Entries for this years WCSC Longboarding Competition should be sent in by September 1st. The surf event will be held on the 15/16th Spetember. Loads of great prizes on offer including Surfboards, surf equipment and luggage. ISA membership is essential. For more information on entering see WCSC website.
Valentia Island Becomes Love Island for Music and Mingling Festival Ireland’s Newest Music Festival Launched A3 Poster_ Music festival goers celebrated the announcement of a brand new festival over the weekend with the launch of the Valentia Isle Festival, co-funded by the Rural Development Programme. The festival, which takes place from September 14-16th 2012 is [...]
Cover – George Karbus This issue is packed full of all our usual features along with a great T-Bay feature, Michael Peterson tribute, Indo special and a look into Galway going Volvo. On the road- We have a look at surfing safety and get an account of when things go wrong. T-bay- This issue, in [...]
The Co. Sligo Open is one of the longest running surf comps in the country. This year, with the support of Malin Waters we are celebrating surfing in the Ireland’s north-west with a festival!! Over this August bank holiday weekend the village will be buzzing with something for everyone, Surf Competitions, Music, Surf Art & [...]
The Brandon bay surf classic will be held on the 31 st of March. It will be a 2-day event. 120 Irish surfing association (ISA) competitors are expected to attend the event. All divisions are covered in the two days. First prize in the open is an AOR surfboard and other prizes include wetsuits, hoodies, [...]
In a break in the storm that brought the largest wave ever recorded in Irish waters (20m!!!) our resident mad men got out amongst it. Some amazing surfing both tow-in and some real ballzy paddle-in. Check this vid from Peter Clyne for a taste of the action. Mullaghmore Tow Session from Peter Clyne on Vimeo.
Garrett McNamara has claimed to have made history, by again breaking the current record of the biggest wave ever surfed. The wave, in Nazaré, came during the two month period of the ZON North Canyon Show 2011, with a height of around 90 feet (around 30 meters). He was towing with Andrew Cotton (from UK) [...]