a salty bunch, not prone to…

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February Mixtape

Lets face it, it’s been cold and wet and windy – not in the usual cold, wet and windy way: more apocalyptic. Those turn-of-the-year promises to get in the water more have probably been blown off course by these spiraling lows colliding with the coastline….

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Intenti-view

Words: Mat Arney Have you seen Intentio yet?  You really should, it will blow your hair back.  And since it’s just been released on vimeo there’s really no reason not to. Released in mid 2012 and having won various awards on the surf film festival…

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Shaping the Future

Words: Mark Sankey Images: Alexa Poppe The progression of modern technology is running at staggering pace and this progression permeates almost all aspects of our life. Even ordering a surfboard is not immune to these advances, as many shapers have adopted computer aided programs and…

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Iceland: Total White Out

Words and Images: Tim Nunn Ian Battrick spent a month or so in Iceland sleeping rough, camping and hunting for waves, just following swell and weather on his own or with Icelandic friends. Known for his cold water missions for the last ten years, Ian has…

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New Zealand / Old Camera

Words and Images: Chris Bisson Having managed to secure funding for Botanic Garden Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand, I also managed to pack a few boards, a wetsuit and my trusty Polaroid 340 camera…My camera is close to breaking again, so lots of blips, light…

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Sedimentary

Words and images: Mat Arney I turned out one of my pockets earlier and dumped half a handful of sand all over the floor. This isn’t an uncommon scenario – not only does sand get in my pockets, but it seems to end up in my…

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Hail to the King, Baby…

  And lo, a man came from a far off land and he was hailed ‘The King of Fins’, bringing together the five tribes of the glide, claiming the one crown that unites them. Noah Lane saluted the crowd, his chariot of choice at his…

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