What we do

Simply put, we tell good stories well, writing for the national press, magazines and core surf media in print and online. We produce best selling books on surf, travel and culture and, as screen writers, we tell the stories of youth culture’s most innovative and interesting players and pioneers. We produce happenings both big and small, bringing people together to create new tales. Forged in cold waters we delight in spreading the stoke through words: in print, on line, in film and in person.

We’re always excited to hear about new projects and collaborations. Say hello: hello@approachinglines.com

Our work

  • Books

Best selling and critically acclaimed books covering surf, travel and culture. Publishers include: Footprint Books and Penguin.

  • Screen Writing

Series, short films and feature films. Clients include: Red Bull Media House, Hamblin Imagery and The National Trust.

  • Articles

Contributing to national press and core surf media on surf and travel issues. Clients include Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent, Huck, Wavelength, Surfline, Magicseaweed, Glide.

  • Events

The Slyder Cup, gallery show curation and one off screenings to London Surf / Film Festival and Approaching Lines Festival of surf.