Mystery water photog at Bower Sat 31/1: you have a customer!

Anybody know who the photog might be? Shoot me an email and I’ll pass along to Richard. I was wearing red shorts black O’Neil vest white rashie –riding a white mini mal heaps of zinc Sat 31.1.2015 fairy bower 10am to 12sh A young kid say 14-16 very polite taking barrel shots—im keen to get […]

Where’s this board??

Yesterday this board was stolen from long time RealSurf supporter Ben Grozier’s car in Manly. He really wants to get it back, so if you know anything, please drop me a line via don [at] realsurf [dot] com, so that I can pass it along to Ben.

Historic Opportunity to Protect the Coral Sea

Friends of RealSurf,

Needed: one minute of your time for the whales.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society are the fearless foot soldiers in this battle. And while not everyone can be on the ground, we are all online. Please take a moment to read on, and if you agree, sign the online petition.

In search of: Harry the Hat’s son…

Martin G. would like to get in contact with the Harry the Hat’s son to ask about Harry’s early days in Bondi. If you can help, please use the feedback form to let us know and we’ll put your two in touch. -Don

Qld flood disaster fundraiser: Diggers, Thr 24 Feb

“Bintang” from the forums has written in to tell us of a flood fundraiser his wife’s pulled together. Here’s his message: My wife is organising a fundraiser for victims of Qld’s disasters. It’s at the Harbord Diggers on Thursday the 24th of Feb. It’s a dinner and dance with music by Carribean Soul(, the guys […]

SurfAid Launches Mentawai Tsunami Appeal 2010

SurfAid International has launched an emergency appeal in response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the Mentawai Islands, off West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday 25 October. A 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck just south of the Mentawai Islands triggering a three-metre (10 foot) tsunami that has wiped out some of the coastal villages and […]

Dig Deep for Donny Robson

Brendon ‘Donny’ Robson, well known local Mona Vale surfer and member of Mona Vale Boardriders, working in the local surf industry was struck by a car on Sunday 15th of August resulting in the loss of his left arm. A fundraiser for Donny is being held at the Mona Vale Hotel on Thursday 2nd of […]

International Surfing Day – Sunday 20th June

This Sunday 20th June is International Surfing Day. To mark the occasion, the Northern Beaches Branch of the Surfrider Foundation will be undertaking a Beach Clean at Manly (South Steyne) commencing at 8:30am for around 2 hours. If you want to give something back to the coastal environment you are invited to come and join […]

Experiences wanted: hip re-surfacing vs replacement

RealSurfer Brent asks: I have be told that i need a hip re-surfaceing or a complete hip replacement and i am wondering if anybody out there has had one of these operations and got back to surfing again and was it successfully??? Please use the comments system (see below) to leave any responses to Brent’s […]

Fundraiser: sports lunch for Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

Long time friend of RealSurf, Aldo Santamaria has organised a Sports Lunch fundraiser for the Victor Chang Research Institute. It’s set down for 1230 on Friday 28 May at the Tattersall’s Club on Elizabeth Street, Sydney. The MC is Gordon Bray, Vince Sorrenti will keep the laughs coming as guests Mark Vincent, Jason Little, Mark […]