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Obeche

Paulownia is arguably the best and currently the most popular wood for alaias and paipos, but here in Europe it’s difficult to source and expensive.The anci...
History of Surfing

The History of Surfing

Maybe an early Christmas present for your book worm surfing mate, written by one of the world’s leading surf historians, this nearly 500-page tome - with more ...

Birth of a brand

Tired of the ubiquity of radical fluoro boardies, and wanting to produce something both ethical AND stylish, Riz Smith set to work and came up with a line of sh...

Post-Cool

The school of cool grows, feasting on pop-culture’s be-pop carcass and spewing its chic, middle-mass maw. Swinging some oh-so-cool bumper sticker preaching a be...

Freshly peeled

Launching a new company when the global economy was languishing in the depths of a recession might not have been the most sensible business plan, but Peeler’s A...

Twin town

Check out our new range... Nice!Save a few trees and download the new catalogue. Get browsing... (more…)...

We’re listening

After many years of hearing tales of people wearing our Merino base layers under wetsuits for extra warmth when they surf off our chilly shores, we have finally...

A rhino’s tale

The recent spell of good waves and almost arctic conditions has been the perfect chance to try out my new super winter wetsuit. Its inaugural surf was an approp...