The World Surf League

It launched the first world circuit of professional surfing competitions, encouraging event organisers to choose remote locations with top-quality surf, rather than the usual well-populated, metropolitan areas.

Surfboards: Airline Baggage Fees

Surfing and travelling go hand-in-hand, with surfers often working their way around the most popular spots across the world. Even the casual surfer is likely to want to take their surfboard on a plane from time to time.

Surfers’ Paradise: Top Ten Waves

There are hundreds of amazing and famous waves out there and it would probably be impossible for one person to try them all!

Top 5 Christmas Surfing Destinations

It’s not too late to book a Christmas getaway at one of the world's top surfing destinations!

The War and Surfing

Not only did World War II help to spread surfing, it also saw the launch of a new generation of lighter surfboards.

Surf’s Up: Lofoten Islands, Norway

The Lofoten Islands, in Norway, are known for their beautiful scenery, open seas and sheltered bays, making them ideal for water sports such as surfing.

The Surfboard: A Brief History

Surfing is a popular worldwide sport and according to the International Surfing Association, there are an estimated 23 million people taking part across the globe.

The Portuguese Man o’ War

The brightly-coloured Portuguese Man o’ War is a strangely beautiful marine creature - but it's also highly deadly and venomous.

Global Warming: The Tides of the Sea

Global warming is having a significant effect on our planet. The temperature of the earth's atmosphere is gradually increasing as a result of the greenhouse effect.

Surfing World Records

Surfing is a great sport that's highly competitive - so it's no surprise that the people who take part will often set and challenge records. The commitment and passion exhibited by surfers, who are taking on the power of nature and the oceans, make surfing into an extreme sport, which tests the limits of the participants.