BREAKING: Reports Of Multiple Serious Incidents Across Cornwall

BREAKING: Reports Of Multiple Serious Incidents Across Cornwall

After the community voiced serious concerns earlier this week regarding the lack of lifeguards ahead of the bank holiday weekend, reports are coming in today that suggest everyone’s worst fears may have been realised. Social media is currently awash with news of incidents from all around Cornwall, involving bathers and surfers, including an unconfirmed report […]

How A Group Of Mancunian Factory Workers Shaped The British Surf Experience

How A Group Of Mancunian Factory Workers Shaped The British Surf Experience

[This article originally appeared in Volume 256.  Subscibe to Wavelength now to never miss an issue.] On a gloomy day in 1932 a defiant group of young factory workers, dressed in old army shorts and worn work boots, marched up a steep moorland ridge just outside of Manchester. Behind them, a breathless huddle of policemen struggled to […]

Review: NSP 6’4 Fish

Review: NSP 6’4 Fish

Back in the day the letters ‘NSP’ conjured visions of a hunk of moulded plastic, somewhere in the 8 foot range, good for beginners, fun on a small day, but not exactly synonymous with performance. A lot has changed since then. A few years back, the brand got picked up by Cobra; a company specialising […]

Concern Mounts As Big Bank Holiday Swell Forecast To Hit Unguarded Beaches

Concern Mounts As Big Bank Holiday Swell Forecast To Hit Unguarded Beaches

Concern is growing in the South West ahead of the bank holiday weekend, with fears that solid swell heights, sunny weather and big tides could create a perfect storm of dangers for those visiting the region’s lifeguard-less beaches.  While overnight stays are still banned under current lockdown guidelines, day trips to the seaside are back […]

Surfing Through A Tsunami In Peru; Felipe Pomar’s Legendary Ride

Surfing Through A Tsunami In Peru; Felipe Pomar’s Legendary Ride

Earlier this month we brought you a potted history of pop-culture’s obsession with the concept of tsunami surfing; spanning appearances in old Hawaiian folklore, through TV ads and Hollywood cult classics, to an alleged feature in one of youtube’s first viral videos. Here, we’ll tell the story of a big wave legend and early surfing […]

The End of The World (Surf League) As We Know It: “I Think It’s A Great Idea” – Ryan Callinan

The End of The World (Surf League) As We Know It: “I Think It’s A Great Idea” – Ryan Callinan

It’s Not The Length Podcast is back as hosts Evans & Mondy reconvene to consider all things lockdown, shred & life. Could this be the end of the World Surf League as we know it? Mondy reached out to Ryan Callinan who doesn’t seem to think so, he’s excited about the new world title decider […]

Locked down in Sri Lanka

Locked down in Sri Lanka

Military controlled curfews, empty waves and the same dilemna faced by surfers all over the world right now. To surf or not to surf? The Wavelength community is a truly global one. Over the last 7 weeks we have been talking to members from all over the world. Listening to how others are approaching lockdown. […]