Listen: Insider Insights From The Nazarè Challenge On It’s Not The Length Podcast

Listen: Insider Insights From The Nazarè Challenge On It’s Not The Length Podcast

It’s Not The Length comes to you from the cliff overlooking 50-60ft surf at Nazaré, just after the WSL’s Nazaré Tow Challenge. Evans & Mondy, fresh from the live commentary booth and slightly rattled from seeing what looked a lot like Alex Botelho drowning on live broadcast, bring you a fresh debrief the key events […]

BREAKING: Nazaré Tow Challenge Yellow Alert, Likely To Run Tuesday 11/02

BREAKING: Nazaré Tow Challenge Yellow Alert, Likely To Run Tuesday 11/02

The WSL’s inaugural Nazaré Tow Challenge is set to go next week, most likely Tuesday 11/02/20. A huge North Atlantic swell with plenty of north in it – ideal for the peakier waves and in particular ‘Big Momma’ outside first peak Naz – is developing between Greenland and Ireland and set to arrive early next week. The […]

Coffee & Surfing: Any Questions?

Coffee & Surfing: Any Questions?

Love both surfing and coffee, in almost equal measure? So do we. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Origin Coffee to bring you a delicious subs offer for a limited time. New subscribers to Wavelength’s premium print editions can currently get two free bags of Origin Coffee. Get a Wavelength subscription & 2 free bags of Origin Coffee here But enough […]

Brexit For Surfers

Brexit For Surfers

There are lots of great waves in Europe. So many, in fact, that a surfer could find every kind of wave they could ever possibly desire, save perhaps coral reef passes, without ever having to leave European waters. Leave you say?  oh let’s not start all that again! If you came to the Brexit saga […]

WATCH: Peony Knight Just Sailed Into Tenerife For The First QS Of The Season!

WATCH: Peony Knight Just Sailed Into Tenerife For The First QS Of The Season!

The intrepid Knight family of North Devon have had an exhilarating winter so far, traversing the high seas of the North Atlantic. Taz has been splitting his time between his new home in Ireland and the family sailboat – currently crewed by his parents and sister Peony – which has been anchored up in Madeira […]

Podcast Ep 12: The Surf Shithousery Top 5

Podcast Ep 12: The Surf Shithousery Top 5

According to Urban Dictionary, Shithousery is defined as: A Chiefly British term for underhanded conduct or gamesmanship in a sport, with the intention of gaining an advantage. Typically refers to association football. Well guess what? It’s not just association football, folks. So long as we’ve got the Medinas, the Dingos and the Hardmans, so long as there are the Slaters […]

Be A Greener Surfer 

Be A Greener Surfer 

Why should we, as surfers, hold ourselves to a higher account when it comes to environmentalism? Because of peace signs in the tube, long hair and sandals?  Not really. Because despite trends to the contrary in the early part of the 21st century, it turns out ours isn’t simply just another sport, overpaid athletes in New Era hats […]

The Wave Bristol Is About To Start Offering Bigger, Heavier Wave Settings!

The Wave Bristol Is About To Start Offering Bigger, Heavier Wave Settings!

Yesterday The Wave Bristol announced it will soon be making some of its more advanced wave settings available to punters.  The pool opened to much fanfare back in October, but some surfers were disappointed that after seeing years of barrel footage from the Basque test facility, the only setting on offer initially was a chest-high […]

The Council Are About To Remove The Agony From Your Run Down To Fistral!

The Council Are About To Remove The Agony From Your Run Down To Fistral!

Picture the scene. It’s a cold day, immediately pre or post the begrudgery of boot season. You’re heading in for a surf at the world-famous Fistral Beach. The waves are probably something between fun and mediocre. But you’re feeling positive. You’ve parked in town, to save yourself several pasties worth of parking charges. Or, you’re […]

How To Not Be A Dick When Borrowing Your Mates Surf Stuff

How To Not Be A Dick When Borrowing Your Mates Surf Stuff

There are numerous reasons why you might need to borrow a surfboard, or other vital wave riding accoutrements; not only can it be a great way to save money and hassles on baggage fees and transport headaches associated with travelling boards, but also a reaffirmation ritual of important social bonds.  In fact, the gold standard of surf travel hospitality […]