Field Notes

  • Issue 104 and 105

    There have been moments when things have been really dark over the last six months. But persistence is the key during adversity, and whilst we'...
  • The Photographers Of Lockdown

    The Photographers Of Lockdown Lockdown, in fact this whole last twelve months involved a lot of Instagram activity. For me that involved getting s...
  • Two Films

    We don't drop every edit that moves, in fact we hardly ever post any but here are two worthy of your time for very different reasons
  • Surf Essentials Review 01 - GoPro 9 V Insta 360 One R

    Disclosure - We were given both of these cameras, not for testing but for use in films. We have been using both in a variety of conditions for six ...
  • The Next Headland - Non Surfing Escapism for the weekend

  • Your Five For Monday

    1. The Monday Morning Wave An incredibly perfect and sizey day at a rare lefthander in Scotland's far north. The day was absolutely reeling, a per...
  • Twin Issues Of Spring ( and a third for summer)

    After a hiatus of sorts through the winter (and because of covid), we have twin issues coming this spring, followed by a third in early summer.  I...
  • This Will Cheer Your Thursday

    No matter your riding persuasion, this will give you twenty minutes of surfing release.   
  • Our Survive and Prosper Manual

    This past winter has been a time of challenges, but also one to stop and take stock. It made me and the handful of people involved with The Surfer'...
  • Seawolf

    SEAWOLF from Alexander Sworik on Vimeo. Not surfing, but an important and beautiful film about conservation and peoples connection to the land we ...
  • Issue 104

    Issue 104 is approaching, we've held off so we can weather the storm of a winter of lockdown, but it's time to get back on it and we have three is...
  • An Extract from Where The Sea Eats The Land, East Anglia firing by Dan Crockett Images by Jack Johns from issue 103

    An Extract from Where The Sea Eats The Land, East Anglia firing by Dan Crockett Images by Jack Johns I’ve always been drawn to those peculiar s...